Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Associate superintendent will “shadow” Supt. John Harper for the 2013-14 school year before taking the reins.
Two months after announcing its search for a new superintendent, the District 202 Board of Education will meet tomorrow in special session to appoint John Harper’s successor. Sign up for the Plainfield Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts. The new associate superintendent will “shadow” current superintendent Harper for the 2013-14 school year and take over the role when Harper retires in July 2014, according to Director of Community Relations Tom Hernandez. READ: DISTRICT 202 TO HIRE NEW SUPERINTENDENT BY DECEMBER In September, the board announced it was inviting area superintendents to apply for the position. Calling it a “very limited search,” board president Roger Bonuchi said it was important to the board to “pick someone who is …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Deadline to submit a nomination is Jan. 11, 2013.
Editor's note: The following is a press release issued by District 202: Nominations for the third-annual induction into the Plainfield Foundation for Excellence Alumni Hall of Fame will be accepted through January 11, 2013. The Alumni Hall of Fame honors District 202 graduates who have distinguished themselves beyond their high school years through their significant accomplishments or service. Nomination forms are available on the Foundation for Excellence web site (www.d202foundation.org) and at the District 202 Administrative Center, 15732 Howard St., Plainfield. The Hall of Fame was created in 2011 as part of the foundation’s work to promote excellence and achievement for District 202 learners. Nominees will have significant …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Under proposal, District 202 would collect 20 percent more in taxes next year.
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 plans to ask the Will and Kendall County clerks for $197,866,981 in local property taxes (including bond and interest) through the district’s 2012 levy. The Board will hold a public hearing on the levy, as required by law, at its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at the district administrative center, 15732 Howard St., Plainfield. The board is expected to vote on the proposed 2012 levy later during the same meeting. The proposed 2012 levy request is about 20 percent higher than the 2011 extension of $164,889,151 (including bond and interest). READ: Plainfield School District Deficit Projected at $1.8 Million The levy is the school district’s official request for its share of…
Monday, October 15, 2012
Someone was able to log in to Plainfield schools employment application database and send a mass email to job hunters.
As the police and FBI work to determine who was able to hack his or her way into District 202’s online job application system — as well as how much information was compromised — the school district urging is community members to take steps to minimize their own risk of falling victim to identity theft. On Saturday, past District 202 job applicants received what the district called a “highly offensive and inappropriate email” from someone who was able to use an authorized username and password to access the district’s job application database and send the mass email. READ: PLAINFIELD SCHOOLS JOB APPLICATION WEBSITE HACKED The message was sent to an estimated 23,000 people who had used the third-party website to apply for a District 202 job…
Sunday, October 14, 2012
District 202 spokesman said officials are still working with the company that owns the website to determine the extent of the breach, but said no social security numbers were compromised.
Updated, 10:50 a.m. Oct. 15: A representative of Apex Solutions, the company that owns the job application website used by District 202, on Monday said the security breach happened when someone used an authorized District 202 acount to access the district's employment application database. "AppliTrack was not hacked," Keith Westman, Apex's vice president of sales and marketing, said in an email. "Someone used an authorized Plainfield 202 username and password to access their database of employment applications to send an obscene email." Westman said the district is working to determine how either an internal or external individual obtained the username and password. "We worked with Plainfield 202 over the weekend to assist them in their …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Tom Novinski will fill the shoes of former Principal Ed Boswell at the District 202 school.
On Monday, the District 202 Board of Education named Tom Novinski as the new principal at Ira Jones Middle School. Novinski, who has been the assistant principal at Ira Jones since 2007, replaces Ed Boswell, who was recently named the district’s new director for middle school administration and personnel. Novinski, a former seventh- and eighth-grade math teacher at Heritage Grove Middle School and dean of students at Ira Jones Middle School, was named the assistant principal of the year in 2011 by the Illinois Principals Association. “It is a true honor to be the next principal of Ira Jones Middle School,” Novinski said. “I look forward to building upon the successes of Ira Jones through continual work with the staff, our students and …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Tina Radomsky will be new director of ELL programming, and Dr. Daniel McDonnell will serve as director of middle and high school curriculum.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Editor's note: The following is a press release issued by Plainfield School District 202. Two veteran educators will take over key posts in District 202’s Curriculum and Instruction department. The District 202 Board of Education approved hiring Tina Radomsky as the district’s new director for English Language Learner (ELL) programming. She replaces Linda Hoste, who accepted a new position out of state. Radomsky has served as principal of Mount Vernon Community School in Alexandria, Virginia since 2010. She has a strong background in bilingual education both as a teacher and administrator in school districts throughout Illinois, Texas and Puerto Rico. She began her education career in 1977 as a third grade teacher in Park Forest, Illinois …