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    A Once in a Lifetime Event!
    CCSD62

    On the afternoon of Monday, April 8, students throughout District 62 had the once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the solar eclipse firsthand.

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    Photo of the front of Plainfield Elementary School
    CCSD62

    Community Consolidated School District 62 is proud to announce Dr. Lisa Carlos has been named a finalist for the 2024 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Leadership.

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    Photo from the Foundation 62 Pizza Wars
    CCSD62

    Community Consolidated School District 62’s Education Foundation congratulates Little Angelo’s Pizza and Catering of Rosemont for being named the winner of its first pizza wars event on February 25. 

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    Traveling the World at Central School
    CCSD62

    Students and their families did not need to pack their bags to travel around the world at Central Elementary School recently. 

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    Field Trip to Downtown Des Plaines
    CCSD62

    Fourth graders at Plainfield Elementary School recently visited three different locations in downtown Des Plaines to learn more about the history of the city and how it operates. 

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    NYX Gold Design Award
    CCSD62

    We are excited to announce that our new website has won a Gold Design Award from the NYX awards program.

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    Tis the Season for Tree Decorating!
    CCSD62

    Despite the rainy and cold weather, a number of groups from the district made it out to the annual tree decorating event in downtown Des Plaines on December 1.

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    Kiwanis Club: Shoes for Kids Event
    CCSD62

    The Kiwanis Club of Des Plaines recently sponsored an amazing event that resulted in 159 children getting a new pair of shoes or boots! 

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    Newcomer Family Night!
    CCSD62

    The EL Department hosted a family event on November 8 to support families who are new to the country.

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    Astronomy Night at AMS
    CCSD62

    Algonquin Middle School hosted its annual Family Astronomy Night on October 24. 

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    Winter Card Judging is a Community Affair
    CCSD62

    The Frisbie Senior Center in Des Plaines hosted the judging of the District 62 annual winter card contest for the second year in a row. 

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    Surprise Visits from the Prize Patrol!
    CCSD62

    Members of the D62 Education Foundation had a fun time visiting different schools throughout the district and surprising staff members with grants they had applied for earlier in the school year. 

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    Development of CCSD62's New Strategic Plan
    CCSD62

    The Community Consolidated School District 62 Board of Education will begin the process of developing a new multi-year strategic plan with support from students, staff, parents and stakeholders.

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    Welcome Back CCSD62!
    CCSD62

    It's hard to believe our 10-month schools returned last week.

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    6th Grade Middle School Camps
    CCSD62

    Last week, Algonquin Middle School and Chippewa Middle School welcomed incoming sixth graders to their new learning communities.

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    BPAC Field Day 2023
    CCSD62

    For Parent University on Friday June 9th, our parents and students enjoyed a visit to the Des Plaines library and a Field Day afterwards. 

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    Photo of a group of students with their Art teacher at the Des Plaines Public Library Art Show
    CCSD62

    On April 25 students from all 11 CCSD62 schools had their artwork recognized at a reception held at the Des Plaines Public Library as part of the 2022-2023 Library Art Show.

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    Photo of staff from Terrace Elementary School at the D62 Foundation's Trivia Night
    CCSD62

    Nearly 200 people attended the D62 Education Foundation's annual trivia night at the end of April at the Frisbie Senior Center. More than $8,400 was raised that evening, which will directly benefit the staff and students of District 62.

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    Photo of the front of the Jane L. Westerhold Early Learning Center
    CCSD62

    Des Plaines--Community Consolidated School District 62 will host a paraeducator job fair from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on October 25 at the Jane L. Westerhold Learning Learning Center, 1375 South Fifth Avenue, Des Plaines. 

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