WWS Baseball Team, Community Raise Awareness for ALS
On Sunday, May 17th, the Wheaton Warrenville South Tiger Baseball Team will once again take the field with other DVC schools, including Wheaton North, in a conference game to raise awareness for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Last spring and summer, the public saw a craze of "ice bucket challenges," aimed to raise awareness for a debilitating disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement. The Wheaton Warrenville South community has been formally raising awareness, and more than $22,000, for the ALS Association of Chicago for five years now.
Interested in getting involved? The community is invited to the DVC conference game on May 17th at Pfund Field in Carol Stream. You register to walk in the ALS Walk at Cantigny
on May 30th or make a donation to Step Up to the Plate
, a program established in 2011 to provide the opportunity for the baseball community to participate in the fight against ALS.
Brylka says participation in the fight against ALS has been great for players to understand life lessons, learn how to make a difference and put others first. All 65 of his players are walking at Cantigny on May 30th.
(2014 WWS Tiger Baseball Team pictured above at the ALS Walk.)
Social & Digital Media Parent Survey
For the past several years, District 200 has offered a series of Parenting Seminars to provide resources and tools to parents on a variety of topics. More recently, parents have expressed a heightened interest in resources and support surrounding their child's use of social and digital media.
To assist our district in providing parent resources and seminars that empower parents to feel educated and confident parenting in our world of social and digital media, we invite all parents to complete a survey. You can access the survey here: http://goo.gl/aDbsFP
CUSD 200 In the News…
Upcoming Board Meetings
Wed., May 13 at 7:30 p.m.
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School Service Center
Wed., May 27 at 7:30 p.m.
School Service Center
Committee of the Whole
Wheaton North Presents - Westside Story
WWS Spring Art Show
Thursday May 7th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. in the WWS Library. Artwork displayed from 2nd semester students includes painting, photography, architectural models, drawing, computer generated artwork, collages, jewelry, and ceramics.
Wiesbrook 5K Tiger Trot Benefiting the The Ross K. MacNeill Foundation
Saturday, May 9th at 7:30 a.m. For more information view the event flier. Register online here