Health Services

News and Announcements

Last Day of School is May 26

When the 2016-17 District 200 calendar was released, it listed the tentative last day of school as May 25, depending upon use of emergency days.  Because the district did use one severe weather day this year, the calendar has been amended to reflect the following:

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New Monthly Newsletters Provide Great Information for District Families

The Carol M. White PEP Grant, which was awarded to District 200 two years ago, is focused on improving physical activity and nutrition habits for our students.  As an initiative of the grant, we are excited to introduce two monthly newsletters, Nutrition Nuggets and Teen Food & Fitness. The newsletters offer practical ideas to improve nutrition and physical activity habits.

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Vaccines Are Still Important

It is still very important for children and adults to be immunized.  Thanks to better nutrition, less crowded living conditions, antibiotics, and vaccines, many diseases do not occur or spread as much as they used to in the USA.  But bacteria and viruses that cause diseases still remain in the environment.  Some diseases are still very common in other parts of the world.  In this global world, travelers exposed to disease can bring it back without knowing and quickly infect people that are not immunized.  The more people that are not immunized, the more the disease can spread.  Immunizations can be life saving. Please see "Read more" below for links and a video from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Flu Season - Tips for Staying Healthy!

While you can catch the flu any time of the year, the virus is most common in the US between October and May and usually peaks around January or February.  The flu vaccine is the best way for the entire family to prepare for the coming flu season.  Flu viruses are unpredictable.  They are always changing over time and from year to year.

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Clear Vision, Bright Future

Having regular eye exams is the best way to make sure your child is able to see clearly.  A child with vision problems will not be able to perform  at his or her maximum potential. During the first twelve years of life, 80% of learning is obtained visually.

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May 1, 2017

District 200 Orchestra Festival at WHS

May 26, 2017

End of 4th Quarter / Last Day of School (Tentative)

May 26, 2017

Half Day

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