Quick News: Autism information night planned in Plainfield
October 21, 2013 10:40PM
Updated: November 23, 2013 6:18AM
Plainfield School District 202 is hosting an Autism Information Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the media center at Plainfield South High School. The program is free and is intended for District 202 students and families. The program will focus on how students in the autism spectrum can adapt to high school and the transition for them after high school.
High school juniors in Plainfield District 202 can apply for Horizon Grants worth up to $1,000 each. The grants are intended to defray the cost of a summer extended learning experience.
Students at Plainfield North, South, East and Central and at the district’s alternative school, Plainfield Academy, are eligible.
Applications are due April 4 and winners will be announced on May 1.
Applications are available in school guidance offices or online at the Foundation for Excellence web site at www.d202foundation.org.
Vendor fair, Halloween Bash and more in Bolingbrook
Jane Addams Middle School, 905 Lily Cache Lane in Bolingbrook, is hosting a vendor fair from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday in the school cafeteria. Some of the vendors who will be selling products are Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Stella and Dot, Avon, Lia Sophia, Tupperware and Longaberger Baskets. Proceeds from the fair will go toward Jane Addams School’s anti-bullying program.
The sixth annual Building Latino Traditions Halloween Bash for Little Ones at Bolingbrook High School will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the high school. The event will feature free games and prizes and is open for children ages 2-9. Entrance is at Door 17 on the school’s south side.
The Oak View PTO’s fall festival will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Oak View School. Admission is free for PTO members and their families. Cost is $3 for non-members who bring a non-perishable food item and $5 for everyone else. Costumes are encouraged.