News & Announcements

March Community Update

In January, the District sent information to staff and families regarding Administrative Procedures for quarantines after travel. Our goal was to be clear and concise in our communication of information to the people we serve.

Announcement of Board of Education Vacancy

Forest Ridge School District 142 has ONE vacant seat on the Board of Education. The vacant seat is for a 2-year term. The seat will be filled by the Board of Education based on applications and interviews of the candidates.

Upcoming Changes for Quarter 4

Forest Ridge School District 142 has exciting news to share as we look towards the 4th Quarter and the end of the school year. With community transmission rates low, our consistent safety, and in response to the need for our students to return to school in-person for a greater amount of time, District 142 will be moving to Phase 4 starting April 19, 2021.

Illinois 5Essentials Survey

Beginning this week, students across Illinois will have an opportunity to participate in the ninth annual statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey.

Fastbridge Benchmarking

The district will be conducting benchmarking for grades 1-5 over the next two weeks. Three times a year we take a snapshot of our entire student population in the areas of reading and mathematics.  The district uses Fastbridge, a reliable and valid measure, to accomplish this.

[UPDATE] Information on Impending Winter Weather

The safety and security of all District 142 students, families, and staff is of utmost importance. Therefore, tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26, Forest Ridge School District 142 will be canceling In-Person (Hybrid A) learning due to anticipated severe weather conditions overnight. This is NOT a snow day.

Information on Impending Winter Winter

With reports of heavy and blowing snow coming our way, the District is monitoring the weather very closely. In the event that we cancel In-Person instruction due to inclement weather, you will be notified as soon as possible via our SwiftReach notification system by text and email. Additionally, the In-Person cancelation will be posted on the District website and social media.
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