As you know, the Board of Education is engaged in the process of selecting the district’s next superintendent. The Board has enlisted the services of IASB’s (Illinois Association of School Board) Executive Search team to assist with this important work. The Board will interview a slate of candidates on Monday, May 17 and Tuesday, May 18, and from those interviews, the candidate pool will be narrowed to two or three semifinalists.
News & Announcements
Thank you for your support throughout this entire school year. The students and staff have done a remarkable job and we could not be prouder of their efforts. District 142 is committed to providing ongoing learning opportunities for students during the summer. We want students to have every chance to continue engaging in learning with the support of District 142 staff.
As part of Forest Ridge School District 142's annual lawn care program, a contractor will be applying weed control chemicals to the turf areas at each school on Saturday, April 24, 2021.
Forest Ridge School District 142 fifth and eighth grade students will take the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) starting April 21. The ISA aligns with our Illinois Learning Standards in Science. This assessment helps students understand how well they are performing in their understanding of the Science standards.
When students return from their well deserved spring break on Wednesday, April 7, we welcome our Grade 1-8 In-Person Hybrid A students back while Ridge continues with an AM/PM schedule.
This Spring, students in grades 3-8 will participate in Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) testing, which is the federally required state assessment. The IAR will measure student growth and achievement in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics.
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.
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.
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.
The safety and security of all District 142 students, families, and staff is of utmost importance.