Welcome to Forest Ridge Elementary School District 142

In the News

Jack Hille Middle School 7th & 8th Graders Take Part in Career Day  Click here to read the article. 

Foster Elementary 4th Graders Present a Living Museum.  Click here to read the article.

Kerkstra Elementary nominated as a National Blue Ribbon School.  Click here to read the article. 

District 142 Kids explain magic of Disney's 'Frozen'.  Click here to read the article. 

Kerkstra EarlyAct Club raises money for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Click here to read the article. 

Foster students take part in S.T.E.M. museum workshop.  Click here to read the article. 

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Registrations are taken by appointment only.  


District Announcements/Events

Returning Student Registration for 2015-2016

Late April, 2015 Email notifications will be sent to all families with student snapcodes, instructions for completing the online registration forms, and the link to the fee payment worksheet. Mid May, 2015Families who must reprove residency will be notified by US mail May 31, 2015 Online registration forms for all students returning to District 142 schools for 2015-2016 should be completed. June 17 (1:00 – 8:00pm) and June 23 (8:00am – 2:00pm) Families who were notified to re-prove residency bring documents to Hille School June 30, 2015All returning student online forms, fee payments (full or partial payments), and residency proofs are completed July, 2015 – All School Offices are Closed August, 2015 School Offices Reopen                              Packet Pick Up (date to be determined)
Please notify your child’s school office as soon as possible if you will not be returning to District 142 schools next year. 


Continuing Kindergarten Registration -  Call 708-687-5550 for an appointment.  Children registering for Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2015.   Click here for the documents that are required for registration:   icon Announcement Continuing K Registration_2015.pdf

View the ISBE CPR Training Video which is part of Public Act 098-0305. 

Read about the impact Senate Bill 16 will have on District 142:  Click here to read how you can help.

Board Approved 2014-15 Calendar:  Click here for the 2014-15 calendar that was approved at the April Board meeting. icon 2014-15_Calendar.pdf (148 KB) 

Public Act 98-63, Firearms Concealed Carry Act Information: We want to advise you that to be in compliance with Public Act 98-63, Firearms Concealed Carry Act, the District is in the process of obtaining the necessary signage stating that firearms are prohibited at schools and will post the signs at all of our buildings.


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