News & Announcements

March Community Update

The District 142 Board of Education would like to inform our school community of the resignation of Dr. Paul McDermott, Superintendent.

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.

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.

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.

Sign Up Today to Receive City of Oak Forest Notifications

The City of Oak Forest has changed the platform for Reverse 911 calling and has migrated to the Everbridge system. This service is free and replaces a system that was costly to the Oak Forest taxpayers. The city has asked Forest Ridge School District 142 to help disseminate this information.

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.

Kindergarten Registration Information for 2021 - 2022

Forest Ridge School District 142 will begin registering kindergarten-aged children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2021 and live within the district boundaries. Your child’s date of birth must be on or before September 1, 2016.
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