News & Announcements

[IMPORTANT] Update on Masking Procedures

Prior to the Governor’s executive order, the D142 Board of Education (BOE) and Administration team with FREA input created a return to learning plan in the summer of 2021 that included a recommendation to have students and staff wear masks in our learning environments, but not require masking.

February Community Update

On February 4, 2022, a Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge ruled against the enforcement of Governor Pritzker’s mask mandate.

January Community Update

As we return to school on Thursday, January 6, 2022, we have been informed that the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has instructed Illinois school districts to continue following all COVID-19 protocols that were in place in their individual districts prior to Winter Break.

District 142 COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

For interested district families, Forest Ridge School District 142 is offering a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for anyone 5-11 years old on Monday, November 22 in partnership with Jewel-Osco Pharmacy.

Social Media and Safety in Our Schools

We have become aware of a circulating, nationwide TikTok posting stating “school shooting and bomb threats for every school in the USA even elementary” that mentions tomorrow’s date, December 17, 2021.
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