Voter Registration

For those seniors who are interested in registering to vote:

Registration will be at the High School on Wednesday, February 10th at 9:00 am.  Please be sure to bring your Driver’s License.

High School Salad Bar

The high school introduced a salad bar as a new lunch option on February 1, 2016. Every day students may choose a lunch from the menu or a cheese, turkey, taco, or chicken salad with their choice of vegetables and dressings.

salad bar

5 Essential Survey for Parents

Parent Survey

The Illinois State Board of Education invites you to participate in the Illinois 5Essentials Survey. In this survey, you will be asked to provide feedback about your child’s school. This survey is designed to help school and district leadership improve their understanding of the parent/school relationship. Link HERE.

Cheryl Best, 5th Grade Teacher Receives Gift

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Cheryl Best, 5th grade teacher at Wolf ridge Elementary, received a generous gift from the Mount Vernon Ladies Association after submitting an essay describing why George Washington is an important historical figure. The Ladies Association donated a beautiful replica canvas painting of George Washington, accompanied by a full size flag that had formerly flown over Washington’s home in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The school has placed the portrait, along with the flag in a prominent place above the main office door. They are planning to place a commemorative plaque adjacent to the gits explaining how the school received the gifts.

January Student of the Month

Brianna Tucker

The January Student of the Month is Brianna Tucker. Brianna is the granddaughter of Angela Woods. She has three brothers, Tyler who is 20 and goes to Lewis and Clark for Graphic Design, Jared who is 16, and Matthew who is 15.

Brianna has participated in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Scholastic Bowl for three years and Future Farmers of America for one year. She also volunteers to help with the concession stand during school games. She was awarded perfect attendance last year and made Honor Roll this year. Continue reading