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Beginning Monday, November 23, 2020 all district 118 students will be going to full remote learning.
Please read Dr. Geddis' letter for more details.

Remote Students Meal Distribution
All students, when doing remote learning from home, are eligible for this meal distribution. They will receive 5 lunches for the week. You may pick up from whichever location is more convenient to you. 
You must present your student's barcode meal ID in order to receive food
Pick up is every Tuesday.
Select One Building Below for Meal Pickup

DHS 10:00-12:00 & 5:00-6:00
SV 10:00-12:00 & 5:00-6:00
NR 10:00-12:00 & 5:00-6:00
MDE 10:00-12:00 (no evening pick-up)

2021 State Spring Illinois Assessment Information
The United States Secretary of Education has decided not to grant waivers for the administration of spring 2021 assessments. The Illinois State Board of Education also believes that assessment is more important than ever as our students continue to learn in unprecedented conditions. Illinois schools are currently operating under Restore Illinois Phase 4, which allows in-person instruction while following public health requirements. The ACCESS for English Language Learners grades K-12 will be administered in person January, 2021. The Illinois Assessment of Readiness will be administered in person to grades 3-8 in the Spring of 2021Illinois Science Assessment will be administered to grades 5, 8, and 11. The testing window for the Illinois Assessment of Readiness and Illinois Science Assessment is currently set for March 1, 2021-April 30, 2021. Schools will be preparing assessment plans that will follow state guidelines to keep all students and staff safe. Schools must follow the Illinois Department of Public Health requirements when administering spring 2021 assessments. Those requirements during Restore Illinois Phase 4 are:
Require use of appropriate personal protective equipment, including face coverings;
Prohibit more than 50 individual from gathering in one space;
Require social distancing be observed, as much as possible; 
Require that schools conduct symptom screenings and temperature checks or require that individuals self-certify that they are free of symptoms before entering school buildings; and
Require an increase in schoolwide cleaning and disinfection.
We will continue to update you regarding any change to the assessment guidelines. Building plans including schedules and transportation will be communicated in the near future.

Información de la evaluación de la primavera del estado de Illinois de 2021
El Secretario de Educación de los Estados Unidos ha decidido no otorgar exenciones para la administración de las evaluaciones de primavera de 2021. La Junta de Educación del Estado de Illinois también cree que la evaluación es más importante que nunca ya que nuestros estudiantes continúan aprendiendo en condiciones sin precedentes. Las escuelas de Illinois están operando actualmente bajo la Fase 4 de Restaurar Illinois, que permite la instrucción en persona mientras se cumplen los requisitos de salud pública. El ACCESS para estudiantes del idioma inglés de los grados K-12 se administrará en persona en enero de 2021. La Evaluación de Preparación de Illinois se administrará en persona a los grados 3-8 en la primavera de 2021 La Evaluación de Ciencias de Illinois se administrará a los grados 5, 8, y 11. La ventana de pruebas para la Evaluación de preparación de Illinois y la Evaluación de Ciencias de Illinois está programada actualmente para el 1 de marzo de 2021 al 30 de abril de 2021. Las escuelas prepararán planes de evaluación que seguirán las pautas estatales para mantener seguros a todos los estudiantes y al personal. Las escuelas deben cumplir con los requisitos del Departamento de Salud Pública de Illinois al administrar las evaluaciones de primavera de 2021. Esos requisitos durante la Fase 4 de Restaurar Illinois son:
Exigir el uso de equipo de protección personal adecuado, incluidas las cubiertas faciales
Prohibir que más de 50 personas se reúnan en un espacio;
Exigir que se observe el distanciamiento social, en la medida de lo posible; 
Exigir que las escuelas realicen exámenes de detección de síntomas y controles de temperatura o exigir que las personas certifiquen por sí mismas que no tienen síntomas antes de ingresar a los edificios escolares; y
Requerir un aumento en la limpieza y desinfección de toda la escuela.
Continuaremos informándole sobre cualquier cambio en las pautas de evaluación. Los planes de construcción, incluidos los horarios y el transporte, se comunicarán en un futuro próximo.

North Ridge Pledge

I pledge to be the best Ridgerunner I can be, 
and follow the expectations set for me.
I will be Responsible, Engaged, and Determined in all that I do,
and always respect myself, my classmates, and the North Ridge Staff too.
I will take advantage of the educational opportunity that North Ridge can provide, and I will always show my North Ridge pride!

Erin’s Law
Erin’s Law is named after childhood sexual assault survivor, author, speaker and activist Erin Merryn. Erin’s Law (in Illinois, Public Act 96-1524) mandates that Illinois public schools provide training to certified staff on prevention of child sexual abuse. It also mandates that public school children pre-kindergarten through 12th grade be educated on how to protect themselves from sexual abuse. Students learn age-appropriate techniques to recognize child sexual abuse and tell a trusted adult. School personnel learn about child sexual abuse. Any questions or concerns can be addressed by building administrators, guidance counselors or school social workers. 

Sex Offender List
Information on registered sex offenders is available on the State of Illinois website, This information is being provided in accordance with the Illinois Sex Offender Registration Act-Notification to Parents (Public Act 94-994).

Phone Numbers

            Phone Numbers
IT Help Desk 444-1583
Absence/Dismissals 444-3404 

Registration 444-1059 

Guidance 7th 444-3419 

Guidance 8th 444-3412 
Main Office 444-3400

School Closing 444-1725
Bullying Hotline 444-3493
For Staff see Staff Page

               Fax Numbers 

Guidance 7th 444-3486 

Guidance 8th 444-3485
Attendance/Office 444-3488 

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