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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 – 5:30 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #133) 

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     While our tradition in West Frankfort before 1984 was to have Homecoming at Thanksgiving against Benton – sometimes in the snow or ice – we never expected to see that kind of weather in our postponed Homecoming Week held after Spring Break.  As we continue through the week with some students at FIS and CJHS participating in state testing and many of our students participating in theme days, we share our nightly report.  Today’s COVID-related numbers included one student reporting positive COVID results with five students under quarantine.  We also had no staff members reporting positive results with no one under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, please be safe – and stay warm.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Monday, April 19, 2021 – 10:00 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #132) 

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     As we continue through the week, we have one update tonight.  Today’s COVID-related numbers included one student reporting positive COVID results with three students under quarantine.  We also had no staff members reporting positive results with no one under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, please be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Sunday, April 18, 2021 – 7:20 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #131) 

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     We begin another busy week of learning now that we have passed mid-term.  Mid-term reports will be going out this week.  Again, there is time to maintain and improve grades as we continue to learn and catch up this year.

     It is also our postponed Homecoming week.  Besides various theme days at our schools, this year’s “Virtual Variety Show” will be posted on the FCHS website on Thursday at 7 p.m.  Our socially distanced Homecoming Parade will be on Friday at 2 p.m.  This year, line up will happen in the Weight Room Parking Lot, with the parade proceeding down East Oak Street, then turn on to South Lincoln Street, and then proceed through Frankfort Community Park.  We thank the Park Board for allowing us to do this.

     We will crown a Homecoming Queen at halftime of our football game against Harrisburg on Friday night.  Saturday night will have our combined “Prom-Coming” Dance at Eagles Nest at the City Lake.  We appreciate everyone helping by wearing face coverings and trying to social distance.  We don’t want these to be our only big events as we try to finish this school year.

     Finally, Friday’s COVID-related numbers included three students reporting positive COVID results with thirteen students under quarantine.  We also had no staff members reporting positive results with one under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, please be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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PRESS RELEASE     **        PRESS RELEASE     **        PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:
Saturday, April 17, 2021

Frankfort School District to Hold Regular Meeting on April 19

     The monthly Regular Meeting of the Frankfort CUSD #168 Board of Education will be held on Monday, April 19, 2021, at 6 p.m. in the Library at Central Junior High School, located at 1500 East Ninth Street in West Frankfort.  As we continue to be in Phase 4 and following the Executive Order that resulted from the COVID-19 shut down to keep social distancing standards and meet the requirements of the Open Meetings Act, there will be public access to this meeting by calling (413) 453-4612 and using the PIN 264 590 179#.  For members of the public who may attend in person, seating is limited with social distancing and the wearing of face coverings being required.

     The agenda can be found at the district’s website at www.wfschools.org.

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Frankfort Community Unit School District #168

Monday, April 19, 2021 – 6:00 pm

Central Junior High School – Library and via Google Meets

(413) 453-4612 / PIN 264 590 179#

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

  1. Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of Quorum:
  2. Hearing of Delegates or Visitors and Public Comments:
  3. Approval of Minutes – Open and Closed Sessions of the March 15, 2021, Regular Meeting: (A)
  4. Approval of Bills and Financial Reports: (A)
    1. Bills:
      1. Payroll:
      2. Regular Bills:
    2. Deposits List:
    3. Fund Balance Report (Month and YTD):
    4. Building Activity Funds:
    5. County School Facility Sales Tax:
  5. Reports:
    1. Superintendent:
    2. School Administrators:
    3. Special Education:
    4. Curriculum:
    5. Grant Programs:
    6. Activities and Athletics:
    7. Maintenance:
    8. Food Service:
    9. Committees:
    10. FCUSD #168 Foundation, Inc.:
  6. Old Business:
  7. ­New Business:
    1. Curricular and Extra-Curricular Proposals:
      1. Consideration of ISBE Consolidated District Plan – Title and Special Education Programs. (A)
      2. Consideration of Curriculum Course Offering(s) – Elective(s) at FCHS. (A)
      3. Consideration of Approval for Future Field Trip(s). (A)
      4. Consideration of IHSA Membership for 2021-2022.
      5. Consideration of Authorization to Develop 2021 Summer School Programs for the District. (A)
      6. Consideration of Authorization to Develop 2021 Special Education Extended School Year Program. (A)
    2. Calendars and Scheduling:
      1. Consideration of 2021-2020 Public School Calendar. (A)
    3. Business and Operations Proposals and Agreements:
      1. Consideration of Resolution Authorizing a Line of Credit with Banterra Bank. (A)
      2. Authorization to Call for Bids for Dairy, Bread, Trash, Pest Control, and Mowing Services. (A)
    4. Facilities:
      1. Consideration of Facility Name Change. (A)
      2. Update RE: HVAC and Roofing Planning and Work for Central Junior High School.
      3. Update RE: Programming Study for Master Planning of Future Potential Renovation, Addition, and Construction of Frankfort Community High School Facilities.
    5. Possible Closed Session – To discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body; collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives, or deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees; the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body, including meetings held for the purpose of discussing whether a particular parcel should be acquired; ; and . . . other matters relating to individual students as stated in 5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(1)(2)(5)(10): (A)
    6. Return to Open Session: (A)
    7. Personnel:
      1. Acceptance of Letter(s) of Resignation / Retirement. (A)
      2. Consideration of updated Job Descriptions for Administrative Positions. (A)
      3. Employ Administrator to be Assigned to CJHS for 2021-2022 School Year. (A)
      4. Employ Administrator to be Assigned to FCHS for 2021-2022 School Year. (A)
      5. Employ Professional Educator Licensed Employee – 5th Grade – FIS. (A)
      6. Employ Professional Educator Licensed Employee – Mathematics – CJHS. (A)
      7. Employ Professional Educator Licensed Employee – ELA – FCHS. (A)
      8. Employ Professional Educator Licensed Employee – ELA – CJHS. (A)
      9. Employ Professional Educator Licensed Employee – Title Reading – DES. (A)
      10. Employ Professional Educator Licensed Employee – Special Education – Functional – FCHS. (A)
      11. Employ Para-Professional Educator Licensed Employee(s). (A)
      12. Consider of Action on Dismissal of Educational Support Employee. (A)
      13. Approval and Employment of 2020-2021 Spring Sports Coaches and 2021-2022 Fall and Winter Sports Coaches for FCHS / CJHS. (A)
      14. Consideration of Approval of Volunteer Coaching Position(s) and Personnel. (A)
      15. Consideration of Salary Rate Adjustments for District Administrators and Non-Certified, Support Staff. (A)
      16. Authorization to Post / Advertise Position(s). (A)
    8. Authorization to Call a Special Meeting of the Board: (A)
  8. Board Member Comments:
  9. Adjournment:

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #130) 

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     We had another good day as we observe mid-term tomorrow.  As we do watch the number of quarantines tick up around the area, please remember to do all that you can at school and outside of school to keep yourself safe as people continue to get vaccinated to keep illness away.  With our efforts, we are closer to the day of moving past all of this.

     Today, our COVID-related numbers again include three students reporting positive COVID results with nine students under quarantine.  We also had one staff members reporting positive results with two under quarantine.

     Until our next posting on Sunday night, be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 – 7:00 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #129) 

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     We had a beautiful day to look at as we moved through our normal, hybrid/in person learning schedule today.  Remember that we have two days left until mid-term.  Also remember that the mid-term grade is not the final grade, so there is still time to get you averages up between now and the end of the year.

     Today, our COVID-related numbers again include three students reporting positive COVID results with seven students under quarantine.  We also had one staff members reporting positive results with no others under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021 – 7:30 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #128) 

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     We are back to our normal, hybrid/in person learning schedule tomorrow in all of our grades at all of our schools.  That is the schedule we hope to maintain until the end of the year.  Thanks to all as we’ve welcomed back more students into this regular routine.  Again, if your student is absent, you will need to report it.

     Today, our COVID-related numbers include three students reporting positive COVID results with five students under quarantine.  We also had no staff members reporting positive results with none under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Monday, April 12, 2021 – 6:45 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #127) 

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     We had a good day as we welcomed some of our remote learners back to school today.  Please remember that we are operating under our normal attendance procedures so, unless you have provided an exemption form, you do need to be calling in if your absence needs to be excused.

     On Tuesday, Denning, FIS, and CJHS will be on our normal schedule.  High School students will be on a different schedule as we are giving the SAT.  Because of the need to space students in many quiet rooms across the building, we will only have Juniors in person tomorrow.  Freshmen, sophomores, and seniors will be remote for Tuesday only.  FCHS will return to its normal hybrid schedule on Wednesday.

     We thank everyone for following sanitation procedures, wearing face coverings, and social distancing as we returned today.  It is very important that we continue to do this for the rest of the school year.

     Finally, our COVID-related numbers for today include three students reporting positive COVID results with five students under quarantine.  We also had no staff members reporting positive results with one under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, please be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Sunday, April 11, 2021 – 7:00 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #126)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     We hope that everyone was able to relax and enjoy the mostly good weather we had over Spring Break.  Tomorrow, we begin our last stretch of the school year with “Report Card Day” set for Thursday, June 3.  While some look at the last few weeks of school as a time to wind down, we need to continue to ramp up as we try to catch up to closer to where we usually are with our classes.  Keep in mind that mid-term is this Friday, April 16.

     While we will continue our morning, in-person part of our hybrid schedule and our remote, office hours, afternoon schedule for the rest of the year, tomorrow begins a return to more normal attendance procedures.  Remote learning is much more limited.  The three exceptions from the in-person learning plan are:

  1. Students medically at-risk based upon the CDC guidelines verified by a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner to remain in remote learning.
  2. Students living in a household where someone is medically at-risk based upon CDC guidelines.
  3. Students who are currently employed in jobs that have them working during regular school hours as verified by their current employer.

     If we do not have the Forms returned to your school to verify these exemptions, we expect your student(s) to be in-person tomorrow morning.  If you have further questions, please contact your school office.  We also must have all Health Physical information on file for students attending in person.

     Again, students who may be under quarantine for COVID will be able to have a medical note from Bi-County Health.  For students who may need to ride the bus for the first time this year, you should have contacted the Illinois Central School Bus Company garage to register.  Meanwhile, while we will have meals available for remote students from 12 noon to 12:30 p.m. each day at our four schools, there will be no delivery starting April 12.  Our in-person student will continue to pick up meals at dismissal time.

     It is very important for all of us to follow sanitation procedures, wear face coverings, and social distance as we make this return to school.  We can make it through this last stretch of the school year if we do that.

     We will continue to post each night during the week while phone calls will be limited to major announcements.  Thanks for your cooperation in the days ahead.  Until tomorrow night, please be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Sunday, March 28, 2021 – 7:00 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #122)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     We continue with four days of Hybrid / Remote Learning this week.  Meal distribution continues as it has been this semester.  Keep in mind, the daily schedule for now through the end of the year will be as follows:

  • Denning Elementary School
    • > Monday – Friday: In person – 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with Remote Time/Office Hours after 1 p.m.
  • Frankfort Intermediate School and Central Junior High School
    • > Monday – Friday: In person – 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. with Remote Time/Office Hours after 1 p.m.
  • Frankfort Community High School
    • > Monday – Friday: In person – 8 a.m. to 12:00 noon with Remote Time/Office Hours after 1 p.m.

 

     Then, as we announced on Thursday, beginning on Monday, April 12 (the day we return from Spring Break), we plan to bring our current, open enrollment, remote learning plan to an end.

     With that said, there are three exceptions from the in-person learning plan:

  1. For students who are medically at-risk based upon the CDC guidelines verified by a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner to remain in remote learning.
  2. Students who live in a household where someone is medically at-risk based upon those same CDC conditions.
  3. Students who are currently employed in jobs that have them working during regular school hours as verified by their current employer.

 

     Forms to verify these exemptions will be available for pick up at any of the school offices.  They must be returned as soon as possible.  Please contact your school for more information.

     To recap, beginning on Monday, April 12, students who have not returned their exemption form signed by a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner (or their employer if job-based) are expected to be in attendance at school.  For those students who may be under quarantine, they would still have a medical note from Bi-County Health to excuse.  Otherwise, we will operate under our regular attendance procedures regarding unexcused and excused absences and getting work made up as we did before the pandemic.

     Some other points to remember:

  • participation in extra-curricular activities (such as sports, musicals, clubs, etc.) will be limited to those students who are attending in-person.
  • Kindergarten, 6th Grade, Freshmen, and Senior students who have not returned a Health Physical nor completed the required immunizations for enrollment this year must have those completed and on file before you may return to school.
  • Illinois Central School Bus Company garage to register.You may reach them at (618) 937-6280.
  • Breakfast / lunch will be served at school.Remote meal information will be posted closer to April 12.
      We will continue to hold school in as safe and sanitary way as possible to continue the progress that we have made on the health front.  We ask for your continued cooperation as you go about each day in the community outside of school hours.  We can make this work and finish the school year with the help of each and every one of us.

 

     Finally, our COVID-related numbers for Friday included no students reporting positive COVID results with six students under quarantine.  We also had one staff member reporting positive results with three under quarantine.

     Until our next post tomorrow night, please be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

P.S.  Underlying medical conditions indicated by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for Students includes obesity, medical complexity, severe genetic disorders, severe neurologic disorders, inherited metabolic disorders, sickle cell disease, congenital (since birth) heart disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, asthma and other chronic lung disease, and immunosuppression due to malignancy or immune-weakening medications. 

Conditions for adults living in the household at-risk include cancer, chronic kidney disease, COPD, down syndrome, heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies, immunocompromised state from solid organ transplant, obesity or severe obesity, pregnancy, Sickle cell disease, smoking, Type 2 diabetes mellitus. 

Conditions that might be at-risk include asthma (moderate-to-severe), cerebrovascular disease, cystic fibrosis, hypertension or high blood pressure, neurologic conditions, liver disease, pulmonary fibrosis, thalassemia, or Type 1 diabetes mellitus.

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Illinois Department of Human Services

Notice of Eligibility for Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) SNAP Benefits

     Many students in this school may be eligible for Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Supplemental Nutrition Assistances Programs (SNAP) benefits during the 2020-2021 school year.  P-EBT is a food assistance benefit for students who get free or reduced-price meals in schools under the National School Lunch Program, but – because of the pandemic – the school is not providing meals to the students at school.  P-EBT benefits will help Illinois families buy food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Do I Need to Apply for Benefits?

     You do not need to apply for these benefits. The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) will provide the eligible student’s information to the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) monthly.  It is important that your child’s school has your correct address on file.

What is the Benefit Amount?

     P-EBT benefits are issued for any month in the school year the student has eligible days.  For each eligible P-EBT day, an eligible student is allocated $6.82.  If you have already received the P-EBT benefits for August and September that was issued as part of the extension in September 2020, you will not receive benefits for those months again.  If the student did not get benefits through the extension, benefits will be issued for any eligible days.

When will Benefits be Available?

     Starting March 2021, P-EBT benefits will be issued to the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) account.  The initial month of P-EBT benefits, which may continue P-EBT eligible days from August 2020 through January 2021, will be issued over a two-month period (March and April).  Benefits will then be issued monthly.  The date your benefits will be in the EBT account is based on the first letter of your child’s last name.  See the P-EBT Benefit Availability Date Chart at the end of this notice.

How Do I Get the Benefits?

     An EBT card in your child’s name will be mailed in March 2021 to your address provided by the student’s school.  If you have more than one child in your home that qualifies for P-EBT benefits, then each child will get their own card with benefits.  You can buy food at any authorized retailer location that accepts SNAP benefits.  You can also complete an online EBT transaction for food purchases with Aldi, Amazon, and Walmart.  Only eligible food or food products for human consumption can be bought with P-EBT benefits.  You cannot buy hot foods ready to eat, or foods intended to be heated in the store and lunch counter foods.  You can use P-EBT benefits to buy seeds and plants to produce food in a home garden.

How to Activate the EBT Card

     When you get the EBT card in the mail, call the Illinois LINK Hotline number 1-800-678-LINK (5465) to set up a Personal Identification Number (PIN) and to hear the benefit amount.  Follow the instructions below to set up your PIN and activate each card, if you get more than one.

  1. Enter the 16-digit P-EBT card number.
  2. Enter the number nine (999-99-9999) for all digits of the Social Security Number. (Do not enter the Social Security Number of your child or yourself).
  3. Enter the Date of Birth of the child whose name is on the card.
  4. Enter a personally selected 4-digit PIN.
  5. Confirm the entry, and the card is ready to use.

Misuse of P-EBT Benefits

IF YOU:

THEN YOU WILL LOSE BENEFITS FOR:

  • Hide or give wrong information on purpose to get SNAP benefits
  • Trade, steal or sell SNAP benefits, or resell food bought with SNAP benefits
  • Use SNAP benefits to buy non-food items like alcohol or tobacco.
  • Use someone else's SNAP benefits for yourself or someone else.
  • Throw away beverages purchased with SNAP benefits just to get money back from a container deposit.

 

  • 12 months the first time.

     

  • 24 months the second time.

     

  • Permanently the third time.

Trade SNAP benefits for controlled substance, such as drugs.

  • 24 months first time

     

  • Permanently the second time
  • Trade SNAP benefits for firearms, ammunition or explosives.

     

  • Buy, sell, steal or trade SNAP benefits of more than $500.00.

 

  • Permanently
  • Give false information about who you are and where you live so you can get extra SNAP benefits.

 

  • 10 years

You can also be fined up to $250,000 and put in prison up to 20 years or both. In addition, you may be barred from SNAP for an additional 18 months if court ordered. You can also be charged under other Federal Laws. Persons who are fleeing felons or probation/parole violators are ineligible for SNAP benefits.

     P-EBT benefits can only be used to buy food to be eaten by the child who is eligible for the benefits.  The penalties for misuse of benefits under the regular SNAP program also apply to P-EBT benefits.  P-EBT cannot be sold or traded to others. See the penalties for misuse of benefits below.

 

P-EBT BENEFIT AVAILABILITY DATE CHART

First Letter of Child’s Last Name

A

B

C

D, E, F

G

H, I

J, K, L

M

N, O, P

Q, R

S, T

U, V, W, X, Y, Z

Benefit Availability Date Each Month

11th

12th

13th

14th

15th

16th

17th

18th

19th

20th

21st

22nd

For more information (FAQs), visit dhs.illinois.gov/PEBT or call the P-EBT Helpline at 1-833- 21-0737.

CN 20.42                                                                                                                                02/2021

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 – 4:30 p.m.
(20-21 School Year Update #91 – Quarantine Protocol Update)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     The District has continued to follow guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) as we have tried to navigate through this pandemic.  When they release guidance, we confer with staff at the Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department to best implement it.  We have taken a conservative approach and then adjusted within the guidelines.

     The last guidance document and update came at the first of January when we were having Full-Remote Learning days.  There was guidance at that time for individuals who are asymptomatic and a close contact to a confirmed or probable COVID-19 case.  During the fall semester, the guidance was for those individuals to quarantine for 14 days.  While the IDPH continued to list 14 days as an option, they also did allow for a change that gave some shorter options under certain conditions and no symptoms.

     At that time, we made the decision to be cautious and stay with the 14-day quarantine for those individuals until we had some data on how in-person learning would affect our numbers.  We have now been in-person for four weeks.  While no cases would be ideal, our daily reporting has shown that we have been able to maintain our low numbers of both quarantines and positive cases.  In addition, we have not had reports of cases that have been from contacts at school.  That is a tribute to our students, our faculty, and our staff working together to follow safe practices.

     At this time, the District is going to follow IDPH guidance that relaxes quarantine time.  For students who are free of symptoms, they may return after 10 days.  For adults, they may also return from quarantine if free of symptoms after 10 days or they may utilize the 7-day option with testing.  Please note that students cannot “test out” of the 10-day quarantine.

     Again, we thank everyone for their efforts in keeping our case numbers low as we try to make it through these trying times.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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PRESS RELEASE     **        PRESS RELEASE     **        PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
Monday, December 21, 2020

2021 Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 Meeting Schedule

     As approved at the Regular Board Meeting held on Monday, December 21, 2020, the regularly scheduled meetings of the Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 Board of Education will be held on the following dates between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2021:

Monday, January 25, 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021

Monday, March 15, 2021

Monday, April 19, 2021

Monday, May 17, 2021

Monday, June 21, 2021

Monday, July 19, 2021

Monday, August 16, 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021

Monday, October 25, 2021

Monday, November 15, 2021

Monday, December 20, 2021

     Unless otherwise notified with the proper timely notice, the meetings will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Library of Central Junior High School, located at 1500 East Ninth Street in West Frankfort, Illinois.  Meetings are generally held on the Third Mondays unless there is a holiday or, in October, a statutory requirement for having the Annual Budget on display.  Any adjustments of the Regular Meeting schedule with a change of venue, date, time, or location will result in specific notice to our partners in the media in the proper time frame.

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     This list of Regular Session Meetings is provided as required in accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act.  Any special meetings held during the year will have timely notice distributed from this office.

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­2020-2021 School Calendar – (Updated January 12, 2020)

Aug.              17     Teacher Institute Day (No Student Attendance)

                      18     Remote Learning Planning Day #1 (No Student Attendance)

                      19     Remote Learning Planning Day #2 (No Student Attendance)

                      20     Remote Learning Planning Day #3 (No Student Attendance)

                      21     Remote Learning Planning Day #4 (No Student Attendance)

                      24     First Day of Student “Attendance” – Remote Learning Days Begin

Sept.               7     Labor Day (No School)

                      11     Tentative Last Remote Learning Day

                      18     Mid-Term of the 1st Quarter

Oct.                 9     Teacher Institute Day (No Student Attendance / No Remote Instruction)

                      12     Columbus Day (No School)

                      16     End of the 1st Quarter (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for Record
                               Keeping)

                      19     Parent – /Teacher Conferences (4:00 pm – 6:30 pm)

                      26     Parent – /Teacher Conferences (4:00 pm – 6:30 pm)

                      30     Teacher Institute Day (No Student Attendance / No Remote Instruction)

Nov.               3     Election Day (No School)

                      11     Veteran’s Day (No School)

                      20     Mid-Term of the 2nd Quarter (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for 
                               Record Keeping)

                      24     Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for Thanksgiving Break

                      25     Thanksgiving Break (No School)

                      26     Thanksgiving Day (No School)

                      27     Thanksgiving Break (No School)

Dec.              18     End of 2nd Quarter and 1st Semester (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule)

Dec. 21 – Jan. 1   Christmas Break (No School)

Jan.                 4     School Resumes

                      15     Half Day School Improvement Program (Students Attend on Schedule Listed
                               Below)

                      18     Martin Luther King Day (No School)

Feb.                5     Mid-Term of the 3rd Quarter

                        8     Parent/Teacher Conferences – 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (No Student Attendance /
                               Teachers report at 1:00 pm)

                      15     President’s Day (No School)

March            5     End of 3rd Quarter (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for Record
                              Keeping)

                      12     Half Day School Improvement Program (Students Attend on Schedule Listed
                               Below) ­­­­

                      26     Half Day School Improvement Program (Students Attend on Schedule Listed
                               Below)

April               1     Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for Spring Break

                        2 – 9 Spring Break (No School)

                      12     School Resumes

                      16     Mid Term of the 4th Quarter (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for
                               Record Keeping)

May             31     Memorial Day (No School)

June                3     Teacher Institute Day (No Student Attendance)

                        4     Half Day School Improvement Day / Report Card Day (11:30 Student Dismissal)



Half Day In-Service Dismissal Times (Hybrid / In-Person Remote Schedule for Student Attendance)

DES: 11:30 a.m.

FIS: 11:45 a.m.

CJHS: 11:45 a.m.

FCHS: 12:00 p.m.

 

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Contact Us

 

 Unit Office  618-937-2421
 Office of Special Education  618-932-6079
 Denning Elementary School  618-937-2464
 Frankfort Intermediate School  618-937-1412
 Central Junior High School  618-937-2444
 Frankfort Community High  School  618-932-3126
 FCHS Athletics  618-932-3126 Ext. 105
 Technology  618-937-2421
 Illinois Central Bus Company  618-937-6280
 SIU Pre-K Program  618-453-4271



Mission Statement

The School District, in an active partnership with parents and community, will promote excellence in a caring environment in which all students learn and grow. This partnership shall empower all students to develop a strong self-esteem and to become responsible learners and decision-makers. The School District is committed to developing and using visionary and innovative curriculum, a knowledgeable and dedicated staff, and sound fiscal and management practices.


Frankfort Community Unit School District No. 168 is an Equal Opportunity Provider. 

Mission Statement

The School District, in an active partnership with parents and community, will promote excellence in a caring environment in which all students learn and grow. This partnership shall empower all students to develop a strong self-esteem and to become responsible learners and decision-makers. The School District is committed to developing and using visionary and innovative curriculum, a knowledgeable and dedicated staff, and sound fiscal and management practices.


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Frankfort Community Unit School District No. 168 is an Equal Opportunity Provider.