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Monday, May 17, 2021 – 10:00 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #152)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     Today’s COVID-related numbers included two students reporting positive COVID results with ten under quarantine.  We also had no staff members reporting positive results with two others under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, please stay safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 – 7:15 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #151)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     After tonight, we have just two weekend updates before we bring this school year to a close.  Keep an eye for messages from your school as we wind down instruction and begin to collect books and electronic devices. 

     We salute the District’s Music Department for their nice concert on Friday evening.  If you couldn’t be there in person, hopefully you got a chance to see it over our streaming services.

     While our older students can now go and get vaccinated, we know that there are a lot of our students who cannot.  Despite the changes the CDC announced last week about the wearing of masks by those who are vaccinated, we will continue to conduct school under the same protocols that we have all year, with face coverings being required, social distancing, and enhanced sanitation.  We have done well keeping the spread of the virus at school and school-related events down and we want to finish the year continuing those efforts.

     We do expect that the State of Illinois will make some protocol changes, adding to those already in place as we are in the “Bridge” phase.  While FCHS and CJHS will continue to update you about end of the year activities, we do formally announce the following.  With the amount of people that we believe we can host at outdoor events and the spacing we can have, graduation and promotion ceremonies for FCHS and CJHS will take place at Johnson Field.  There will be no tickets for these events as we feel we can comfortably and safely accommodate our usual crowds.  As we mentioned before, seating will be a combination of sitting in the stadium or visiting stands, or by bringing a lawn chair and sitting within designated areas on the field.  We will send out a general lay-out of the seating before the nights of the events.

     Finally, Friday’s COVID-related numbers included two students reporting positive COVID results with eleven under quarantine.  We also had one staff member reporting positive results with two others under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, please continue your safe practices.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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PRESS RELEASE     **        PRESS RELEASE     **        PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Frankfort School District to Hold Regular Meeting on May 17

     The monthly Regular Meeting of the Frankfort CUSD #168 Board of Education will be held on Monday, May 17, 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 through the “Bridge” phase 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, we will be social distancing and attendees should have a face covering.

     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, May 17, 2021 – 6:00 pm
Central Junior High School – Library

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

  1. Seat Newly Elected Member of the Board of Education (Oath of Office).
  2. Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of Quorum:
  3. Hearing of Delegates or Visitors and Public Comments:
  4. Approval of Minutes – Closed Session of the April 19, 2021, Regular Meeting and the Open Sessions of the April 29, 2021, Special Meeting and the Special, Organizational Meeting: (A)
  5. 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:
  6. Reports:
    1. Superintendent:
    2. School Administrators:
    3. Special Education and Student Services:
    4. Curriculum:
    5. Grant Programs:
    6. Activities and Athletics:
    7. Maintenance:
    8. Food Service:
    9. Committees:
  7. Old Business:
  8. ­New Business:
    1. Business and Operations Proposals and Agreements:
      1. Authorization to Place Amended 2020-2021 Budget on Review.(A)
      2. Consideration of Student Internship Agreement between Frankfort CUSD #168 and National Louis University RE: Student Teachers and Observers. (A)
      3. Updates RE: Bids for Dairy, Bread, Trash, and Mowing Services.
      4. Consideration of Authorization of Vehicle Purchases for District Operations. (A)
    2. Facilities:
      1. Update RE: HVAC and Roofing Planning and Work for Central Junior High School. (A)
      2. Update and Consideration of Renovation Planning and Maintenance Work Projects at Denning Elementary School. (A)
      3. Update RE: Programming Study for Master Planning of Future Potential Renovation, Addition, and Construction of Frankfort Community High School Facilities. (A)
    3. Miscellaneous.
    4. 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; and . . . other matters relating to individual students as stated in 5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(1)(2)(10): (A)
    5. Personnel:
      1. Acceptance of Letter(s) of Resignation / Retirement. (A)
      2. Employ Professional Educator Licensed Employee – Music Instructor – CJHS / FIS. (A)
      3. Employ Professional Educator Licensed Employee – School Counselor – FCHS. (A)
      4. Employ Support Personnel – Attendance / Homeless Student Liaison for District.
      5. Consideration of Updated Job Descriptions for Administrative Positions. (A)
      6. Consideration of Salary Rate Adjustments for District Administrators and Non-Certified, Support Staff. (A)
      7. Authorization to Post / Advertise Positions. (A)
  9. Board Member Comments:
  10. Adjournment:

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Thursday, May 13, 2021 – 8:45 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #150)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     Fourteen months since our last regular day on March 13, 2020, we heard good news today from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding those who have been vaccinated for COVID and mask wearing.  Today also marked the State of Illinois entering its “Bridge” phase.  It was a positive day.  Still, we expect some of the Bridge provisions may be altered after today’s news.  Please know that while we wait for further guidance from the State, we will continue to take precautions and wear masks at school since we have the many young people that we work with each day who aren’t vaccinated.  We have been operating in a very safe environment and don’t want to lose any ground now.

     It looked like there were quite a few people uptown at the Old King Coal carnival tonight.  Just be sure to keep up with homework and studies because we still have school left to go.  If you do plan to go to the carnival on Friday night, feel free to stop by Max Morris Gym at 6 p.m. for our District Music Department’s Spring Concert.  They have worked hard to keep developing our students’ musical talent in this challenging year.

     Tonight’s update on COVID-related numbers includes two students reporting positive COVID results with eleven under quarantine.  We also had one staff member reporting positive results with two others under quarantine.

     Finally, we had suggested that we would have more information for graduation by tomorrow afternoon.  With the potential changes that we may hear about in the next 24 to 48 hours, we will wait until Sunday evening to release more information.  Again, we are trying to make our ceremonies accessible to anyone who wishes to attend in as safe a manner as possible.  We thank you for your patience. 

     Until our next posting either tomorrow night or Sunday, please be careful.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021 – 8:00 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #149)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     Tonight’s update on COVID-related numbers includes two students reporting positive COVID results with thirteen students under quarantine.  We also had one staff member reporting positive results with two others under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, let’s be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 – 6:00 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #148)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     As our community does prepare for the Old King Coal carnival at the end of the week, we hope that more May-like temperatures reach us, too.  Tonight’s update on COVID-related numbers includes one student reporting positive COVID results with nine students under quarantine.  We also had one staff member reporting positive results with three others under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, please remember to follow safe practices.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Monday, May 10, 2021 – 8:00 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #147)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     All we have tonight is an update on COVID-related numbers which includes one student reporting positive COVID results with seven students under quarantine.  We also had one staff member reporting positive results with one other under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, please be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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Sunday, May 9, 2021 – 7:15 p.m. (20-21 School Year Update #146)

Dear Families of Frankfort CUSD #168:

     With a little more than three full weeks of days to go in this school year, we continue to try to maximize the material that our students can cover this year.  In an effort to work with our students to help them advance, some of you will be hearing from your schools this week as we finalize summer school plans for the month of June.  One of the problems this pandemic has caused is to delay learning for students across the country.  We are working hard to limit those delays as we finish this year and go into the summer.  Be on the lookout for additional information.

     We also know that everyone is getting concerned about plans for Graduation for FCHS on the evening of Thursday, May 27 and Promotion for CJHS on Friday, May 28.  We have said that ceremonies will happen outdoors at Johnson Field.  We anticipate a mix of stadium and lawn chair seating.  Our hope and plan is to allow those who wish to attend in person the opportunity.  For that reason, we are waiting until we get guidance later this week as the state anticipates moving into its “Bridge” phase.  We should have that information announced by this Friday evening.  We also continue to work on a graduation parade and other activities for our seniors.

     Finally, Fridays’ COVID-related numbers included no students reporting positive COVID results with eight students under quarantine.  We also had one staff member reporting positive results with one other under quarantine.

     Until our next posting tomorrow night, please be safe.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools

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­2021-2022 School Calendar – (Approved April 19, 2021)

 

Aug.              12     Teacher Institute Day (No Student Attendance)
                      13     First Day of Student Attendance / Half-Day In-Service (Half Day In-Service
                               Dismissal – See Below)          
Sept.                3     Last Day of Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule
                        6     Labor Day (No School)
                      10     Mid-Term of the 1st Quarter
                      17     Teacher Institute Day (No Student Attendance)
                      24     Half Day School Improvement Program (Half Day In-Service Dismissal – See
                               Below)
Oct.               11     Columbus Day (No School)
                      15     End of the 1st Quarter (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for Record
                               Keeping)
                      18     Parent – /Teacher Conferences (4:00 pm – 6:30 pm)
                      25     Parent – /Teacher Conferences (4:00 pm – 6:30 pm)
                      29     Teacher Institute Day (No Student Attendance – Mt. Vernon Conference)
Nov.              11     Veteran’s Day (No School)
                      12     Mid-Term of the 2nd Quarter (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for
                               Record Keeping)
                      23     Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for Thanksgiving Break
                      24     Thanksgiving Break (No School)
                      25     Thanksgiving Day (No School)
                      26     Thanksgiving Break (No School)
Dec.              17     End of 2nd Quarter and 1st Semester (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule)
              20 – 31    Christmas Break (No School)
Jan.                 3     School Resumes
                      14     Half Day School Improvement Program (Students Attend on Schedule Listed
                               Below)
                      17     Martin Luther King Day (No School)
Feb.                 4     Mid-Term of the 3rd Quarter
                        7     Parent/Teacher Conferences – 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (No Student Attendance /
                               Teachers report at 1:00 pm)
                      21     President’s Day (No School)
March            4     Half Day School Improvement Program (Students Attend on Schedule Listed
                              Below)
                      11     End of 3rd Quarter (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for Record
                               Keeping) ­­­­
                      25     Half Day School Improvement Program (Students Attend on Schedule Listed
                               Below)
April               8     Mid Term of the 4th Quarter (Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for
                               Record Keeping)
                      14     Students on Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule for Spring Break
              15 – 22     Spring Break (No School)
                      25     School Resumes
May              27     Teacher Institute Day (No Student Attendance)
                      30     Memorial Day (No School)
                      31     End of School Year – Half Day School Improvement Day / Report Card Day
                               (11:30 Student Dismissal)



Half Day In-Service Dismissal Times

DES: (K) 12:30 (1) 12:40 (2) 12:45

FIS: 12:45

CJHS: 12:44

FCHS: 12:42

Early Dismissal (2:27) Schedule Times

DES: (K) 1:50 (1) 2:00 (2) 2:10

FIS: 2:15

CJHS: 2:26

FCHS: 2:27

Regular Dismissal Times

DES: (K) 2:25 (1) 2:35 (2) 2:45

FIS: 2:50

CJHS: 3:00

FCHS: 3:00

 

 


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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

     On Wednesday, May 26 at 9:00 a.m. a meeting conducted by the Frankfort CUSD #168 will take place at the Office of Student Services, 508 East Main Street, West Frankfort, IL. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the district’s plans for providing special education services to students with disabilities who attend private schools and/or home schools within the district for the 2021-2022 school year.  If you are a parent of a home-schooled student who has been or maybe identified with a disability and you reside within the boundaries of Frankfort Community School District, you are urged to attend.  If you have further questions, pertaining to this meeting, please contact the Student Services Director, Jodi DeJarnett at (618) 932-6079.

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April 30, 2021

Dear Parent or Guardian:

     Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 has been using Chromebooks this school year and plans to continue to do so in the future.  To help keep your child safer and focused on school work when online, we have adopted online services provided by GoGuardian.  This is a program used by 10,000 other schools to protect 5.5 million students across the world.  There are some common questions you may have about Go Guardian services.

How are we using GoGuardian?

  • - We have chosen GoGuardian Admin services to:
  • Help protect students against harmful and inappropriate online material
  • Help students stay “scholarly” and more focused when learning online

When and how does GoGuardian operate?

  • ˗GoGuardian’s web-based services operate on our school’s managed Google Suite for Education Chrome accounts (i.e., when a student is logged into Chrome or a Chromebook with his/her school email address).

    What are the school’s responsibilities?

  • ˗Frankfort Community Unit School District selected GoGuardian services to help our students stay safer and focused on school work when online. We will work with students during class time to help teach them digital responsibility and safety.

    What are my parental/guardian and child’s responsibilities?

  • ˗We ask that students use their school-managed Google accounts and school-managed devices for educational purposes within the boundaries of Frankfort Community Unit School District and off-campus as well.
  • ˗When a student is off campus, parents are responsible for supervising internet access and usage.

     We encourage you to discuss rules for appropriate internet usage with your child, and reinforce lessons of digital citizenship and safety with him or her.  We also highly encourage you to report any potential cyberbullying or other sensitive issues to us.  If you have further questions, our building principals are here to answer any questions that you may have.

Sincerely,
Matt Donkin
Superintendent of Schools
Frankfort Community Unit School District #168

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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.