Two things for you this morning... The Purple bus is running approximately 10 minutes late this morning. Also, please remember our 2:20 dismissal today as we enter our spring break week. Be safe! #br_u_knighted
Light Up The Knight will be held this Saturday, March 25. This Elementary Family Fun Night is hosted by Blue Ridge P.I.E. Check out the flier for all the details! https://5il.co/1qjqz
Blue Ridge School District #18 will conduct free preschool screenings on April 13 and April 14 at Schneider Elementary School, 309 North John Street, Farmer City, Illinois. The developmental screening is for children who are 3 or 4 years old at the time of the screening. Children who turn 5 on or before September 1, 2023 are not eligible for the screening. Please allow up to 2 hours for the screening. We ask you not to bring other children with you since you will be asked to join us during your child’s appointment. Parents will be asked to complete an information packet and return it to the school a week before the appointment. Please call Mary at the Schneider Office (309)928-2611 to schedule an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you!
Reminder of the lunch menu change for TODAY (3/23) - BRSE/BRHS will be having walking tacos and BRIJHS will be having meatloaf. YUM!
BRHS, BRIJHS and BRSE will have a lunch menu change for tomorrow (3/23). Walking tacos will be served at BRHS and BRSE and meatloaf will be served at BRIJHS! #br_u_knighted
In the recent Monthly Newsletter, you learned about the changes to our meal pricing, effective when we return from spring break. If you are a parent of a student at Schneider Elementary or BRIJHS who utilizes our food service, please click on the link to read the important letter: https://5il.co/1qx0q. An incorrect date has been fixed in this letter. #br_u_knighted
This afternoon the Blue route driver was told that a student had a weapon in his backpack. The bus was still at school. The principal was notified and the backpack was searched. No weapon was present. All students are safe. Follow up will continue tomorrow. Thank you for speaking up when help was needed. Thank you to the adults who responded immediately. #br_u_knighted
As a reminder...The DeWitt County Mental Health Board will be at Farmer City Public Library on March 21 from 4:30-5:30 to share about available resources. Please click on the link to learn more! https://5il.co/1qhcq #br_u_knighted
Be sure and mark your calendars for the Community Easter Egg Hunt that's coming up on April 1st. The event will be held at Trinity Church in Farmer City. https://5il.co/1qc5n Make sure to print out the coloring page too https://5il.co/1qd7n
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz production needs 1st-3rd graders to help with their cast. If interested, the auditions are tomorrow from 1-3. See the flyer for more details!! https://5il.co/1qtfx
An ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL position will be added at BRIJHS for the 2023-2024 school year. BRIJHS has seen positive results with Mr. Huddleston as their leader and this will be a supportive way to continue his outstanding work. Check out the flyer for the qualifications we are seeking. We are excited to see who will be joining Mr. Huddleston and the BRIJHS team! https://5il.co/1qypy
Attention all Blue Ridge voters! Posted here you will find responses to the questions that were posed to the eight candidates running for the open Board of Education seats on April 4: https://5il.co/1qwr9. Inside the document, you'll also see information about an upcoming Candidate Forum to be held on Monday, March 20 in Farmer City. Please click on the link for more details!
It's time for the Superintendent's Monthly Message. Inside this month, you'll find our school calendar for 23-24, a request for parents to complete the 5Essentials Survey, news about meal pricing that will be effective in April, a reminder about our upcoming board elections, the reasons for the Exemplary Knight selections, and much more. Please click on the link: https://5il.co/1qwk4. #br_u_knighted
Here are this month's Exemplary Knights. Congratulations to this great group of individuals!
Please see the "end of 3rd quarter" letter from me by clicking on this link. Information included on a parent survey, testing information next quarter and clarification on our many calendars. Thanks! https://5il.co/1qw4s
Light Up The Knight will be held on Saturday, March 25. This Elementary Family Fun Night is hosted by Blue Ridge P.I.E. Check out the flier for all the details! https://5il.co/1qjqz
Nicor Gas is working in Farmer City at the intersection of Allen and John Streets. They may not be finished by dismissal time. Please refrain from parking on Allen Street today so our buses will be able to turn onto Allen Street from John Street. Thank you! #br_u_knighted
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz production needs 1st-3rd graders to help with their cast. If interested, the auditions are this Saturday from 1-3. See the flyer for more details!! https://5il.co/1qtfx
Calling all McLean County residents of Blue Ridge Schools! I've been asked to request your help with a survey regarding the availability of high speed internet in McLean County. An expansion study is being conducted and McLean County has been selected to participate. Could you please click on the link and give your perspective on the survey? The survey is open through the end of March and your input is greatly appreciated! https://5il.co/1qryp
The Fine Arts Expo is TONIGHT, starting at 6pm. The Art Reception will feature material from the Woods, Clothing and Visual Art classes and Band and Theatre will also be performing. Be sure to stop by to support the visual and performing art students at Blue Ridge High School! https://5il.co/1qbsr