The Backpack Food Program provides weekend provisions for students at risk of hunger. Volunteers are needed for food packaging 1:30-3 PM in the BRHS Ag Shop on 2/13, 3/13, 4/17, 5/15. Come by and lend a hand if you can!
K-1 students celebrated 100 days of school today! Kindergarten students showcased their 100 day projects during their morning parade and K-1 students were engaged in several hands-on learning activities throughout the morning.
Homeless children have equal access to the same public education, including preschool, as other students. BR Schools work to address any barriers that may negatively affect a child's education. Call 309-928-9141 for assistance. Details are available at https://5il.co/621q
Blue Ridge celebrates National School Counselor Week! We are so grateful for our dedicated and caring counselors, Leslie Whitehouse and Cara Wells! If you get a chance, thank them for all they do for our students and families!
Blue Ridge is a proud partner with the U of I Extension Programs. We work together to provide after school enrichment programs for our students such as the Food Challenge and Coding. Here's a link to the Extension's annual report: https://5il.co/6h8g
Schneider Elementary is kicking off our “Kids Heart Challenge”! You can find more information at https://bit.ly/2E17pud
Job Postings for the 2019-2020 school term can be found at http://www.blueridge18.org/employment-opportunities--103
Kindergarten Registration and Orientation will be held on Tues, Mar 12 @ 6pm. Call the Schneider Office at 309-928-2611 with questions or go to http://www.blueridge18.org/article/87562?org=blue-ridge-cusd-18 for more information.
Update on Thursday evening events for Blue Ridge: BRIJHS volleyball and scholastic bowl are cancelled. BRHS Girls Basketball Game is still on. Scholastic Bowl is postponed until Feb. 11. Barring unforseen circumstances, school is on for Friday!
Kindergarten Registration and Orientation will be held on Tues, Mar 12 @ 6pm. Call the Schneider Office at 309-928-2611 with questions or go to http://www.blueridge18.org/article/86512?org=blue-ridge-cusd-18 for more information.
KEY CLUB/KIWANIS CHILI SUPPER, Friday, Feb. 8, 5 -7 p.m. at BRHS. $5 per person for chili (and all the fixings), drink and dessert. Proceeds will go toward community service projects. Come out for some delicious Imo's chili - a good deal for a great cause!
Due to a housefire on the west side of Farmer City, school buses #52 and 28 need to be re-routed. Students on the South and West sides of Farmer City will be delivered a little later than usual. (Tuesday, Jan. 29 afternoon.)
Flag Clinic will not be performing tonight. The basketball game for tonight got postponed.
Blue Ridge Boys Basketball game for tonight, Jan. 29 has been canceled. It will be rescheduled for a later date.
Dangerous windchills late tonight thru Thurs AM. Temps may rise Thurs PM. School & evening events cancelled Wed, Jan. 30; school cancelled Thurs, Jan. 31. Decisions made by noon Thurs about PM events. Short Term Sub Training and evening events are still on for today, Tuesday.
Back by popular demand! Join us Sat., Feb. 23 at Blue Ridge High School for the 2nd Annual "A Knight to Remember". This memorable evening includes dinner at 5-7 pm and Talent Show and Auction at 7:15 pm. Details can be found at https://5il.co/6cef.
ATTENTION: Flag Clinic performance time has been moved up due to a game time change. Please arrive at 7 and meet in old gym.
We are asking for input on various options used for school when we have bad weather days. Please take a minute to fill out the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LateStartsToSchool.
Evening events: BRHS: LOVC Varsity BBB Tournament game at Arcola vs Arcola tonight is still on as scheduled. Bus leaves at 4:30 p.m. BRIJHS: No evening events or practices. Have a good weekend!
Blue Ridge is cancelling school today due to extreme cold. Stay safe and warm.