It is the mission of Forest Ridge School District 142 to maximize the unlimited academic and behavioral potential of each student in a caring, but demanding, child-centered learning community.


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A Recipe for Joy

Some reports will suggest that children laugh 300-400 times per day, while adults laugh only 17-18 times per

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The Power of Yes

Why do we say “No?” Sometimes it is for safety reasons, sometimes because the idea presented simply isn’t

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Learning Takes Time... If it's Going to Last

I recently decided to try my hand at learning another language. 30+ years ago, I took French in high school,

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Genuinely Known

Authenticity is so vitally important. As people, we are all curious as to the intentions of others. Are they really

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