Toys for Tots sign up will be on Wednesdy, December 1 at the Masonic Lodge in Georgetown from 5 - 7 PM. Parents will need to bring: picture ID for parent registering, proof of dates of birth for each child (birth certificate, SNAP paperwork, etc) and a utility bill Please note that our program is open to all Vermilion County Families who are not receiving Christmas you assistance from another organization. Additional information can be found on our Facebook page (Toys for Tots of Danville IL Area) or our website: https://danville-il.toysfortots.org
4 days ago, WeAreGRF
Reminder - GRF will be dismissing at 1:40 today (11/23) and there will be no school on Wednesday (11/24), Thursday (11/25) and Friday (11/26) for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Happy Thanksgiving to all of our GRF families.
10 days ago, WeAreGRF
Please take a few moments to fill out this survey which will help us meet the technology connectivity needs of our families. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccf0Qha5it0ERomUfEb2A2HvIq1Pae-K8UujApQJu0ywbiXg/viewform?usp=sf_link
16 days ago, WeAreGRF
Turkey for Thanksgiving?? GRHS School Market has 13 Turkeys Left. Pick yours up today between 7-3. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
16 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
GRHS School Market News!!! We just received 32 TURKEYS and 10 HAMS just in time for the Holidays. GRHS School Market is open to all GRF students/families. Hours are Monday - Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. or by appointment (phone 217-662-8488). First come-first served. Limited supply. Get your Holiday Turkey or Ham today. Happy Holidays! Dr. Neal, Superintendent
18 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
This is GRF with a reminder message. You received in the mail a GRF Covid-19 Testing Program Consent Form. If you would like your student(s) to participate in the SHIELD IL Covid-19 Saliva weekly test and/or the BinaxNow test that can be administered for symptomatic individuals by the school nurse, please return the completed consent form to your student's building this week. Parent written consent is required to participate. Parents may opt student(s) in and out of the program at any time. The testing process should take no more than 5 minutes per week. Testing begins on Monday, November 15, 2021. If you need a consent form, please contact your school's office and one will be provided to you. Sincerely, Dr. Neal, Superintendent
18 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
This is GRF with a reminder message. You received in the mail a GRF Covid-19 Testing Program Consent Form. If you would like your student(s) to participate in the SHIELD IL Covid-19 Saliva weekly test and/or the BinaxNow test that can be administered for symptomatic individuals by the school nurse, please return the completed consent form to your student's building this week. Parent written consent is required to participate. Parents may opt student(s) in and out of the program at any time. The testing process should take no more than 5 minutes per week. Testing begins on Monday, November 15, 2021. If you need a consent form, please contact your school's office and one will be provided to you. Sincerely, Dr. Neal, Superintendent
21 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
This is GRF with a reminder message. You received in the mail a GRF Covid-19 Testing Program Consent Form. If you would like your student(s) to participate in the SHIELD IL Covid-19 Saliva weekly test and/or the BinaxNow test that can be administered for symptomatic individuals by the school nurse, please return the completed consent form to your student's building this week. Parent written consent is required to participate. Parents may opt student(s) in and out of the program at any time. The testing process should take no more than 5 minutes per week. Testing begins on Monday, November 15, 2021. If you need a consent form, please contact your school's office and one will be provided to you. Sincerely, Dr. Neal, Superintendent
22 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
On behalf of the Georgetown-Ridge Farm Board of Education, please join me in welcoming Mrs. Connie Cannon who was selected to fill the remainder of Mrs. Rossie Renaker's School Board Term.
23 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
This is GRF with a reminder message. You received in the mail a GRF Covid-19 Testing Program Consent Form. If you would like your student(s) to participate in the SHIELD IL Covid-19 Saliva weekly test and/or the BinaxNow test that can be administered for symptomatic individuals by the school nurse, please return the completed consent form to your student's building this week. Parent written consent is required to participate. Parents may opt student(s) in and out of the program at any time. The testing process should take no more than 5 minutes per week. Testing begins on Monday, November 15, 2021. If you need a consent form, please contact your school's office and one will be provided to you. Sincerely, Dr. Neal, Superintendent
23 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
This is GRF. The Georgetown-Ridge Farm School Board has a school board vacancy. If you are interested in serving as a school board member, please send a letter of interest to Georgetown-Ridge Farm's Board of Education President, Mr. Jeromy Spesard, at 502 W. Mulberry Street, Georgetown, Illinois. You may also submit your letter of interest to President Spesard at jspesard@gobuffaloes.org The Board of Education will be accepting school board vacancy letters of interest through November 7, 2021. We look forward to hearing from you.
28 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
This is an update on the threat made today against the School District. Georgetown Police Chief Renaker notified me that law enforcement have established that there is no threat to the Georgetown-Ridge Farm District. The Georgetown Police Department learned in their investigation that the threat was made in retaliation to a dispute with a student on a X-Box Gaming Console. Law enforcement have established that the person responsible for making the threat are not from this area and may be from another country. I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to the Georgetown and Ridge Farm Police Departments, Vermilion County Sheriff’s Office, and the University of Illinois K-9 unit for their assistance. School will resume tomorrow, Thursday, 11/04/21. Dr. Jean M. Neal, Superintendent
30 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
This is GRF. NO SCHOOL TODAY, Wednesday, 11/3/21, due to a threat. A phone threat was made to the 911 system. Georgetown Police Department are investigating. I will update you as the situation develops. Dr. Jean Neal, Superintendent
30 days ago, Dr. Jean Neal
The breakfast and lunch menus for Pine Crest have been updated. There are now separate menus for Pine Crest. You can see the daily menu items under the dining tab on the school page on the website or on the APP. You can also download a printable menu on the Food Service tab on the district webpage.
about 1 month ago, John Tosh
This is GRF #4. We have exciting news! The District has opened a School Market (formerly referred to as a Food Pantry) at Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School that is open to both students and families. The School Market is open on school days Monday-Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and also by appointment. If you are not available during the posted hours, please contact the Unit Office at 217-662-8488 or email jneal@gobuffaloes.org or ceads@gobuffaloes.org to schedule your appointment. The market carries a variety of items such as, frozen meat, milk, staples, dinner kits, canned goods, snacks, drinks, and a variety of personal hygiene items and detergent. Please stop in and check out the new School Market and stock up on any needed food and personal hygiene items.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Jean Neal
The Georgetown Ladies Community Club is having a coat drive. They will be collecting until Nov. 18. For more information see the attached picture or call 217-655-8917. For a printable flier click here: https://5il.co/113bo
about 1 month ago, John Tosh
Coat Drive
This is GRF #4. The Georgetown-Ridge Farm School Board has a school board vacancy. If you are interested in serving as a school board member, please send a letter of interest to Georgetown-Ridge Farm's Board of Education President, Mr. Jeromy Spesard, at 502 W. Mulberry Street, Georgetown, Illinois. You may also submit your letter of interest to President Spesard at jspesard@gobuffaloes.org The Board of Education will be accepting school board vacancy letters of interest through November 7, 2021. We look forward to hearing from you.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Jean Neal
Georgetown-Ridge Farm is looking for a head archery coach. If you are interested please contact Josh Cavanaugh at jcavanaugh@gobuffaloes.org or at MMJH during normal school hours.
about 1 month ago, WeAreGRF
Correction, the link is for a board meeting on 10/8. https://5il.co/1044p
about 2 months ago, John Tosh
Click here for the agenda for a special board meeting on 9/8/21. https://5il.co/1044p
about 2 months ago, John Tosh