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For Immediate Release:

Friday, July 13, 2018

 

Frankfort Community Unit School District to Hold Regular Meeting on Monday, July 16

 

            As stated in the original calendar for the year, the Regular Meeting of the Frankfort CUSD #168 Board of Education will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018, at 6 pm in the Library at Central Junior High School, located at 1500 East Ninth Street in West Frankfort.

 

The agenda can be found at:

 

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Contact: Matt Donkin, Superintendent of Schools

(Office)           (618) 937-2421


 

 

 

 







2018-2019 School Calendar

Aug.              14    Teacher Institute Day – All Teachers Report to CJHS at 8:30 AM. (No Student                                          Attendance)

                      15    First Day of Student Attendance / Half-Day In-Service (1:15 Student Dismissal)

Sept.               3     Labor Day (No School)

                        7    Last Day of Early Dismissal

                      14    Half Day School Improvement Program & Mid-Term of the 1st Quarter (1:15                                      Student Dismissal)

Oct.                 5     Half Day School Improvement Program (1:15 Student Dismissal)

                        8     Columbus Day (No School)

                      12     End of the 1st Quarter (2:30 Students Dismissed at 2:30 for Record Keeping)

                      22     Parent/Teacher Conferences (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

                      23     Parent/Teacher Conferences (4:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

                      26    Teacher Institute Day (No School)

Nov.               9      Mid-Term of the 2nd Quarter (2:30 Students Dismissed for Record Keeping)

                      12    Veteran’s Day – Observed (No School)

                      20    Dismissal at 2:30 for Thanksgiving Break

                      21    Thanksgiving Break (No School)

                      22    Thanksgiving Day (No School)

                      23    Thanksgiving Break (No School)

Dec.              19     End of 2nd Quarter and 1st Semester (2:30 Dismissal)

Dec. 20 – Jan. 2    Christmas Break (No School)

Jan.                 3     School Resumes

                      18    Teacher Institute Day (No School)

                      21    Martin Luther King Day (No School)

Feb.                8     Mid-Term of the 3rd Quarter

       11     Parent/Teacher Conferences – 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (No Student Attendance /                                (Teachers report at 1:00 pm)

                      18     President’s Day (No School)

March            1      Half Day School Improvement Program (1:15 Student Dismissal)

                        8     End of 3rd Quarter (2:30 Students Dismissed for Record Keeping)

                      29     Half Day School Improvement Program (1:15 Student Dismissal)

April             12     Mid Term of the 4th Quarter (2:30 Students Dismissed for Record Keeping)

                      18     2:30 Dismissal for Spring Break

                      19 – 26 Spring Break (No School)

                      29     School Resumes

May              27      Memorial Day (No School)

                     30      Teacher Institute Day (No Student Attendance)

                31      Half Day School Improvement Day / Report Card Day (11:30 Student Dismissal)

 

For Immediate Release:

Friday, June 15, 2018

 

Frankfort Community Unit School District Calls Special Meeting for Wednesday, June 20, 2018

 

A Special Meeting of the Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 Board of Education will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in the Library at Central Junior High School, located at 1500 East Ninth Street in West Frankfort.

 

The purpose of the meeting is to interview candidates to provide for architectural and engineering services.  A link to the agenda for this meeting can be found at the district’s website at https://v3.boardbook.org/compiler/CompilerHome.aspx?ak=1000301.

 

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Contact: Matt Donkin, Superintendent of Schools

 
Office: (618) 937-2421




NOTICE FOR BIDS

 

Notice is hereby given that Frankfort Community Unit School District No. 168 wishes to receive bids on Bread, Milk, Trash, and Pest Control Services for the 2018-2019 school year. Bid specifications are available at www.wfschools.org or contact Kevin Conaughty, Maintenance and Food Service Director, at the Unit Office, 900 N. Cherry St., West Frankfort, IL  62896 (618) 937-2421.

 

Bids on the above items must be submitted according to the bid specifications by July 2, 2018. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids


Bread Bid Specifications

Milk Bid Specifications

Trash Bid Specifications


Pest Control Bid Specifications



 

For Immediate Release:

Friday, June 08, 2018

 

Board of Education Changes Date of Next Regular Meeting to June 25

 

At a Special Meeting of the Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 Board of Education on Thursday evening, June 7, the members of the Board voted to change the date of the Regularly Scheduled Meeting of Monday, June 18, 2018, to Monday, June 25, 2018.  This was in order to place it closer to the end of the Fiscal Year and to ensure that a Quorum would be present.

 

In other actions on Thursday night, the Board Voted to:

  • Call for Bids for Dairy, Bread, Trash, and Pest Control Services;
  • Hire Danny Wilson as an English Language Arts Teacher at Frankfort Community High School;
  • Transfer Special Education Teacher Betty Riley to another classroom position;
  • Hire Renee Snell as a Special Education Teacher at Frankfort Intermediate Schools;
  • Hire Lora Briscoe as Special Education Teacher at Denning Elementary School;
  • Name Doug Corzine, Principal at FIS, as District Title I Director;
  • Accept Letters from Retirement under terms of the contract for Pamela Jones (2021-2022 School Year), Mike Karoski (2022-2023 School Year), and Dawn Melvin (2022-2023 School Year);
  • Accept a Letter of Resignation as FCHS Scholar Bowl Coach from Tara Sullivan;
  • And Table the Hiring of a Person to fill a Custodial Position until the next meeting.

 

Thursday’s actions followed those at the Regular Board Meeting held on Monday, May 21, 2018, where the Board voted to:

  • Approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MOE) with Regional Office of Education #21’s Community Prevention Resources Grant Program for work with students at Central Junior High School;
  • Approved a Contract Extension with Illinois Central Bus for two years with rates raising at the minimum contract among of 3% each year;
  • Hire Andrea Francis as a Full-Time Music Instructor for FCHS and CJHS for Band at both levels and Choral programs at FCHS;
  • Hire Cheryl Russell as Secretary at FIS;
  • Accept resignations from David Chick as Elementary Sports Coordinator, as well as Donellyn Dean and Kelly Webb as FCHS Beta Club Sponsors.

 

            The Board hopes that by hiring a full-time band instructor that the rebuilding of that program can continue.

 

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Contact: Matt Donkin, Superintendent of Schools

Office:          (618) 937-2421  


     

 

For Immediate Release:

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

 

            The Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 Foodservice Program is pleased to announce that the federally-funded “Seamless Summer Feeding” program will be offered to students in the community from June 4 through June 22 at Frankfort Intermediate School.  Only breakfast will be provided, Monday through Friday, from 7:55 am to 8:30 am.  There are no income requirements for registration.  Any child under 18 will be served.  The school is located at 800 North Cherry Street in West Frankfort, Illinois.  For more information, contact Kevin Conaughty at 618-937-2421

 

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Contact: Kevin Conaughty, Director of Maintenance and Food Services

Office:   (618) 932-2421

 

   4 Choice of Cereal    5 Pancakes & Syrup    6 Biscuits & Gravy   7 French Toast Sticks 8 Mini Cinni's
Whole Wheat Toast & Jelly Sausage Sausage Chilled Fruit or Juice Chilled Fruit or Juice
Chilled Fruit or Juice Chilled Fruit or Juice Chilled Fruit or Juice Milk Milk
Milk Milk Milk
  11 Choice of Cereal   12 Pancakes / Waffles& Syrup   13 Biscuits & Gravy   14 Bagel WG / Jelly 15 Cinnamon Roll
Whole Wheat Toast & Jelly Sausage Sausage Ham Chilled Fruit or Juice
Chilled Fruit or Juice Chilled Fruit or Juice Chilled Fruit or Juice Chilled Fruit or Juice Milk
Milk Milk Milk Milk
  18 Choice of Cereal   19 Pancakes & Syrup   20 Biscuits & Gravy   21 French Toast Sticks 22 Mini Cinni's
Whole Wheat Toast & Jelly Sausage Sausage Chilled Fruit or Juice Chilled Fruit or Juice
Chilled Fruit or Juice Chilled Fruit or Juice Chilled Fruit or Juice Milk Milk
Milk Milk Milk

 


2018 Boys and Girls Summer Basketball Camps
Registration Forms

Boys 3rd - 8th Grade Basketball Camp

The Chute -  Girls & Boys 4th - 12th Grade Offensive Skills Camp

Lady Redbird 2nd - 3rd Grade Basketball Camp

Lady Redbird 4th - 9th Grade Basketball Camp

 

 

 

2018 Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 Meeting Schedule

The regular scheduled meetings of the Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 Board of Education will be held on the following dates between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018:

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018

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.  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.



 

 

2017-18 Student Handbook

Click here for District 168 Student Handbook for the 2017-18 school year. 





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.