Rockridge High School
14110 134th Avenue West
Taylor Ridge, IL 61284
(309) 793-8020
Fax:  (309) 795-1763
Rockridge Jr. High School
14110 134th Avenue West
Taylor Ridge, IL 61284
(309) 793-8040
Fax:  (309) 795-9823



District Vision Town Meetings
The Rockridge CUSD #300 Board of Education invites ALL members of the Rockridge Community to participate in a series of town meetings this spring. The Board is conducting a Visioning and Goal-Setting process and needs public input. The purpose of the Vision work is for students, parents, staff and community members to dream for our future graduates. What skills and knowledge do they need to be prepared after they leave our schools? The Board will then take the feedback from the meetings and determine our Vision and Board Goals. Meetings are scheduled throughout March & April in various sites across the district. All meetings are from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Click here to learn more.
March 30th at Reynolds American Legion
April 3rd at Illinois City Town Hall
April 6th at Buffalo Prairie Masonic Lodge
April 20th at Bowling Township Building (Taylor Ridge)
April 24th at Andalusia Lion's Club
April 27th at Edgington Fire Station

Kindergarten Round-Up - April 28
Help us spread the word!  We are looking for kindergarten students for the Fall of 2017. To be eligible students must be five years of age by September 1, 2017. If you have a child or know of a child contact Taylor Ridge (309) 793-8070 or Illinois City (309) 793-8090 to get on our communication list.  Kindergarten Round-Ups will be held at Taylor Ridge & Illinois City Elementary Schools on Friday, April 28, 2017. The Illinois City Round-Up is at 10:00 am and the Taylor Ridge Round-Up is at 2:00 pm.  Please click here for more specific information. 

Rockridge "R" for Your Driveway
This year's Post Prom Committee would like to promote one final fundraiser before our event on April 29, 2017. Please show your Rockridge Rocket spirit and help support Post Prom by purchasing a painted "R" for your driveway or sidewalk. The cost is $25.00. Contact Lynn Griffin at griffamily65@gmail.com or call 309-236-1033.  Click here to download a flyer with more information.

Post Prom "Shop With Scrip" Program
Whether you are taking the family out for a meal, planning a romantic dinner, or just grabbing a quick snack for a car full of hungry kids, don’t forget Post Prom Scrip
We have gift cards available for almost 300 restaurants, gas stations, hotels, home improvement and retail and sport stores. Post Prom earns the rebates, while you receive the full face value of the cards. Click here for more information....

Jump to Support Post Prom
Help support the Rockridge Post Prom by purchasing Helium Park gift cards and Jump Admission. Click here to download a flyer.

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High School News
 



WIU Livestock Judging Contest
Congratulations to the Rockridge FFA Livestock Judging Team for their outstanding performance at the WIU Contest last Friday! A total of 89 teams and 351 individuals competed.  The Rockridge HS Team placed FIRST in Beef, third in Sheep & Goats, fifth in Swine, and was the HIGH TEAM OVERALL!!!  Individually, Jake Bohnsack was SECOND in Sheep & Goats, NINTH in Beef, and FIFTH OVERALL. Brittany Olson placed ELEVENTH in Beef, ELEVENTH in Swine, and EIGHTH OVERALL. Mia Freyermuth placed NINTH in Sheep & Goats.  Other team members competing included Cole Whisman, Nathan Parchert, Brianna Gorham, Eliza Lilliman, Megan Hoag, & Hunter Johnson.

District Vision Town Meetings
The Rockridge CUSD #300 Board of Education invites ALL members of the Rockridge Community to participate in a series of town meetings this spring. The Board is conducting a Visioning and Goal-Setting process and needs public input. The purpose of the Vision work is for students, parents, staff and community members to dream for our future graduates. What skills and knowledge do they need to be prepared after they leave our schools? The Board will then take the feedback from the meetings and determine our Vision and Board Goals. Meetings are scheduled throughout March & April in various sites across the district. All meetings are from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  Click here to learn more.
March 30th at Reynolds American Legion
April 3rd at Illinois City Town Hall
April 6th at Buffalo Prairie Masonic Lodge
April 20th at Bowling Township Building (Taylor Ridge)
April 24th at Andalusia Lion's Club
April 27th at Edgington Fire Station

2017 RHS Academic Achievement Awards
The Rockridge Academic Achievement Awards will once again honor the top students in each class at a banquet on May 10, 2017. We will also recognize the top seniors in each of the departmental areas. These students have made a tremendous effort to achieve these top honors. Recognition of this academic achievement helps reinforce the message that educational excellence is valued by our community.  The 2017 scholarship donation drive is underway.  Please click here to learn more....

Keep Rural Schools Growing 
America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, gives rural public school districts the opportunity to compete for grants of $10,000 or $25,000 for crucial science and math programs. Eligible farmers can nominate local public school districts for a grant. So, ask all of the local farmers you know to nominate our school today.  Click here to learn more...

Rockridge "R" for Your Driveway
This year's Post Prom Committee would like to promote one final fundraiser before our event on April 29, 2017. Please show your Rockridge Rocket spirit and help support Post Prom by purchasing a painted "R" for your driveway or sidewalk. The cost is $25.00. Contact Lynn Griffin at griffamily65@gmail.com or call 309-236-1033.  Click here to download a flyer with more information.


Kindergarten Round-Up - April 28
Help us spread the word! We are looking for kindergarten students for the Fall of 2017. To be eligible students must be five years of age by September 1, 2017. If you have a child or know of a child contact Taylor Ridge (309) 793-8070 or Illinois City (309) 793-8090 to get on our communication list. Kindergarten Round-Ups will be held at Taylor Ridge & Illinois City Elementary Schools on Friday, April 28, 2017. The Illinois City Round-Up is at 10:00 am and the Taylor Ridge Round-Up is at 2:00 pm. Please click here for more specific information.

FFA District SAE Interviews
Congratulations to the Rockridge FFA Members who Competed in the District 1 Proficiency interviews last night at Geneseo High School.  Nathan Flickinger was First in Fiber and/ Oil Crops and will compete at the State Contest on March 25th.  Tyler Jahn placed 2nd in Environmental Science and Natural Resource Management.  Nathan Parchert placed 2nd in Swine Product Placement.  Great Job!!!!

Rockridge Post Prom Euchre Tournament & Walking Taco Dinner
The Post Prom Taco Dinner and Euchre Tournament scheduled for Saturday, March 25th HAS BEEN CANCELLED due to a lack of sign-ups.  Questions? Contact Adriana Allen by email at amallen422@gmail.com



TRAC Art Festival Presenters Needed:
Rockridge High School is hosting the annual Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC) Art Festival later this spring – on April 26th! The festival will consist of student artwork display for judging, art workshops, public viewing of the displays, and an awards ceremony. We are in need of workshop presenters.  Click here to learn more...

Post Prom "Shop With Scrip" Program
Whether you are taking the family out for a meal, planning a romantic dinner, or just grabbing a quick snack for a car full of hungry kids, don’t forget Post Prom Scrip
We have gift cards available for almost 300 restaurants, gas stations, hotels, home improvement and retail and sport stores. Post Prom earns the rebates, while you receive the full face value of the cards. Click here for more information....

Jump to Support Post Prom
Help support the Rockridge Post Prom by purchasing Helium Park gift cards and Jump Admission. Click here to download a flyer.

Are you looking for a great job that will allow you to have the same days off as your kids? Are you a stay at home mom or dad looking ... Read More ...