Ferson Creek eNews

July 6, 2021

From the Principal...Kristy McKnight

I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July and has been enjoying their summer! My family and I just got back from a road trip out to Montana. While the drive home wasn't my favorite, our time spent out there was amazing! It definitely gave me a chance to relax and see some gorgeous scenery.


We have over 100 families who have not yet completed their returning student registration. If you haven't completed your registration, please do so asap. If you aren't planning on returning to Ferson, please let us know that as well. Registration directions and links can be found here. Fees were just assessed on July 1st, so that can now be completed through PushCoin.


If you need to visit Ferson over the summer, please give the office a call first at 331-228-2300. There will be times where the office may be closed and it would be best to confirm we are open prior to your arrival.


Below are a few updates, events, and school supply ordering information.


Have a great day,
Kristy McKnight

New 12 month Administrative Assistant

Karen Burke has started as our new 12 month administrative assistant. We are so excited to have her join our Ferson community! If you call the office, be sure to welcome her!

Ferson Gray Willows Event!

July is National Park and Recreation Month, so we are planning a Ferson specific event at Gray Willows!


Sunday, July 11th from 11:00am - 3:00pm


Gray Willows Farm

5N949 Corron Road

St. Charles, IL 60175


Bring food and picnic on the beautiful grounds. There will be yard games and wagon rides available!

Order Your School Supplies!

Yearbooks for Remote Students

If you are a remote student and ordered a Ferson yearbook, they are in the school office. Please call to schedule a time to pick it up.

Referralgps

Dear District 303 Community,


District 303 has contracted with ReferralGPS, an organization that enables families to use a searchable database of local mental health and substance abuse-related treatment resources. Referral GPS:

  • provides Care Navigation to assist families in researching and obtaining an appointment

  • can be accessed by District 303 students, staff, and families at no cost

  • is completely confidential and securely stored

  • is an optional resource that families are not required to access

  • is available throughout the summer months and will be utilized by Student Support Teams in the fall

  • filters information based on a mental health concern, clinician gender/specialty, location, and insurance acceptance

  • is available for all types of private and public insurance options, including PPO, HMO, Medicaid

  • provides options for families who are uninsured or underinsured


To search for treatment resources or connect with a Care Navigator anonymously, families may access ReferralGPS by utilizing this link: https://referralgps.com//find-help/D303

Available Summer Resources

Your child will continue to have access to District 303's amazing instructional technology tools. You can find all the details on these tech tools here. As a reminder, District t303 Instructional Tech Website for Parents is available for your use.
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Across the Board Newsletter

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Ferson Creek Dates to Remember

  • Wednesday, August 11th: First Day of School for Students 8:00 am - 3:00 pm