Families and Community


What To Do If Your Child Is Sick?

If your child is ill or tests positive for COVID, please keep them at home until they are feeling better. Make sure to follow these guidelines for return to class:


Abuse and Suicide Prevention Resources

Abuse Hotlines and Resources

800.656.HOPE (4673)
Get connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.

Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling

4990 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling is a group of caring professionals who provide 24-hour counseling for victims of sexual assault and abuse in Winnebago, Boone and Ogle Counties.  

Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting/Hotline – IL Dept. of Children and Family Services
Anyone may report suspected child abuse or neglect.
Phone: (800) 25-ABUSE (2-2873), or 217-524-2606

Elyssa's Mission Parent Training Video (English and Spanish)

Elyssa’s Mission® provides resources to help prevent teen suicide.

The community-based organization was founded in 2006 in honor of Elyssa, a bright, gifted and outgoing Chicagoland girl who bravely battled post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. Elyssa’s Mission® provides hands-on support to area public and private schools in order to educate students, staff, parents and guardians on how to recognize and assist those teens most at-risk. We have helped educate over one million students, staff and parents since inception.

English / Spanish

Erin's Law

Erin’s Law was passed in 2011 and requires all public schools to implement age-appropriate, prevention-oriented sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education for students in early childhood through 12th grades. All District 122 employees are state-mandated reporters and are required to report allegations of abuse and/or neglect to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

Parents can help students recognize and respond to unsafe situations. Parents should be available and children should know that no topic is “off limits” for discussion with parents. Additionally, parents should:

If you do not want your student to participate in age-appropriate, prevention-oriented sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education, please contact your student's school.

Be aware of warning signs of abuse:



Parents can learn more about sexual abuse and how to support your child through the ISBE resource guide, Faith’s Law: Sexual Abuse Response and Prevention, or through the resources linked below.

6:60-AP1, E1 - Notice to Parents/Guardians of Sexual Abuse and Assault Awareness and Prevention Education




Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

   1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK)

   1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)

Text: HOME to 741741

Skyward Resources