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Cardinals are Headed to the State Finals!

Congratulations to Coach Diduch and the Forreston Cardinal Football Team on their Semifinal VICTORY over Ottawa Marquette winning 35-7, qualifying them for a return trip to the State Finals this Friday, November 25th at 10:00 a.m. at the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium in Champaign.  Please see below for some important information.

Community Pep Rally -

On Wednesday, November 23rd we will have a Community Pep Rally in the HS Gym beginning at 5:30 p.m. for the Forreston Cardinals.  Performances by the Red Bird Regiment, Cheer, and Dance, as well as, introductions of the Football Team will be the highlights.  Come out and support our school's second ever trip to the State Finals!

Fan Bus - 

We will provide a fan bus for HS Students only if there is enough interest.  Students who are interested need to sign up in the office today and get a permission slip signed and returned by tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.  Cost is $20 and that includes admission into the game.

Ticket Sales - 

Tickets to the game will go on sale at the HS Office in the following order:

Monday, November 21st beginning at 3:00 p.m. - Football Families

Tuesday, November 22nd beginning at 7:30 a.m. - FJSHS Students

Tuesday, November 22nd from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - General Public

Tickets are $10 a piece.  As a reminder, Memorial Stadium can hold over 60,000 fans so tickets will not be a problem if you don't buy them through us.

Tent City -

Forreston Boosters will once again be sponsoring a Tent in Tent City outside of the stadium on Friday.  Come by before and after the game and show the whole state that our Cardinal Crazies are the best fans around!

Community Welcome Back Reception -

On Friday, November 25th we will hold a Welcome Back Reception in the HS Gym starting at 7:00 p.m.  Come on out and celebrate the memories and great Cardinal Pride this team has given us.

Cardinal Pride - 

If you haven't noticed all of our communities are swelling with Cardinal Pride!  Feel free to send me a picture of your family displaying that Cardinal Pride by email.  I will put together a video presentation for Wednesday's Community Pep Rally.  Show off you Cardinal Pride and let everyone know that you are "wild" about our beloved Cardinals!!


Cardinal Pride!

Mr. Heinz    


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