State Track Meet


Congratulations to the Parker Junior High School students who qualified for the State Track Meet, which will be held on May 23-24 in East Peoria. Great job Falcons!

New Parker Junior High School Principal


David Kennedy

Parker Jr. High Principal

2015-16 School Year

It is an honor to present Mr. David Kennedy to Flossmoor School District 161 as the new principal at Parker Junior High School.  Mr. Kennedy will officially begin on July 1.  He has been an educator for seventeen years, the last ten as an administrator at the high school and junior high levels.  Prior to becoming an administrator, he taught high school social studies and coached baseball, basketball, and volleyball.  Mr. Kennedy received his Bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and his Masters in Education Administration from Governors State University. 

Mr. Kennedy appreciates the opportunity to become part of the Flossmoor School District 161 learning community.  He will work diligently with all stakeholders to provide a rewarding experience for all of our students and staff and focus on building positive community relationships.

Please join us in welcoming Mr. Kennedy to the Flossmoor 161 learning community.   

Parent University Feedback

Give your feedback about Parent University topics!

We have just finished our first year of a successful Parent University. You can review some of our courses here

As we move into Year 2 of Parent University, we actively seek input from our parents/guardians. Thank you for taking the time to take this survey!

Congratulations on Receiving the Apple Distinguished Program

Flossmoor School District 161 named Apple Distinguished Program (2013-2015)

Flossmoor School District 161 is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013-2015 for its 21st Century Learning Initiative: Personalized Learning Using Digital Tools

The Apple Distinguished Program designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence, and demonstrate Apple’s vision of exemplary learning environments.

The selection of Flossmoor School District 161 as an Apple Distinguished Program highlights our success as an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment. 

To view the letter from Apple, please click here.

Local Weather

Today, 5/22/2015
High: 66 Low: 48
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/23/2015
High: 76 Low: 59
Partly sunny
3% chance of precipitation.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, May 22
State Track Meet
@ East Peoria
Saturday, May 23
State Track Meet
@ East Peoria
Monday, May 25
Memorial Day
School Closed
Memorial Day Parade
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Concert Band & Symphonic Band Performing
Wednesday, May 27
Strategic Planning Committee Meeting
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
@ District Office