National STEM League Student Racing Challenge

Parker Junior High congratulates Team Nubian Engineering on it’s 1st place Racing and 3rd place Overall Championship at the National

Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Regional Ten80 Competition, held on March 26, 2015 in Anaheim, CA. For more information, please click here.

Parker Press Newspaper

The newest issue of the 2014-2015 Parker Press is available by clicking here. Please take a moment to check out the hard work that has been put into the Parker Press by students and staff. 

Strategic Planning Process Survey

Community Stakeholders,

Please click here for important information about the strategic planning process in District 161. We welcome your feedback which can be given via the survey by clicking here.

Transportation Survey & Community Forum

Please see this important information regarding bus transportation in School District 161. The district is seeking input by April 10th and will be holding a collaborative community meeting on April 21st. 

To take the survey mentioned in the letter, please click here.

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, 4/19/2015
High: 62 Low: 46
Slight chance rain showers
29% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/20/2015
High: 57 Low: 39
Chance rain showers
35% chance of precipitation.

Snowflurry 2015

Please read the attached packet for important information on Snowflurry 2015

Snowfurry Promo Poster.docx
Snowflurry Application April 2015.doc

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Upcoming Events

Monday, April 20
Track Meet
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
PJHS vs Memorial, Forest Trail
@ Memorial
Tuesday, April 21
Varsity Orchestra Recruiting Tour
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Western Ave
Varsity Orchestra Recruiting Tour
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Flossmoor Hills
Falconnaire/ Falconite Ensemble Practice
3:05 PM - 4:05 PM
Room 3 (Falconnaire)
Room 61 (Falconite)
Orchestra Rehearsals (combo of 5th Graders & PJHS)
3:05 PM - 4:05 PM
SSJHSA Fine Arts/Choral Festival
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Beginning Band, Blue Jazz Band, and Concert Band Concert
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Community Meeting
7:00 PM
@ District Office