Parker Press Newspaper

The first 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. 

Community Health Announcement

District 161 will continue to be proactive in providing important health information to our stakeholders. We invite our website visitors to read this letter from the District regarding current health issues in our nation as well as a fact sheet from the Center for Disease Control.

Illinois SB 16 Information

Please take a moment to view important information regarding Illinois Senate Bill 16 and the effects it would have on School District 161 funding. We invite you to click here for more information on Illinois Senate Bill 16, as well as the links below.

Senate Bill 16 Overview
Senate Bill 16 Fact Sheet
Senate Bill 16: School Districts Adversely Affected

School Board Election

Nominating petition forms for the April 7, 2015 school board election in Flossmoor School District 161 are available. Please click here for more information. Additional information for candidates is available by clicking 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.

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Local Weather

Today, 11/28/2014
High: 34 Low: 31
Mostly cloudy
10% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/29/2014
High: 51 Low: 41
Mostly cloudy
9% chance of precipitation.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, November 28
Thanksgiving Holiday
School Closed
Monday, December 1
8th Grade Girls' Basketball IESA Regionals
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday, December 2
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
8th Grade Girls' Basketball IESA Regionals
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM