National History Bee


Congratulations to National History Bee Qualifiers David Gibek at Serena Hills as well as Bobby Sterning and Isaiah Zillman from Parker. They will be attending the National Competition in June. David and Bobby also qualified for the National Geography Championship the same weekend.

Parker Press Newspaper

The newest issue of the 2015-2016 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. 

Homework Lab Sign Up

Attention Students and Parents,

Parker Junior High School will begin to offer an extended homework lab opportunity on Thursday of each week. If you are interested, please click here to sign up for one or more dates so that we can ensure the apprropriate number of staff are on hand to assist!

Bullying Reporting Form

Recognizing the need for early response on incidents of bullying, Parker Junior High School has released a "Bullying Reporting Form' for the 2015-2016 school year. 

To access the form, please click here.

Community Letter

Please take a moment to view this letter from District 161. 

Congratulations on Receiving the Apple Distinguished Program

Flossmoor School District 161 named Apple Distinguished Program (2015-2017)

Flossmoor School District 161 is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2015-2017 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. Read more...

To view the letter from Apple, please click here. 

8th Grade Graduation Tickets Raffle

Congratulations to the winners of the PTO graduation ticket raffle!

Brianna Bridges - 2 tickets
Jazmyn Kelley - 2 tickets
Taylor Harvey -  2 tickets with reserved seating
Christian Wagner - 2 tickets with reserved seating and reserved parking

Earth Month

In honor of Earth Day the Green Team assembled mats made out of recycled plastic bags that will be donated to the homeless!
Green Team members pictured are:  Hannah Beezie, Lauren Matthews, Josh Hur, Liam Hughes, Lyric Robinson, Aaliyah Harris, Janet Amuh, Seated: Chantel Belcher, Kennedy Smith.
Not pictured: Zora Shannon, Andaija McMath, Rachel Payton, Rahsaan Hampton, Vivian Knowles, Imani Warner, Harmony Husbands, Faith Lee, Jane Bachus, and Lucia Malfeo and Mrs. Malfeo,, Mrs. Bachus, and Mrs. Wallenius.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, June 1
8th Grade Graduation Practice
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Parker North Gym
8th grade students dismissed immediately after practice
8th Grade Graduation
7:30 PM
@ Homewood-Flossmoor High School
8th Grade Graduation Ceremony
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Homewood Flossmoor South Gymnasium
(students need to be there at 6:30pm)
Friday, June 3
Last Day of School (if no emergencies days are needed)
7th Grade Fun Day
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM