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.
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.
Friday, May 22, 2015