Community Coffee & Tours

Please click here for more information regarding the upcoming Community Coffee taking place at Parker Junior High on Wednesday, November 4th. 

Conversation with Dr. Doster

Parent Universities: October, 2015

October 15, 2015 6:30-7:30 PM @ Normandy Villa
"Navigating the District Website and Connecting to Classroom Information and Resources"

This session highlights the important information available on the district's website and shows parents/guardians how teachers are bringing your child's classroom activities and resources to you to extend learning beyond the school day.

For more information, please 
click here.

October 28, 2015 6:30-7:30 PM @ Normandy Villa
"Odyssey Learning: Curriculum Tools for Student Learning"

In this hands-on session, parents/guardians will learn about odyssey Learning, a personalized learning resource for each student in Flossmoor SD 161. Correlated to NWEA MAP, Odyssey Learning activities provide students targeted learning paths based on their scores in Math and Reading. Parents/Guardians will explore the student activities and see how to monitor progress a student is making toward meeting learning targets.

For more information, please click here.

Center For Talent Development

Please click here to read more information about Northwestern University's upcoming Accelerated Weekend Experience on November 7-8, 2015.

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, 10/4/2015
High: 62 Low: 44
Chance rain showers
43% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/5/2015
High: 70 Low: 54
Mostly cloudy
10% chance of precipitation.

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Upcoming Events

Friday, October 9
Parent Visiting Day
Monday, October 12
Columbus Day - Schools Closed
Tuesday, October 13
Board of Education Meeting
7:00 PM
@ District Office 

Thursday, October 15
Parent University
Navigating the District Website & Connecting to Classroom Info
Parent University Session
@Normandy Villa
6:30-7:30 PM
Session description & resources
Friday, October 23
End of First Quarter (43 school days)