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    District Outreach

    Flossmoor School District is accepting gently used clothing and household items for SPEED Cooperative's upcycle and resale store ALLURE.

    ALLURE, a program of SPEED's Academy for Lifelong Learning, supports students in developing vocational skills.

    The District Office will accept items M-F, 8:00-4:00 A tax receipt for the donation will be provided.

    Navigating eChalk

    Flossmoor School District 161 is committed to providing our stakeholders timely information and helpful hints on our District and School eChalk websites. Please click here for helpful tips on navigating the Flossmoor School District 161 websites.

    Reduced Internet Rates

    Please read this information from the September 3, 2012 edition of the HF Patch, written by Ryan Fitzpatrick regarding reduced Comcast internet rates for some families.

    District Office Coffee

    Please see important information about the upcoming District Office Coffee on April 24th at 9:00 a.m. 

    District Construction

    Please take a moment to view information regarding construction projects from around the district, as well as plans regarding the Parker Construction project. 

    District Overview of Capital Improvements
    Parker Floor Plan

    District Facebook

    Flossmoor School District 161 has a new Facebook page and we are inviting you to visit us there and 'like' the new page. The name of the page recently changed, so you may need to 're-like' us. We also encourage you to visit our Twitter feed on the right side of this page. 


    Special Education Office

    The Special Education Office has posted their annual Needs Assessment Surveys for the 2013-2014 school year. A parent survey as well as staff survey are available. These surveys will close on April 30, 2014. Flossmoor SD 161 thanks you for your feedback!

    School Time Changes for 2014-2015

    At the February 10th, 2014 Board of Education meeting, the Board approved time changes for our four elementary buildings and Parker Junior High School. The changes will take effect starting in the 2014-2015 school year. For more information, please click here.

    More information to follow.

    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.

    Important Announcement

    Please read Superintendent Doster's message regarding the new Illinois School Report Card. For more information, please see the following documents:

    School Report Card Facts
    School Report Card FAQ
    Illinois Report Card Website

    Summer School 2014


    Please visit the Summer School Information Page to learn about Flossmoor District 161's summer program, including an all new enrichment opportunity utilizing Odyssey! Registration is underway.

    Summer School Brochure & Registration Form

    Local Weather

    Today, 4/24/2014
    High: 66 Low: 39
    Rain showers
    41% chance of precipitation.
    Tomorrow, 4/25/2014
    High: 68 Low: 46
    Rain showers
    85% chance of precipitation.

    SD 161 Twitter

    Upcoming Events

    Thursday, April 24
    District Office Coffee
    9:00 AM

    @ District Office, 41 E. Elmwood Dr., Chicago Heights

    Friday, April 25
    Mid-Term Trimester 3: Elementary Schools
    Monday, April 28
    Committee of the Whole Meeting
    7:00 PM
    @ District Office
    Friday, May 2
    Mid-Terms Mailed (Grades 6-8)
    Monday, May 12
    Board of Education Meeting
    7:30 PM
    @ District Office

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