We are so proud of our Kindergarten "superhero" singers! They put on a fantastic performance for some very proud parents and teachers. Thank you to Mx. G. and the Kindergarten team for all their hard work and support! #d161learns #gohornets161
We had such a great time at Family Literacy Night tonight! Thank you to our visiting students and families. We celebrated reading with a book swap, playing a life-sized Candyland game, enjoying word games, creating art, reading and relaxing, and so much more. A special shout-out to our committee members for planning such a fun event! #d161learns #gohornets161
Homewood-Flossmoor High School Your VOICE Matters Survey: As Homewood-Flossmoor High School charts a course for the future through a strategic planning process, it is asking the community to share their thoughts on what is going well and what areas the school may want to rethink. The entire HF community is invited to take the Your VOICE Matters Survey. Results will be analyzed by the Strategic Planning Team.
The survey closes on Friday, October 20, so please respond today!
Click the link below to take the survey: https://www.hfhighschool.org/district_info/strategic_plan
We hope you can come visit the Scholastic Book Fair this week, sponsored by the HH PTO! Visit the gym from 3:00-6:00 pm for the rest of the week to find some great reads. Remember to bring cash or sign up for an eWallet!
We hope you can join us for the upcoming District 161 Parent University session on October 3, 2023. Christina Jontra, Educator and CEO of the Neptune Navigate Digital Citizenship Organization, will share Digital Citizenship information for parents. The session will take place at Parker Junior High School [2810 School Street / Flossmoor] from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Aurelio’s Pizza will be served from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Please RSVP using this link: https://shorturl.at/ekmY1
If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Karen French at 708-647-7017.
District 161's Board of Education meeting has been cancelled for Tuesday, September 26, 2023. The next District 161 Board of Education will take place on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 6:00 p.m.
We had so many wonderful staff and community volunteers supporting Flossmoor's Hidden Gem Half Marathon yesterday! Thank you to all that came out, encouraged, and provided refreshments. We love our community! #gohornets161
We're looking forward to seeing 1st-5th grade families at Open House this week! Please note the time is 7:00-8:30 pm!
Thank you to the HH PTO for all their hard work and support! Hosting the annual (and always fun) Back to School Bash, supporting Kindergarten and new student families, and welcoming all students makes us proud to partner together! #goHornets161
We've had an amazing first few days back to school! Students are learning to become teammates, practicing school expectations, and creating social contracts to build community. #d161learns #gohornets161
We hope to see you at the annual Back to School party tomorrow [August 18] at Flossmoor Park. The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. with fun family activities followed by the showing of "The Super Mario Bros." moving.
I am truly the luckiest principal!!! Thank you to the HH team for all the hard work it took to get ready for students and families today. Thank you to the PTO for all their support and dedication. Here's to a great first day and phenomenal 23-24 school year! #gohornets161
Students and Dr. Smith joined in the fun of Chalk the Walk, too! Positive messages for the first day of school lift everyone up! #gohornets161
We had such a fantastic Chalk the Walk experience! We can't wait to see students' faces when they see all the love and support from our community. We are so very grateful! #gohornets161
Please join us in writing encouraging messages to students and staff before the first day of school! We'll see you for Chalk the Walk!
We're so excited to meet our Kindergarteners and new students on Tuesday! The PTO will also be hosting a Boo Hoo Breakfast for Kindergarten families on Thursday, 8/17, at 9:00 am on the primary playground side!
Class assignment pick-up is next week! We're so excited to see families! A friendly reminder that only students that are registered (K-5) and have proven residency (Kindergarten and 3rd grade) will be able to receive packets. Check out "Student Registration" at www.sd161.org
National Night Out in Flossmoor was a hit! We are so grateful to our community partners for keeping us safe. The best part was getting to meet and spend time with some Hornets. We love our community! #d161learns #gohornets161
We are so excited for the finishing touches on our amazing new playground. We're one step closer to welcoming students back on August 17th!
Skyward will not be accessible on Monday, July 24, 2023, due to system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We anticipate that Skyward will be accessible again beginning on Tuesday, July 25, 2023.