Upcoming Events

    Thursday, April 24
    4th and 5th Grade trip to PJH to see "Oz"
    Chess Club
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Chorus Rehearsal
    3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
    Friday, April 25
    Mid-Term Trimester 3: Elementary Schools
    PTO - Orland Park Bowl Field Trip
    Mardi Gras Winners
    Editorial Committee Meeting
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Eagle Times
    Today, 4/24/2014
    High: 67 Low: 45
    Rain showers likely
    69% chance of precipitation.
    Tomorrow, 4/25/2014
    High: 69 Low: 41
    Partly sunny
    14% chance of precipitation.

    Social Media Update

    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. 


    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.

    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

    What's Happening!

    Parents' Corner

    Kindergarten Registration
    Thursday, April 10

    To report a student absence, please call the Attendance Line at (708) 709-7699 ext. 2053.

    Leave your name, student's name and reason for absence.  After 8:30 a.m. you may contact the school directly at (708) 647-7100.

    Approved Safe Snack List is attached for all birthday and classroom celebrations

    Please check back regularly, as list is subject to change.

    Weather Procedures - Outdoor recess unless:
    *   Rain,  or icy conditions
    *   Below 20 degrees or wind chill 10 degrees
    *   Extremely high winds