Columbus Day could become a thing of the past — at least in name — for Flossmoor School District 161, but officials said it deserves more discussion before making any permanent changes.
The topic was raised early during the school board's meeting Tuesday, Oct. 13, one day later than normal because of the federal holiday. Superintendent Dana Smith said the question came up in submitted public comments for the meeting.
He noted public hearings would be required if the district did not want to observe the holiday as a day off. In recent years, it has . . .