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Aracelis Janelle Scharon joins D161 board, Carolyn Griggs elected president

The Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education got a minor shake-up this week, reorganizing in the wake of the April 6 election.

First, the District 161 community bid farewell to board member Stephen Paredes, who did not seek reelection. Paredes, who has been on the board since 2013, shared some words with those in attendance at the special meeting, rescheduled for Tuesday, April 27, to coincide with Cook County’s last day to certify the election results.

“I hope I have shown gratitude for my position here over the past few years by . . .

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