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Building director urges SD161 board to green-light new AC units soon

Four old rooftop air conditioning units might not make it through next summer, according to Flossmoor School District 161 administrators, who are asking the board to quickly approve more than a half-million dollars to replace them. 

Scott Stachacz, Director of Buildings and Grounds, presented the recommendation to the board at its Oct. 24 meeting.

The Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education honored its principals and assistant principals, including Assistant Principal Tara Peacock, Principal Ursula Parris, and Assistant Principal Michelle Wisniewski from Parker Junior High; Principal Gina Isabelli from Western Avenue Elementary; Principal Elizabeth . . .

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.


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