Author: Bill Jones

District 161 students, parents offer input via remote learning surveys

District 161 school board members got a look at student and parent responses to the district’s remote learning programs. During a special  board meeting Sept. 29, Superintendent Dana Smith shared results of remote learning student surveys. Smith summarized the findings telling board members responses were limited, and officials wanted to[Read More…]

Flossmoor scores MWRD grant; newcomers join village commissions 

Flossmoor is in line to get a major monetary boost to its water infrastructure improvement program for Hagen Lane and Douglas Avenue. At a rescheduled village board meeting Sept. 8, Mayor Paul Braun announced that the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago provided officials notice that Flossmoor is to[Read More…]

D161 sees progress on Western Avenue, Flossmoor Hills projects

Alumni may soon want to make a return trip to Western Avenue Elementary School. “To experience Western with central air — we have been talking about that for so long,” said Michelle Hoereth, president of Flossmoor School District 161’s Board of Education. Superintendent Dana Smith noted it “feels completely different”[Read More…]

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