Tag: District 161

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…]

District 161 members to decide school option on July 13

During a two-hour special meeting Monday, the members of the District 161 school board considered three options for how to reopen schools this fall. Superintendent Dana Smith and a planning team presented the board with three options: 1) students return to the classroom; 2) a hybrid plan with students attending[Read More…]

Summer classroom sizes in SD 161 will be limited due to pandemic

Flossmoor School District 161 is looking to limit classroom sizes during its summer academy to encourage student engagement.   School board members and district administrators discussed plans for the summer session at a special meeting May 7, which was held remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Classes will be limited[Read More…]

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Districts plan Pulaski Day as polar vortex makeup

Homewood and Flossmoor students will forfeit the March 4 Casimir Pulaski Day holiday so the districts can get to the required 176 days on the school calendar. While students will learn of the heroism of Pulaski, this year it won’t mean a day off.  

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