Tag: District 161

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Parker music students chosen for ILMEA festival

Seven Parker Junior High School students have been chosen to participate in a statewide musical festival on Nov. 4. The District 1 Music Festival, hosted by the Illinois Music Education Association Elementary and Junior High Division, is taking place at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox.

Donation of up to $200,000 for Serena Hills Smartlab announced

Serena Hills School alumnus Allan DiCastro has made another sizeable donation to the elementary school from which he graduated four decades ago. DiCastro is donating up to $200,000 to fund a “Smartlab” at the school, one of five campuses in Flossmoor District 161. District officials announced the gift at the[Read More…]

District 161 OKs calendar for 2017-2018 school year

  The calendar for the 2017-2018 school year was unanimously approved Monday by the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education. The calendar has only minor changes from recent years and is being coordinated with neighboring school districts. However, the board may later discuss how one of the holidays is labeled.[Read More…]

Pay hikes approved in District 161

Pay increases for all employees are now in place after actions were taken by the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education at a special meeting Jan. 23. Approved were raises for non-bargaining employees and new rates of pay for substitute teachers and lunch aides. These increases follow a new four-year[Read More…]

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