Tag: Flossmoor District 161

New principal selected for Parker Junior High

The District 161 school board approved a contract with Ursula Parris to serve as the next principal at Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor. Parris will come to the district starting July 1 after serving as a school administrator in Florida where she has nearly 15 years of school administration[Read More…]

D161 continues to refine complex reopening plan

Flossmoor District 161 board members continued to help the administration refine the plan to reopen schools this fall and heard good news about a number of summer construction projects at the July 20 meeting. Superintendent Dana Smith said parents and board members have been instrumental in helping to think through[Read More…]

District 161 staff receive ‘Those Who Excel’ honors

Five individuals from Flossmoor District 161 were selected to receive “Those Who Excel” awards from the Illinois State Board of Education at a ceremony Oct. 19 in Bloomington-Normal. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a[Read More…]

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Chalk the Walk gives D161 students a first-day boost

Students at Flossmoor District 161 schools were greeted Thursday morning with messages of love and support as part of the annual Chalk the Walk project, an effort to help all students with a positive message for the new school year. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital[Read More…]

Parker principal resigns, replacement named

The Flossmoor School Board approved the resignation of Parker Junior High Principal Fred Hunter and named Amabel Crawford as his replacement Monday during a special board meeting, according to a District 161 press release. Hunter’s resignation will go into effect June 30, and Crawford will take on the role beginning[Read More…]

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New communications manager will oversee marketing in District 161, village of Flossmoor

Flossmoor School District 161 and the Village of Flossmoor have named a communications manager who will oversee marketing efforts and public information at both governmental units. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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