After approving a resignation agreement with former Parker Junior High School Principal David Kennedy, Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education members Monday voted to appoint an interim principal at the school. Vickie Person will take over as Parker’s principal on Sept. 19, Superintendent Craig Doster said. Person is currently an[Read More…]
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As Flossmoor District 161 prepares to approve its 2016-17 budget, significant financial boosts are likely from both state and local sources. With the retirement of Flossmoor’s tax increment financing (TIF) district last December, the Flossmoor school system is expecting a 2.8 percent increase in local tax revenues in the new[Read More…]
Residents brought concerns over last week’s administrative shakeup at Parker Junior High School to Monday’s Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education committee meeting. Nearly 50 people attended the sometimes heated meeting, during which a number of residents peppered board members and administrators with questions and criticism on issues ranging from[Read More…]
Parker Junior High School Principal David Kennedy was placed on administrative leave on Tuesday, the second day of the 2016-17 academic year. Flossmoor School District 161 Superintendent Craig Doster announced the action in an email to Parker parents on Tuesday morning.
Parker Junior High School is starting the 2016-17 academic year with a new assistant principal. Shemeka Fountain, a 16-year veteran of junior high schools in Dolton and South Holland, began her assignment at Parker on Wednesday.
Flossmoor School District 161 is looking for residency cheats. As a new academic year starts – Aug. 22 is the first full day of class – as many as 12 prospective students enrolling in district schools have been “red-flagged” for residency questions, Superintendent Craig Doster said this week. That means[Read More…]