Tag: Flossmoor School District 161

District 161 begins search for new Parker Junior High principal

Flossmoor School District 161 officials announced on Friday, Dec. 3, that a search would begin for a new principal at Parker Junior High School. Superintendent Dana Smith informed parents and guardians of district students about the move on Monday. Principal Amabel Crawford was appointed to the position after previous principal[Read More…]

D161 considering COVID-19 vaccine requirement for staff, though exemptions would remain

Flossmoor School District 161 is considering implementing a vaccine requirement for its unvaccinated staff members that would only allow for medical or religious exemptions. “I would recommend it,” Superintendent Dana Smith said Monday, Sept. 13, when presenting the item for discussion during a special meeting of the board of education.[Read More…]

Associate Superintendent: D161 facing ‘rough, rough start’ to transportation this school year

Schools nationwide are facing transportation issues to start the 2021-2022 school year, and Flossmoor School District 161 has not been immune to the trend. “It’s been a rough, rough start,” Associate Superintendent Frances LaBella told the district’s board of education the evening of Monday, Aug. 30. In June, LaBella warned[Read More…]

Winter events

FRIDAY, DEC. 9

SATURDAY, DEC. 10

  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.

 

 

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