Tag: Flossmoor School District 161

District 161 students, parents offer input via remote learning surveys

District 161 school board members got a look at student and parent responses to the district’s remote learning programs. During a special  board meeting Sept. 29, Superintendent Dana Smith shared results of remote learning student surveys. Smith summarized the findings telling board members responses were limited, and officials wanted to[Read More…]

District 161 plans, FAQs published but remain fluid

Families in Flossmoor School District 161 got the fall semester reopening plan and frequently-asked-questions document late last week, but refinements continue, according to Superintendent Dana Smith. At a special meeting of the school board on Monday, Aug. 3, Smith reported that the nature of questions from parents has generally changed in recent days, shifting[Read More…]

District 161 continues to refine school reopening plan

The Flossmoor School District 161 reopening plan dominated the school board’s virtual meeting on Monday, July 27, as district officials continue their pivot to holding school during a pandemic.  The 18-page plan and an associated 14-page frequently-asked-questions document are expected to grow by about half a dozen pages, at least,[Read More…]

D161 board to review detailed draft reopening plan on Monday

At its July 13 meeting, the Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education approved a plan that would allow parents to choose between a hybrid in-person/remote learning option and all-remote learning when school opens in the fall. At the board’s July 20 meeting, discussion of a more detailed draft plan is on the[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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