Flossmoor School District 161 mapped out and approved a COVID-19 response plan at a special April 2 board of education meeting. As the district continues its period of remote learning, the plan establishes how the district’s operations will continue in light of limited face-to-face interaction due to the school shutdown.[Read More…]
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As the second week of remote learning comes to a close for Flossmoor School District 161, providing students with the tools they need to work from home has been a priority. The district’s remote learning plan went into effect March 16 and has been extended through April 30 in alignment[Read More…]
Flossmoor School District 161 is eligible to receive about $1.7 million as part of the fiscal year 2020 Illinois Tax Grant Relief program. The Illinois State Board of Education announced Jan. 27 that 39 school districts are eligible for the program this year, up from 28 districts the previous year,[Read More…]
The latest four Flossmoor District 161 staff members selected for the #AboveAndBeyond recognition were announced during a Jan. 27 school board meeting. The district started the recognition program in December to spread the word about some of the positive impacts teachers and support staff make in the lives of students.[Read More…]
Flossmoor School District 161 saw a positive trend on its Illinois State Board of Education Report Card ratings this year, with two of its elementary schools performing in the top 10 percent of schools statewide, and Parker Junior High shedding its “underperforming” designation.
Members of the Board of Directors for Flossmoor School District 161 began discussion on the 2019 tax levy that will go toward funding the 2020-21 school year. During a Sept. 23 meeting, District 161 Finance Director Frances LaBella overviewed this year’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), which determines the amount of new[Read More…]
The Flossmoor School Board on Monday approved the hiring of an assistant principal for Western Avenue Elementary. Jacqueline Renko, who is currently an English language learners teacher and bilingual coordinator for District 161, will be stepping into the administrative role.
The Flossmoor School Board heard a presentation on District 161’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget and a breakdown of its different funding sources on Aug. 26. The district’s preliminary budget anticipates $35,480,215 in revenue and $35,971,498 in expenses, leaving an operating deficit of $491,333. The total deficit after construction costs is[Read More…]
Flossmoor School District 161 administrators have been working with Paige Bus Enterprises on improving the quality of service since renewing the company’s contract in January, and say they are making progress.
Flossmoor School District 161 is preparing for a number of changes as the 2019-20 school year approaches, including expanding key programs, launching a learning management system and bringing a handful of new administrators on board.