Flossmoor School District 161 board members are considering recommendations from its Long-Range Planning Committee on how to invest millions of dollars in updates at district schools. At the same time, board members say they are reluctant to ask taxpayers through a referendum to fund a portion of the remodeling projects,[Read More…]
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The Parker Junior High 8th grade boys track team secured the program’s first-ever Class 4A state championship last weekend at East Peoria High School. The Falcons finished with 47 team points, 16 ahead of second-place Winston Junior High from Palatine. Myles Ellis was the champion in the 400-meter dash and[Read More…]
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…]
With remote learning dominating the 2020-2021 school year for Flossmoor School District 161, Parker Junior High School decided to shine the spotlight on its theater program virtually at the end of the semester. During the Jan. 4 regular board meeting, board members and administrators applauded the students and teachers for[Read More…]
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Parker Junior High School students this month are conducting video interviews with parents and other community members about how they were influenced by African American role models, and how those persons helped them succeed in their own lives. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial[Read More…]
Parker Junior High School cross country programposted some of the best results it has ever achievedearlier this month at the state meet in Normal. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
Flossmoor School District 161 this week announced the appointment of two new assistant principals at Parker Junior High School. Tara Peacock and Michelle Wisniewski will join incoming principal Amabel Crawford as top administrators at Parker. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber?[Read More…]
Five Parker Junior High students will be dramatizing the story of the Black Panther Party when they represent Illinois in the junior high division at the National History Day competition June 10 at the University of Maryland. A campaign is on now to help fund the students’ trip to the East[Read More…]
Administrators at Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor initiated a yellow lockdown early in the morning Wednesday, April 24, after being informed of a threat against the school posted to social media. No incidents of violence have been reported. The lockdown remains in effect and will until the end of[Read More…]