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Social media threat causes lockdown at Parker JH

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…]

Flossmoor School Board revisits Parker underperforming designation

The Flossmoor District 161 School Board continued conversations on rectifying the state’s underperforming designation for Parker Junior High School at its Nov. 26 meeting.  Potential avenues of improvement include hiring a former District 161 principal as a special projects consultant, continuing work on classroom culture and climate and enhancing district[Read More…]

State designates Parker Junior High as ‘underperforming’

Parker Junior High School was labeled as underperforming for the 2018-19 school year based on low-income and special education students falling below Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) standards.   The Flossmoor District 161 school board on Nov. 13 discussed the state’s designation but struggled to identify a specific issue that[Read More…]

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Parker Junior High moving on to baseball sectionals

Parker Junior High of Flossmoor walked away with the regional title in the Illinois Elementary School Association’s baseball tournament, defeating Homewood’s James Hart School 15-4 on Monday. Hart went into the game at Lions Field undefeated. In the semi-match Saturday it scored 14-4 against its opponent. Monday the tables were turned.

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Parker music students chosen for ILMEA festival

Seven Parker Junior High School students have been chosen to participate in a statewide musical festival on Nov. 4. The District 1 Music Festival, hosted by the Illinois Music Education Association Elementary and Junior High Division, is taking place at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox.

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