Tag: Parker Junior High

New principal selected for Parker Junior High

The District 161 school board approved a contract with Ursula Parris to serve as the next principal at Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor. Parris will come to the district starting July 1 after serving as a school administrator in Florida where she has nearly 15 years of school administration[Read More…]

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Graduation 2020: Parker Junior High

The 340 graduates of Parker Junior High were decked out in their blue caps and gowns for the May 26 virtual graduation ceremonies that were shared through YouTube. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Capturing Kids Hearts, STEAM labs to expand in Flossmoor schools

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. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber?[Read More…]

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Hart, Parker to face off in playoff game Monday

It will be Flossmoor facing Homewood when Parker Junior High comes up against undefeated James Hart School. The baseball teams will each try to win a game Monday to advance to the Illinois Elementary School Association’s state championship. The game will be played at 4 p.m. at Lions Field, 1041 Ridge[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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