Tag: school reopening

D161 sees progress on Western Avenue, Flossmoor Hills projects

Alumni may soon want to make a return trip to Western Avenue Elementary School. “To experience Western with central air — we have been talking about that for so long,” said Michelle Hoereth, president of Flossmoor School District 161’s Board of Education. Superintendent Dana Smith noted it “feels completely different”[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…]

Schools adapt: Facing the challenges of a new school year

When there’s no right answer, you make the best choice. That’s what was asked of school board members in Homewood and Flossmoor in deciding how to start school this month. In Homewood District 153 and Flossmoor District 161, students will be divided into two groups returning to school two days[Read More…]

H-F High students will be back to remote learning in fall

The District 233 school board directed Superintendent Von Mansfield to prepare for school to start on a remote learning schedule that will keep students out of the building but working with teachers through classes conducted online. Mansfield made the recommendation for remote learning at a special board meeting Tuesday. He[Read More…]

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