Tag: Serena Hills School

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Serena Hills teacher recognized for implementing meal delivery plan during pandemic

When Flossmoor School District 161 buildings started shutting down last spring amid the first wave of statewide lockdowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Homewood resident Amy Sizemore-Green jumped into action. A special education teacher for Serena Hills Elementary School in Flossmoor School District 161, she knew that students who relied[Read More…]

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 have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free[Read More…]

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Serena Hills principal resigns, third in District 161 to quit since March

Shari Demitrowicz, the principal of Serena Hills School for the last five years, is leaving Flossmoor District 161 at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year. Demitrowicz’s resignation was announced at the April 8 board of education meeting.    You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive[Read More…]

Donation of up to $200,000 for Serena Hills Smartlab announced

Serena Hills School alumnus Allan DiCastro has made another sizeable donation to the elementary school from which he graduated four decades ago. DiCastro is donating up to $200,000 to fund a “Smartlab” at the school, one of five campuses in Flossmoor District 161. District officials announced the gift at the[Read More…]

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District 161 Golden Apple finalist recalls journey to teaching excellence

Andrea Beaty, a fourth grade teacher for Flossmoor District 161 at Serena Hills School in Chicago Heights, will be among 34 finalists recognized for this year’s Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited[Read More…]

Fall events

SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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