Tag: Western Avenue School

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District 161 hires assistant principal for Western Avenue Elementary

The Flossmoor School Board on Monday approved the hiring of an assistant principal for Western Avenue Elementary. Jacqueline Renko, who is currently an English language learners teacher and bilingual coordinator for District 161, will be stepping into the administrative role.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers.[Read More…]

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District 161 kids get to see a firefighter’s view

What better way to end summer school than with a chance to sit in a fireman’s truck! After six weeks of learning, the Summer Academy for District 161 ended Thursday, July 26, for more than 400 kids pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle[Read More…]

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District 161 names new principal at Western Avenue School

Less than a month after the principal at Western Avenue School resigned, Flossmoor District 161 has found a replacement. Lisa Dallacqua was unanimously appointed to the post at Monday’s board of education meeting. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of[Read More…]

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Girl Scouts donate cookie money for a Buddy Bench

No one should be without a friend, especially on a playground where kids play games and challenge each other on who can climb and swing the highest or run the furthest. And if you do sit out, you shouldn’t be alone. Sit with a buddy. Girl Scouts collaborated recently to[Read More…]

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Flossmoor prohibits parking on street near Western Avenue School

Parking will be not be allowed on a street near Western Avenue School that has turned into a traffic bottleneck, especially during student drop-off and pick-up schedules. Flossmoor Village Board members Monday unanimously voted to completely remove on-street parking from Vardon Lane between Western Avenue and Gardner Road. You have[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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