Community Coffee & Tours

Please click here for more information regarding the upcoming Community Coffee taking place at Parker Junior High on Wednesday, November 4th. 

Exciting News!!

Western Avenue Celebrates Peace Week

Western Avenue is proud to showcase its collection of PBIS videos. Please click here to watch our stars in action. 

Community Letter

Please take a moment to view this letter from District 161. 

Center for Talent Development

Please click here to read more information about Northwestern University's upcoming Accelerated Weekend Experience on November 7-8, 2015.

Congratulations on Receiving the Apple Distinguished Program

Flossmoor School District 161 named Apple Distinguished Program (2013-2015)

Flossmoor School District 161 is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013-2015 for its 21st Century Learning Initiative: Personalized Learning Using Digital Tools

The Apple Distinguished Program designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence, and demonstrate Apple’s vision of exemplary learning environments.

The selection of Flossmoor School District 161 as an Apple Distinguished Program highlights our success as an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment. 

To view the letter from Apple, please click here.

Student Song!

Western Avenue has some fantastic talent! So, without further ado, under the direction of Mr. Hood and Mrs. Kubas, here are Dori, Audrey, Stephen, Dillion, Lucia, and Sam singing "The PBIS Bully Song." Please click link below.

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Today, 10/4/2015
High: 63 Low: 55
17% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/5/2015
High: 69 Low: 53
Mostly cloudy
8% chance of precipitation.

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To report a student absent please call the Western Ave. Attendance Line at (708)709-7699 ext. 2054.  Please leave your name, student's name, date of absence, reason for absence and a number where you may be reached. If you are calling after 9:30 a.m. contact the school directly at (708)647-7400.

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5 Lunch 12:10-12:30
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Upcoming Events

Friday, October 9
Parent Handbook Sign Off Form Due
Parent Visiting Day
Monday, October 12
Columbus Day - Schools Closed
Tuesday, October 13
Board of Education Meeting
7:00 PM
@ District Office 

Thursday, October 15
Fall Pictures
Parent University
Navigating the District Website & Connecting to Classroom Info
Parent University Session
@Normandy Villa
6:30-7:30 PM
Session description & resources
PTO Cook's Night Out
Flossmoor Station
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.