Flossmoor Family Fitness Fest

Please  click here for more information about the upcoming Flossmoor Family Fitness Fest on January 25th. 

Math Bowl

Information regarding the 2015 Math Bowl for 1st-8th grade students is available by clicking here. All permission slips with a parent signature are due no later than January 30, 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.

Exciting News!!

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

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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Needs Assessment Survey

Parents & Staff:

Please assist the special education department in planning for the 2015-2016 school year.  Your input is valuable to us. 

Parents: For your survey, please click here.
Staff: For your survey, please click here.

Local Weather

Today, 1/25/2015
High: 31 Low: 16
90% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 1/26/2015
High: 29 Low: 23
Slight chance snow
20% chance of precipitation.

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Daily Announcements

K Lunch 11:30-11:50
Recess 11:50-12:10
1 Lunch 12:10-12:30
Recess 11:50-12:10
2 Lunch 11:50-12:10
Recess 11:30-11:50
3 Lunch 11:30-11:50
Recess 11:50-12:10
4 Lunch 11:50-12:10
Recess 12:10-12:30
5 Lunch 12:10-12:30
Recess 11:50-12:10

Change in Dismissal form
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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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Extremely high winds

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, January 25
Flossmoor 161 Family Fitness Fest
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
@ Homewood-Flossmoor North Building

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday, January 28
5th Grade Robert Crown
Friday, January 30
Tuesday, February 3
District Coffee
6:30 PM
@ District Office 

Thursday, February 5
Science Night
5:00-7:00 p.m.