Community Health Announcement

District 161 will continue to be proactive in providing important health information to our stakeholders. We invite our website visitors to read this letter from the District regarding current health issues in our nation as well as a fact sheet from the Center for Disease Control.

Illinois SB 16 Information

Please take a moment to view important information regarding Illinois Senate Bill 16 and the effects it would have on School District 161 funding. We invite you to click here for more information on Illinois Senate Bill 16, as well as the links below.

Senate Bill 16 Overview
Senate Bill 16 Fact Sheet
Senate Bill 16: School Districts Adversely Affected

School Board Election

Nominating petition forms for the April 7, 2015 school board election in Flossmoor School District 161 are available. Please click here for more information. Additional information for candidates is available by clicking here.

Exciting News!!

Information on this year's Fall Festival Fun has been sent home with the students.  Please take a moment to read and familiarize yourself with the time line of this fun day.  The deadline to return the permission form is Wednesday, Oct. 29.  If you do not return a form, we will assume your child is staying here for lunch and may participate in all activities.  Any questions, please call the office.
Halloween-WA.pdf
Please click on the link below to view information regarding Parent/Guardian Visiting Day at Western Avenue on Friday, November 7, 2014.
Parent Visiting Day.pdf
Western Avenue is proud to showcase its collection of PBIS videos. Please click here to watch our stars in action. 

Daily Announcements

2014-15 LUNCH SCHEDULE
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
Change in Dismissal Form[1].docx
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.

PRINCIPAL'S WEEKLY INFORMATIONAL BLAST
Weekly Calendar 10-20-14pv.docx

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.


My Song.m4a

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.

Local Weather

Today, 10/21/2014
High: 51 Low: 40
Slight chance rain showers
21% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/22/2014
High: 53 Low: 36
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, October 27
Wed, Oct 29 - Fri, Oct 31
5th Grade Outdoor Ed.
Friday, November 7
PARENT VISITING DAY
Monday, November 10
Board of Education Meeting
7:30 PM
@ District office

 
Tuesday, November 11
NO SCHOOL
VETERAN'S DAY