Robert Crown

Attention 5th Grade Parents:

Please see this informational flyer on the upcoming meeting regarding the Human Growth and Development Program to be held at Normandy Villa on January 12, 2015 at 6:30 PM. 

Internet Safety Presentation

What's your child's digital footprint? To find out more, Flossmoor School District 161 invites you to a presentation on Internet Safety from the Illinois Attorney General's Office on Tuesday, January 13th at the Flossmoor Public Library. For more information, 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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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.

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, 12/21/2014
High: 39 Low: 31
6% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/22/2014
High: 43 Low: 40
Rain likely
55% 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
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.



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Upcoming Events

Mon, Dec 22 - Fri, Jan 2
Winter Break
Monday, January 5
Tuesday, January 6
Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee
9:00-10:30 a.m.
Normandy Villa
Tuesday, January 13
Parent University Presentation - Do You Know Where Your Children Are Online
7:00 PM
@ the Flossmoor Library
1000 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor