Summer School 2015

Summer School 2015 is right around the corner. All registration forms are due no later than Friday, May 15th. In-person registration will take place at Parker Junior High School on Thursday, May 7th from 3:30-6:00 pm. Teachers will be on hand to answer questions about the enrichment program being offered in addition to the regular skill building courses. For more information, please click the icon below, or click here to view an information flyer about registration night and the enrichment program.        


Parent University Feedback

Give your feedback about Parent University topics!

We have just finished our first year of a successful Parent University. You can review some of our courses here

As we move into Year 2 of Parent University, we actively seek input from our parents/guardians. Thank you for taking the time to take this survey!

Exciting News!!

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

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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Local Weather

Today, 5/5/2015
High: 68 Low: 54
Rain showers
99% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/6/2015
High: 80 Low: 54
Slight chance thunderstorms
23% chance of precipitation.

Parent University : Kindergarten Night

Please see information about the upcoming Kindergarten Night program which will be held at the Flossmoor Public Library on May 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM. 

Quick Links


Preschool Screening

Please click here for information on preschool screening in Flossmoor School District 161 on Wednesday, May 27th. 

Daily Announcements

Western Avenue School is participating in the Scholastic Summer Reading.  Click on the following link for more details

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.

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
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3 Lunch 11:30-11:50
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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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Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 7
3rd Grade Concert
6:30 p.m.
WA gym
Saturday, May 9
Science Fest (Open to all students grades 1-8)
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
@ Parker Junior High

Monday, May 11
Board of Education Meeting
7:30 PM
@ District Office
Thursday, May 21
Recognition Tea
4:00 PM
National Junior Honors Society Induction Ceremony
6:30 PM
@ Parker Junior High