Strategic Planning Process Survey

Community Stakeholders,

Please click here for important information about the strategic planning process in District 161. We welcome your feedback which can be given via the survey by clicking here.

Transportation Survey & Community Forum

Please see this important information regarding bus transportation in School District 161. The district is seeking input by April 10th and will be holding a collaborative community meeting on April 21st. 

To take the survey mentioned in the letter, 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. 

2015 Kindergarten Registration

Please click here for information regarding the upcoming Kindergarten Registration Night, scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 9th from 6:30-8:00 pm at all District Elementary Schools. 

Asthma Education Opportunity

Please click here for information regarding an asthma management program available to students during the school day. All inquires should be made to Kathy Knawa, District Nurse, at 647-7009. 

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, 3/31/2015
High: 51 Low: 32
Partly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/1/2015
High: 64 Low: 52
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.

Quick Links


Preschool Screening

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

Daily Announcements

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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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
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5 Lunch 12:10-12:30
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Upcoming Events

Mon, Mar 30 - Fri, Apr 3
Monday, April 6
Tuesday, April 7
Classes Resume
Thursday, April 9
Kindergarten Registration
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
@ District's Elementary schools

Friday, April 10
4th & 5th Grade Choir
District Concert
PJH - 8:30-11:50 a.m.
Play Dress Rehearsal
Thursday cast
3:00-5:30 p.m.