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. 

iPad Deployment

Please take a moment to read this important information regarding iPad deployment from Tony Le, Director of Technology in District 161.

Exciting News!!

PARENTS:  We have a new Change of Dismissal form that we are asking parents to submit to the office if your child will not be going home in their usual way.  This form is located under the Daily Announcements.  There is a link so you can print the form at home.  Please send the form with your student or fax/email a copy to the office as early in the day as possible.

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.

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, 9/21/2014
High: 66 Low: 60
Mostly cloudy
73% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/22/2014
High: 66 Low: 49
Partly cloudy
4% chance of precipitation.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, September 22
Committee of the Whole Meeting
7:00 PM
@ District Office

Friday, October 10
School Improvement Day
Early Dismissal for students
11:15 a.m.
Monday, October 13
Columbus Day - No School
Tuesday, October 14
Board of Education Meeting
7:30 PM
@ District office


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.

Weekly Calendar 9-15-14pv[2].docx