Flossmoor Road Viaduct Closing Information

Please read this important information regarding the upcoming closing of the Flossmoor Road viaduct, beginning on Monday, August 11th. 

2014-2015 Highlights

Please click here to read important information from Superintendent Doster regarding District 161 initiatives, including the five-year strategic plan. 

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.


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, 9/2/2014
High: 81 Low: 61
Partly sunny
12% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/3/2014
High: 84 Low: 70
Mostly sunny
7% chance of precipitation.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 3
Elementary Open House
Monday, September 8
Board of Education Meeting
7:30 PM
@ District office

 
Tuesday, September 9
District PTO Meeting
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
@ District Office 

Friday, September 12
School Improvement Day
11:30 a.m. Student dismissal
Monday, September 22
Committee of the Whole Meeting
7:00 PM
@ District Office

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

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 9-1-14pv.docx