On Tuesday, July 26th 2016, Flossmoor School District 161 will be applying an herbicide to all district playground areas.  Please see the attached letter from Scott Stachacz, Director of Building and Grounds, for more information. 

Second Grade Mystery Skype


Please take a moment to view the 2nd grade Mystery Skype Video session with Uganda! Great job everyone!

Exciting News!!

The supply lists for the 2016-2017 school year can be found under School Information at the top of our page.

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 (2015-2017)

Flossmoor School District 161 is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2015-2017 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. Read more...

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.

My Song.m4a


Today, 7/27/2016
High: 87 Low: 68
Slight chance thunderstorms
10% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/28/2016
High: 82 Low: 67
Chance rain showers
35% chance of precipitation.

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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.

K Lunch 11:30-11:50
Recess 11:50-12:10
1 Lunch 11:30-11:50
Recess 11:50-12:10
2 Lunch 11:50-12:10
Recess 11:30-11:50
3 Lunch 11:50-12:10
Recess 11:30-11:50
4 Lunch 12:10-12:30
Recess 11:50-12:10
5 Lunch 12:10-12:30
Recess 11:50-12:10

Change in Dismissal form
Change in Dismissal Form[1].docx
Weekly Calendar 5-30-16pv[4].docx

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Upcoming Events

Mon, Jul 25 - Wed, Jul 27
Summer School
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
@ Parker Junior High
Thursday, July 28
Summer School Ends
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday, August 4
New Student Registration
8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
@ District Office

Thursday, August 11
Class Assignment Pick Up
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
@ the schools
Class Assignment Pick-Up
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
@ the schools