Community Health Announcement

District 161 will continue to be proactive in providing important health information to our stakeholders. We invite our website visitors to read this letter from the District regarding current health issues in our nation as well as a fact sheet from the Center for Disease Control.

Illinois SB 16 Information

Please take a moment to view important information regarding Illinois Senate Bill 16 and the effects it would have on School District 161 funding. We invite you to click here for more information on Illinois Senate Bill 16, as well as the links below.

Senate Bill 16 Overview
Senate Bill 16 Fact Sheet
Senate Bill 16: School Districts Adversely Affected

Great News to Share

Fall Festival
Halloween Parade
Friday, October 31st
Afternoon Activity Information
Click Here!

Parent/Guardian Volunteers Needed!
Click here to sign up online!

K-5th Grade Parent Visiting Day
Friday, November 7th, 2014
9:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Click here for more details!


Pre-K Parent Visiting Day 
AM: 8:45-9:30 a.m.
PM: 11:45-12:30 p.m.
Click here for more details!

PTO News


On March 1st, 2015, the Harlem Wizard basketball team is coming to Flossmoor!  They will play our SD161 team of teachers, administrators, parents, village employees and district alumni, and....


SD 161 PTO Social
Tuesday, November 18th
6:30 p.m.
Parker Junior High

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. Additional information for candidates is available by clicking here.

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.

Quick Links


Local Weather

Today, 11/1/2014
High: 43 Low: 30
Chance rain/snow
36% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/2/2014
High: 50 Low: 38
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.

SH Twitter

Upcoming Events

Mon, Nov 3 - Fri, Nov 7
Bully Prevention Week
Friday, November 7
9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Monday, November 10
Board of Education Meeting
7:30 PM
@ District office

Wednesday, November 12
Picture Re-Take Day

Important Information

Lunch Times

 KG & 3rd Grade
11:30 a.m.

 2nd & 5th Grade
11:50 a.m.

 1st & 4th Grade
12:10 p.m.

Procedures for Entering Serena Hills School

To ensure the safety of students and staff in Flossmoor District 161 the following procedures have been implemented for the 2014/2015 school year:

Approved Safe * Snack List
For All Birthday and Classroom Celebrations
Allergen-Free Safe Snack List
Please check back regularly as list is subject to change.