Winter Parties
Friday, December 19th
2:00 p.m
Room Parents Needed!
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As you may have heard, SD 161 PTO is hosting a basketball game, featuring the Harlem Wizards playing our SD 161 team.  The date is Sunday, March 01, 2015, game time is 5:30p.m.,  venue is Homewood Flossmoor Community High School.



Great News to Share

Serena Hills Wishes Everyone...

Blessings in a Backpack
Please partner with us as we make a difference in the lives of our children. Your donations are needed. Click here for more details!

To make a donation click on the red Make a Donation button & follow the instructions below:

PBIS Spirit Week
December 15th - 19th 

Monday - 15th
Wear Red

Tuesday - 16th 
Wear Green

Wednesday - 17th 
Wear White/Silver "Snowman"

Thursday - 18th 
Wear anything holiday!

Friday - 19th 
Pajama Day

Serena Hills
12 days of Holiday Kindness

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.

Robert Crown

Attention 5th Grade Parents:

Please see this informational flyer on the upcoming meeting regarding the Human Growth and Development Program to be held at Normandy Villa on January 12, 2015 at 6:30 PM. 

Internet Safety Presentation

What's your child's digital footprint? To find out more, Flossmoor School District 161 invites you to a presentation on Internet Safety from the Illinois Attorney General's Office on Tuesday, January 13th at the Flossmoor Public Library. For more information, please click here.

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Local Weather

Today, 12/20/2014
High: 35 Low: 25
7% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/21/2014
High: 39 Low: 27
Mostly cloudy
4% chance of precipitation.

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Upcoming Events

Mon, Dec 22 - Sun, Jan 4
Winter Break
Monday, January 5
Teacher Institute Day
No School
Tuesday, January 6
Students Return
Tuesday, January 13
Parent University Presentation - Do You Know Where Your Children Are Online
7:00 PM
@ the Flossmoor Library
1000 Sterling Ave., Flossmoor
Thursday, January 15
District Spelling Bee
7:00 PM
Parker Jr. HIgh

Important Information

Thank you for attending Parent Teacher Conferences at Serena Hills.  Please take a few moments to provide feedback regarding your parent teacher conference and Serena Hills.  Happy Holidays!

Parent Teacher Conference Survey - English

Parent Teacher Conference Survey - Spanish

Weather Procedures
All children will remain inside when any of the following exist:
*   Rain
*   Temperature below 20 degrees
*   Wind chill 11 degrees or below
*   Icy conditions
*   Extremely high winds

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.