Science Fest 2015

Please take a moment to read this important information regarding the 2015 Science Fest!

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Serena Hills School


Yearbook -  $15.00 each

Order forms and money are due by March 1st. 

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Libro Anuario - $15.00 c/u

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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:

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.

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.

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run




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. 

Show your support for the district and our team by purchasing a one of a kind Slam Dunk t-shirt!


Needs Assessment Survey

Parents & Staff:

Please assist the special education department in planning for the 2015-2016 school year.  Your input is valuable to us. 

Parents: For your survey, please click here.
Staff: For your survey, please click here.

Local Weather

Today, 2/27/2015
High: 16 Low: -2
Mostly sunny
3% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/28/2015
High: 21 Low: 14
Partly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.

Upcoming Events

Friday, February 27
3rd Grade Parent Activity Day
9:00 AM
2nd Grade Parent Activity Day
2:15 PM
Sunday, March 1
PTO Family Fun Night - Basketball Game Harlem Wizards Team vs SD161 Slam Dunks
5:30 PM
@ Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Monday, March 2
Casimir Pulaski Day
No School
Tuesday, March 3
Teacher Institute Day
No School

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