Illinois 5Essentials

The Illinois 5Essentials Survey is open for parents and guardians.  Please follow the link and click on the blue box in the upper right hand corner to take the survey.  Parents should complete the survey for each of their students enrolled in the district. The survey provides a unique opportunity for students, teachers, and parents to have a voice in improving their schools.  This survey will serve as an opportunity for schools to reflect on progress and impact positive changes in District 161. All District 161 parents and guardians can complete the survey on any device. Please complete the survey for each of your children.  Thank you for your participation.  

 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

School Announcements

  • Notice of Herbicide Application

    On Saturday and Sunday, September 15th and 16th 2018, weather permitting, Flossmoor School District 161 will be applying an herbicide to the playground areas at Serena Hills, Flossmoor Hills, Heather Hill, and Western Avenue. Click here for more information.

    Heather Hill Elementary School

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Illinois Learning Standards

Click on the Illinois Learning Standards to download information on the content that your student(s) will be learning this year!   

Bridges in Mathematics

School District 161 is implementing a new K-5 math program: Bridges in Mathematics! Click on Bridges 2nd Edition Family Support to be directed to a site that details an overview of the math program, frequently asked questions and "Ways a Parent Can Help with Math." In addition, you can click on each grade level to find more information on overviews, a welcome letter, unit parent letters, games and additional resources. We hope you find these online resources helpful!