Parker Junior High School

Parker music students chosen for ILMEA festival

Seven Parker Junior High School students have been chosen to participate in a statewide musical festival on Nov. 4. The District 1 Music Festival, hosted by the Illinois Music Education Association Elementary and Junior High Division, is taking place at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox.

As school year nears, second assistant principal named at Parker

Flossmoor District 161’s board of education took another step toward bringing a stronger administrative team to Parker Junior High School when members approved the appointment of Rebecca Williams as a second assistant principal at the school.

District 161 names new assistant principal at Parker

Jennifer Hartman will be the new assistant principal at Parker Junior High School.

The Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education unanimously voted for her appointment at Monday’s meeting.

Parker students honored for history fair projects

Parker Junior High School had 32 students honored by the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education May 8 for their outstanding projects in the Chicago Metro History Fair.

New Parker Junior High principal named after three-month search

A new principal is coming to Parker Junior High School in Flossmoor.

When the District 161 Board of Education announced at Monday’s meeting its unanimous decision to hire Fred Hunter, the news was greeted by enthusiastic applause and a standing ovation.

District 161 honors Parker musicians, volleyball players

Talented musicians and volleyball players from Parker Junior High School were recently honored with certificates by the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education.
 
During the April 10 school board meeting, the musicians were recognized for their participation in a recent festival produced by the Illinois Music Educators Association.

District 161 considering search firm to help find Parker principal

The search for a new principal at Parker Junior High School will soon be underway and it’s possible Flossmoor District 161 will turn to a familiar search firm for assistance.

Interim Superintendent Michael Popp said a traditional internal search or using an outside source are the two options. His remarks were made at Tuesday’s board of education meeting.

Parker cross country team victorious at junior high conference meet

  Seventh grade girls team

Parker Junior High School’s cross country teams swept the South Suburban Junior High School Association conference meet.

District 161 board OKs resignation pact, hires interim principal

After approving a resignation agreement with former Parker Junior High School Principal David Kennedy, Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education members Monday voted to appoint an interim principal at the school.

Vickie Person will take over as Parker’s principal on Sept. 19, Superintendent Craig Doster said.

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