Flossmoor School District 161

Aracelis Janelle Scharon joins D161 board, Carolyn Griggs elected president

April 30, 2021 - 20:58

The Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education got a minor shake-up this week, reorganizing in the wake of the April 6 election.

First, the District 161 community bid farewell to board member Stephen Paredes, who did not seek reelection. Paredes, who has been on the board since 2013, shared some words with those in attendance at the special meeting, rescheduled for Tuesday, April 27, to coincide with Cook County’s last day to certify the election results.

District 161 board seeking new member to replace Michelle Hoereth

April 20, 2021 - 22:59

Flossmoor School District 161 board President Michelle Hoereth was elected on April 6 to the District 233 Board of Education, and that will leave an open spot on the District 161 board.

Hoereth is expected to submit her resignation from the District 161 board on May 3, The board will have 60 days to appoint her successor, according to a statement from the district on Tuesday.

Report shows D161 ahead on mid-year revenue collection, but careful planning still needed for facilities upgrades

February 26, 2021 - 22:00

Flossmoor School District 161 is ahead of the game when it comes to revenues and expenditures at the halfway point of fiscal year 2021, but how to address facilities needs going forward will be a focus for administrators.

Finance Director Frances LaBella provided a Mid-Year Financial Report Monday, Feb. 22, during District 161’s Board of Education meeting. She also addressed the district’s long-range facility plan.


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