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H-F students awarded internships, scholarships through ACE Mentor Program

Eight students from the Project Lead the Way Program at Homewood-Flossmoor High School have been awarded summer internships and scholarships for their outstanding work this past school year.
 
Teacher Nate Beebe, who directs PLTW, said the students were selected for their work and efforts in the ACE Mentor Program of America. H-F students focus on architecture, construction and engineering by participating in the after school program at firms in Chicago’s Loop. 

Village, schools add crossing guard in downtown Flossmoor

With the addition of a crossing guard at school dismissal time, Flossmoor officials are continuing to target traffic problems in the village’s downtown area.

In a Thursday media advisory, Village Manager Bridget Wachtel said the village and Flossmoor School Distrcit 161 have agreed to add a crossing guard at the intersection of Sterling Avenue and Flossmoor Road at the end of the school day.

H-F High inducts students into National Honor Society ranks

The National Honor Society at Homewood-Flossmoor High School inducted sophomores and juniors into its ranks during a special ceremony April 23.
 

District 153 students honored at ‘Pass the Baton’ music banquet

The District 153 Music Parents Association hosted the nearly 200 students in the music programs at James Hart School in Homewood at its “Pass the Baton” banquet May 2.
 
During the program, several special awards were presented.
 

CN official lauds company relationship with Homewood

Diverse. Stable. Respectful. Those are the characteristics of Homewood that attracted Canadian National Railway to the village and persuaded company officials to locate its U.S. training center here, according to John Orr, CN senior vice president of operations. 

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