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H-F High teachers select ‘Students of the Quarter’

Teachers at Homewood-Flossmoor High School named 16 students to the “Students of the Quarter” list for the first quarter of this school year. They were selected for their achievements in the classroom.

Students and the departments that honored them are:

Emmett Agting, reading; Juliette Benjamin, English; Ni’Kyla Causey-Seymour, world language; Audrey Faris, science; KaNiyah Gill, applied academics-family and consumer science; Khadijah Harris, reading.

Staff changes on the Homewood trustees' agenda Tuesday

The Homewood Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Nov. 28, will be dominated by personnel moves.

Six staff members will take the oath of office in new positions or as new employees.

Larry Lipinski will be sworn in as a captain in the fire department. Jason Presnik will be sworn in as a lieutenant in the fire department. Kyle Paczesny and David Voltka will be sworn in as firefighter/paramedics.

IEA grant helps D153 create Little Free Libraries

Every school in Homewood District 153 now has a Little Free Library thanks to a $750 grant from the Illinois Education Association (IEA) and four volunteers.

Snowflake spotters

From left, Kristen and Debbie Maxwell show the Twisted Q coupon they received Saturday, Nov. 25, for correctly identifying the location of the anomolous snowflake decoration in Homewood.

Citgo station tanks slated for removal next week

Fencing was installed this week at the former Citgo gas station in the 2100 block of 183rd Street in Homewood. Village officials have been informed the storage tanks are slated to be removed next week. 

The village has not received notice about the fate of the building, according to Mayor Richard Hofeld.

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