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STEAM lab made possible by donor is up, running at Serena Hills

Students are learning in a brand new space at Serena Hills Elementary School with the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Lab opened for instruction since the beginning of this school year.
 
Made possible by a donation of more than $275,000 from Serena Hills alum Allan DiCastro, the lab features a bay of computers that students use for technology-based learning like programming and animation, a 3D printer, a TV and a classroom pet — a bearded dragon named Stitch.

Pumpkin Smash 2018 is Saturday

  Dave Ward shows how it's 
  done during the 2017 
  Pumpkin Smash.
(Chronicle 
  file photo)
 
Here’s a fun way to end the Halloween season – Pumpkin Smash 2018!

Prize continues to grow in area’s first Queen of Hearts raffle

You may find your “pot of gold” in the first H-F community Queen of Hearts game. The prize is up to $10,100 and growing.
 
Queen of Hearts raffles have taken off in other communities, and this first one here is picking up interest, said Terry Keigher, a member of the H-F Fine and Performing Arts Council, one of three organizations that will benefit from the game.
 

Trick-or-Treat and Halloween party set for Wednesday

No matter the weather, you can expect kids of all ages to be out for Halloween trick-or-treating in Homewood and Flossmoor on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
 
Trick-or-treat hours are 3 to 7 p.m. in both villages. 
 
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is hosting its Halloween Happenings party from 6 to 8 p.m. at the H-F Sports Complex, 18211 Aberdeen St. in Homewood.
 

3rd annual Walk Walton fundraiser makes science fun in Homewood

The third annual Walk Walton PopUp Science Fundraiser Oct. 21 at the Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve featured about 20 junior high students from Homewood and Flossmoor schools sharing what they learned during the internship’s first run.

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