Picketers bring state budget concerns for Gov. Rauner

A small group of protesters brought a very strong message to the corner of Flossmoor Road and Kedzie Avenue Friday afternoon on the occasion of Gov. Bruce Rauner's visit to Homewood-Flossmoor High School: Pass a state budget.

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.

Gov. Rauner applauds outstanding H-F High School arts programs

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner got a first-hand look at Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s outstanding arts programs on Friday. At every stop on his visit he cheered “Go Vikings!” and gave congratulations to students and teachers for their outstanding work.

Flossmoor resident recalls artistic life

  Dolores Janowiak with one of her many creations.
  (Photo by Sharon L. Filkins)

Western Avenue Principal Prosen headed for Oak Brook school

Western Avenue School Principal Chad Prosen resigned this week. He will become the new principal at Brook Forest School in Butler District 53 in Oak Brook beginning with the 2017-18 school year. The District 53 school board approved Prosen’s hiring on May 8.

Talent and dedication leads to H-F student drama interpretation state honors

Being in any competition is intense. To have 19 Homewood-Flossmoor High School students act on a stage as one unit takes talent, patience, skill and training. 
 
That, and hours of rehearsals led to a third place win for the Group Interpretation team’s presentation of “Jekyll and Hyde” at the Illinois High School Association’s Group Interpretation Finals. 
 

H-F dramatic interpretation takes honors at state competition

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School dramatic group interpretation team took third place honors for their 30-minute performance of "Jekyll and Hyde" at the Illinois High School Association’s Drama and Group Interpretation State Finals at the University of Illinois-Springfield in March.

Homewood village board members sworn in again

There were no new faces, but village officials were sworn in at the Homewood board meeting Tuesday.

Cook County Judge Toya Harvey swore in Village President Richard Hofeld, Clerk Marilyn Thomas and Trustees Larry Burnson, Anne Colton and Barbara Dawkins. All were easily re-elected to their respective positions in the April 4 consolidated election.

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