H-F High math, French and Spanish honor societies induct new members

Mu Alpha Theta math honors society and the Spanish, French, Art and Tri-M Music National Honor Societies at Homewood-Flossmoor High School are inducting new members.
 

Hart School Scholastic Bowl winners have the answers

Are you smarter than a James Hart School student? Teacher Rick Druse would be happy for you to prove your abilities by going against any student on the school’s winning Scholastic Bowl team.

20 Minutes Matter program urges parents to devote time to children daily

Life keeps us busy and at the end of the day if a parent counted up how many minutes their children had their complete undivided attention, they may be surprised by the sparse total. That focused one-on-one time tends to decrease as children grow, spending more time doing homework or reading independently and becoming busier themselves with extracurricular activities.
 

Peer Jury gives teen offenders a way out of trouble

Good kids make bad choices. Peer Jury tries to set them on the right course.
 
Based on the principles of restorative justice, Peer Jury allows the Homewood and Flossmoor Police Departments to give teens under the age of 18 the chance to make amends for their misdemeanor crime and stay out of the court system.
 

New members seated, Hoereth elected District 161 board president

The dust may be settling in Flossmoor School District 161. After eight months of rotating chairs and occasional turmoil, the district is welcoming two new administrators, three new members to the school board and a new team of board officers.

Flossmoor water main project moves forward

The replacement of water pipes in Flossmoor marches on after the village board on Monday, May 1, decided materials being used were safe.

The issue of new piping came to light after some residents questioned the safety of plastic piping.

Irwin Park will get a new Christmas tree

The holiday tree at Irwin Park was beautiful for ceremonies in December, but it didn’t survive through the winter.
 
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park Board got the bad news at its Tuesday, May 2, meeting. 

Applications being accepted for Homewood school board’s open seat

The Homewood District 153 school board held a special meeting Monday, May 1, to elect officers and declare a vacancy on the board.
 
Shelly Marks will continue as board president. Alex Bosch was elected vice president and Gregory Lawrence will serve as secretary.
 

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