Parades, first pitches launch new youth ball season

Youth baseball programs in Homewood and Flossmoor held opening day festivities on Saturday, April 21, with parades and ceremonial first pitches prior to the first games of the season.

NY Times reporter shares insights with H-F’s journalism class

Journalism students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School had an up-and-coming journalism star in their midst when Astead Herndon, a New York Times reporter and H-F graduate, sat for a question-and-answer session on Friday, April 20.
 

Architectural changes align with H-F student needs in MVP Academy

After months of input from faculty, students, administrators and the community, the architects at DLA Architects have given the District 233 school board a revised plan for future work at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. 

Band festival gives young musicians chance to perform, get feedback

Young musicians from Homewood and Flossmoor performed and got valuable feedback and input from experts during the 2018 South Suburban Junior High School Association Band Festival April 12 hosted by James Hart School in Homewood.
 

Foundation 153 helps purchase 90 devices for students

A gift from Foundation 153 has helped purchase 90 new computers for students in Homewood District 153.
 
Beth White, technology director, said the funding helped her department purchase 60 iPads for students at Willow and Churchill Schools, and 30 laptops for students at Hart School.
 

Next Flossmoor budget closes gap with help from projected sales tax revenue

Buoyed by an anticipated half-million dollars in additional tax revenue, the fiscal year 2018-2019 budget for the Village of Flossmoor was passed unanimously by the board of trustees April 16.
 

Local real estate agent appointed to Homewood board

Homewood's newest trustee grew up in the village and is now raising her family here. Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld announced Thursday, April 19, that Lauren Roman, a 2003 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, will be sworn in at the regular board of trustees meeting on Tuesday, April 24.

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