District 233

Bids for H-F High arts addition come in high

The District 233 Finance Committee got unwelcome news Wednesday when Ed Wright of DLA Architects told them bids for work on the proposed Performing Arts Center came in more than $4 million over what is budgeted.
 
The school district has a plan to build new spaces at Homewood-Flossmoor High School for performing arts, band and orchestra and to redesign current spaces for fine arts. The board has budgeted $10 million for the project.
 

District 233 forum offers insights into 10 candidates positions

The Homewood-Flossmoor League of Women Voters candidate forum on Sunday drew a crowd of about 50 people who got to hear 2-minute introductions, 1-minute answers to audience questions and 2-minute closing statements from Debbie Berman, Jonathan Cook, Pamela Jackson, Jimo Kasali, Merle Kimbrough-Huckabee, Nathan Legardy, P. Andrew Lindstrom, Gerald Pauling, Jody Scariano and Paris Walker.

 

Fine Arts Center final plans receive green light from H-F board

The Fine Arts Center proposed for Homewood-Flossmoor High School will add approximately 8,000 square feet to the South Building.
 
The project, discussed since fall 2017, is in the home stretch. Depending on contractors’ bids and schedules, work could begin in summer.

School board, administrators working to keep H-F a ‘jewel’ among high schools

There have been and will be more changes at Homewood-Flossmoor High School that will protect the students, teachers and staff and help maintain the excellent work happening on the campus, according to Steve Anderson, president of the District 233 school board.
 

D233 board invites community comments for its 5-year strategic plan

Homewood-Flossmoor High School is asking the community to join with District 233 board members as they begin work on a new strategic plan for H-F.
 
There are three opportunities open to community members, and each require varied amounts of commitment.
 

Two D233 board members say flawed process delayed start of fine arts project

Members of the District 233 school board will be asked to cast a vote at the Oct. 16 meeting that will allocate funds for a build out and remodeling project for the fine arts program at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

The proposal is to create a fine arts wing on the north end of the South Building for students in performing arts, choral, band, orchestra and fine arts by building two additions and remodeling other spaces.
 

District 233 takes first step in strategic planning

Foster communication. Recognize student potential and student achievement. Support staff development. Support the array of extracurricular activities. Address the social/emotional needs of students. School finances should reflect Homewood-Flossmoor High School values.
 

Eight residents considered for open District 233 board seat

Eight persons have filed resumes and letters requesting they be considered for a vacant seat on the District 233 school board serving Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The deadline for filing applications was Friday, Sept. 7.
 
Board member Tim Wenckus submitted a letter of resignation Aug. 24, effective immediately. Wenckus had eight months left on his term. He would have been up for re-election to a four-year term in April 2019.
 

New phone system approved for H-F High

The District 233 school board approved a contract with Rival5 for a new phone system for Homewood-Flossmoor High School. 
 

Wenckus resignation leaves vacancy on H-F High school board

The seven-member District 233 school board has a vacancy following the Aug. 24 resignation of board member Tim Wenckus who stepped down due to new work obligations. 

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