H-F High School

H-F Theatre presents ‘Into the Woods’

“Into the Woods,” the spring musical at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, will be presented at 7 p.m. May 2, 3 and 4 in the Mall Auditorium, 999 Kedzie Ave., Flossmoor. The Tony-award winning score by Stephen Sondheim brings to life characters from favorite storybooks, including Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk. This show is recommended for audience members 14 and older.
 

Flossmoor police call H-F active shooter drill a success

With the assistance of Homewood officers, the Flossmoor Police Department hosted an active shooter drill at the H-F High School campus. School staff members, along with a few student volunteers, role-played during the March 22 drill while officers led a mock evacuation, followed by an hour-long debriefing to answer any questions from participants. 

 

Two H-F High seniors selected Evans Scholars

Homewood-Flossmoor High School seniors Michael Grupp and Madelyn Fitzgerald have been selected Chick Evans Scholars by the Western Golf Association. The Evans Scholarship is valued at an estimated $120,000 over four years. It covers tuition and room and board. Grupp and Fitzgerald were among 20 scholarship winners this year based on four criteria: a strong caddie record, excellent academics,  demonstrated financial need and outstanding character.

 

Olympian tells H-F students make no small plans

To get through life, set goals Dr. Seun Adigun told students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School during a presentation on Feb. 20. She’s proven it can work. Since her days at H-F, Adigun has twice been on Olympic teams representing Nigeria. She became world famous in 2018 as the face of the Nigerian women’s bobsled team.
 
 

Nat'l teen magazine publishes two works by H-F students

Two Homewood-Flossmoor High School students are now published authors, with their works having been published in the October 2018 issue of Teen Ink magazine. 

The poem “Let This Love Be a Lesson” by Jada Seaton was done for a class assignment, and the essay “I Have Two Names” by Oyindasola Chelsea Ayorinde, a senior, is her essay for college admissions that she started as a sophomore in a creative writing class.

You Matter 2 founder Destiny Watson’s outreach impacts peers, community

Nearly five years after founding You Matter 2, a service organization at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Destiny Watson is still passionate about helping to improve the lives of others. Watson, now a junior at the University of Dayton, recently traveled to the Central American nation of El Salvador as part of her human rights studies. The experience, she said, was “eye-opening.” 

 

H-F Superintendent Mansfield chooses education for career of a lifetime

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Superintendent Von Mansfield knows his five years in the National Football League stand out on his résumé, but it’s his 30 years in education that have been the career he’s cherished. He grew up with four brothers and a single mom in a housing project in Milwaukee and rode the bus to the Milwaukee University School, a private school far removed from his neighborhood. 

Pancake breakfast fundraiser Feb. 16 at H-F High

Members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Viking Orchestra are hosting a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 16, in the South Building cafeteria.
 

Students from the Chamber, Sinfonia and Viking Orchestras will entertain during the breakfast.
 

The menu includes pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee.  Tickets are $7. Children under 5 are free.
 

District 233 board sets goals through 2024 using strategic plan

Over the next five years, the District 233 school board will be working from a set of six goals geared to continuously improve Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s educational offerings, finances and community relations.

 

Pop culture trivia tournament Jan. 5 at H-F High

You may think your brain is cluttered with useless facts, but they could come in handy at the second annual Pop Culture Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 5, at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.
 
The contest, hosted by H-F’s Scholastic Bowl team, starts at 8:45 a.m. in the H-F South Building.
 

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