Homewood-Flossmoor High School

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, sat for a question-and-answer session on Friday, April 20.
 
The 25 year old was laid back as he described his assent to one of the premier newspapers in the world, where on May 3 he is set to begin covering the 2018 midterm elections and prepare for the 2020 presidential election. 
 

H-F drama students presenting season finale 'She Kills Monsters'

Homewood-Flossmoor High School drama students will present “She Kills Monsters,” a dramatic comedy, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 3, 4 and 5, in the school’s Mall Auditorium. It will be the final presentation for the 2017-18 season.
 

H-F student’s work to be displayed in U.S. Capitol

A painting by Homewood-Flossmoor High School student Taylor Ausley was selected to hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year as the winning piece in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition sponsored by Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill.

H-F High teachers awarded tenure

The District 233 school board awarded tenure to nine Homewood-Flossmoor High School teachers at its meeting Tuesday, April 3. Teachers are considered for tenure during their fourth year of full-time employment with the district. 

High expectations as H-F boys track team aims for state title

Raising the bar. The expression comes from the high jump and pole vault events of track and field. Each athlete tries to jump over a bar at a set height. Then the bar is raised. Those who succeeded make more attempts at the new height, until only one athlete remains as the winner. This year, the entire boys track team at Homewood-Flossmoor Hight School is raising the bar.

H-F High students win three top honors in state dramatics competition

Homewood-Flossmoor High School students won three top honors at the Illinois High School Association’s Group Interpretation and Contest Play competition. In addition, 10 H-F students were selected for the All-State Cast.

H-F High School pool will get $3.6 million in major improvements this summer

The District 233 school board agreed to update and make improvements to the Homewood-Flossmoor High School swimming pool in the South Building.
 
Major improvements were last done 25 years ago, according to Ken Parchem, H-F business manager. He told board members the project has been on the district’s list for long-term facility updates for a number of years.
 

H-F hockey team wins Hayes Cup

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School hockey team won both games with 3-2 scores to defeat Lake Central High in Indiana and walk away with top honors and the Hayes Cup on March 10.
 

H-F High students give tribute to victims of Parkland shooting

For 17 minutes, students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School were silent as they joined a national movement against gun violence on Wednesday, March 14.

H-F senior awaits word on U.S. Air Force Academy appointment

Homewood-Flossmoor High School senior Jonathan Luong has been nominated to the United States Air Force Academy by U.S Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.).

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