Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Vikings drafted by MLB choose college

Two outstanding members of the Vikings baseball team at Homewood-Flossmoor High School were offered contracts in the Major League Baseball draft in June.

But left-handed pitcher Kyle Salley and outfielder Zaid Walker passed on the offers and instead will play ball in college. Both can be drafted by MLB after their third year of college.

H-F High presents honors to top senior athletes

Homewood-Flossmoor High School presented honors to its top athletes at the 40th annual senior athletic banquet May 31.

H-F graduate wins $25,000 scholarship

Raven Davis, a June graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, won a $25,000 scholarship from Taco Bell Foundation.
 
She will be attending DePaul University and will be majoring in film.
 
Davis, of Flossmoor, is one of 16 students to win the scholarship and one of 11 winners in the Chicago area.

H-F High’s Joy Woods selected a top high school performer in Illinois

Joy Woods, a June graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, performed as one of 24 outstanding Illinois high school students at the Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards on June 4.

H-F board approves teachers’ contract

The District 233 school board approved a new three-year contract with the Homewood-Flossmoor Education Organization, giving HFEO members an average annual increase in total compensation of 3.94 percent.
 
The agreement covers 199 teachers and 37 instructional staff at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

The package was approved on Sunday, June 3, at a special board meeting. The vote was 6-0. Member Beth Larocca was absent.
 

Boys track brings 2nd place trophy home to H-F High

It was an exciting season for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School boys track and field team that culminated in a second place finish in the 3A division at the IHSA track and field state championship meet May 26.
 

H-F staff awards four scholarships

The Homewood-Flossmoor Education Organization (HFEO), the union representing teachers and instructional assistants at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has awarded four students with $500 scholarships. The winners were announced at the May honors convocation.
 
HFEO Service Awards were presented to Kori Barnes and Christian Scott, and the HFEO Future Teacher Award was given to Amanda Fieramosca. The students were selected through an application process.
 

H-F Steppers Club takes national title

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Steppers Club’s synchronized dance routine was judged the best in the country at the Youth Step USA National Championships co-ed division on May 26 in Newark, New Jersey. Catherine Cook, the team coach, won Coach of the Year honors.

21 H-F High students awarded scholarships

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Foundation has announced the 2018 scholarship winners.
 
The foundation manages these scholarship accounts and makes the awards to seniors at the end of the school year. This year, 21 students received awards.
 
Elizabeth F. Barry Memorial Scholarship — Lauren Parker, $2,500.
 
Elyse Bell Girls Golf Scholarship — LaMeah Brownlee, $1,000.
 

Two H-F sophomores to represent Illinois at national track meet

Kaylah McCall and Asanti Denton, two sophomore members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School girls track and field team, will be representing Illinois at a national track meet June 1 and 2 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
 
They will travel by bus with the rest of the team to the Great Southwest Track and Field Classic. They will have a few days of practice before the meet begins.
 

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