Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Nine senior Vikings recognized for academic excellence

Three outstanding seniors at Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 have been named semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

They were selected based on their scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) exam administered in fall 2016.

H-F hosts HBCU representatives Oct. 11

Representatives of several Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will be at Homewood-Flossmoor High School from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11. The program will be in the Mall Auditorium in the South Building.
 

Germany is new destination for H-F Orchestra’s spring trip

Members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Orchestra will be saying “hallo” to the people of Germany, rather than “hola” to the residents of Cuba.
 

H-F board member Jody Scariano says superintendent’s merit pay vote ‘about politics’

District 233 school board member Jody Scariano believes Homewood-Flossmoor High School Superintendent Von Mansfield was given an inappropriate amount of merit pay.
 
The $14,600 in merit pay was approved on a 6-1 vote at the Sept. 19 school board meeting. Board members Annette Bannon, Debbie Berman, John Farrell, Steve Anderson, Tim Wenckus and Beth Larocca voted to approve the merit pay.
 

H-F school board asks for patience during its transition

District 233 school board President Steve Anderson asked residents to “be patient” with board operations, saying the three new board members need time to get up to speed.
 
“We’re new and there’s a steep learning curve,” he told the audience at the Sept. 19 meeting.
But some residents in the Homewood-Flossmoor High School district who addressed the board said the issue wasn’t one of time but rather integrity. 
 

College Board names H-F grads AP Scholars

The College Board has named seven recent graduates of Homewood-Flossmoor High School as National Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars.
 

H-F Orchestra raising funds at Flossmoor Fest

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Viking Orchestra members will be raising funds at Saturday’s Flossmoor Fest from 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. for their spring trip to Cuba.

H-F senior Justin Hall has a big night against Michigan City

Last Friday night was all about Justin Hall as he racked up 247 all-purpose yards with five touchdowns to cap off an outstanding performance as Homewood-Flossmoor defeated Michigan City by a score of 63-21 in the Vikings’ first game of the season.

Janine Stroemer, H-F speech coach, earns Diamond Award

The National Speech & Debate Association’s Honor Society has presented Homewood-Flossmoor High School teacher Janine Stroemer with the Diamond Award in recognition of her outstanding work in coaching H-F students.

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