Homewood-Flossmoor High School

H-F High School actors perform ‘Bob: A Life in Five Acts’ May 4, 5, 6

Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School thespians will present “Bob: A Life in Five Acts” at 7 p.m. May 4, 5, and 6 in the school’s Mall Auditorium. 

H-F econ teacher wins top educator award

The 2017 Outstanding Economics Educator Award will be presented to Nick Anello, a social science teacher at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, at the Econ Illinois banquet on May 18.
 
Econ Illinois, formerly the Illinois Council for Economic Education, selected Anello for the “comprehensive and variable ways” he presents topics of economics while promoting the value of economic education.

H-F High inducts 115 students into the National Honor Society

Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 115 juniors and sophomores into its ranks during a special ceremony Monday, April 24.
 
NHS officers addressed students. President Sarah Weiner spoke on leadership; Vice President Amber Haywood spoke on the quality of one's character; and Treasurer Malika Toguem spoke on service. The guest speaker was H-F alumna Susan Page, former U.S. ambassador to South Sudan.
 

Speakers say time for healing at H-F High starts now

An audience of about 150 people gave applause to speakers who admonished those that have caused divisions within the Homewood-Flossmoor High School community the past 10 months and said now is the time for healing.

District 233 board members deny rumor of Mansfield’s contract extension

The District 233 school board election is past, but tensions continue between supporters and opponents of the current board and administration. Two petitions circulated this past week to register support for positions held by both sides.
 
The District 233 school board will be taking action on 2017-18 salaries for district administrators at its 7:30 p.m. meeting on Tuesday, April 18.
 

H-F wins at SouthWorks Robotics competition

A Homewood-Flossmoor High School robotics team won one of the division trophies in the first SouthWorks Engineering and Robotics Olympics on Saturday, April 8, hosted by the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA).

H-F High students working on obelisk sculpture

The District 233 school board gave its blessing to an outdoor mirrored obelisk sculpture for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School campus. Students and art teacher Greg Petecki explained the concept for the project at the April 4 board meeting.

Transparency is priority for 3 new H-F High board members

Steve Anderson, Annette Bannon and Beth Larocca each pledge the Homewood-Flossmoor High School community will have transparency in all board dealings.

On Tuesday, April 4, they defeated three incumbents – Richard Lites, Gerald Pauling and Andy Lindstrom – and challenger Eric Grant in a seven-way race for three four-year terms on the District 233 school board.

H-F student’s push pin art leads to award-winning design

Homewood-Flossmoor High School junior Taylor Ausley was looking for a unique way to display her creativity.
 
She chose to use the simple push pin.

Global interests draw Melinda Berman to Bulgaria

Melinda Berman will graduate from Homewood-Flossmoor High School and head off to Bulgaria serving as a teen coordinator for a summer program hosted by BBYO.

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