Homewood-Flossmoor High School

H-F students start work on newest sculpture

Reflected light, original music and a high-tech control system will be features of the newest student sculpture on the Homewood-Flossmoor High School campus. Plans for “Solar Wind,” which would be the 13th student sculpture at H-F, were presented to the District 233 school board on Nov. 21

District 233 board OKs 2.5 percent tax levy increase

High School District 233 will collect 2.5 percent more in property taxes next year, if the Homewood-Flossmoor High School board approves its estimated levy in December.

Not every property owner will see an increase, as property values in the district also are expected to rise. The estimated levy, adopted unanimously by the board at its Nov. 21 meeting, is expected to draw the highest tax income available to the district by law.

IPO maestro shares joy of music with H-F High orchestra

It was a wave of his hand, a lean in for emphasis, verbal cues and repeated “bravos” when Stilian Kirove, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra maestro, spent time with Homewood-Flossmoor High School Viking Orchestra. Kirov’s work at H-F on Nov. 16 is part of his outreach as the new conductor for the orchestra.

HFHS board salutes student production of 'Sister Act'

Student performers from the fall musical “Sister Act” took a curtain call on Nov. 21 for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School board.

Based on the movie of the same name starring Whoopie Goldberg, “Sister Act” was performed by a student cast and live orchestra on Nov. 10-11 at H-F’s Mall Auditorium.

H-F senior Joy Woods spoke on behalf of the cast and sang a song from the show.

Resident raises red flag on H-F High sports travel costs

District 233 School board members approved five out-of-town trips for Homewood-Flossmoor High School sports teams, and tried to answer concerns from Flossmoor resident Peter Hallam who said the move was not transparent.
 
It was the second time Hallam addressed the board to argue about its vote to pay for the trips. At the October board meeting, he complained board members needed to investigate why certain teams were given a preference.
 

H-F High teachers select ‘Students of the Quarter’

Teachers at Homewood-Flossmoor High School named 16 students to the “Students of the Quarter” list for the first quarter of this school year. They were selected for their achievements in the classroom.

Students and the departments that honored them are:

Emmett Agting, reading; Juliette Benjamin, English; Ni’Kyla Causey-Seymour, world language; Audrey Faris, science; KaNiyah Gill, applied academics-family and consumer science; Khadijah Harris, reading.

Feuding ‘countries’ learn to negotiate in H-F High simulation

The art of negotiation is tedious and difficult. That’s what students in the International Relations class at Homewood-Flossmoor High School learned when they became negotiating teams for two fictitious countries that needed to work on shared hydropower and ecological and farming needs along a shared river.

H-F track legend leaves legacy of mentorship

Bruce Keene is no longer running, but he is still making a difference in the world. The Homewood-Flossmoor High School track legend died on Oct. 28 after living 11 years with brain cancer. 

H-F High asks community for input on expansion plans

The District 233 school board is hoping to get feedback through Nov. 17 on its survey of proposed plans for additions to Homewood-Flossmoor High School.
 

H-F senior selected for 2018 All-American football team

  Justin Hall
Homewood-Flossmoor High School senior Justin Hall has been selected to play in the Under Armour All-American Football Game

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