Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Bids for H-F High arts addition come in high

The District 233 Finance Committee got unwelcome news Wednesday when Ed Wright of DLA Architects told them bids for work on the proposed Performing Arts Center came in more than $4 million over what is budgeted.
 
The school district has a plan to build new spaces at Homewood-Flossmoor High School for performing arts, band and orchestra and to redesign current spaces for fine arts. The board has budgeted $10 million for the project.
 

H-F’s Group Interpretation team presents 30-minute drama Thursday

A special presentation of “From Dreams to Drama: Remembering Lorraine” will be performed by the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Group Interpretation team at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Mall Auditorium.
 
Group interpretation is a competitive 30-minute drama performance. This play tells the story of Lorraine Hansberry and her efforts writing the play “A Raisin in the Sun.” 

Stanback, Ogom lead H-F to OT win over Bloom

Homewood-Flossmoor senior forward Issac Stanback helped will the Vikings to a win in an overtime thriller against Bloom 64-61. H-F advances to the second game of the state basketball tournament's sectional round.  

H-F steals game from Marist in close rematch

Homewood Flossmoor’s Vikings survived Marist 42-39 Tuesday, regardless of the Redhawks' late push in the fourth quarter. 

H-F cafeteria workers look to school board for help with wage increases

Cafeteria workers at Homewood-Flossmoor High School asked board members to intercede on their behalf as their union bargains for higher wages.
 

H-F chess team at state tourney

Homewood-Flossmoor High School's chess team participated in the IHSA State Final Chess Tournament Feb. 8 and 9 in Peoria.

H-F teacher travels circuitous route to the classroom

Taking a job at Homewood-Flossmoor High School changed Catherine Ross-Cook's life. Now she is one of 32 finalists from across Illinois nominated for the 2019 Golden Apple Award given in recognition of excellence in teaching.

H-F beats Lockport to finish off senior night

Homewood-Flossmoor’s Vikings dominated Lockport 74-57 to give the team the perfect ending to their Senior Night celebration. Senior Issac Stanback led the way for the Vikings with 22 points and 13 rebounds.

H-F chess team gearing up for state championship

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School chess team will be competing in the IHSA State Championship Chess Tournament Feb. 8 and 9 in Peoria after moving up through two major competitions.

The team won the SWSC Conference Tournament Jan. 19 by defeating Andrew High School in the finals “redeeming our only loss to them earlier in the season,” said coach  Matt Bonges, an H-F physics teacher.

H-F cheerleaders win twice at 35th annual cheer competition

Homewood-Flossmoor High School has two more trophies thanks to the outstanding work of two cheerleading squads. After qualifying for the meet in December, the two H-F cheerleading teams were among more than 80 teams given five minutes to perform routines at the 35th Annual Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association championships Jan. 5 and 6 in Springfield. 

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