Homewood-Flossmoor High School

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. 

Fine Arts Center final plans receive green light from H-F board

The Fine Arts Center proposed for Homewood-Flossmoor High School will add approximately 8,000 square feet to the South Building.
 
The project, discussed since fall 2017, is in the home stretch. Depending on contractors’ bids and schedules, work could begin in summer.

Bolingbrook's 3rd quarter helps team roll past Vikings

Homewood-Flossmoor's Vikings couldn't compete against Bolingbrook's 16-4 run in the third quarter of Friday's at-home game. Despite their best efforts, the Vikings took the 86-63 loss.

Improvements OK’d on H-F’s North Building

The District 233 School Board has approved several major improvement projects for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School North Building, including replacing the windows and the building's elevator.
 

H-F school board makes curriculum changes with upgrades and new courses

The District 233 school board made Homewood-Flossmoor High School curriculum changes by adding or giving more academic credit to 15 courses. The changes will benefit students at all levels starting in the 2019-2020 school year.
 

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