Homewood School District 153

Ron Zinnerman named to District 153 school board

Glenwood resident Ron Zinnerman was appointed to the Homewood School District 153 board of education at the June 12 meeting.

 

School staff members recognized for outstanding service

As the school year ends, teachers, administrators and staff are retiring from Homewood-Flossmoor schools.
 
Whether it was giving a short term or more than 30 years of service, the work of these staff members has been greatly appreciated by all they came in contact with during the school day.
 
Homewood District 153
  • Cece Coffey, principal at Churchill School, 27 years

Principals given send-off by Homewood District 153

District 153 board members lavished praise on two retiring principals at the May 15 board meeting. Cece Coffey is retiring after 16 years as principal of Churchill School. Mary Ann Savage is retiring after 10 years as principal of Willow School. Board members lauded them for their many years of enthusiasm for and energy on behalf of Homewood students.

Applications being accepted for Homewood school board’s open seat

The Homewood District 153 school board held a special meeting Monday, May 1, to elect officers and declare a vacancy on the board.
 
Shelly Marks will continue as board president. Alex Bosch was elected vice president and Gregory Lawrence will serve as secretary.
 

District 153 sends Anderson off to next challenge

The Homewood District 153 school board recognized outgoing board member Steve Anderson for his insights, financial finesse and 10 years of commitment to the children of the district.

Candidates for the Homewood School District 153

Candidates are Gregory V. Lawrence, Deborah Smith Havighorst and Shelly F. Marks. All are incumbents.

District 153 files a $17.6 million tax levy

Homewood School District 153 is filing a tax levy for $17.6 million.

The district’s 2015 tax levy was $16.6 million.

Chief School Business Official John Gibson said that reflects a 6.07 percent increase, but he knows that the district will not receive that much additional revenue.

Kids mark Brabec Day in District 153

When Tom Brabec stepped down in 2015 from the District 153 school board after having served for 18 years, his fellow board members declared each year a day of service in Homewood schools would be known as Tom Brabec Day.

District 153 will honor veterans Nov. 11

A special program honoring veterans will be held at 8:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Churchill School, 1300 W. 190th St. in Homewood.

Veterans from any era are invited to participate in the program that will feature presentations by the James Hart Chamber Orchestra, James Hart Jazz Band, James Hart Choir Ensemble and the Homewood Children’s Choir.

Homewood celebrates start of SmartLab at James Hart School

A ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 18, marked the official opening of the SmartLab at James Hart School. More than 100 community residents, parents and students gathered in the lab that converted the resource center in the former Millennium School into a designated SmartLab.

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