James Hart School

James Hart students help celebrate Veterans Day

Veterans Day in Homewood got an early start when eighth grade students at James Hart School gathered Friday morning to salute veterans.

James Hart School bands fall concert is Tuesday

The James Hart School Bands will present their annual Fall Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. at the school, 18820 Morgan Ave. in Homewood.
 
The performance will feature a varied repertoire for the sixth-grade varsity band and the seventh- and eighth-grade combined symphonic band. 
 

9 Hart musicians selected for festival performance

  District 153 student musicians performing
  at the IMEA District 1 Festival on Saturday are,
  from left, Kaitlyn Bolton-Shannon, band;

Grant helps Hart School teacher enhance reading materials

James Hart School teacher Jennifer Wolf is going to be redesigning her sixth grade classroom reading library using a grant from the Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation.
 

Technology will help Hart students create and study music

Soon there will be a new way for students at James Hart School in Homewood to make music.
 
Over the summer, Emily Kasper, Matt Johnson and Adrienne Olsen, music faculty at Hart, designed a new curriculum that will have sixth, seventh and eighth graders using technology to explore and create music in the required six-week General Music classes. 
 
The curriculum also aligns with national and state standards for music, Olsen said.
 

Hart baseball team advances to sectionals

The James Hart School baseball team won the right to compete in Illinois Elementary School Association sectional play after defeating Parker Junior High on Monday, Sept. 18.

Homewood’s Hart School helps with hurricane relief

In three days, James Hart School students and staff managed to raise nearly $1,500 for relief efforts in Texas.

Hart School names 48 members to National Junior Honor Society

The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at James Hart School in Homewood inducted 48 new members.

 

Parents and administrators were present for the candle-lighting ceremony on April 17.

 

Hart's bands Tuesday concert is preview for regional performances

The James Hart School Symphonic and Jazz Bands will give a concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, at the school, 18820 Morgan Ave., Homewood. 
 
The Jazz Band’s set list will include jazz standards made famous by Count Basie and Fats Waller. The Symphonic Band repertoire will include works by McGinty, Sweeney and John Philip Sousa.
 

Hart School students learn about careers

  James Hart School seventh graders Charlie Van
  Etten, right, and Solomon Crawder donned surgical
  garb as past of the career fair at the school on

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