St Joseph School Students Put Thanks Into Words for WWII Vet

St. Joseph School students Kristen Harrell (left) and Nia Flynn worked on a letter writing project honoring World War II veteran Clem Framarin.

Veterans Day Celebration, Luncheon Hosted by H-F Park District

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is marking Veterans Day with its own special celebration on Monday, Nov. 10, that is open to all veterans, active adults and seniors.

Registrations are being accepted until noon Thursday, Nov. 6, for this program at the Irwin Community Center, Ridge Road and Highland Avenue in Homewood.

Zombies everywhere

Zombies were everywhere in Apollo Park Saturday, Nov. 1, behind trees, around corners, standing right out in the open, even, waiting to pounce on runners participating the the second annual Zombie Fun Run, a benefit for the H-F Orchestra's spring trip to Spain.

Business: Back in the Game sets up shop in Homewood

Back In The Game Video Games and Electronics, held a grand opening celebration for its new Homewood store Saturday, Nov. 1.

School funding legislation would hurt Homewood schools, public meeting planned Nov. 5 in Harvey

Illinois legislators are trying to find a better way to fund education, but the current statehouse proposal, Senate Bill 16 (SB16), could wreak havoc on Homewood’s schools, according to school administrators.

Legislators look for solutions to school funding challenges

As the debate about how to best fund Illinois’ schools continues, focus has shifted to Senate Bill 16 (see related story “School Funding Legislation Would Hurt Homewood Schools”).

The legislation would reduce state allocations from wealthier districts and redistribute the monies to poorer schools. The Homewood Chronicle solicited comment from legislators representing Homewood in the Illinois Legislature.

Cathryne Czarnecki recognized for service to James Hart students

Cathryne Czarnecki (third from
left) accepts congratulations
as she receives the Award for
Excellence. Joining her are
(from left) Scott McAlister,
principal of James Hart Junior
High; Board of Education
President Shelly Marks;

H-F Administrators Welcome Community for Tour on Nov. 6

Would you like to know more about Homewood-Flossmoor High School?

Whether you are a parent of an H-F student, a prospective student or a community member interested in what the high school has to offer, the H-F administration is ready to provide the information you need. Join H-F them at the first of its Community Coffees and Tours set for 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. 

H-F’s balanced budgets lead to top financial rating

It’s not easy meeting expenses when revenue is limited, but Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233, serving 2,800 students, has managed to present balanced budgets the past 12 years.

Ken Parchem, H-F business manager, is proud of that accomplishment and the positive impact it has had on the district’s reputation within financial markets.

Veteran's Entrepreneurial Boot Camp at Governors State University Offers Expert Advice for Business Success

University Park, IL: October 2014 – The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Governors State University (“SBDC  at GSU”) will host its 12th Veteran’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp on November 13,  2014, featuring  a wide range of informative lectures and workshops from business experts.

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