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District 233 board gets two new members

April 06, 2021 - 23:07

Homewood-Flossmoor High School will have two new board members. Voters selected Michelle Hoereth and Cynthia Turnquest to serve four-year terms on the board with incumbent Steve Anderson, board president, who was re-elected.

The trio won in a hard-fought campaign that saw the defeat of incumbents Beth Larocca and Annette Bannon, who were elected in 2017.

HFHS board salutes student production of 'Sister Act'

December 02, 2017 - 22:49
Student performers from the fall musical “Sister Act” took a curtain call on Nov. 21 for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School board.

Based on the movie of the same name starring Whoopie Goldberg, “Sister Act” was performed by a student cast and live orchestra on Nov. 10-11 at H-F’s Mall Auditorium.

H-F senior Joy Woods spoke on behalf of the cast and sang a song from the show.

Pay hikes approved in District 161

January 26, 2017 - 18:43

Pay increases for all employees are now in place after actions were taken by the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education at a special meeting Jan. 23.

Approved were raises for non-bargaining employees and new rates of pay for substitute teachers and lunch aides. These increases follow a new four-year agreement reached with teachers on Dec. 12.

District 161 hires firm to help with Parker principal search

January 26, 2017 - 06:42
Flossmoor District 161 has formally engaged BWP & Associates to conduct the search for a new principal at Parker Junior High School but a cap has been placed on the expense.
The Board of Education Monday unanimously approved spending $9,500 for BWP to help land a new principal but tabled the spending of an additional $800 to $1,200 for “other expenses.”
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