Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Mary Poppins Jr. is H-F summer production

“Mary Poppins Jr.” is being staged July 18 and 19 by the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Summer Theatre Program.
 
The production, based on the popular Walt Disney film, will feature cast members in grades 2 through high school. The show, with its uplifting music and dance numbers, is under the direction of Jill Bonavia-Galligani, H-F English and Fine Arts teacher.
 

Garris selected scholarship winner

Kai Garris, a 2019 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has been awarded a Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship.  
 

Board splits on assignments for two H-F administrators

The District 233 board on Tuesday, June 18, moved two administrators into new assignments at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, but not without some controversy and a split vote.
 

H-F board approves construction of fine arts wing

Work on a new Fine Arts wing at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will begin in July. 
 
At a special board meeting Sunday, June 2, the $13,987,495 contract was awarded to Cosgrove Construction of Joliet by unanimous vote. 
 
The board has sufficient funding for this project. If all goes according to plan, the work should be completed in October 2020.
 

H-F girls track and field brings home first place trophy

It’s a first place state title for the Homewood-Flossmoor girls track and field. The victory fulfills a dream to bring the first-place trophy to H-F after the team won second place at the Illinois High School Association’s state meet in 2017 and 2018.
 

H-F reduces arts center costs as it re-bids project

The District 233 Finance Committee and Homewood-Flossmoor High School administrators hope a list of cuts to the proposed arts center wing will bring costs within an acceptable range.
 
Two new spaces will be built onto the South Building and interior spaces will be remodeled for the new MVP (Music, Visual and Performing Arts) Program. The intention is to have all arts programs in one wing. They now are scattered throughout the building.
 

Rev. Jesse Jackson urges H-F students to move away from anger over racial incident

It’s been more than a week since four Homewood-Flossmoor High School students posted a racist video on social media. Feeling hurt and angry about it is understandable, but students must work through their feelings so that healing can begin, Rev. Jesse Jackson told students at an assembly on Tuesday.

New coach brings energy to H-F baseball team

H-F varsity baseball head coach John McCarthy took over the baseball program last June and has brought a new energy to the team since joining the staff. 

Community criticizes H-F students in blackface

Homewood and Flossmoor residents were shocked Sunday to find a video posted on the Facebook social media site of Homewood-Flossmoor High School students in blackface making disparaging remarks.
 

Registration April 16 for H-F’s summer driver ed

On Tuesday, April 16, students living within the Homewood-Flossmoor High School district boundaries can register for summer driver’s education.
 
Registration will be held in the North Building cafeteria from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. 
 
Registration is open for students who have already completed the classroom requirement as well as for students who will be age 16 before Nov. 1, 2019, and need both classroom and behind-the-wheel sessions. 

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