Homewood-Flossmoor High School

80 H-F seniors named Illinois State Scholars

May 10, 2021 - 21:36

Outstanding academic work by 80 seniors at Homewood-Flossmoor High School has led to their selection as 2021-22 Illinois State Scholars.

Approximately the top 10% of graduates from approved high schools are announced as state scholars each year. ACT or SAT scores, standardized test scores and performance-based academic data reported by H-F were used to determine the Illinois State Scholars.

H-F art students' works win more than $1.1 million in scholarships 

May 02, 2021 - 20:38

Homewood-Flossmoor High School art students have won nearly $2 million in college scholarships and top honors for their art work in recent competitions.

“We’re really happy for the students, said Jackie Wargo, art teacher and chair of the Fine Arts Department at H-F. “We’re trying to get them connected to as much positivity for the work that they do as we can. They’ve lost out on so much” this year due to remote learning.

H-F's natural gas costs soar due to Texas winter storm

April 09, 2021 - 08:30

The “act of God” winter freeze in Texas had a direct impact on the cost that Homewood-Flossmoor High School paid for natural gas.

The district’s winter gas bill would normally be $30,000 but this year it was $280,000 due to a spike in the gas commodity prices when about a third of the natural gas supply in Texas was lost to the freeze, said Lawrence Cook, District 233 business manager, at the April 6 board meeting.


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