19 teachers join tenure ranks in District 153

April 13, 2021 - 20:35

The Homewood District 153 school board approved tenure for 19 teachers serving students at Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools.

The board, at its March meeting, agreed with recommendations of staff to accelerate tenure for Robin Noble, the French teacher for seventh and eighth graders at Hart, and for Jennifer Ostruszka, Response to Interventions Coordinator at James Hart.

4/13/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

April 12, 2021 - 21:24

HOMEWOOD VOTES ON CCC - At its regular meeting the Homewood Board of Trustees will consider an ordinance to disconnect the property known as Calumet Country Club from the village. Attend the meeting on Zoom: (312) 626-6799, I.D. 961 6038 1330, password 292 310.

BATTERS UP! - Thursday is the last day to register for Flossmoor Baseball & Softball, open to boys and girls in pre-K through ninth grade. flossmoorbbsb.com

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April 12, 2021 - 20:28
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Here's a great example. The proposed Calumet Country Club redevelopment is an important matter to our community.

Replacing a golf course with a trucking hub could affect residents of Homewood, Hazel Crest, East Hazel Crest, Flossmoor and other nearby communities.

Bond-funded projects are key elements of Flossmoor’s Finance and Facilities Plan for FY22

April 12, 2021 - 20:22

Flossmoor’s Finance and Facilities Plan took center stage in the latest installment of a series of discussions regarding the preliminary Fiscal Year 2022 budget. And much of next year’s plan focuses on projects related to a $10 million bond issue approved by voters in November and sold through a bidding process in March.


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