The District 233 school board approved a three-year contract with the Homewood-Flossmoor Education Organization representing more than 200 H-F High teachers and instructional assistants.
The board gave unanimous approval at its meeting Tuesday, June 15. The teachers union had ratified the deal earlier.
A conversation about a recently completed triennial wellness assessment led to a bigger discussion about how Flossmoor School District 161’s Wellness Committee could improve its nutrition education efforts.
With ridership steadily increasing from pandemic lows, Metra announced June 9 it will be adding service to all lines starting in July and will introduce enhanced pilot schedules on four lines with more off-peak options to meet the post-COVID needs of riders.
From a pandemic low of 3% of normal ridership in April 2020 and a plateau of around10 percent for much of 2020, Metra ridership has been steadily rising since January 2021 and this week reached 17% of pre-pandemic levels.
H-F JUNETEENTH FEST - You Matter 2 hosts a Juneteenth celebration at H-F High School from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. It features dance and musical performances, a fashion show, food trucks and more. Bring school supplies to donate for the organization's upcoming Back to School Bash.