Team sports sidetracked by COVID

April 13, 2021 - 22:29

Homewood-Flossmoor High School football and girls water polo sports teams are now in quarantine after several players tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.

In a letter to parents, District 233 Superintendent Von Mansfield and Principal Jerry Anderson reported: “Throughout the last two weeks, unfortunately, we have seen an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases on campus among students who are participating in athletics.”

4/14/2021 | What You Need to Know Today

April 13, 2021 - 22:18

SPRINKLES! Mild, seasonal weather continues through this weekend, and today's forecast calls for a chance of sprinkles after 1 p.m.

TAG TEAM! Tomorrow is the deadline for Flossmoor residents to buy vehicle stickers and animal tags for their pets.

NATIVE PLANTS - Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center's Native Plant sale is on now, with orders accepted through May 1. See the IO Facebook page.

Breaking news: Homewood trustees vote to disconnect Calumet Country Club

April 13, 2021 - 21:55

Calumet Country Club will no longer be part of Homewood after the Board of Trustees approved an ordinance Tuesday to disconnect the property from the village.

The move was required by a settlement agreement the village entered into with the property owner in January. Disconnection was sought by the previous owner of the property, CCC Investors LLC, and subsequently by the current owner, Diversified Partners, because the village refused to approve an industrial use for the land.

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.


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