Homewood District 153

Local school districts will work to meet Gov. Pritzker's vaccine and mask mandates (free content)

August 26, 2021 - 22:16

Officials in Homewood District 153, Flossmoor District 161 and Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be working to meet Gov. J.B. Pritzker's directive announced on Thursday, Aug. 26, that K-12 teachers and staff will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested weekly. He also issued an expanded mask mandate, now requiring everyone to wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

District 153 making e-learning plans for next few weeks

April 01, 2020 - 20:26

Homewood teachers are making e-learning lesson plans after the Illinois State Board of Education sent school districts a notice students will not be returning to their classrooms before April 30.

ISBE is expecting remote learning to begin this week, but the District 153 calendar still has students off — two weeks for what ISBE declared Act of God days and a week for spring vacation.


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