Homewood School District 153

Remodeling at Churchill School first step on space needs

May 21, 2018 - 20:55
0 comments
The Homewood District 153 school board agreed to plan for long-term needs in its three schools and gave the green light to a short-term remodeling job at Churchill School in the interim.
 
Classrooms surround an open space in Wing 3 of the Churchill building and accelerated math programs are now being conducted in that open space, said Superintendent Dale Mitchell.
 

District 153 adopts new science curriculum programs

May 19, 2018 - 21:05
0 comments

The District 153 school board agreed to update its science curriculum for all grades using two programs that teachers have piloted this school year.
 
The board voted Monday, May 14, to spend $98,770 for contracts with four companies for Mystery Science curriculum and support materials kindergarten through fifth grade, and Stem Scopes for sixth, seventh and eighth grades and the purchase of technology devices for the upper grades. 
 

Districts to receive additional funds under new funding model

May 03, 2018 - 20:29
0 comments

The Illinois State Board of Education has notified school districts serving Homewood and Flossmoor of the new monies they will receive under the Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act of 2017.
 
The measure is meant to comprehensively change the way school districts receive the bulk of state funds sending more resources to Illinois’ most under-resourced students, according to an ISBE news release.
 

District 153 awards tenure to 8 teachers

April 12, 2018 - 21:38
0 comments

The District 153 Board of Education granted tenure to eight teachers who have completed four years of outstanding work in the district.
 
At its meeting Monday, April 9, the board said starting with the 2018-19 school year, these teachers will be tenured:
  • Margi Bolling, special education resource teacher/kindergarten at Willow School
  • Danielle Harrigan, special education resource teacher at Willow School   

Pages

Subscribe to Homewood School District 153