Hart, Parker to face off in playoff game Monday

It will be Flossmoor facing Homewood when Parker Junior High comes up against undefeated James Hart School. The baseball teams will each try to win a game Monday to advance to the Illinois Elementary School Association’s state championship. The game will be played at 4 p.m. at Lions Field, 1041 Ridge Road in Homewood. The winner gets the regional title and advances to sectional play on Sept. 22.

District 233 takes first step in strategic planning

Foster communication. Recognize student potential and student achievement. Support staff development. Support the array of extracurricular activities. Address the social/emotional needs of students. School finances should reflect Homewood-Flossmoor High School values.
 

Undefeated James Hart, second place Parker ready for Saturday baseball playoff

Homewood's James Hart School Panthers and Flossmoor's Parker Junior High Falcons baseball teams are on their way to regional competition in the Illinois Elementary School Association’s baseball championships.
 
Hart is the first seed team going in to competition Saturday with a perfect 10-0 record to take the regional title. Hart clinched the record on Monday, Sept. 10, by beating Parker 15-7. Parker’s team record is 5-2.
 

PSC professor completes internship on Gulf of Mexico research vessel

  Prairie State College biology professor Angela Hung
  shows off a baby hammerhead shark.
(Provided photos)

Flossmoor police investigating fight at village festival

A police investigation is continuing into a fight at last weekend’s Flossmoor Fest.

Witnesses to the Sept. 8 incident saw fighting take place on Sterling Avenue, just north of Flossmoor Road, among members of a group of young people. At the end of the brief fight one of the youths went through a window at Coldwell Banker, 1056 Sterling Ave.

District 161 hires two security officers for Parker Junior High

Parker Junior High School will be adding two unarmed security officers onto its staff as part of Flossmoor District 161’s plan to enhance the school’s safety.
 
The school board Monday approved a contract for $73,008 from U.S. Security Associates. The Georgia-based company will provide the staffing of one security guard and one supervisor, with estimated annual wages of $34,128 and $38,880, respectively.
 

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The Homewood Business Association 0.3K run is set for Sept. 22. Underachievers will have a rare chance to shine in this benefit "run," but high achievers who want to support the arts, artists and the Cancer Support Center can contribute, too. They might want to keep the brakes on, however. Also, the Chronicle is seeking reader feedback. You can tell us what you think about the paper and make suggestions.

Supporting H-F High students

  Members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School
  Foundation raised more than $15,000 at the annual
  golf outing and dinner on Sept. 7. Committee
  members are, front row from left, Katie Coderre,
  Sarah Huffman, Susie Goldberg and Paula Longawa,

H-F High singers plan spring trip to Italy

This spring, 65 Homewood-Flossmoor High School singers will take their musical talents to northern Italy led by teacher and choir director Michael Rugen.
 
During the nine-day trip, students performing as the H-F Master Singers will sing at a mass in Venice; at the Duomo, the main cathedral in Milan; and a number of impromptu performances along the way. Rugen said in all the singers will perform five or six times in the nine days.
 

Marian Catholic to celebrate homecoming along with school’s 60th anniversary

Marian Catholic High School is celebrating its homecoming this week. Various events and activities will take place at the school during this celebration.

As a reflection of the school’s 60th anniversary, the theme for this year’s Homecoming celebration is “Homecoming Rewind – Dancing through the Decades.” 

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