Check Please! Puts spotlight on Cottage on Dixie

Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s outstanding reputation is drawing families to the south suburbs, but don’t try to game the system. For nearly 25 years, District 233 has had a policy of rooting out cheaters through a special Residency Verification Program investigation process. 

“We take this seriously,” Superintendent Von Mansfield told school board members at their January meeting in announcing the removal of two students. 

“We are taking the time. It’s a long process and we do due diligence. I think taxpayers approve of this.”

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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