New insurance broker will help reduce costs for Homewood-Flossmoor High School staff

Flossmoor School District 161 is seeking community input on a plan to cut the number of bus routes for elementary students, a move that could reduce the transportation budget by as much as $270,000.

Superintendent Craig Doster sent a letter to community members last week informing them of the proposed bus route realignment. He also asked parents of school age children to complete a survey on bus travel times and whether buses should be filled closer to capacity. District officials will answer questions about the proposed realignment at an informational forum next month.

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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