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District 153 board believes Millennium School closing will have positive revenue and learning outcomes

Closing Homewood’s Millennium School was a tough decision for District 153 school board members, but they are confident students will adjust well to the restructured schools next year.

“We have to make a choice tonight, and as we have always done, we have to put the students first,” Board President Shelly Marks said before the board voted on the change at its Monday, Nov. 16, board meeting. “In order to do what we want to do for children in the district, we have to find ways to save a great deal of money, so therefore, with . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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