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DECA sponsored clothing drive helps Chicago Heights families

The results of the first PARCC exam taken by Homewood and Flossmoor students show good results, but administrators say they will continue to use their current testing methods for more accurate assessments of classroom success.

Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released numbers today showing that 33 percent of students in third through eighth grade met or exceeded state education standards measured by PARCC.

Percentages of students who met or exceeded the standards in Homewood District . . .

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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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