Michael Brett Wexler

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories looking at the programs and people involved in helping local students prepare for college.

James Hart School eighth grader Kelsey West has at least eight years of education ahead of her. After she graduates from Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Kelsey will be going to college. She and her parents have been talking about her attending college since she was in fifth grade.

“College is vital for a good future and success,” Kelsey says.

Guidance Department Chair JimSchmidt, left, with . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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