District 161 may create ‘pipeline’ for teachers to become principals

“Unfortunately due to this being a student discipline issue, we are not able to comment specifically regarding this student.”

Homewood-Flossmoor High School released that statement after inquiries asking why senior Taiylar Ball was not allowed to attend prom on Saturday.

The district did elaborate some on Ball’s use of language that was not sanctioned for a senior talent show, but officials won’t comment further on the incident or its actions because of restrictions under the Illinois Student Records Act.

The law specifies the limits of “the release of individually identifiable . . .

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Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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