Rally Wednesday marks National Day of Action to Stop Gun Violence

Parker Junior High School is starting the 2016-17 academic year with a new assistant principal.

  Shemeka Fountain

Shemeka Fountain, a 16-year veteran of junior high schools in Dolton and South Holland, began her assignment at Parker on Wednesday. The night before, Flossmoor District 161 school board members unanimously approved her appointment to the school’s No. 2 post.

Following the appointment at Tuesday’s meeting, Parker Principal David Kennedy introduced Fountain to board and audience members.

Fountain thanked the board and said she was looking forward to working . . .

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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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