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Pitcock firing continues to roil H-F school district governance

Critics of the Homewood-Flossmoor Board of Education's decision to fire Principal Ryan Pitcock in June pressed their case at Tuesday’s school board meeting.

At issue is the chain of events leading to Pitcock's dismissal on June 21.

Flossmoor resident Dean Armstrong, an attorney, opened the discussion with a half-hour presentation tracing the timeline of events beginning with an incident at the school in March 2014.

The incident involved the spouse of an administrator. The man caused a disturbance outside the school on a Sunday during a band concert. Flossmoor police and fire personnel responded to . . .

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