Two H-F High students selected National Merit semifinalists

For the past several months of the presidential campaign and the week since, school officials across the country have been reporting incidents of students being attacked verbally or physically. Teachers nationwide have been struggling to remind students that name-calling and harassment is not part of the school culture.

The Chronicle is sharing this informative letter that Superintendent Dale Mitchell sent this week to parents of children in Homewood District 153 about the ongoing benefits children gain from social/moral programs taught at Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools and those values being reinforced in the community . . .

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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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