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H-F High joins national initiative to give diverse students greater academic challenges

Homewood-Flossmoor High School has been selected to participate in the Lead Higher Initiative, making it one of the country’s select high schools preparing economically and racially diverse students for greater academic challenges.

Homewood-Flossmoor is among the 117 new schools selected for participation in the Lead Higher Initiative in the 2016-17 school year.

Administrators and teachers will be working to direct a higher number of H-F students into Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs.  The national goal is to have 100,000 low-income students and students of . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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