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District 161 begins interviews with superintendent finalists

Six finalists for the position of superintendent are being interviewed by members of the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education as the process to fill the spot by the end of February remains on track.

As for the final applicants, Board of Education President Stephen Paredes said, “They’re all superstars, the person we choose will be the best.”

As the interviewing started the week of Feb. 6, board members had a newly-created superintendent candidate profile in hand to help screen applicants and provide guidance in making a decision.

The profile was . . .

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  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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