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H-F honor societies ask for recognition at commencement

Students from five honor societies at Homewood-Flossmoor High School petitioned the school board Monday, May 1, asking permission for 73 of their members to wear recognition cords at graduation. They said the exceptional achievements of their members, top students in the 2017 class, would be on display if they wore cords. Graduation is June 4. Cords are worn around the neck and draped at the front of the commencement robe. Specific cord colors signify each organization. Currently, only H-F students in the National Honor Society (NHS) are given permission to wear cords. Purchasing the additional cords . . .

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Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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