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H-F High school board tries to assure the community

Residents continued to raise issues that many say are limiting their trust in the District 233 school board serving Homewood-Flossmoor High School. At the Aug. 15 board meeting, Board President Steve Anderson promised the audience of about 75 people that he and Superintendent Von Mansfield have been working during the summer on how best to engage the community through a strategic planning process, but it did little to settle issues that many said have been festering since the April school board election.  Audience members argued the board is not being transparent. Several speakers questioned newly . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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