GSU Oct-Nov 2017

  H-F Merit Scholars, from left, are Alessandro Vazquez,   Allie Mangel and Andronicus Marati. (Provided photos) Homewood-Flossmoor High School seniors Allie Mangel, Andronicus Marati and Alessandro Vazquez have been named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. To be part of the program, the three seniors had to score exceptionally well on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test as juniors. Nationally, 50,000 students qualified initially. The pool then was cut to 16,500 who were selected semi-finalists. H-F recently learned these students are . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.



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