The Homewood District 153 school board has agreed to hire Wight & Company to undertake a physical plant assessment for its three schools. The study is intended to give the board information it needs to determine what improvements should be made to bring school operations and maintenance up-to-date. Wight will be paid $24,000. The district expects the report by spring. Board member Alex Bosch said the report will be a “comprehensive study” of the district’s spaces. The study is one of the objectives of the district’s five-year strategic plan approved in . . .