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National Night Out is a party with a purpose

The National Speech & Debate Association has presented its Academic All-American Award to eight graduating seniors at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

The award is in recognition of academic achievement and personal excellence, as well as competitive forensic experience. These students each reached a total of 750 or more points for forensics performance, and each has been recognized for speaking success at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state level, or as a national qualifier by the National Speech & Debate Association.

Honorees are:

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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