Pritzker, IDOT announce updated plan to rebuild Illinois roads, bridges

As the District 233 school board nears a decision on whether to open Homewood-Flossmoor High School for classes this fall, several teachers are raising concerns about student and staff safety.

The board will meet remotely as a Committee of the Whole at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, to decide a plan for the 2020-21 school year.

“If on March 13 we had to close the schools because it wasn’t safe and nothing has changed or gotten any better, how are we saying in August we’re going to open . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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