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Elementary schools in Homewood and Flossmoor will not open as planned.

New directives from the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Public Health forced Homewood District 153 and Flossmoor District 161 to move to a remote learning plan for all students.

Flossmoor schools were set to start Monday, Aug. 17. The opening date is now Aug. 24. Homewood schools are pushing back the start date a week to Aug. 31.

In a statement from District 161 Superintendent Dana Smith and School Board President Michelle Hoereth, a new schedule was . . .

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Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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