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H-F board approves textbook purchases

The District 233 school board approved an expenditure of $26,760 for new textbooks for three classes. The action was taken at the Feb. 16 meeting.

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School African American Literature and Composition class that was a semester class will now be a full-year class offered to seniors. Teachers and the chairperson in the English Department reviewed the books before approving the selections. Students will be using “The Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison, “Passing” by Nella Larson and the Norton Anthology of African American Literature Vol. 1 & 2, 3rd edition.

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Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

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  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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