Pastors say the pandemic can’t dim spiritual life; it can only change the presentation

Flossmoor School District 161 officials announced on Friday, Dec. 3, that a search would begin for a new principal at Parker Junior High School.

Superintendent Dana Smith informed parents and guardians of district students about the move on Monday.

Principal Amabel Crawford was appointed to the position after previous principal Fred Hunter resigned in March 2019. She plans to return to her prior role as director of learning and instruction for the district on June 30, 2022.

Crawford’s transition back . . .

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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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