Michael Rouse joins D161 school board to fill vacancy left by Michelle Hoereth

Homewood-Flossmoor High School senior Charlie Knetl was selected the top tuba player and performed with the all-state band during the annual Illinois Music Educators Association conference Jan. 27, 28 and 29 in Peoria.

H-F teacher and band director Sarah Whitlock said she encourages students to consider auditioning for the ILMEA state honor. Whitlock said this year H-F students George Holt auditioned for jazz band as a bass player, and Anly Flores auditioned as a clarinet player. For Knetl, this was the second year he auditioned and was selected.

After an audition early in the school year . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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