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H-F High accesses more than $1.8 million in federal pandemic grants

Homewood-Flossmoor High School is receiving more than $1.8 million in federal aid to help meet expenses from the COVID-19 pandemic.

H-F Business Manager Lawrence Cook told the District 233 school board May 18 that the high school was approved as a Title I targeted school. That designation gave H-F access to Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) grants approved under the CARES Act passed in March 2020 and the American Rescue Plan Act passed in March 2021.

This is the first time H-F has a Title I . . .

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Fall events

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.

Saturday, Oct. 15

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

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