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H-F High School board addresses opening week glitches

Late buses, lunchtime issues and limited attempts to meet social distancing were concerns several parents brought to the District 233 school board at its Monday, Aug. 23, meeting.

Two of the parents, concerned about safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, asked for a remote learning option for their students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The third asked for a better way to keep social distancing in school and better inform parents on school protocols related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Administrators said they are aware of the issues parents raised. Superintendent Von Mansfield told the . . .

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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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