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Mini-grant helps H-F journalism program purchase cameras

Journalism students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be using new Nikon cameras this year. A $1,200 mini-grant from the Illinois Press Foundation is covering the purchase costs.

Teacher Rachel Kucharski, sponsor of The Voyager, the H-F student newspaper, learned of the grant and applied in spring 2021 for an award. She got word at the start of the semester that the award was being made.

Kucharski is working with 24 students who are putting out the paper both online and in print. Editors-in-chief are Andrew Hale and Isiah Adeleke, both seniors who have been . . .

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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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