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District 233, teachers agree on COVID-19 work rules

An agreement with District 233 is allowing Homewood-Flossmoor High School teachers to teach from home if they are impacted by COVID-19.

“This gives teachers an opportunity to teach from home if they are well enough with COVID or COVID-like symptoms. I think it’s beneficial for students,” said Dana Noble, president of the H-F Education Organization, the teachers’ union.

The board officially acted on the Memo of Understanding at the Jan. 18 board meeting, but Noble said it’s been in place since the start of this semester on Jan. 4. It is an addendum to . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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