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H-F board to hear how new science wing will improve learning

The District 233 school board is expected to hear a presentation on Tuesday, June 21, on how a new science wing at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will improve learning.

The board will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the high school, 999 Kedzie Ave., Flossmoor. This meeting will also be the last at H-F for Superintendent Von Mansfield, who retires from the district June 30 after 21 years of service.

Jennifer Hester, curriculum director, and incoming Superintendent Dr. Scott Wakeley made a presentation to the board’s Planning Committee June 8 about what . . .

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.


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