Education

District 233 preparing for upgrades to culinary, fashion, interior design programs

Plans for a proposed commercial kitchen to prepare students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School for work in the food service industry and new spaces for fashion design and interior design were presented to the District 233 Finance Committee at its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 9.

Adding a new commercial kitchen will allow H-F High School to expand its culinary program to include more students, and better prepare them for careers in the industry. (Chronicle file photo)

The total cost for the upgrades and remodeling is estimated to be between $2.73 million and $3 million. 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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