H-F High School students gather at the corner of Kedzie Avenue and Flossmoor Road on Thursday in a walkout intended to bring attention to safety issues at the school. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
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H-F students say school staff needs to hear concerns on sexual assault

Students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School conducted a walkout Thursday afternoon to draw attention to issues around sexual assault on campus, calling on the administration to take immediate steps to address the issue.

Police estimated the crowd at about 300 students who left during sixth period and marched from the school’s front entrance on Kedzie Avenue. Police blocked off Kedzie from Flossmoor Road north to about the entrance to the H-F Ice Arena at the north end of campus. 

https://youtu.be/G2unacaFV3k

After marching along the Kedzie side of the school, students . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

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

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • 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.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

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

 

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