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District 233 officials break ground on new science wing

District 233 Board of Education members and administrators broke ground Monday afternoon, July 31, on the new science wing to be added to the South Building of Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The $23 million energy-efficient building is the biggest part of a $29.7 million facilities improvement project that includes renovations for the culinary arts and fashion programs. From left, board members Nathan Legardy, Cynthia Turnquest and Michelle Hoereth, Superintendent Scott Wakeley, board President Gerald Pauling, board members Pam Jackson, Steve Anderson, Chris Riedel and Principal Clinton Alexander throw shovels of dirt to mark the start of the construction project. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

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