Author: Bob Reilly

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Wrestling program takes off at H-F

To find the future of Homewood-Flossmoor High School athletics, look to the wrestling mat. With two new coaches and an army of young athletes, the Vikings suddenly created one of the state’s up-and-coming wrestling programs. That was the goal of H-F Athletic Director Dan Vosnos. You have reached content available exclusively[Read More…]

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H-F students start work on newest sculpture

Reflected light, original music and a high-tech control system will be features of the newest student sculpture on the Homewood-Flossmoor High School campus. Plans for “Solar Wind,” which would be the 13th student sculpture at H-F, were presented to the District 233 school board on Nov. 21 You have reached content[Read More…]

District 233 board OKs 2.5 percent tax levy increase

High School District 233 will collect 2.5 percent more in property taxes next year, if the Homewood-Flossmoor High School board approves its estimated levy in December.Not every property owner will see an increase, as property values in the district also are expected to rise. The estimated levy, adopted unanimously by[Read More…]

HFHS board salutes student production of ‘Sister Act’

Student performers from the fall musical “Sister Act” took a curtain call on Nov. 21 for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School board.Based on the movie of the same name starring Whoopie Goldberg, “Sister Act” was performed by a student cast and live orchestra on Nov. 10-11 at H-F’s Mall Auditorium.H-F senior[Read More…]

Resident raises red flag on H-F High sports travel costs

District 233 School board members approved five out-of-town trips for Homewood-Flossmoor High School sports teams, and tried to answer concerns from Flossmoor resident Peter Hallam who said the move was not transparent. It was the second time Hallam addressed the board to argue about its vote to pay for the trips.[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

Community Calendar