Author: Chronicle staff

Carolyn Griggs

Candidates for Flossmoor School District 161

Nine candidates are running for four seats on the Flossmoor School District 161 board of education. They are Misha Lynn Blackman, LaCael Palmer Pratt, Melissa Stilts, Stephen Paredes, Carolyn Griggs, Isaac D. Harris, Jadey Ryndak, Kelli Bentley and Cameron Nelson. Paredes is an incumbent. Three other incumbents — Timijanel Boyd Odom, Lisa[Read More…]

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Hart School students learn about careers

  James Hart School seventh graders Charlie Van  Etten, right, and Solomon Crawder donned surgical  garb as past of the career fair at the school on  Feb. 24. They listen to Nicole Vlasic explain the  use of a surgical instrument. Vlasic and fellow  students Destinee Taques, left, and Stephanie  Rodriguez are in the surgical technology program  at Rasmussen[Read More…]

After two overtimes, H-F girls basketball team falls to Montini

A superlative season ended Monday when Homewood-Flossmoor High School ’s girls basketball team was defeated in the super-sectional round of the state basketball tournament. But the Vikings went down fighting, losing 39-35 in two overtimes to top-ranked Montini High School, of Lombard. The game was played at Mother McAuley High[Read More…]

H-F girls basketball squad defeats Marist to take sectional

With Thursday’s 63-45 victory, Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s girls basketball team advances to the super-sectional round of the Illinois State High School Association (IHSA) tournament. The Vikings defeated Marist High School, of Chicago, to take the Palos Heights sectional round. H-F will play Montini High School, of Lombard, in Monday’s super-sectional[Read More…]

Viking girls win first sectional game against Mother McAuley

Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s girls basketball team recorded another playoff win Tuesday by defeating Mother McAuley 59-35 in the first game of the sectional round at Shepard High School in Palos Heights. In the second sectional game, Marist High School’s team defeated Marian Catholic 46-35. The Vikings will take on Marist[Read More…]

Make the world a better place: Share your books

The idea behind Little Free Libraries is simple and ancient: sharing. LFLs are designed to be places where people can share books. The organization’s motto is “Take a book. Return a book.” The number of LFLs has increased in the past couple of years. The Chronicle asked LFL stewards and[Read More…]

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