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Apollo Park buildings defaced with hateful graffiti

Vandals spray painted graffiti on buildings at Apollo Park in Homewood this week. Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Executive Director Debbie Kopas said the hateful drawings and words were discovered on the concession building when park district staff did their daily rounds of garbage pick-up. The vandalism occurred between Wednesday evening and Thursday[Read More…]

Nine senior Vikings recognized for academic excellence

Three outstanding seniors at Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 have been named semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. They were selected based on their scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) exam administered in fall 2016. Allie Mangel of Homewood, Andronicus Marati of Homewood and Alessandro[Read More…]

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International tennis player is new racquet sports manager at H-F Racquet Club

Umang Chadda, a top-ranked tennis player and world-class coach, will serve as the new racquet sports manager for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s Racquet & Fitness Club. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login[Read More…]

Germany is new destination for H-F Orchestra’s spring trip

Members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Orchestra will be saying “hallo” to the people of Germany, rather than “hola” to the residents of Cuba. The spring trip to the island of Cuba has been canceled “due to concerns and the current conditions in Cuba,” said B.J. Engrav, H-F music teacher and[Read More…]

College Board names H-F grads AP Scholars

The College Board has named seven recent graduates of Homewood-Flossmoor High School as National Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars. Michael Bonthron, Nathaniel Bouchie, Payton Gallery, Blessing Ibe, Matthew Scholefield, Lucy Sloan and Cole Weber were selected for earning an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken, plus scores[Read More…]

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Homewood Science Center organizing for second Walk Walton fundraiser

“Celebrate the Science of the Season” is the theme for the second Walk Walton fundraiser Oct. 22 hosted by the Homewood Science Center. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

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Hart baseball team advances to sectionals

The James Hart School baseball team won the right to compete in Illinois Elementary School Association sectional play after defeating Parker Junior High on Monday, Sept. 18. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber?[Read More…]

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