Author: Marilyn Thomas

Computer protection program halts attack on H-F High’s network

A computer protection program from CrowdStrike that District 233 purchased in February paid for itself on March 11, when one of the servers at Homewood-Flossmoor High School was attacked. Steve Richardson, director of information technology, told the District 233 school board at its April 19 meeting that a malicious attempt[Read More…]

Chance finally comes for D153 teacher to run Boston

Matt Johnson is the band director at James Hart School in Homewood, but he’s also an avid runner who got his chance to run the 2022 Boston Marathon April 18. ‘It’s definitely a lifetime achievement and accomplishment. I’ve been trying to get in it for years, so it was fun[Read More…]

Erdey hired as communications director at H-F

Carla Erdey was hired to be the new spokesperson for Homewood-Flossmoor High School and District 233. The school board approved her appointment at its April 5 board meeting. Erdey will have the title of director of communications and community engagement. Her salary will be $135,000. She starts July 1. Erdey[Read More…]

H-F tenure photos 2022

Six H-F faculty members granted tenure

The District 233 school board granted tenure to six teachers at Homewood-Flossmoor High School at its April 5 meeting. Tenure is awarded to teachers after four years as a probationary teacher. Ashley Alex, Jennifer Byrd, Alyssa Marassa, John McCarthy, Ted Venegas and Tiffany White were recognized for tenure. In a[Read More…]

District 153 lines up construction crews for summer work

The District 153 school board on March 21 approved six contracts totaling $4.03 million for construction work this summer at Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools in Homewood. Staff from construction manager Gibane reviewed the bids and gave the board its recommendation for the indoor air quality work, as well[Read More…]