Author: Marilyn Thomas

District 153 administrators MT021317

Two administrators make the grade

They work in Homewood schools by day. But for months, they were students themselves. At its February meeting, the District 153 school board announced James Hart School Principal Scott McAlister had earned his superintendent’s certificate, and Melanie Mandisodza achieved the state approved special education director certificate. You’ve reached subscriber-only content[Read More…]

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Chocolate lovers walked away happy from 15th annual Homewood Chocolate Fest

Chocolate lovers had their fill of “sweetastic,” “delicious,” “terrific” treats at Homewood’s 15th annual Chocolate Fest on Saturday, Feb. 18. It didn’t matter if they left the Homewood Auditorium with mouth-watering treats from the dozens of vendors or got in line for samples provided by the chocolate bake-off contestants. The[Read More…]

Accusations unfounded: H-F High School Board

Gerald Pauling, chair of the Personnel Committee of the District 233, said insinuations of misconduct by school administrators at Homewood-Flossmoor High School dating back to 2014 are unfounded. “The board is committed to moving forward. We are disappointed and disheartened by the unfounded and unwarranted personal attacks, rumors, violations of[Read More…]

Final day for Homewood’s Millennium School is June 7

District 153 will mark the last day of Millennium School on Tuesday, June 7. District officials estimate 3,000 children in fifth and sixth grades have passed through Millennium the past 13 years. The student council selected the school’s name. Millennium’s fifth graders will now be students at Churchill School and[Read More…]

H-F speech team takes third in recent speech tournament (UPDATE Dec. 18)

Homewood-Flossmoor High School speech team. The Homewood-Flossmoor High School Speech Team took third place in the Thornridge Tree Speech Tournament Dec. 6, according to a story in the Homewood-Flossmoor FYI. It wasn’t the first successful outing of the season. The team won the South West Suburban Conference Novice Conference Tournament on Nov. 25,[Read More…]

Winter events

FRIDAY, DEC. 9

SATURDAY, DEC. 10

  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.

 

 

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