Seniors head for their seats prior to the H-F graduation ceremony on May 29. (EC)

H-F class of 2022 urged to ‘do something’ in response to society’s challenges

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School class of 2022 was showered with congratulations and several episodes of thunderous applause during the graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 29, but they also received some straight talk from student government leaders and from District 233 Board of Education President Gerald Pauling. First, Pauling applauded the[Read More…]

Construction work at Homewood schools starts June 2

Construction projects at Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools totaling $9.4 million will be starting June 2.  After months of assessments and meetings, the District 153 school board agreed in November to four major projects to bring its aging buildings up to date. Work will be completed over a two-year[Read More…]

District 153 emphasizes English/Language Arts for 7th graders

The District 153 school board agreed to a curriculum change that will double the time seventh graders spend on English/Language Arts instruction.  At the May 9 meeting, board members unanimously approved the proposal from Superintendent Scott McAlister. Currently, students enrolled in Spanish and French take their first language instruction in[Read More…]

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