D233 will use its reserves account for capital projects

The District 233 school board agreed to make changes to its reserve fund policy that will allow it to spend down excess cash on-hand to fund capital projects at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The board has been discussing the possibility of a board policy change that stipulated the district retain enough[Read More…]

D153 gets high marks in staff survey

A staff survey of Homewood District 153 staff got positive responses, and nearly 150 additional comments on the workings of Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools and the district office. The district received 183 responses, or approximately two-thirds of the 300 teachers and support staff. The climate and culture in[Read More…]

Hiram Cheffer, left, and Elianna Kline, first graders at Willow School, show off their 'love' glasses as the class celebrated Valentine's Day Wednesday. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

With love, from Willow School

There was an extra special dose of love at Willow School Wednesday for Valentine’s Day. The kindergarten, first and second graders found lots of ways to show affection for those they care about. Parent volunteers came to the Homewood school to help at classroom parties marking the special day as[Read More…]

GSU launches LatinX Resource Center

Governors State University officially launched its Latinx Resource Center (LRC) with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Feb. 2.  GSU President Cheryl Green and Emmanuel Lopez, the LRC’s first director, headed the list of dignitaries who attended the ceremony. The LRC initiative is part of the university’s approach to meeting the[Read More…]

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