Education

H-F board approves contracts, gives bonuses

The District 233 school board approved contracts at its June 21 meeting for bus service, food service and building maintenance at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, and awarded bonus payments to H-F’s top administrators. The board agreed to extend its 2022-23 contracts with 12% increases for Kickert Bus Company and a special[Read More…]

HFEO awards scholarships to 8 students

By Chronicle Staff The Homewood-Flossmoor Education Organization awarded eight $500 scholarships to members of the Class of 2022. Students who are pursuing a career in education received the Future Teacher Award. Honorees are Madelyn Zirbel and Erik Dedo, both attending Illinois State University. Outstanding Service Awards recognize students for their[Read More…]

District 153, teachers’ union reach contract agreement

The District 153 school board and the Homewood Education Association, representing teachers in the district, have reached agreement on a two-year contract. The union represents about 180 certified teachers and 120 non-certified personnel. The agreement extends to June 2024. The union had approved the agreement prior to the board approving[Read More…]

D153 tech department develops plan for emergencies

It’s always good to be prepared. The District 153 technology team is taking that to heart by developing an Incident Response Plan (IRP) it will be using in the event of a technology emergency. Beth White, the district’s director of technology, said the district does everything it can to prevent[Read More…]

H-F graduate Folashade Olumola is selected as a Fulbright English teaching assistant

Folashade Olumola, a 2018 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has been selected for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award. Folashade Olumola Olumola, a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who majored in political science, will be teaching university students in Turkey beginning in mid-September. The award is[Read More…]

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