H-F administrators awarded merit pay

The District 233 school board approved merit pay for top administrators at the April 11 board meeting. Superintendent Scott Wakeley, who recommended the payments, said they are “about plus-plus” in recognition of the work administrators do throughout the school year that is above and beyond regular duties. “I am very[Read More…]

H-F board considering cost reductions to proposed science wing

The District 233 Finance Committee is considering its options for reducing costs on the proposed science wing on the South Building at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The proposed addition was first presented to the board in spring 2022. During spring and summer, construction costs skyrocketed and were impacted by supply chain[Read More…]

H-F student video projects advance to national competition

Five Homewood-Flossmoor High School students’ projects will be entered into the National Federation of Press Women’s High School Communications Contest. The students are part of the Viking TV and broadcasting program under the direction of teacher Mark Ciesielski. The students took first place honors in the Illinois Women’s Press Association[Read More…]

Strike suspended as GSU, union reach tentative agreement

Governors State University and the University Professionals of Illinois (UPI) representing GSU faculty and staff reached a tentative contract agreement Monday night. The deal resulted in suspension of the strike that began a week ago. “We’re relieved that we’ve come out of this process with a contract that addresses workload[Read More…]

Districts 153, 161 award teachers tenure

At their April meetings, the school boards of Homewood District 153 and Flossmoor District 161 awarded tenure to outstanding teachers who have completed four years of employment with the districts. Teachers awarded tenure in District 153: Ashley Daniels-Evans, Churchill School, fifth grade; Angela Foster, Willow School, second grade; Kristen Goesel,[Read More…]

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