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H-F Scholastic Bowl team wins in recent competitions

Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s Scholastic Bowl team has had a winning season. Scholastic Bowl pits an H-F team against another school’s team is a timed competition to see which team can provide the most correct answers to questions from a wide range of knowledge, including history, literature, science, fine arts, current[Read More…]

3.14.23 | What You Need to Know Today

GUESS HOW MANY HYDRANTS – Get excited for Hydrant Hysteria, a contest from the Village of Homewood that challenges residents 18 and younger to guess how many fire hydrants are located within the village. The person with the closest guess will win a special experience with the Homewood fire chief[Read More…]

Meet the Candidates: Jim Schmidt, D153 (free content)

Age: 53Education: Master’s in School Counseling, Governors State University; Master’s in School Leadership, Olivet University.Job/role: Guidance Department Chair – Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.Family: Wife – Christy, three daughters.Other elected positions: 16 previous years on School District 153 Board.Issues:  Goals:

Three legislators push for cargo airport for South Suburbs

Three legislators representing Homewood and Flossmoor are working to get a cargo airport built in the south suburbs. Rep. Will Davis (D-Homewood) sponsored HB2531 with support from Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin (D-Olympia Fields) and Rep. Anthony DeLuca (D-Chicago Heights). The bill would direct the State of Illinois to prepare and issue[Read More…]

H-F teachers make District 233 candidate endorsements

The Homewood-Flossmoor Education Organization has endorsed four candidates for positions on the District 233 school board in the April 4 election. The teachers union, representing about 220 teachers and instructional assistants at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has selected newcomer Christopher Riedel and incumbents Pam Jackson, Gerald Pauling and Nathan Legardy to[Read More…]

H-F Ice Arena rebirth marked with grand opening celebration

There was a big red ribbon blocking the entrance to the H-F Ice Arena on Sunday, March 12, so Liam Peterson, 11, of Homewood, helped out with the ceremony to mark the resurrection of the facility, standing alongside Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Commissioners President Brent Bachus, bearing witness to the[Read More…]

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