Tag: board of education

District 233 board gets two new members

Homewood-Flossmoor High School will have two new board members. Voters selected Michelle Hoereth and Cynthia Turnquest to serve four-year terms on the board with incumbent Steve Anderson, board president, who was re-elected. The trio won in a hard-fought campaign that saw the defeat of incumbents Beth Larocca and Annette Bannon,[Read More…]

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Pauling takes seat on H-F board, elected vice president

Gerald Pauling received a round of applause after he was sworn in as a new District 233 board member serving Homewood-Flossmoor High School.  Fellow board members also elected Pauling the board’s vice president-secretary by a 6-1 vote. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a[Read More…]

No easy answers available on videotaping H-F meetings

District 233 board members have been considering whether or not to videotape and post board meetings to social media and the district’s website. At its Committee of the Whole meeting Jan. 29, board members said they have been studying the question but haven’t come to any resolution. It often seems that[Read More…]

HFHS board salutes student production of ‘Sister Act’

Student performers from the fall musical “Sister Act” took a curtain call on Nov. 21 for the Homewood-Flossmoor High School board.Based on the movie of the same name starring Whoopie Goldberg, “Sister Act” was performed by a student cast and live orchestra on Nov. 10-11 at H-F’s Mall Auditorium.H-F senior[Read More…]

Pay hikes approved in District 161

Pay increases for all employees are now in place after actions were taken by the Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education at a special meeting Jan. 23. Approved were raises for non-bargaining employees and new rates of pay for substitute teachers and lunch aides. These increases follow a new four-year[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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