The Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education is looking at the possibility of bolstering its audio and video capabilities for the purpose of streaming events, such as its board meetings. The goal is to provide coverage at a higher quality for the community, following some audio issues with recent[Read More…]
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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…]
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.
John Farrell will step down from the District 233 school board at the end of his term in April after serving for 14 years. He is extremely proud of Homewood-Flossmoor High School and all that the staff does.
Eighth graders in Parker Junior High’s National Junior Honor Society will have the opportunity to spend their 2019 spring break exploring the nation’s capital. The District 161 School Board approved plans Tuesday for the school’s first field trip to Washington, D.C. from March 22 to 29. Students will visit historic[Read More…]
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[Read More…]
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.[Read More…]
Steve Anderson of Homewood took his seat on the District 233 school board on Monday, May 1, and was elected to serve as its president.
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…]
Flossmoor District 161 has formally engaged BWP & Associates to conduct the search for a new principal at Parker Junior High School but a cap has been placed on the expense. The Board of Education Monday unanimously approved spending $9,500 for BWP to help land a new principal but tabled[Read More…]