Tag: District 153

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District 153 music program offers students options in voice, band and orchestra

Homewood District 153 school board president Shelly Marks believes “students develop discipline when they practice an instrument, become team players when they are part of a band, orchestra or choir, and are able to explore something they are passionate about.”    You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle[Read More…]

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District 153 superintendent sets 2021 retirement date

Dale Mitchell, superintendent of Homewood School District 153 for the last 14 years, has announced his retirement after the 2020-21 academic year.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

James Hart School Social Studies teacher Virginia Donahue congratulates Umar Ryan, fourth from left, on winning the National Geographic Geo Bee. He advanced to state competition. Other contestants were, front row Nick Cross and Georgia Holt, and back row from left Abdul-Karim Toheeb-Lawal, Erik Dedo, Sola Adeyigo and Malcolm Smith.

Hart students study the world for Geo Bee

  James Hart School Social Studies teacher Virginia  Donahue congratulates Umar Ryan, standing  fourth from left, on winning the National  Geographic Geo Bee. He advanced to state  competition. Other contestants were, front  row Nick Cross and Georgia Holt, and back  row from left Abdul-Karim Toheeb-Lawal,  Erik Dedo, Sola Adeyigo and Malcolm  Smith. (Provided photo)  Students at James Hart School have an expanded world view[Read More…]

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Two administrators make the grade

They work in Homewood schools by day. But for months, they were students themselves. At its February meeting, the District 153 school board announced James Hart School Principal Scott McAlister had earned his superintendent’s certificate, and Melanie Mandisodza achieved the state approved special education director certificate. You have reached content[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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