Tag: District 233

District 233 gives approval to $63.8 million budget

The District 233 school board approved the $63.8 million budget for fiscal year 2023 at its Sept. 20 board meeting. The budget will cover expenses at Homewood-Flossmoor High School this year. Lawrence Cook, chief school business official, reported the overall revenues will show a slight increase of 2.72% or approximately[Read More…]

Local school superintendents heard from administrators at the University of Illinois during a meeting on strengthening ties between schools and the U of I system. Present at the meeting were, from left, Bremen District 228 Superintendent Brad Sikora; University of Illinois System President Timothy Killeen; State Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin, D-Olympia Fields; Rich District 227 Superintendent Johnnie Thomas; University of Illinois-Chicago Interim Chancellor Javier Reyes; and Homewood-Flossmoor District 233 Superintendent Dr. Scott Wakeley. (Provided photo)

H-F superintendent meets with U of I leaders

District 233 Superintendent Scott Wakeley met with University of Illinois leaders Sept. 8 getting a chance to stress the need for an “educator pipeline” and the need for college affordability. U of I System President Timothy L. Killeen and University of Illinois-Chicago Interim Chancellor Javier Reyes listened to superintendents from three[Read More…]

The new administrative team for District 233 and Homewood-Flossmoor High School are, from left, South Building Associate Principal Craig Fantin; Principal Clinton Alexander; Superintendent Scott Wakeley; North Building Assistant Principal Quitman Dillard; and Associate Principal Shannon Swilley. (Provided photo)

New H-F High administrative team now in place 

District 233 has a new superintendent and Homewood-Flossmoor High School has a new principal and a new associate principal working with administrators at both the North and South Buildings. Superintendent Scott Wakeley officially stepped into the top leadership position for the district July 1 after serving for a year as[Read More…]

H-F High will celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day in October

The District 233 school board agreed to replace the Columbus Day holiday in October with Indigenous Peoples Day on the Homewood-Flossmoor High School calendar. The board made the decision at the Feb. 15 school board meeting. The topic was first discussed by the board’s planning committee. Catherine Ross-Cook, H-F’s Diversity,[Read More…]

H-F principal search process looking to January wrap-up

The search continues for the next principal of Homewood-Flossmoor High School. Although the board isn’t likely to meet its original December target, Superintendent-elect Scott Wakeley said he expects the board will finalize an appointment in January. BWP Consultants, which is leading the search, has posted the job on various websites[Read More…]

H-F board studies plans to update science labs

The District 233 school board is beginning to look at ways to improve the science labs at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The school board’s finance committee heard from architects with DLA Architects who are following the district’s long-range planning document. At the Nov. 15 finance committee meeting, Ed Wright of DLA[Read More…]

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