Tag: District 233

H-F board approves textbook purchases

The District 233 school board approved an expenditure of $26,760 for new textbooks for three classes. The action was taken at the Feb. 16 meeting. The Homewood-Flossmoor High School African American Literature and Composition class that was a semester class will now be a full-year class offered to seniors. Teachers[Read More…]

H-F seniors petition for prom, graduation this year

Representatives of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School Class of 2021 want their last months of high school to feel “normal” with a prom and graduation. They petitioned the administration and school board for responses to four actions they say will have a direct impact on their last months at H-F.  “We[Read More…]

District 233 special meeting called for Wednesday

The District 233 school board will conduct a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3. The only discussion will be on the district’s return to school plan. The last notice to parents from the H-F administration was for students to return on a hybrid plan starting Feb. 16, if[Read More…]

Tuesday is deadline for H-F superintendent search survey

Homewood-Flossmoor High School residents are encouraged to fill out an online survey by Tuesday, Jan. 19. Answers will help a search firm find a new superintendent for District 233. The survey can be found online. Superintendent Von Mansfield will retire in June 2022. The school board has begun the search for his replacement.[Read More…]

District 233 board reduces levy by $1.3 million

The District 233 school board agreed to reduce the 2020 levy by $1.3 million in keeping with a promise board members made to share the benefits of a state grant. While taxpayers will only see a small reduction on their property taxes, board members said they felt agreeing to abate[Read More…]

H-F studies plan for January in-person learning

The return date for students and staff at H-F High School is unknown, but administrators and teachers continue to study possible plans. At the Nov. 17 school board meeting, Principal Jerry Anderson said, “The goal is to transition to hybrid learning during the second semester.” Depending on COVID-19 numbers and[Read More…]

Contract renegotiations save H-F High money

District 233 Business Manager Lawrence Cook was able to save the district nearly $230,000 by renegotiating three contracts due to the coronavirus pandemic. RJB Properties, responsible for cleaning Homewood-Flossmoor High School, is working with a skeletal crew. Tom Wagner, the district’s operations manager, recommended the board try to renegotiate the[Read More…]

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