Tag: District 233

Bond rating agency drops H-F score one point

After a review by Standard & Poors of the finances of District 233, the bond rating agency dropped the district’s rating by a point. The district now has a rating of AA+. It had been rated AAA the past six years. Even with the step down, the Homewood-Flossmoor High School[Read More…]

Community supports H-F board response to blackface incident

Parents and community members spoke in support of the administration and school board at the District 233 meeting Tuesday, after several speakers roundly criticized their actions in light of a blackface incident April 27. Despite the criticisms, including personal attacks against Superintendent Von Mansfield, parents came forward to applaud the[Read More…]

H-F cafeteria workers win salary increase

Food service workers at Homewood-Flossmoor High School ratified a new contract with their employer, Chartwells, in March.   According to Nick Desideri of Service Employee International Union Local 1, the 25 union members working at H-F overwhelming approved the contract.   He did not provide specific dollar amounts, but did[Read More…]

Bids for H-F High arts addition come in high

The District 233 Finance Committee got unwelcome news Wednesday when Ed Wright of DLA Architects told them bids for work on the proposed Performing Arts Center came in more than $4 million over what is budgeted.   The school district has a plan to build new spaces at Homewood-Flossmoor High[Read More…]

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