The District 233 school board agreed to replace terrazzo flooring in the performance wing of the fine arts addition so that it could add a graphic arts classroom into the new arts wing. The 5-2 vote was cast at the April 7 board meeting, held remotely due to the coronavirus[Read More…]
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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…]
District 233 has applied for a $1.8 million Property Tax Relief Program state grant to give tax relief to Homewood-Flossmoor High School taxpayers.
District 233 school board members are reviewing a proposed $56.35 million budget. The board will act on the budget at its Sept. 17 meeting. The budget, for fiscal year July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, shows a 5.48 percent drop from the $59.44 million budget of 2019. [Read More…]
The District 233 board on Tuesday, June 18, moved two administrators into new assignments at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, but not without some controversy and a split vote.
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…]
Lawrence Cook will be the new business manager for District 233 starting July 1. The school board approved his three-year appointment Tuesday, April 2, on a 5-2 vote. Beth Larocca and Annette Bannon voted against the appointment. Cook’s starting salary will be $129,202.
Despite a hard-fought 10-candidate District 233 race, winners and apparent losers were gracious in post-election comments Tuesday night and Wednesday. Jonathan Cook has conceded that Nathan Legardy is the likely winner of the fourth of four spots on the Homewood-Flossmoor District 233 election on Tuesday, but Legardy is being cautious[Read More…]
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…]
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…]