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H-F baseball becoming a Normal thing

November 15, 2021 - 21:16

Homewood-Flossmoor baseball will have a heavy presence in central Illinois next year.

Vikings infielder Shai Robinson will be at Illinois State University. Pitcher Waylon Deck will play at Heartland Community College. Both schools are in Normal, and both players signed their letters of intent to continue their education and baseball careers there.

“It was just a coincidence, but it’s super cool that I’ll have people around that I know,” Deck said.

H-F board hires new director of operations and maintenance

October 28, 2021 - 20:13

The District 233 School Board hired James Patterson to take over as director of operations and maintenance when Tom Wagner, the current director, retires in December after more than 40 years with the district.

The board accepted the recommendation of school administrators at the board's Oct. 19 meeting. Patterson will be paid $120,000 annually. He is currently associate director of physical plant at Olivet Nazarene University.

District 233 board says former Columbus Day needs a community-wide celebration

October 05, 2021 - 21:22

Students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will have the day off on Monday for what would have been Columbus Day. The school board wants to give the day a special purpose next year.

Many schools have removed the Columbus Day designation and replaced it with Indigenous Peoples Day as a way to honor those who were in the Americas before Columbus reached its shores.


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