Tag: H-F High School

H-F board approves contracts, gives bonuses

The District 233 school board approved contracts at its June 21 meeting for bus service, food service and building maintenance at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, and awarded bonus payments to H-F’s top administrators. The board agreed to extend its 2022-23 contracts with 12% increases for Kickert Bus Company and a special[Read More…]

Allie Mangel earns Fulbright ETA for work in Germany

Allie Mangel, a 2018 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has been selected for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) program in Germany. Allie Mangel Mangel will work with a German teacher of English for a school year starting in September. The Fulbright program is intended to help improve the teaching[Read More…]

District 233 board considers new restaurant management course

The culinary program at Homewood-Flossmoor High School is so popular that some students have been turned away. Now the District 233 school board is considering adding a restaurant management course to the curriculum. The culinary program has three classes. This year, there are 227 students in the 10 sections of[Read More…]

H-F board hires new director of operations and maintenance

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[Read More…]

Two at H-F High named National Merit semifinalists

Homewood-Flossmoor High School seniors David Gibek and Carter Langston have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. They were selected based on their scores on the 2020 PSAT/NMSQT exam taken as juniors. As part of the national pool of 16,000 qualifiers, they represent less than 1% of U.S.[Read More…]

Mini-grant helps H-F journalism program purchase cameras

Journalism students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be using new Nikon cameras this year. A $1,200 mini-grant from the Illinois Press Foundation is covering the purchase costs. Teacher Rachel Kucharski, sponsor of The Voyager, the H-F student newspaper, learned of the grant and applied in spring 2021 for an award.[Read More…]

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