Tag: Homewood District 153

Churchill School students, from left, Cora Donohue Alex Castellanos and Ollie Green and teacher Karen Lindquist help pack up Items for the dogs and cats at the South Suburban Human Society. The students worked as members of the Early Act Club at Churchill during Homewood District 153's Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service event. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

Collecting helping hand donations

About a dozen students from District 153 schools were joined by representatives from the Village of Homewood Monday as they collected items for three helping organizations as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event. Despite the wet weather and temperature around 39 degrees the morning of[Read More…]

The District 153 school board recognized Churchill School special education teacher Laura Kozel, second from left, a nationally certified teacher, who had the certification renewed. Offering congratulations are, from left, Churchill School Principal Sara Schnoor; Shelly Peck, school board president; and Dr. Scott McAlister, District 153 superintendent. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

District 153 recognizes achievements of Laura Kozel

Churchill School special education teacher Laura Kozel was honored by the District 153 school board for her outstanding efforts as a national board certified teacher.  To receive certification, teachers must show how their teaching aligns with five core standards, including a deep understanding of their students, content knowledge, use of[Read More…]

Homewood schools bring some students back to the classroom

On Friday, Oct. 9, Homewood District 153 finished the first week of Virtual Learning Academy, a special program designed to help specific students facing challenges with remote learning. School began with all students attending online-only and has been in session for six weeks. Overall, parent and teacher surveys show things[Read More…]

District 153 making e-learning plans for next few weeks

Homewood teachers are making e-learning lesson plans after the Illinois State Board of Education sent school districts a notice students will not be returning to their classrooms before April 30. ISBE is expecting remote learning to begin this week, but the District 153 calendar still has students off — two[Read More…]

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