Tag: Homewood-Flossmoor High School

H-F schools ready for opening day, special events

Before you know it, the school buses will be back on the street picking up students for their first day of 2022-23 school year. Flossmoor School District 161 once again invites community members to Chalk the Walk with encouraging messages for students. (Chronicle file photo) First up is Homewood-Flossmoor High[Read More…]

H-F junior killed in car accident

Flossmoor police confirmed the death of Oliver Paredes, a junior at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, in a car crash early Sunday morning. Police said around 2:45 a.m. the car was northbound on Western Avenue at Hutchinson Road when it left the roadway. Oliver was the only occupant. Police said the cause[Read More…]

Homewood-Flossmoor senior-to-be Deion Johnson finished second at 113 pounds on July 19 at the US Marines Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. (Provided photo)

H-F wrestler finishes second in national tourney

Deion Johnson feels underappreciated and under-recruited going into this senior year at Homewood-Flossmoor. The 113-pounder has now made his presence known on the national wrestling scene.  The Vikings senior-to-be finished second at 113 pounds on July 19 in the US Marine Corps Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota. The[Read More…]

The new administrative team for District 233 and Homewood-Flossmoor High School are, from left, South Building Associate Principal Craig Fantin; Principal Clinton Alexander; Superintendent Scott Wakeley; North Building Assistant Principal Quitman Dillard; and Associate Principal Shannon Swilley. (Provided photo)

New H-F High administrative team now in place 

District 233 has a new superintendent and Homewood-Flossmoor High School has a new principal and a new associate principal working with administrators at both the North and South Buildings. Superintendent Scott Wakeley officially stepped into the top leadership position for the district July 1 after serving for a year as[Read More…]

D233 board gets 2.81% rate for $20 million bond sale

The District 233 school board got an exceptionally low rate of 2.8% to finance its $20 million bond sale to cover costs of a new science wing and other projects at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The sale to JP Morgan Chase was finalized Tuesday, June 28.  The board initially planned to[Read More…]

H-F graduate Folashade Olumola is selected as a Fulbright English teaching assistant

Folashade Olumola, a 2018 graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has been selected for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award. Folashade Olumola Olumola, a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who majored in political science, will be teaching university students in Turkey beginning in mid-September. The award is[Read More…]

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