Tag: Homewood School District 153

Meet the Candidates: Jim Schmidt, D153 (free content)

Age: 53Education: Master’s in School Counseling, Governors State University; Master’s in School Leadership, Olivet University.Job/role: Guidance Department Chair – Homewood-Flossmoor H.S.Family: Wife – Christy, three daughters.Other elected positions: 16 previous years on School District 153 Board.Issues:  Goals:

District 153 sets kindergarten orientation

Homewood District 153 is looking for its future kindergarten students who will attend Willow School for its kindergarten orientation program March 15. The session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Willow School, 1804 Willow Rd., will offer information about the kindergarten program and offers a chance to meet the kindergarten[Read More…]

District 153 continues to verify students’ residency

District 153 administrators are working hard to verify that every student attending Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools lives within its boundaries, Superintendent Scott McAlister told board members at their Dec. 12 meeting. The district takes in most of Homewood and the western portion of Glenwood that is west of[Read More…]

District 153 adopts $22.83 million levy

The District 153 school board approved a 2022 levy request of $22,835,009 at its Dec. 12 board meeting. It is a 22.43% increase over the 2021 levy. The budget is divided into several accounts, and school districts designate what the tax levy will fund. Although the district requests a certain[Read More…]

District 153 urges parents to set Timely and Meaningful Consultations meetings

Homewood District 153 school district is urging families with home-schooled students or students that attend private school within the district’s boundaries to schedule an appointment for their Timely and Meaningful Consultations (TMC).  Staff will be available to discuss services with parents in District 153 with a home-schooled student who has[Read More…]

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