Tag: Homewood School District 153

Willow students applaud James Hart School eighth graders as they parade through the halls on a visit to their old stomping grounds. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

A march down memory lane

James Hart School graduates got to go back in time Monday. District 153 arranged for the 247 Hart eighth graders to be guests of honor at Willow School parading for kindergarten, first and second graders, and at Churchill School walking through the hallways for third, fourth and fifth graders. The[Read More…]

Districts 153, 161 award teachers tenure

At their April meetings, the school boards of Homewood District 153 and Flossmoor District 161 awarded tenure to outstanding teachers who have completed four years of employment with the districts. Teachers awarded tenure in District 153: Ashley Daniels-Evans, Churchill School, fifth grade; Angela Foster, Willow School, second grade; Kristen Goesel,[Read More…]

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…]

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