Tag: Homewood schools

Three Homewood schools collecting items for MLK Day

The community is asked to be part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday, Jan. 16, by donating to projects hosted by District 153’s Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools. Items for Respond Now, ANEW and South Suburban Humane Society can be dropped off at James Hart[Read More…]

STAR test scores show student gains in District 153

After two school years dealing with COVID-19, Homewood school administrators were pleasantly surprised when STAR test scores showed students met or exceeded growth numbers in math and English/Language Arts. STAR, a nationally recognized test, gives the district a method of recording student gains and the numbers are used for internal[Read More…]

District 153 board approves return-to-school plan

The Homewood School District 153 board on Monday unanimously approved the plan for returning to in-person classes following a year of remote and hybrid schooling. Classes will resume on Aug. 18. The COVID-19 pandemic that disrupted schooling in 2020-21 continues, and the situation has changed in recent months, with vaccines[Read More…]

H-F High enrollment heading down? Maybe not

An enrollment study shows Homewood-Flossmoor High School is likely to record a student decrease from its current 2,964 students, but several school board members questioned that finding. While enrollment is nowhere near the 4,300 students of the early 1970s, the District 233 Planning Committee didn’t want to believe enrollments would[Read More…]

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