Tag: Ryan Pitcock

H-F High School stakeholders weigh in on principal search process

Consultants conducting the search for a new Homewood-Flossmoor High School principal met Tuesday with more than 100 students, staff and community members.Four representatives of search firm BWP and Associates facilitated three public meetings to begin gathering views from H-F High School stakeholders that will help them find a candidate well[Read More…]

H-F school board formally terminates Pitcock contract

The Homewood-Flossmoor High School school board officially terminated the contract of former principal Ryan Pitcock, despite pleas for his return. The 6-1 vote was described as confirmation of “the termination of the principal, Ryan Pitcock, by exercise of the buyout clause in his employment contract, effective June 21, 2016.” Pitcock[Read More…]

District 161 board hears audience’s pitch for Pitcock at Parker

Residents brought concerns over last week’s administrative shakeup at Parker Junior High School to Monday’s Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education committee meeting. Nearly 50 people attended the sometimes heated meeting, during which a number of residents peppered board members and administrators with questions and criticism on issues ranging from[Read More…]

Pitcock firing continues to roil H-F school district governance

Critics of the Homewood-Flossmoor Board of Education’s decision to fire Principal Ryan Pitcock in June pressed their case at Tuesday’s school board meeting. At issue is the chain of events leading to Pitcock’s dismissal on June 21. Flossmoor resident Dean Armstrong, an attorney, opened the discussion with a half-hour presentation[Read More…]

Principal’s role will be shared by administrators at H-F High School

The duties of principal at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be a shared responsibility this school year. “We will not be hiring an interim principal,” said Jodi Bryant, director of human resources and public relations. The school board’s Personnel Committee met Monday and agreed with the plan laid out for the[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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