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Homewood District 153 says no thanks to guns in schools proposals

Student safety is important, but Homewood District 153 board members voted unanimously not to support measures to allow staff to carry firearms in schools.  Although no school district would be compelled to develop programs that allow firearms on campus, Homewood’s board members wanted to share their positions with delegates of[Read More…]

H-F teen arrested after bringing bullets to school

Flossmoor police arrested a Homewood-Flossmoor High School student when it was discovered he brought loose bullets into the school Monday, Nov. 12.  School officials notified police mid-morning that there was a suspicion that a student may have bullets. The student was identified, searched and the bullets were located, according to[Read More…]

Parents voice support for H-F administrators, others disagree as school board meets on security

After a social media threat of violence this past weekend and a meeting on possible student involvement in gang activity the previous weekend, the District 233 school board is holding a special meeting Tuesday, Oct. 30, to discuss security at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.  Because of the need to keep security[Read More…]

H-F High has taken necessary security steps

Administrators at Homewood-Flossmoor High School are cognizant of safety concerns and reassured community members that they are taking all steps to protect the campus.  “I’m incredibly impressed … with the approach this administration has taken toward advancing the ball on security within our building,” said Steve Anderson, president of the[Read More…]

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H-F High improving security with front entrance changes

The District 233 school board approved a major construction project that will improve security at the Homewood-Flossmoor High School South Building main entrance.   The board at its May 16 meeting awarded a $410,984 contract to Cosgrove Construction of Joliet for the work to be done over the summer months.

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