Tag: Special Olympics

The dozens of students and staff involved in the H-F High Unified Program gathered for a photo with the Special Olympics banner. It's the second time H-F has received the honor, and is one of only five schools to be recognized. (Provided photo)

H-F High accepts 2nd National Unified Champion Banner

Homewood-Flossmoor High School has earned repeat honors as a National Unified Champion Banner School from Special Olympics Illinois. A special presentation ceremony was held Monday, Oct. 24, with about 150 H-F students cheering as the banner was unfurled. Kim Riddering, Special Olympics Illinois’ chief operating officer, said H-F is one[Read More…]

Local police officers collect nearly $3K for Special Olympics

Homewood and Flossmoor police officers were up early on Friday, Aug. 19, and they were up high, too, for the annual Cop on a Roof fundraiser for Special Olympics. (Provided photo/Village of Homewood) Police partner each year with Dunkin’ to raise money for Special Olympics, which creates opportunities for athletes[Read More…]

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H-F Special Olympics ambassadors helping prepare next volunteers

In October, Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be represented at the Special Olympics North America Unified Champions Schools meeting in Washington, D.C., by H-F junior Donzell Marshall and Maggie McNellis, a 2019 graduate now attending Eastern Illinois University.  You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a[Read More…]

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H-F High wins national award for inclusion efforts

Homewood-Flossmoor High School has a new banner to proudly display: National Banner Unified Champion School.  H-F has strived to have students from all levels work together through partnerships in sports and classroom activities. The efforts put H-F in a unique status as one of only two high schools in Illinois recognized[Read More…]

GSU Special Olympics car and motorcycle show benefit

On Friday, Sept. 8, Governors State University will host its first Car and Motorcycle Show, sponsored by the Department of Public Safety and the GSU Library. The 4 to 8 p.m. event in east lots 2 and 3 will benefit Special Olympics Illinois. Officer Lee Taylor of the GSU Department of[Read More…]

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Local police to participate in Cop on a Rooftop fundraiser May 19 for Special Olympics

On May 19 local police officers will take to the roof of a local doughnut shop to help raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics, a worldwide organization that helps people with intellectual disabilities participate in sporting events.  You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial[Read More…]

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