Tag: technology

H-F board approves technology purchases

Pre-pandemic, Homewood-Flossmoor High School had racks of Chromebooks in each classroom for student use. The devices served as individual computers and were distributed by teachers. The system was an easy way to assure that all students were working from the same equipment for class assignments. When schools got notice in[Read More…]

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International STEM Learning Ecosystems awards Homewood Science Center membership

The Homewood Science Center is now part of STEM Learning Ecosystems, a national and international network working to change how students learn, educators teach and how businesses develop a workforce with 21st century skills. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial[Read More…]

$32,000 grant helps H-F purchase class equipment

Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s Applied Academics Program received a $32,000 grant from the Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) Education Foundation for a new piece of equipment. The grant covered the cost of the HAAS Mini Mill CNC Machine. Teacher Bill Merchantz has designed the new Computer Integrated Manufacturing class, which starts this[Read More…]

H-F purchasing Chromebooks, updating computer network

The Technology Department at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be purchasing 700 Chromebooks for student use and updating the school’s computer network using a $510,000 expenditure approved by the District 233 school board May 15. Technology Department Director Gary Posing said the district has about 3,000 Chromebook laptop computers and is able[Read More…]

Foundation 153 helps purchase 90 devices for students

A gift from Foundation 153 has helped purchase 90 new computers for students in Homewood District 153. Beth White, technology director, said the funding helped her department purchase 60 iPads for students at Willow and Churchill Schools, and 30 laptops for students at Hart School. “It’s a super exciting thing for us,”[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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