Tag: test scores

Improved reading, comprehension are winning strategies at H-F

Reading is an essential part of life.  That’s why Homewood-Flossmoor High School has begun using Lexile, a new tool measuring the independent reading skills of all students. A Lexile assessment was given to every student in September. It provides teachers information on how students read and comprehend; how they process the[Read More…]

District 153 assessments show students meeting, exceeding standards

Students in Homewood District 153 schools  generally are meeting or exceeding expectations, according to an analysis of testing data. Midwest Analytics and Education LLC presented a report to the District 153 school board in October. In its summary, the company reported: Students typically score at or above national averages Grade level[Read More…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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