Tag: transparency

No easy answers available on videotaping H-F meetings

District 233 board members have been considering whether or not to videotape and post board meetings to social media and the district’s website. At its Committee of the Whole meeting Jan. 29, board members said they have been studying the question but haven’t come to any resolution. It often seems that[Read More…]

H-F school board will decide best practices on field trips

After months of discussion, the District 233 school board decided it would review its 20-plus year practice of approving field trips.  In the mean time, the board decided to continue its standard practice of voting on Homewood-Flossmoor High School out-of-state trips. Superintendent Von Mansfield told the board at its Committee of the[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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