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H-F Superintendent Mansfield presented state honor

District 233 Superintendent Von Mansfield has been presented a Those Who Excel Award for a second time by the Illinois State Board of Education. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

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H-F board extends supt’s contract on 4-3 vote

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Superintendent Von Mansfield’s contract was extended to June 2022 on a 4-3 vote at the District 233 board meeting Dec. 17.   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

Community supports H-F board response to blackface incident

Parents and community members spoke in support of the administration and school board at the District 233 meeting Tuesday, after several speakers roundly criticized their actions in light of a blackface incident April 27. Despite the criticisms, including personal attacks against Superintendent Von Mansfield, parents came forward to applaud the[Read More…]

H-F High School’s board stands by policies on residency

Each semester students are removed from Homewood-Flossmoor High School as the school board continues enforcement of policies to weed out students who aren’t legal residents. The district does a full investigation each time a parent, student or community member brings an issue of residency to the administration. In November the[Read More…]

Pitcock firing continues to roil H-F school district governance

Critics of the Homewood-Flossmoor Board of Education’s decision to fire Principal Ryan Pitcock in June pressed their case at Tuesday’s school board meeting. At issue is the chain of events leading to Pitcock’s dismissal on June 21. Flossmoor resident Dean Armstrong, an attorney, opened the discussion with a half-hour presentation[Read More…]

Principal’s role will be shared by administrators at H-F High School

The duties of principal at Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be a shared responsibility this school year. “We will not be hiring an interim principal,” said Jodi Bryant, director of human resources and public relations. The school board’s Personnel Committee met Monday and agreed with the plan laid out for the[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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