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Marian Catholic Continue Oktoberfest Tradition with Crafters, Food

Marian Catholic Continue Oktoberfest Tradition with Crafters, Food

The event will be held Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

The 16 Best Public High Schools in Illinois, as Ranked by Newsweek

If you don’t think 16 is good enough, don’t worry, because one Illinois high school ranked No. 3 overall in the country!
Homewood-Flossmoor High School Foundation Golf & Dinner Fundraiser Set for September 26

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Foundation Golf & Dinner Fundraiser Set for September 26

The fundraiser supports the foundation, which provides grants, scholarships and assists student activities and clubs.
How Much are Your Childrens' Teachers Making?

How Much are Your Childrens' Teachers Making?

Are they being over- or underpaid for their services?
15 College Hacks You Need to Know for the 2014-15 School Year

15 College Hacks You Need to Know for the 2014-15 School Year

Make this your best year ever at college with these 15 helpful college hacks. Ramen not included.
Marian Catholic Hosts Youngsters’ Summer Sports Camps

Marian Catholic Hosts Youngsters’ Summer Sports Camps

Camps start June 16 and run through July 18.
Marian Catholic Senior One of Select Few Chosen for Bill Gates Scholarship

Marian Catholic Senior One of Select Few Chosen for Bill Gates Scholarship

Marian Catholic's Sofia Salgado was one of 52,000 applicants for the Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship—and one of 1,000 to win.
Marian Catholic Honors 365 Class of 2014 Graduates

Marian Catholic Honors 365 Class of 2014 Graduates

Graduation was held Monday, May 19.
Smith Brought Back as H-F Girls Basketball Coach

Smith Brought Back as H-F Girls Basketball Coach

Anthony Smith will be back as coach, following a turbulent year of controversy and distrust.
Fired Coach Rehired to Teach at H-F High This Fall

Fired Coach Rehired to Teach at H-F High This Fall

Will he return to the basketball court?
Tour the Renovated H-F High School North Building May 27

Tour the Renovated H-F High School North Building May 27

Get a glimpse of the new atrium, larger fieldhouse and other changes to the school during an open house and dedication ceremony.
Homewood D153, Flossmoor D161 to Receive Funds to Beef Up Security

Homewood D153, Flossmoor D161 to Receive Funds to Beef Up Security

The money will be used to improve security at school entrances, in addition to other updates.
Marian Catholic Chorale Gets Thrill of a Lifetime with Performance at Carnegie Hall

Marian Catholic Chorale Gets Thrill of a Lifetime with Performance at Carnegie Hall

Students performed on the stage and also received guidance from the director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale.
Marian Catholic Band Claims Top Honors at Illinois State University

Marian Catholic Band Claims Top Honors at Illinois State University

The band took top prize in the 4A class at the State of Illinois Invitational Saturday, April 26.
Incoming Homewood-Flossmoor HS Freshmen, Parents Invited to Sneak Peek

Incoming Homewood-Flossmoor HS Freshmen, Parents Invited to Sneak Peek

The event will give incoming freshmen and their parents a look inside the school, its activities, its staff and community.
Incoming Homewood-Flossmoor HS Freshmen, Parents Invited to Sneak Peek

Incoming Homewood-Flossmoor HS Freshmen, Parents Invited to Sneak Peek

The event will give incoming freshmen and their parents a look inside the school, its activities, its staff and community.
Flossmoor Teen Awarded Modern Woodmen Scholarship

Flossmoor Teen Awarded Modern Woodmen Scholarship

Allison Lessner will use the scholarship to attend the University of Virginia at Charlottesville.
IHSA: Former H-F Coach Anthony Smith Can Return to Coaching

IHSA: Former H-F Coach Anthony Smith Can Return to Coaching

Smith can return to a coaching role immediately, the association has ruled.
Homewood-Flossmoor Girls Basketball Coach May Not Return

Homewood-Flossmoor Girls Basketball Coach May Not Return

Anthony Smith will no longer lead the girls basketball team, and it's unlikely he'll return to teach any classes.