Welcome to Homewood School District #153!

Our website is your gateway to information about Homewood’s public schools grades Pre-K through 8. We invite you to visit frequently for the latest news and information.

District 153 Would Lose Under Pending Education Funding Reform Bill

Senate Bill 16, the School Funding Report Act of 2014, passed the Illinois Senate in May and currently is pending in the House of Representatives. The bill may be considered in November.

Homewood School District 153 stands to lose about $775,000, which translates to a loss of 17% of our state education funds. Our $775,000 loss would be redistributed to other school districts throughout the state should this bill become law. This would be a financial blow to District 153 on top of the fact that there has been no increase in state education funding for the past seven years.

We hope you will take a few minutes to learn more about SB16 and then contact your local legislators to express your concern on this potential loss in educational funds. (Our local State Senators Toi Hutchinson and Napolean Harris both voted in favor of the bill last May.)

An Important Message from the School Nurses

The respiratory ailment, Enterovirus D68, has been in the news recently. We know of no cases here in District 153.

Unfortunately, a few cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease have been reported among our students.

Below is some information about both topics that we hope you find helpful.

Homewood PTA Market Day Gift Sale Underway

ATTN PARENTS: Keep an eye out for the Homewood PTA's Market Day Gift Sale packet. This is a great opportunity to support our schools and purchase some unique gifts as well. You may shop the catalog or on-line at marketdayfundraising.com for exclusive personalized, keepsake and seasonal products perfect for any occasion. The kids can win prizes by participating too!

Paper orders are due October 15th.
Online ordering deadline is October 21st.
Merchandise will be picked up at your school on November 12th from 6-7 PM.
Any questions? Please contact Carla Eaheart at Carla.eaheart@yahoo.com
Thank you for supporting your Homewood PTA!

Next Preschool Screenings: Nov. 7

District 153 will conduct screenings to determine eligibility for its preschool program on Friday, November 7th at Willow School. Children must be 3-years-old on or before Nov. 7, 2014. Proof of residency is required at the time of screening.

APPOINTMENTS ARE NECESSARY. Appointments can be scheduled by calling Bridget Bosch at (708) 647-2118.

Homewood School District #153

18205 Aberdeen Street
Homewood,IL 60430
Telephone: 708-799-8721
Fax: 708-799-1377

District Administrative Office Hours

Office hours are 8:00am – 3:30pm.
Registrations are accepted 8:00am -12:00pm and 1:00pm – 3:00pm.
The office is closed 12:30pm – 1:00pm.

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