Homewood-Flossmoor High School
) is a public high school
, in the Chicago metropolitan area
. The majority of HF students live in Flossmoor and nearby Homewood
, but the school also serves areas of Olympia Fields
, Chicago Heights
, and Hazel Crest
serving school districts 153, 161 and 167.
The campus consists of a North and South building. The South building contains a number of sub-buildings each assigned a letter, and includes the school's radio station (WHFH
), television station VTV, science labs, a swimming pool
, a music building and an auditorium
Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School cite opened in 1959 with enrollment at 1,170 students. There were 51 classrooms, which included ten English classes, ten Social Science, eight Science, six Mathematics, five Foreign Language, three Physical Education, one Homemaking, three Industrial Arts, two Art, and three Music classes. A cafeteria, library and administrative area were also included.
In 1989, football coach John Wrenn proposed District 233 adopt a mandatory drug-testing policy similar to one at two Lafayette
high schools, where a recent landmark court case decision allowed the creation of such programs. H-F became the first high school in Illinois to require mandatory random drug testing for its student athletes.
In 1996, the school gained publicity when up to 20,000 people gathered on the school lawn to hear President Bill......