News Release
Homer CCSD 33C
Goodings Grove Luther J. Schilling William E. Young William J. Butler
Hadley Middle Homer Jr. High
Charla Brautigam, Communications/Public Relations Manager
| 708-226-7628
For Immediate Release:
Sept. 22, 2017
Richards Building Supply Company joins effort to save Ross School
One-room schoolhouse to get new roof 
Homer School District 33C is another step closer to saving Ross School!
On Friday (Sept. 22), Ronald Guzior from Richards Building Supply
Company delivered a truckload of plywood, roof felt, roofing nails, ice and
water shield, and Fypon trim to the district.
The donation means Homer 33C is another step closer to saving the
historic, one-room schoolhouse that was moved to the entrance of Homer
Junior High School/Hadley Middle School 20 years ago!
The school served generations of students from the 1850s to 1956 when
Homer 33C was established with the consolidation of six one-room
schoolhouses, including Ross.
It’s one of the few remaining one-room schoolhouses in the area.
Three Homer 33C staff members, Phil Ackland, Ed Malley and Bill Kocanda,
who have construction experience, have volunteered to install the roof.
Last week, Kevin Filotto from Filotto Roofing delivered a pallet of
CertainTeed Landmark Premium Pro shingles.
The latest delivery means work can begin as early as next week!
If you would like to join the effort to save Ross School, please contact
Charla Brautigam at 708-226-7628 or
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