Department Staff

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Department Chair:
Jaclyn Wargo

708-335-5640

Jaclyn has been teaching at Homewood-Flossmoor High School since 2003. She has her B.S. in Art Education from Illinois State University and her master's degree from Olivet Nazarene University in School Improvement & Leadership. She is currently teaching AP Art History and Drawing & Painting 2 Honors. She has also previously taught IB Visual Art SL, Art ConcentrationDrawing & Painting 1 CP and Honors, Art Fundamentals, and Graphic Design 1. Jaclyn serves on the board of directors for the Illinois High School Art Exhibition as the General Exhibition Coordinator. She has been named as a Prismacolor Scholar in the Classroom, Illinois Art Education Association Early Professional Award, and Golden Apple nominee. She also has experience as H-F's Visual Arts Club sponsor and National Art Honor Society advisor.

 


FACULTY:

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Candi Helsel
(708-799-3000, ext. 5675) has been teaching at H-F since 2005. She has a B.A. in Art Education from Saint Xavier and is currently pursuing a master's degree in School Leadership from Concordia University in Chicago. Candi teaches Photography 1, Photography 2, Art Concentration, Advanced Placement Studio and Yearbook Class. She is also the sponsor of the yearbook. Candi was also recognized as a Prismacolor Scholar in the classroom!

 

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Julie Mikuzis (708-799-3000, ext. 5676)

 

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Gregory Petecki (708-799-3000, ext. 5674) has a B.S. in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University and a M.A. in Art Education from the University of Illinois. He began teaching at H-F in 2000 and currently teaches Art Concentration, 2D Studio 2, 3D Studio I, A.P. Studio Art, as well as Fundamentals of Art and Design. He currently serves on the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park Education Advisory Committee and was named the Illinois Secondary Art Educator of the Year, 2011.

 

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Kristine Weidenhoefer (708-799-3000, ext. 5804)