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T.F. North Student Council wins Walmart grant

CALUMET CITY |  The T.F. North Student Council, led by faculty adviser Aaron Altenburg, was recently awarded a $250 grant from the Walmart Fou…

April 23, 2014 12:00 am

Kids enjoy games on day off

Kids enjoy games on day off

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District hosted School's Out Fun Day for children ages 5 to 12 on Friday, when students were off for …

April 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kids enjoy games on day off

Kids enjoy games on day off

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District hosted School's Out Fun Day for children ages 5 to 12 on Friday, when students were off for …

April 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Thornton Fractional students serve their communities

In recognition of their outstanding work and community service, the T.F. North Student Council received a $250 grant from the Walmart Communit…

April 18, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond man dies after collision in Burnham

BURNHAM | A 29-year-old Hammond man died Tuesday following a collision at 9:05 a.m. on Brainard Avenue between Burnham Avenue and the state li…

April 15, 2014 2:43 pm

State to fund extra road repairs in Illinois

More than $1.2 million will be provided by the state to area municipalities to help them cover the cost of repairs needed on local streets.

April 11, 2014 7:00 pm

Calumet Memorial Park District hosts egg hunts Saturday

Calumet Memorial Park District hosts egg hunts Saturday

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District's annual Easter Egg Hunts will take place at noon sharp on Saturday. This is a free event fo…

April 11, 2014 12:00 am

Local events keep Easter Bunny hopping

Local events keep Easter Bunny hopping

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny was hopping this Sunday in Hegewisch. The General Pulaski Knights of Columbus 3223 served up its annual tradit…

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North juniors seek help to explore Mexico, Spain this summer

Congratulations to Tayah Brent and Melissa Garcia, two high-performing, high-achieving T.F. North juniors who were selected to participate in …

April 04, 2014 12:00 am

A taste of Spring ... finally

A taste of Spring ... finally

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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T.F. South to host Zumbathon fundraiser in April

March is National Nutrition Month, a campaign focused on encouraging Americans to eat healthier and get more physically active. T.F. South rec…

March 21, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North Mock Trial team headed to state competition this weekend

T.F. North Mock Trial team headed to state competition this weekend

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional North Mock Trial team won second place at the sixth Municipal District’s Mock Trial Competition on Feb.…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Thornton Fractional students shine in state culinary competition

Thornton Fractional students shine in state culinary competition

CALUMET CITY | Culinary arts students from the Thornton Fractional Center for Academics & Technology excelled in the 13th annual Illinois …

March 02, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. South hosts Future Rebel Baseball Clinic on March 8

LANSING | Thornton Fractional South High School, 18500 Burnham Ave., is hosting the Future Rebel Baseball Clinic on March 8, the school has announced.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North students volunteer to mentor incoming freshmen

T.F. North students volunteer to mentor incoming freshmen

CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional North High School sophomores Tiana Bogard and Teresa Alvarez are on a mission.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 to vote on access to students' social media accounts

Schools in the state now have the authority to search their students’ social media accounts and Thornton Fractional Township High School Distr…

February 23, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 encourages eligible students to vote

With less than a month away from primary elections, District 215 staff, in conjunction with local clergy and the Cook County clerk’s office, h…

February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Burnham man charged in Naperville bank robbery

CHICAGO | A Burnham man charged in a Naperville bank robbery is set to appear in federal court on Thursday, according to a news release from the FBI.

February 18, 2014 11:52 am

D.215 to host parent-teacher conferences Feb. 13

Parent-teacher conferences for the Thornton Fractional High Schools will take place Feb. 13. Parents may attend the session that will take pla…

February 07, 2014 12:00 am

Park district programs hit high note

Park district programs hit high note

The Calumet Memorial Park District is alive with the sounds of music.

February 05, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 board reviews proposed social media, e-book changes in school policy

CALUMET CITY | Students of the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 high schools could be required to provide school officials with passw…

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Despite severe weather, D.215 board meets to pay bills, conduct business

CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional high schools here and in Lansing were closed Monday and Tuesday due to severe weather, yet that did not…

January 30, 2014 5:15 pm

D.215 superintendent receives ‘Men of Excellence’ honor

D.215 superintendent receives ‘Men of Excellence’ honor

CALUMET CITY | Creg Williams, the superintendent of Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215, said he sees his receipt of an awar…

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

D.215 staff, students celebrate King's legacy

This Monday marks the 20th anniversary of the first official observation of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. During his celebrated 1957 "Co…

January 17, 2014 12:00 am

T.F. North remembers MLK Jr.

T.F. North remembers MLK Jr.

CALUMET CITY | Students, teachers, faculty and staff at Thornton Fractional North High School joined hands Thursday and formed a human chain t…

January 16, 2014 1:20 pm Photos

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Kids can get fit, learn letters at Calumet Memorial Park District

Kids can get fit, learn letters at Calumet Memorial Park District

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District, which serves Calumet City and Burnham residents, offers basketball leagues for grade-school…

January 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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T.F. North students reach out to support alumni at college

T.F. North students reach out to support alumni at college

CALUMET CITY | A group of Thornton Fractional North students sent 54 care packages filled with encouraging notes, handmade baked goods, and in…

January 12, 2014 12:00 am

School year to extend by two days due to Arctic-like weather

Public schools officials throughout the south suburbs are preparing to add two days to the 2013-14 school year to make up the two days lost du…

January 08, 2014 1:19 pm

New law shines light on appropriate social media use

Today marks the beginning of holiday vacation for the students of District 215. Sometime during this two-week vacation, we hope that parents w…

December 20, 2013 12:00 am

D.215 accepts T.F. North football coach’s resignation

CALUMET CITY | The School Board for Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 accepted the resignation of Artie Rogers as head coa…

December 18, 2013 11:00 am

Calumet Memorial Park District offers new program for active seniors

Calumet Memorial Park District offers new program for active seniors

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers Seniors on the Go, a new program for senior citizens.

December 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Burnham cops follow footprints in snow to burglary suspects

Burnham cops follow footprints in snow to burglary suspects

BURNHAM | Footprints in the snow led Burnham police to burglary suspects who live directly across the street from the home they are accused of…

December 11, 2013 7:00 pm

Calumet Memorial Park District honors martial arts instructors

Calumet Memorial Park District honors martial arts instructors

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District celebrated 35 years of their Wado-Ki Karate program by surprising instructors Roger and Dott…

December 11, 2013 12:00 am

T.F. North hosts musical, tree lighting tonight

The T.F. North Drama Department cordially invites you to attend its rendition of "Charlotte's Web" the musical at 6 tonight and Saturday in th…

December 06, 2013 12:00 am

Harvey to help as Dixmoor closes fire department due to finances

HARVEY | The city’s Fire Department will take over the bulk of firefighting protection to neighboring Dixmoor, which closed its Fire Departmen…

December 02, 2013 2:05 pm
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