CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional North Mock Trial team won second place at the sixth Municipal District’s Mock Trial Competition on Feb. 15 at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights.
District 215 students who participated in a state culinary competition are pictured. In back, from left, are Kyle Penro, Antonio Baker, Robert Brent and Jailynn Gill. In front from left are Kira Del Sol, Sagirah Florence, Erica Jarrett and Briana Trice.
CALUMET CITY | Culinary arts students from the Thornton Fractional Center for Academics & Technology excelled in the 13th annual Illinois ProStart Student Invitational Showcase at Kendall College on Feb. 8.
LANSING | Thornton Fractional South High School, 18500 Burnham Ave., is hosting the Future Rebel Baseball Clinic on March 8, the school has announced.
T.F. North sophomores Teresa Alvarez, left, and Tiana Bogard, far right, with Guidance Counselor Allison Braasch. Alvarez and Bogard started a mentoring program for freshmen at their Calumet City high school.
CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional North High School sophomores Tiana Bogard and Teresa Alvarez are on a mission.
Schools in the state now have the authority to search their students’ social media accounts and Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 hopes to use that information to stop violence before it starts.
With less than a month away from primary elections, District 215 staff, in conjunction with local clergy and the Cook County clerk’s office, have hosted several on-campus voter registration drives at T.F. North and T.F. South.
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.
Parent-teacher conferences for the Thornton Fractional High Schools will take place Feb. 13. Parents may attend the session that will take place from 2 to 4:30 p.m. or the second session from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Thornton Fractional North High School Mock Trial team is pictured at a recent competition at Prairie State College. The team is headed to state competition this weekend. They placed second at the regional level.
Mike Cierski teaches piano lessons at Calumet Memorial Park District with a new session beginning later this month.
The Calumet Memorial Park District is alive with the sounds of music.
CALUMET CITY | Students of the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 high schools could be required to provide school officials with passwords to their Facebook or other social networking site accounts, under school policy changes being considered.
CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional high schools here and in Lansing were closed Monday and Tuesday due to severe weather, yet that did not stop the District 215 School Board from meeting Tuesday to conduct its business.
CALUMET CITY | Creg Williams, the superintendent of Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215, said he sees his receipt of an award honoring African-American men and their contributions to society as being recognition of great things happening in the south suburbs.
D.215 Superintendent Creg Williams is named one of 50 "Men of Excellence" by the Chicago Defender newspaper. His district serves Burnham, Calumet City, Lansing and Lynwood. Pictured with him are some of his students. From left are seniors Jerica Foster and Monae Deloney, Williams, and senior…
This Monday marks the 20th anniversary of the first official observation of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. During his celebrated 1957 "Conquering Self-Centeredness" speech Dr. King famously said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others’?” Last Sunda…
CALUMET CITY | Students, teachers, faculty and staff at Thornton Fractional North High School joined hands Thursday and formed a human chain throughout the school's hallways in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.
T.F. North High School students form a human chain Thursday while listening to excerpts from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech during their annual "Hands Across T.F. North" at the school in Calumet City.
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