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Dwayne Evans

Bob Padjen, T.F. South defensive coordinator

Bob Padjen, T.F. South defensive coordinator

T.F. South defensive coordinator Bob Padjen, center, will be inducted into the Illinois Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Saturday.

April 08, 2014 10:57 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: With Common Core, teaching styles must change

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: With Common Core, teaching styles must change

If you follow the recent trends in school education, you should be aware of our latest national initiative, Common Core State Standards. These standards were recommended and designed to support a consistent and rigorous national curriculum that would relate to practical issues and support st…

March 23, 2014 12:00 am
Dwayne Evans

Dwayne Evans

Dwayne Evans is principal of Thornton Fractional North High School.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Students would fare better with mentors' help

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Students would fare better with mentors' help

Schools are some of the most complex organizations to lead and support. A multifaceted corps of individuals (administrators, teachers, nonteaching personnel, maintenance staff, others) organize around schools goals in order to support the needs of their students.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
Pierre Thomas camp

Pierre Thomas camp

Saints' running back Pierre Thomas works on blocking with a young camper during his free skills camp last month at T.F. South.

July 15, 2013 4:04 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Good schools are more than just test scores

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Good schools are more than just test scores

Recently, I was driving around with my daughter and we came across a high school. She asked me if that school was a “bad” school.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Thornton Fractional North High School

Thornton Fractional North High School

Thornton Fractional North High School

June 23, 2013 12:00 am
Good schools are more than just test scores

Good schools are more than just test scores

Thornton Fractional North Principal Dwayne Evans stands among more than 60 flags of colleges and armed services that remind students of their options after graduation.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am
Good schools are more than just test scores

Good schools are more than just test scores

Collegiate banners line the hallways at Thornton Fractional North High School in Calumet City.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am
Good schools are more than just test scores

Good schools are more than just test scores

Thornton Fractional North Principal Dwayne Evans stands in front of the school's main entrance.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am
Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas talks to the campers at the Pierre Thomas Skills Camp at T.F. South on Thursday.

June 20, 2013 5:58 pm
Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas helps a young athlete with a drill during his Pierre Thomas Skills Camp earlier this week. The T.F. South graduate is a huge Blackhawks fan, and says he'll be at tonight's Stanley Cup Final game.

June 20, 2013 6:00 pm
Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas participating in a football drill with campers at his skills camp at T.F. South on Thursday.

June 20, 2013 6:01 pm
Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas

T.F. South Head Football Coach Tom Padjen, left, welcomes Pierre Thomas at T.F. South on Thursday.

June 20, 2013 5:58 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Let's try to assume less about our students

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Let's try to assume less about our students

At the beginning of each year, we search for personal resolutions and opportunities to improve on ourselves based on what we did or did not do the previous year.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: The public good of public education

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: The public good of public education

It is important for all of us to understand the public good of public education.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Show appreciation for what you've been given

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Show appreciation for what you've been given

I started writing this column a few weeks ago, and I was thrown back a little bit because I lost a really good friend, Anthony.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Parents are key education reform component

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Parents are key education reform component

Education has long been the whipping child for society's ills. As we recently celebrated the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, we were reminded of how social inequality has affected our nation. As a nation, we continue to strive for educational equality for all students. In the quest f…

January 29, 2012 12:00 am
2012 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

2012 Illinois Editorial Advisory Board members

Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. They have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regional interest. Look for these familiar names and faces on columns in the Forum section over the next year.

January 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Be mindful of your impact on children

Now that we are into the new year, people all over America and maybe the world have begun to focus on their New Year's resolutions. The process of coming up with our resolutions requires us to look back on the last 12 months, filter our lives, determine useful habits and events, and decide w…

January 16, 2011 12:00 am
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