Thornridge High School
Thornridge boys track coach Derek Augustynowicz takes over for longtime coach T.J. Shirley, who died in May.
Track runners, from left, Yemi Ogunbameru, Nick Fizer and Phillip Thompson hope to add to Thornridge's great track tradition.
SOUTH HOLLAND | An armed robbery Monday caused police to chase a pair of suspects to athletic fields south of Thornridge High School in Dolton, which resulted in that campus and Thornwood High School being placed on lockdown status for about a half-hour around the middle of the day.
DOLTON | From the playing of the Thornridge High School song to the cheers and applause that echoed through the school's auditorium, the more than 200 people who gathered Saturday had the collective spirit of a crowd at a sports event.
DOLTON | T.J. Shirley could be found at track meets many weekends — for more than 30 years — making sure everything was running smoothly.
The Thornridge High School Poetry Club's annual Renaissance honored a former student Destin Hernandez with a day of poetry, art and music. Hernandez was killed in a drive-by shooting in May 2010.
Thornridge High School Poetry Club member and senior Davion Russell rehearses before the poetry club's annual TR Renaissance event Wednesday in which students show off their artistic talents. This year's event was a tribute to the late Destin Hernandez, a 15-year-old student, who was shot an…
Thornridge High School Poetry Club member Tyrell Vaughn reads his poem "The Longest Interlude" during the annual TR Renaissance event Wednesday in which students show off their artistic talents. This year's event was a tribute to the late Destin Hernandez, a 15-year-old student, who was shot…
Family members of Destin Hernandez listen to students from the Thornridge High School Poetry Club read at the annual TR Renaissance event Wednesday in which students show off their artistic talents. This year's event was a tribute to the late Destin Hernandez, a 15-year-old student, who was …
HARVEY | The bold and radical change coming to Thornton Township District 205 took a different turn Wednesday night.
Superintendent Thornton Township High Schools District 205 J. Kamala Buckner speaks Oct. 2 at the educational conference and expo at Thornridge High School in Dolton. Buckner is resigning June 30, one year ahead of the end of her contract.
Mike Morrissey has resigned at Thornridge's football coach, co-principal Brad Beilfuss confirmed with The Times on Tuesday.
Thornridge High School will field athletic teams in 2011-12, but it will not come cheaply.
Thornridge High School's storied sports legacy will live on for one more prep sports season.
HARVEY | What started out as a relatively minor procedural modification turned into a loud and lengthy debate, underscoring the growing rift between the School District 205 Board and the people it represents.
CHICAGO | The lawsuit filed by Thornton Township High Schools District 205 parents who object to a proposed restructuring of the district's three high schools will resume in January.
CALUMET CITY | The alderman who coordinated a public hearing to give Thornton Township High School District 205 officials a chance to explain the proposed restructuring of their three campuses said Thursday he still has questions about how the change will be implemented.
CHICAGO | A federal magistrate spent the day Wednesday trying to resolve differences of opinion between Thornton Township High School District 205 officials and parents who oppose the district's proposed restructuring that would turn Thornridge High School into a "freshman-only campus.
DOLTON | The lack of cooperation from residents in the neighborhood where a 21-year-old graduate student was killed last week is hampering the investigation, Dolton police said Wednesday.
CALUMET CITY | Thornton Township High School District 205 officials will try to answer concerns Dec. 7 about a proposal to turn Dolton-based Thornridge High School into a freshman-only campus.
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