Thornton Fractional High School District 215
CALUMET CITY | School Board officials for the Thornton Fractional high schools are considering whether to create a new application that would allow use of smartphones to access information about District 215.
Saturday marks the 26th anniversary of National Student-Athlete Day. On this day and throughout the week high schools and colleges around the U.S. honor the athletic and scholastic achievements of their students. District 215 would like to acknowledge the accomplishments not only of our outs…
Communication skills have become increasingly important in today’s competitive global economy. To help prepare students develop and refine their interviewing skills, Thornton Fractional North High School is looking for volunteers to assist with its semiannual mock interview event for student…
By now you have likely seen or heard about the latest Internet craze, the “Harlem Shake," which has morning talk show hosts and even the staff of a U.S. senator creating their own “Harlem Shake” videos in which they dance and gyrate awkwardly.
CALUMET CITY | Superintendent Creg Williams on Tuesday told members of the District 215 School Board their budget is at the mercy of outside forces.
Did you know that this past week has been National Take Your Family to School Week? Sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association, or PTA, this national observance was designed to coincide with the day the organization was founded, Feb. 17, 1897.
Historian and professor Simon Schama famously said, “History ought never to be confused with nostalgia; it’s written not to revere the dead, but to inspire the living.” In honor of Black History Month, Thornton Fractional North and Thornton Fractional South high schools will host several eve…
CALUMET CITY | When the School Board for Thornton Fractional high schools approves a tax levy later this year, there’s a good chance it will be the third time in four years the board asks for no increase in the amount of money it raises through local property taxes.
Thornton Fractional North High School students are doing their part to support our nation’s troops and show their gratitude for their service.
A group of more than 40 Thornton Fractional North High School students are doing their part to ensure other teens stay safe while driving.
CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 plans to add a security gate to a door at T.F. North High School in Calumet City, an adjustment the district had planned to make even before the shooting rampage last week at an elementary school in Connecticut, officials said.
The Illinois General Assembly has moved the filing deadline to submit candidate positions from Dec. 24 to Dec. 26, according to an announcement from Thornton Fractional High School District 215.
Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 approves two-year extension of school bus contract
CALUMET CITY | The Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 School Board gave its approval this week to a two-year extension of its contract with a Montgomery-based bus company.
CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 has received a one-time $134,000 grant for academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for students and their families for the 2012-13 school year, the district announced Thursday.
CALUMET CITY | The School Board for the Thornton Fractional high schools gave its approval to its first tax levy increase in three years, asking for just over 1 percent more in the amount of money it hopes to raise through property taxes in the upcoming year.
Virtual Success Academy Director Lashawnda Debose and TF Center students loading donations for the Calumet City Resources food pantry
Two Thornton Fractional High School District 215 teachers have been recognized for their abilities in the classroom, the district announced in separate news releases.
The Thornton Fractional Golden Alumni Association awarded three $1,000 scholarships to students Christina Robinson, from left, Johnathan Williford and Liliana Arroyo. Arroyo and Robinson are T.F. South graduates and Williford is a T.F. North graduate.
CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional High School District 215 will use a recently received grant to bolster the financial literacy programs they operate at high schools in Calumet City and Lansing.
LANSING | When food pantries here and in Calumet City request donations from area residents, they're typically looking for nonperishable goods in cans and boxes.
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