Thornton Fractional High School District 215
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 the T.F. North Auditorium, 755 Pulaski Road. Those who attend the annual tree lighting ceremony will receive complimentary hot chocolate and will be adm…
CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 officials boasted Tuesday about going for five straight academic years without a significant increase in the district's property tax levy.
Gov. Pat Quinn signed an official proclamation that declared Oct. 17 Lights on Afterschool Day in Illinois in support of a national movement that celebrates the benefits of after-school programs for youth and their communities.
Estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that one in 88 children has been identified as having autism spectrum disorder, representing a 23 percent increase since 2009.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council may consider in coming weeks ordinances that would penalize parents who don’t discourage their children from wearing sagging pants in public.
CALUMET CITY | A 16-year Calumet City resident who has three children attending Thornton Fractional North High School will fill a vacancy on the District 215 School Board and serve until 2015.
Our unseasonably cool summer has officially come to a swift end to the delight of parents and dismay of some students. School starts for all Thornton Fractional High School District 215 students on Tuesday.
The countdown to the start of school — likely filled with shopping trips for school supplies and "back-to-school" clothes — is in full effect across our area.
Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued new nutritional guidelines for foods and beverages sold in vending machines, snack bars, school stores, and other so-called competitive food programs that will take effect in the 2014-2015 school year.
CALUMET CITY | Thornton Fractional High School District 215 graduates have received a combined $3.2 million in scholarships and grant awards and have been accepted to more than 130 colleges and universities throughout the nation, including the University of Chicago, Northwestern, the Univers…
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.
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