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Thornton Township High School District 205

D.205 faces complications as it prepares to approve school year budget

DOLTON | A financial adviser helping Thornton Township High School District 205 prepare its budget for the current fiscal year said the district faces several complicating factors from Illinois state government in the near future.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am

Municipal League official says D.205 board can limit public comment

DOLTON | A parent of a student-athlete and a business representative tried using the "public participation" portion of a Thornton Township High School District 205 meeting Wednesday to address their concerns, only to be told they could not speak to the board.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am

Some D.205 new hires still in limbo

DOLTON | The attorney for Thornton Township High School District 205 says newly hired support staff to the district are not in jeopardy of losing their jobs because the board failed on Wednesday to approve payment of bills and personnel for the past year.

September 11, 2014 5:45 pm

Clerical error postpones discussion over D.205's bills

SOUTH HOLLAND | A clerical error prevented the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board from engaging in any discussion over its bills.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

D.205 wants more people to take their survey

SOUTH HOLLAND | Thornton Township High School District 205 officials want more people to take part in a community survey posted on the district's website.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

D.205 School Board quarrels over custodial contract

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Chicago company that provided janitorial services to Thornton, Thornridge and Thornwood high schools worked the entire past school year without posting a performance bond indicating it was capable of fulfilling the contract.

August 14, 2014 6:30 pm

D.205 School Board OKs bleacher repairs at 3 high schools

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board approved repairs to the athletic field bleachers at the district's three campuses.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am

Fight over control of D.205 School Board now extends to Springfield

The fight for control of the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board has gone from the high school boardrooms to the courtrooms of the Daley Center and now has worked its way to the Illinois appellate courts.

June 21, 2014 9:00 pm

D.205 opposes charter school within its boundaries

SOUTH HOLLAND | A woman leading an effort to create a charter school made a confession when she spoke before the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Judge: D.205 board replacement improperly chosen

CHICAGO | Cook County Judge Moshe Jacobius has said for months he thinks the students of Thornton Township High School District 205 suffer because the School Board has a vacancy, leaving the board in a partisan split that keeps school business from being accomplished.

April 01, 2014 3:15 pm

Judge may decide fate of D205 school board next week

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge scheduled a hearing next week over a disputed appointment to the Thornton Township High School District 205 Board of Education, and said he may rule on the case at that time.

March 24, 2014 2:25 pm

Judge wants to meet with D.205 board, while attorney says Williams may return

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge said Friday he wants to try again to meet with the six current members of the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board to see if they can fill a vacancy without his intervention.

March 14, 2014 4:22 pm

Judge: D.205 board should fill vacancy or he'll rule

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge said Friday he wants to meet with the six members of the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board on March 12 to see if they can come to a consensus on filling a board vacancy.

February 28, 2014 2:56 pm

Absent D.205 board members: We tried to prevent approval of 'crooked' contracts

SOUTH HOLLAND | The three District 205 School Board members who oppose former Board President Kenneth Williams said Thursday their refusal to participate in Wednesday's meeting was to prevent approval of contracts they consider to be improper.

February 13, 2014 1:48 pm

Southland youth give back to their communities

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "Everybody can be great because anybody can serve ... you only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” Dr. King was right. Anybody can serve, and this is exactly what our South Holland students are doing for their community.

February 10, 2014 12:00 am

Thornton D.205’s partisan politics starting to impact high schools financially

SOUTH HOLLAND | Bernadette Lawrence, a longtime member of the School Board for Thornton Township High School District 205, made an appeal this week to the various attorneys involved in the legal battle now pending to fill a vacancy on the board.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am

Judge: Hold special election for vacant D.205 seat

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Tuesday suggested a special election to fill a vacancy on the Thornton Township High School District 205 board only to have the idea rejected by all sides in the ongoing legal dispute.

February 04, 2014 4:55 pm

Restraining order filed against new D.205 board member

SOUTH HOLLAND | A Cook County judge will hear arguments Tuesday whether a new member of the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board should be allowed to take office.

January 30, 2014 3:57 pm
Blacks should honor King by making the most of their lives, pastor says

Blacks should honor King by making the most of their lives, pastor says

SOUTH HOLLAND | A south suburban pastor on Monday told the audience at an event honoring slain civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. the best way blacks can pay tribute to King is by making the most of their lives.

January 20, 2014 8:10 pm Photos

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New D.205 board member sworn in

MARKHAM | A Cook County judge performed a swearing-in ceremony Monday for a man chosen to serve on the Thornton Township High School District 205 board by state education officials.

January 13, 2014 8:04 pm
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