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Brittany Middlebrooks, of South Holland, will compete in the National Miss competition this spring.
Dancers of the Thornwood Jammers perform at the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Monday at South Suburban College in South Holland.
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.
Glennita Williams, of South Holland, at the Black Entertainment Network's Black Girls Rock gala in New York. The Thonrwood sophomore won the Making a Difference award for her endeavors helping military personnel.
SOUTH HOLLAND | At age 11, Glennita Williams' first project for military personnel was to send 1,000 Twinkie snack cakes to soldiers in Afghanistan.
Glennita Williams, a Thornwood High School sophomore, was given the royal treatment at the recent Black Entertainment Television network's Black Girls Rock gala in New York. She won the Making a Difference award for the nonprofit she founded that helps military personnel.
Thornwood High School boys cross country head coach Brian Evans talks to his team during Wednesday's practice. The Thunderbirds are looking to go to the Class 3A state meet as a team. It would be the first time since 1979 that Thornwood qualified for state as a team.
The Thornwood boys cross country team has had a successful season. It competes in today's Class 3A Normal Sectional at Maxwell Park.
The Thornwood boys cross country team is looking to qualify as a team for the Class 3A state meet. The Thunderbirds will compete in the Class 3A Normal Sectional this morning.
SOUTH HOLLAND | A village resident is concerned if police will increase security at Thornwood High School football games if the school proceeds with plans to play some games at night.
Ryan Young was named Chicago Rush media relations manager on April Fool's Day. Looking back now, that may have been an omen.
DOLTON | T.J. Shirley could be found at track meets many weekends — for more than 30 years — making sure everything was running smoothly.
HARVEY | More than 90 people attended the Zumba fitness party benefit for Restoration Ministries' Tabitha House on Jan. 21.
Thornwood High School freshman Glennita Williams is collecting Twinkies to send to soldiers overseas. She received a donation of 250 boxes of the treats from Hostess last week to jump-start the drive.
Three bins are set up at Thornwood High School in South Holland for collection of Twinkies boxes to send to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. "Help give American soldiers a taste of home," the sign reads.
SOUTH HOLLAND | A Thornwood High School freshman is known as the "Twinkie Girl" at school these days for her efforts at collecting and sending hundreds of boxes of the treats to soldiers overseas.
SOUTH HOLLAND | For 6-year-old Malik Reese, Sunday was a very good day.
HARVEY | The bold and radical change coming to Thornton Township District 205 took a different turn Wednesday night.
Diane Artis laughs, leafing through a scrapbook of her daughter's athletic achievements. Laini Fluellen's passion for hoops -- and life -- radiates from newspaper clips dating from the late-1980s.
DOLTON | Thornton Township School District 205 officials announced in September they had received an $18 million federal Student Improvement Grant to help improve student scores at Thornridge, Thornton and Thornwood high schools, which rank in the bottom 5 percent of the state.
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