News Media

TF North Graduate, Parent of Student Named to District 215 School Board- NWI Times, Nov. 2020

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School Boards Appoint New Members in Lansing, Lemont, and More- Chicago Tribune, Nov. 2020
TF North Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway Goes On Despite Pandemic- NWI Times, Nov. 2020
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District 215 Encourages First Time Voters With Kits and Signs- The Lansing Journal, Nov. 2020
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TF South Student, Lansing Church, Team Up for Food Giveaway-NWI Times, Oct. 2020
Renaming Rebels- Process Begins at TF South- The Lansing Journal- Oct. 2020


Amid Pandemic, TF South Connects with Students via Get Out the Vote Drive, Virtual Homecoming- NWI Times, Oct. 2020

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New York Times Bestselling Author Speaks to TF South Students- The Lansing Journal, Oct. 2020

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Thornton Fractional to Continue Remote Learning into Second Quarter- NWI Times, Sept. 2020


TF North Partners with Hartgrove Behavioral Health System to Increase Student Access to Mental Health Services- The Lansing Journal, Sept. 2020


TF South School Year Begins Without Students on Site- The Lansing Journal, Sept. 2020

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District 215 Board Votes to Dissolve Rebels Nickname- The Lansing Journal, Aug. 2020
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"If Not Now, When?" TF South Drops Rebels Nickname- NWI Times, Aug. 2020

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Results Shared from TF South Student Survey- The Lansing Journal, Aug. 2020

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Thornton Fractional District 215 Adopts Equity Plan of Action- The Lansing Journal, July 2020
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Thornton Fractional District 215 to Reopen Virtually for First Quarter of School Year- NWI Times, July 2020
Teacher's Efforts to Help Immigrant Students Land Him on the Sidelines of a Bears Game and $20k for His School- Chicago Tribune July 2020


Symetra Awards $20,000 Grant to TF North- June 2020

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District 215 Appoints Dr. Sophia Jones-Redmond as Superintendent- The Lansing Journal, May 2020


Black Males United- The Lansing Journal, May 2020


District 215 Holds First Virtual Meeting- The Lansing Journal, March 2020

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Two TF North Seniors Named Posse Scholars- The Lansing Journal, March 2020


District 215 Superintendent Teresa Lance Appointed to American Institutes for Research Advisory Board- The Lansing Journal, Feb. 2020

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District 215 Staff Members Receive Prestigious Awards- The Lansing Journal, Jan. 2020

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Students Acknowledged for Achievements on AP Exams- The Lansing Journal, Oct. 2019

District 215 Receives Property Tax Relief Grant- The Lansing Journal, Sept. 2019


Julie Venem Retires After 40 Years With the District- The Lansing Journal, Sept. 2019

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TF South's Jen Gross Wins Excellence in Education Grant- The Lansing Journal, Sept. 2019