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TF South baseball bests TF North in annual game at U.S. Steelyard Stadium in Gary- The Lansing Journal, April 2021
 
District 215 breaks ground on home for new barbering and cosmetology studio- NWI Times, April 2021
 
District 215 breaks ground on new cosmetology and barber studio- The Lansing Journal, April 2021

 

Christopher Dodd is first African American man to serve on District 215 board- NWI Times, April 2021

District 215 appoints local pastor and parent Christopher Dodd to school board- The Lansing Journal, April 2021

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TF South students to benefit from new college credit program and program for future teachers- The Lansing Journal, March 2021
 
Barbering and cosmetology training available to District 215 students in the fall- The Lansing Journal, March 2021

 

District 215 to launch barber and cosmetology program- NWI Times, March 2021

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District 215 receives state grant to recruit future teachers- NWI Times, March 2021
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TF District 215 has opening for school board member- NWI Times, March 2021

 

District 215 Board President resigns, Board seeks to fill seat- The Lansing Journal, March 2021

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District 215 Board approves re-opening plan- The Lansing Journal, March 2021
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TF North students excel in state speech contest- NWI Times, March 2021

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Local high schools celebrate and educate during Black History Month- The Lansing Journal, March 2021
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T.F. North Students place in state speech competition- The Lansing Journal, Feb. 2021
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T.F. South COVID-19 Vaccination Site Press Conference- Lansing News Network, Feb. 2021

 

17-year-old Korey Ziemkowski is helping those in need with "micro-pantries"- WGN Radio, Feb. 2021

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Thornton Fractional South administrators deliver encouragement, essentials to students daily- ABC7 Chicago, Feb. 2021
 
T.F. South is first pilot educational POD in Cook County- The Lansing Journal, Feb. 2021

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COVID-19 vaccination site opens at T.F. South High School in Lansing, gets high marks from area educators- The Chicago Tribune, Feb. 2021

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TF South becomes designated vaccination site for District 215 personnel- The Lansing Journal, Feb. 2021

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TF North Students Receive Prestigious Posse Scholarships- The Lansing Journal, Feb. 2021

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TF North's Barraza and Valdivia receive prestigious Posse Scholarships- Chicago Tribune, Feb. 2021

District 215 Announces Return to Athletics, The Lansing Journal, January 2021

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Southland Students Earn Full Ride Scholarships to Prestigious Universities Through QuestBridge, Chicago Tribune, January 2021

 

TF South theater students present play via Zoom- NWI Times, December 2020

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TF North student shows everyday heroes in winning Illinois Tollway map art contest- Chicago Tribune, December 2020

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TF South's Fernando Lopez lands full scholarship to Yale- NWI Times, Dec. 2020
 
TF South senior Fernando Lopez to attend Yale on scholarship- The Lansing Journal, December 2020

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TF District 215 to stick with remote-only learning through early March- NWI Times, December 2020
 
TF South Hosts Virtual Theater Productions- The Lansing Journal, Dec. 2020

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TF South student helps make Thanksgiving brighter for Lansing students- NWI Times, Nov. 2020
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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
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Renaming Rebels- Process Begins at TF South- The Lansing Journal- Oct. 2020

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

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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