TF North Mock Trial Team Headed to State Competition 
March 6, 2015
The TF North Mock Trial team won 2nd place at the 6th Municipal District's Mock Trial Competition on Saturday, February 21st.   Continue reading

Student Artists Showcase Work in SSC Exhibit, Win Awards  
March 6, 2015

Throughout the month of February, artwork made by students from TF North and more than 20 other high schools in Illinois and Indiana was on display in the 20th annual South Suburban College (SSC) Regional High School Student Art Exhibit & Festival. Continue reading 

TF North Students Celebrate Black History Month 
February 4, 2015
Thanks to a donation from Paramount Pictures, more than 700 TF North students will go to Lansing Cinema 8 to see the film Selma on Thursday, February 5th. Continue reading

TF South, North Students Named State Scholars
December 11, 2014
More than 30 students from District 215, including 22 from TF South and 10 from TF North were recently named 2015-2016 State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Continue reading

Grant to Benefit TF South Psychology Students 
December 5, 2014
District 215 Reading Specialist Jodi Marshall was recently awarded a $215 literacy grant from the Secondary Reading League, a statewide division of the Illinois Reading Council. Continue reading  

TF North Senior Earns Eagle Scout Award 
November 20, 2014
TF North senior Michael Jones, Jr. recently earned the Eagle Scout award, the highest honor in Boy Scouting. Continue reading

TF South Employees to Run in Chicago Marathon 
October 10, 2014
Two TF South employees, Maintenance Foreman Tim Stephan and Dean's Assistant Kelly Hasse, are running in the Chicago Marathon this weekend on behalf of the nonprofit organization Autism Speaks. Read more here

Construction Students Lead Waterway Cleanup Project 
October 2, 2014

Construction students in District 215 have volunteered their time for the past two weeks clearing brush and picking up debris along Thorn Creek, a tributary of the Little Calumet River. Read more here

TF North Senior Giving Back, Debunking Stereotypes 
September 26, 2014 
TF North senior Warren Key was one of 20 high-achieving, young African-American males selected from applicants across the Chicagoland area to participate in the University of Illinois at Chicago's second annual Pre-College Leadership and Impact Program this past summer. Read more here

College Step-Up Program Saves Students, Families Time and Money 
September 18, 2014
Since 2008, the College Step-Up Program has saved District 215 families more than $247,000 in college tuition. Read more here  

Filing Period for School Board Candidates Announced 
September 10, 2014
Election nomination petitions for the Thornton Fractional Township District 215 Board of Education will be available at the district office at 1601 Wentworth Avenue Calumet City, IL 60409 beginning September 23, 2014. Read more here  

Empathy Critical to Student-Teacher Relationships, Says TF North Teacher in Research Study
August 26, 2014

Susan Lessner, a science teacher at TF North, recently co-authored an article that was published in The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education's Perspectives on Urban Education. Read more here

TF North, South Soccer Teams Score in the Classroom 
August 26, 2014 
The Thornton Fractional United Co-Op girls and boys soccer teams, comprised of both TF North and TF South students, recently received Team Academic Achievement Awards from the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). Read more here

Record Number of TF South Students Take, Pass AP Spanish Exam
August 21, 2014 
A recently released report indicates that this past spring, all 23 students enrolled in the Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish course at TF South met or exceeded standards on the AP Exam. Read more here  

Summer Academy Program Helped Students Improve Math Skills, Adjust to High School
August 21, 2014
Almost 200 eighth grade graduates from Districts 171, 158, 157, 156, 155, and 154.5 participated in District 215's inaugural "Summer Academy Transition to High School" program this summer. Read more here