Meeting Highlights:
September 26, 2014
A summary of actions from regular, monthly Board of Education meetings.   
Upcoming Monthly Board MeetingThe next regular monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the TF Center for Academics & Technology, located at 1605 Wentworth Avenue, Calumet City, Illinois 

Public Comment:  

A representative from Target H.O.P.E. addressed the Board of Education regarding their nonprofit organization's mission to enhance educational opportunities for minority students.  


Administrative Report:

Superintendent Williams addressed concerns regarding the increased enrollment of 355 students to the District this school year.  District 215 does have strong, existing policies and procedures in place to verify residency including home visits, when required.  The increase in enrollment at this level, however, warrants a review of enrollment procedures relative to residency.  Strategies are presently being discussed to meet the increased residency screening demands.      


Adoption of the 2014-15  Budget:

The Board of Education adopted the 2014-15 budget.  Members of the administration and Board were thanked for their diligence in maintaining a balanced budget for the  7th consecutive year.   



Campus Crisis Plans 2014-15 :  

The Board of Education approved the annual review and revisions of the District 215 Building Crisis Plans.  These documents are held in each building and copies are shared with local emergency agencies. 


2014-15 Annual Application of Recognition:  

The annual online report required by the State was approved by the Board of Education. 


Routine Financial and Personnel:  

A summary of the monthly financial and personnel actions may be found in the approved Board of Education minutes posted to the District's webpage. 

Click Here for Minutes:  Board of Education Meeting Minutes




 Click on the following link to view the 2014-15 School Calendar.  

Thornton Fractional High School District 215
Contact: Julie Venem
Phone: (708) 585-2309
Fax: (708) 585-2318
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