Meeting Highlights:
November 25, 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, December 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the TF Center for Academics & Technology, located at 1605 Wentworth Avenue, Calumet City, Illinois


Richard Province:  TF North Instructor from 1973 - 2007 

A 2002 graduate of T.F North, Chris Jones, requested that  the Board of Education name a classroom in memory of the late Mr. Richard Province who taught in District 215 from 1973 - 2007.    Mr. Province's daughter, Katherine, presented a check for $2000 which was collected during Richard's memorial service, to be used in in the media broadcast department.



Policy Revisions


Revisions to the following policies were presented for a 2nd reading and adoption by the Board of Education:   


2100: Administrative Compensation - cleanup language

2111: Administrative Contracts / Support staff work rules - cleanup language  

4142: Filing of Documents -  cleanup language   

5061: Prevention of Bullying - major revisions as required by changes in the law


2014 Tax Levy:

The tax levy presented to the Board of Education was approved.  The estimation is 1.198% greater than the total 2013 tax levy extension.  The total levy extension is the actual total amount of taxes billed by Cook County for District 215.    



Board of Education Appreciation:  


The District 215 Board of Education accepted the resolution presented by the City of Calumet City officially declaring November 15, 2014 as "School Board Members Day" as a way to honor those citizens who devote their time and energy for the education our children. 


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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