Thornton Township

High School District 205


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  •  Pardon Our Dust

    Thornwood and Thornridge High Schools Summer Closure for Renovations

    Thornwood High School in South Holland and Thornridge High School in Dolton are currently undergoing significant renovations during the summer months. Thornwood High School will receive new roofs, among other improvements, during the closure. Thornridge will also receive a new roof. The full school closures are necessary to ensure the safety of all involved as construction crews work on-site.

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  •  Ariana Whitaker

    TW Student, Ariana Whitaker, Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge

    Ariana Whitaker, a student from Thornwood High School in Chicago, clinched the top spot in the NFTE Midwest Youth Entrepreneurship Competition. Her winning venture, DigiPlan, is an innovative app designed to boost productivity among students. By seamlessly integrating with their learning management system platforms, DigiPlan offers personalized schedules and incentivizes assignment completion through a rewards-based system. Click to read the full story.

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  •  Free Summer Meals

    Free Meals This Summer Thru July 18th

    District 205 kids and teens can enjoy free meals from June 3rd through July 18th. Meals are available Mon-Thurs, 12-12:30pm, at Thornton Township High School in Harvey. All meals must be consumed onsite at the school. No meals will be served on June 19th and July 4th.

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  •  Community Survey

    Community Needs Survey

    Thornton Township High School District 205 is thrilled to announce our collaboration with the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County (CEDA) to enhance support for the distinct needs of our community. CEDA is committed to comprehending and fulfilling the changing requirements of our region. An essential part of this endeavor is the Community Needs Assessment, which aids in pinpointing the primary areas where our community members require assistance. Your involvement in this assessment will directly shape the services and resources that will be tailored and provided. Please spare a few moments of your time to complete the survey by clicking on the "Community Needs" above. Your input is immensely valuable and will ensure voices of our community are heard and acted upon. Thank you for dedicating your time to contribute to this crucial initiative. Together, we can significantly enhance the well-being and development of our community.

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  •  Breaking the Cycle

    Celebrating the SBOE's Success in Mental Health Awareness

    Thrilled to share District 205’s Student Board of Education hosted their groundbreaking "Breaking the Cycle" mental health awareness event! On Saturday, March 16, 2024, at Thornton Township High School, the SBOE spearheaded this vital initiative. The event was not just successful, but incredibly well-organized, showcasing the dedication and hard work of the SBOE members. Mental health awareness is crucial, especially in our communities, and events like these pave the way for open conversations, support networks, and resources. It's heartening to witness the commitment of the SBOE to address this issue head-on. Congratulations to the District 205 Student Board of Education for orchestrating such an impactful event! Let's continue to break the stigma and support each other on the journey to better mental health.

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  •  OrganicLife

    OrganicLife is Seeking New Employees

    Attention all food service enthusiasts! We have some incredible news to share! OrganicLife is excited to announce several available positions for talented individuals like YOU in the food service industry. Are you passionate about creating delicious and wholesome meals? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and creative environment? Then this opportunity is perfect for you! To apply, email

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  •  3E Expo

    3E Expo Hosted at Tinley Park Convention Center

    Experience the Spectacular District 205 3E Expo: Enrolled, Enlisted, Employed. Click the link about to relive the electrifying moments from this incredible event held at the Tinley Park Convention Center. The expo was an unforgettable celebration of education!

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  •  Stand Against Hate

    We Stand Against Hate

    Thornton Township High School District 205 is saddened by the impact and effect of the Israeli-Hamas war and its effect on our students, families, faculty, and staff. District 205 is a safe and inclusive community, and we unequivocal condemn any form of hate crime, discrimination, or bias. It is simply not tolerated within our schools or the communities we serve.

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  •  Results

    1-Min Survey for School Improvement Projects Results

    District 205 requested your input and you responded. Thank you! Here is the outcome of the one-minute survey conducted for school improvement projects.

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  •  AC Green Show

    D205 Students Featured on the AC Green Show, 106.3FM

    District 205 grooming the next generation of pilots . . . D205 students were recently featured on the AC Green Show, 106.3FM, for their experience in the Jumpstart Private Pilot Program. Check it out!

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  •  Free Tablet

    Free Tablet. Free Internet.

    Thornton Township High School District 205 is participating in an exciting technology program which our students can receive a Free 10.1-inch-high-definition tablet and Free monthly internet service. You may qualify for a free tablet and internet service. Complete the application to secure your free device and internet service today!

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  •  Hotspot Survey

    Hotspot Survey

    How reliable is your WiFi? Do you have access to the internet to complete school work? District 205 wants to know more about students' mobile needs and access to the internet.

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  •  Youth Mental Health

    Youth Mental Health First Aid

    LEARN HOW TO SUPPORT THE YOUNG PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adolescents ages 12-18. You’ll build skills and confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to young people who are struggling. You’ll also learn how to help connect them to appropriate support.

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  •  Safe Schools

    Safe Schools Initiative

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  •  COVID Testing

    COVID-19 Testing and OPT-OUT Form

    District 205 has partnered with the University of Illinois to test district students, teachers, and staff members for COVID-19 infection. Learn more about testing here. An OPT-OUT form is also available.

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