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District 215 seeks to fill vacant board member seat

Information provided by Thornton Fractional High School District 215

LANSING, Ill. (September 26, 2023) – Thornton Fractional High School District 215 is seeking to fill a vacant board member seat created by the resignation of Mr. Richard Dust. Mr. Dust was re-elected in the spring of 2021 and his seat’s term goes through the spring of 2025.

Thornton Fractional High School District 215 residents wishing to be considered for filling the vacant board member seat can submit a brief letter of interest to Anita Howard ([email protected]) by October 10, 2023.

Per Illinois state law, school board members must be:

  • A United States citizen;
  • A resident of the state of Illinois and of the school district for at least one year;
  • At least 18 years of age;
  • A registered voter.

For more information about school board member duties, please refer to the Illinois Association of School Boards resource “School Board Governance Basics.” Additional information about TFD 215 may be found at

District 215 serves the students of Burnham, Calumet City, Lansing, and Lynwood at Thornton Fractional North High School, Thornton Fractional South High School, Thornton Fractional Center for Academics and Technology, and Thornton Fractional Center for Alternative Learning. The mission of District 215 is to provide diverse learning opportunities that inspire all students to become life-long learners who contribute to their community.

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