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Quinton R. Arthur

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Quinton received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Northern Illinois University and his Master of Science in Journalism from Roosevelt University. In addition to reporting for The Lansing Journal and the Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle, he volunteers with 100 Black Men of Chicago, Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Burst Into Books, and various other organizations. A south suburban resident since 2004, Quinton is passionate about telling the unsung stories of the community.

District 215 new teachers recognized at Board meeting

Teachers new to District 215 honored with a reception and ceremony BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR LANSING, Ill. (October 3, 2022) — Before the District 215 Board's monthly meeting, a ceremony was held to recognize new teachers on Tuesday, September 27. New teacher recognition New teachers, mentor teachers, participants in the Future Teachers program,...

District 215 teachers and staff gather for Institute Day

62 full-time vacancies across schools have been filled BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR LANSING, Ill. (August 22, 2022) – On August 18, District 215 opened the school year with its annual Teacher Institute Day. The event was held in the newly renovated TF South Red Gym. The power of story Superintendent Dr. Sophia Jones-Redmond...

Thornton Township General Assistance Fund receives approval after 70-minute closed session

Letter from State Attorney General's office says Township did not properly notify public of personnel changes in March meetings BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 19, 2022) – Thornton Township held its August board meeting on August 16, 2022. More than half of the meeting took place in closed...

Future Teacher Summer Academy Closing Ceremony held for District 215

18 students from the district participated in the 2nd Annual program. BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR LANSING, Ill. (July 22, 2022) On July 21, the second annual Future Teacher Summer Academy ended with a closing ceremony recognizing students and staff involved in the program. Committed to Teaching Wendy Bivins and Susan Lessner-Diversey, coordinators for...

Township anticipates spending $50,000 on Taste of Thornton Township entertainment

Contracts still being negotiated by Township Attorney BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (July 20, 2022) – Thornton Township held its July board meeting on July 19, 2022, and spent time discussing entertainment questions for the Taste of Thornton Township scheduled for August 27. Entertainment at Taste of Thornton Township On Tuesday...

District 171 holds last meeting of the school year

End of the year celebrations and preparation for the next year discussed at Sunnybrook's last meeting BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR LANSING, Ill. (May 18, 2022) – The last school board meeting of year for Sunnybrook District 171 was held on Monday, and the agenda was light as most matters focused on...

TF South celebrates fourth annual Signing Day

Students announce their decisions, and recipients of inaugural scholarship announced at Signing Day BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR LANSING, Ill. (May 9, 2022) – Thornton Fractional South High School hosted its fourth annual College Signing Day last Thursday. Students announced their name and post-high school decision, followed by signing the event’s sign...

District 171 prepares for the end of the school year

Student celebrations, new titles, and more were the focus of Sunnybrook's meeting on Monday BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR LANSING, Ill. (April 28, 2022) – Sunnybrook District 171's second-to-last board meeting of the school year focused on conference highlights and end of the year activities. Board recognitions Superintendent Dr. Erika Millhouse-Pettis congratulated Brandon Ford...

It’s official – TF South’s nickname is now ‘Red Wolves’

The new nickname receives overwhelming support after initially faltering BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR LANSING, Ill. (April 28, 2022) — Thornton Fractional South High School's new mascot was approved during District 215’s April 26 school board meeting. Lansing's public high school will now be known as the "Red Wolves." In August of 2020,...

Heritage Middle School hosts 2022 National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony

Students continue the 23-year tradition of excellence BY QUINTON R. ARTHUR LANSING, Ill. (April 21, 2022) — On April 21, Heritage Middle School inducted 33 students into the Lois Harris chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. This year's induction marks 23 years of student involvement and participation. The ceremony took...