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TF South hosts college and career fair for district students

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (September 23, 2021) – TF South hosted a college and career fair for all District 215 students on Wednesday, with...

Dr. Cheryl Green becomes Governors State University’s sixth president

By Josh Bootsma UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. (September 21, 2021) — Dr. Cheryl Green was recently invested as president of Governors State University, making her the...

District 215 electrical, cosmetology, barbering, and education programs put focus on career development

BY JIM MASTERS — EDUCATION REPORTER LANSING, Ill. (September 16, 2021) – For local students thinking of becoming an electrician or a licensed cosmetologist or...

‘Walk Over Wednesdays’ adapt to meet pandemic challenges for TFS students

First United Methodist Church uses outdoor fun and fellowship to bring nearby students together By Ernst Lamothe Jr. The image of 200-plus teenagers playing outdoor basketball,...

Heritage to return to in-person learning after remote week due to COVID cases

BY JIM MASTERS — EDUCATION REPORTER LANSING, Ill. (September 11, 2021) – Heritage Middle School students spent last week remote learning due to multiple positive...

Teacher, healthcare worker, and higher education vaccine deadline extended two weeks

Information provided by the Governor's Office SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 5, 2021) – As hospitals and schools work to implement additional COVID-19 testing programs and accountability...

Oak Glen principal Mike Earnshaw publishes book on successful education ‘recipes’

BY JIM MASTERS — EDUCATION REPORTER LANSING, Ill. (September 4, 2021) – Combine a “punk rock skateboarder” with an elementary school principal, and you'll get...

Heritage Middle School employee contracts COVID-19, no ‘prolonged close contact’ with others

BY JIM MASTERS — EDUCATION REPORTER LANSING, Ill. (September 3, 2021) – A Heritage Middle School employee tested positive for COVID-19 this week, but the...

District 215 adopts new policy to boost dual credit hours

BY JIM MASTERS — EDUCATION REPORTER LANSING, Ill. (August 31, 2021) – Many TF South students take advantage of courses that offer both high school...

Registration open for South Suburban College’s free ESL and high school equivalency courses

Information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (August 28, 2021) – South Suburban College’s Adult Education Department offers a wide range of free...

Lansing teachers now required to get COVID vaccine

BY JIM MASTERS — EDUCATION REPORTER LANSING, Ill. (August 26, 2021) — Teachers and staff members of Lansing schools will be required to be vaccinated...

District 158 establishes diversity task force helmed by Memorial principal Keli Ross

“We know that some of the conversations may be uncomfortable, but I think we can do that in a respectful manner where we can...

Eagle Academy Christian School students, parents, and staff enjoy first day fanfare

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 23, 2021) – Eagle Academy Christian School welcomed its students back in style for their first day on Monday,...

Excellence Counts Award, back to school updates, reciprocal crime agreements – District 215 Board Agenda 8/24/21

District 215 Board regular meeting – In person at TF Center for Academics and Technology LANSING, Ill. (August 22, 2021) – The August 24 regular...

VIDEO: D158 Superintendent Nathan Schilling shares district updates

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (August 20, 2021) – As school started on Wednesday, August 18, Managing Editor Josh Bootsma and Education Reporter Jim Masters...