Thornwood High School

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Thornwood High School
Location
17101 South Park Avenue, South Holland, Illinois
Cook County
Coordinates 41°35′00″N 87°36′19″W / 41.58343°N 87.60539°W / 41.58343; -87.60539Coordinates: 41°35′00″N 87°36′19″W / 41.58343°N 87.60539°W / 41.58343; -87.60539
Information
Type Public secondary
Established 1972
Grades 9-12
Gender Co-ed
Color(s) Gold and navy
Athletics conference South Suburban Conference
Mascot Thunderbirds

Thornwood High School is a public high school located in South Holland, Illinois, United States. It was built as part of Thornton Township High Schools District 205.

History[edit]

Thornwood opened in the winter of 1971 to offset overcrowding at other District 205 high schools Thornton Township High School and Thornridge High School.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ *Carrie Elizabeth Steinweg. *Images of America: South Holland. Arcadia Publishing, 2003. 71.
  2. ^ Eddy Curry
  3. ^ Steve Gaunty at ihsfw.com. Retrieved 12/2/2009.
  4. ^ Ariva, Phil (24 April 2011), "Trivia Time", Chicago Sun-Times, p. 59, Which former Thornwood High School baseball player is most accomplished in his chosen profession? Answer ... Mark Konkol (the Sun-Times reporter who last week won a Pulitzer Prize ...) 
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ Moss to Indiana State. highschoolelite.com. Retrieved 9 February 2010.
  7. ^ Draft Picks who came from Thornwood HS at baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 29 September 2007.
  8. ^ Adam L. Jahns. Thornwood Thunderbirds. Chicago Sun-Times. May 15, 2008. Retrieved on May 23, 2008.
  9. ^ Justin Williams at basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 29 September 2007.

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