|Thornwood High School|
17101 South Park Ave., South Holland, IL 60473
|School district||Thornton Township High School District 205|
|Superintendent||Dr. Nathaniel Cunningham Jr.|
|Principal||Don C. Holmes|
|Number of students||1,763 (2020)|
|Student to teacher ratio||12.79|
|Athletics conference||Southland Athletic Conference|
Thornwood High School is a public high school located in South Holland, Illinois, United States. It was built as part of Thornton Township High School District 205. It opened in 1971 to accommodate overcrowding at other District 205 schools, Thornridge High and Thornton Township High School.
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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 ...)
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