Lyons Township High School District 204 seeks to fill the school board seat vacated by the resignation of Board President Mark Pera. Pera will retire from the Board on June 16, 2014. The Board must appoint someone to fill the remainder of Pera’s 4-year term, which runs until April 2015.

Residents interested in applying for the position must be at least 18-years-old, have lived in the district for at least one year and be registered to vote.  

Candidates interested in applying for the appointment to the Board of Education may download a Candidate Application Packet off the LT website at www.lths.netBOE or may pick up a packet from Clerk of the Board Joyce Marine in the Superintendent’s temporary summer office Room 170 at the Vaughan Building, at the corner of Cossitt and Brainard avenues, LaGrange. For additional information, contact Joyce Marine at 708-579-6451 or via email at

Applications must be received by Clerk of the Board Joyce Marine no later than 3pm Friday, June 27. Late applications will not be accepted. 

A special Board meeting will be held July 7, when candidates will be interviewed during a closed session. 

An appointment is expected to take place at a special Board meeting in July.