D209 Issues Up To $28M In New Bonds For Facilities Plan, Approves 4.6% Tax Levy

Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso East clock tower. | Cragin Spring/Flickr  

The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education recently authorized the issuance of up to $28 million in working cash bonds.

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‘Books In Schools Not Bullets!’: Local Leaders Blast Proposal To Arm Teachers

Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

District 89 school board member Regina Rivers speaks out against the IASB’s proposed resolution during a press conference convened by state Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, right, in Chicago. | Photo by Tara A. Gray/Facebook 

On Saturday, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) convened a press conference in Chicago to protest a resolution that could have empowered local school boards to allow teachers and administrators to carry guns in school.

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Fans Of Beloved Proviso Teacher Still Mourning On Facebook

Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Popular D209 teacher Richard Craddock, who died on Oct. 1. | Facebook 

More than a month after Richard Craddock — the popular District 209 science teacher and high school sports announcer — died from cancer on Oct. 1 at the age of 66, people are still mourning the loss of the charismatic educator on social media.

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