Proviso’s Class of 2017 Graduates, Earns Over $30M in Scholarship Money
Community Notebook / Education

Proviso’s Class of 2017 Graduates, Earns Over $30M in Scholarship Money

The D209 Class of 2017 revel in their achievements — not just graduation but the over $30 million in scholarship money and acceptance letters from over 100 different universities. Below, D209 Supt. Dr. Jesse Rodriguez addresses the graduates. | Courtesy District 209  Saturday, May 27, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews On May 20, the Proviso … Continue reading

Education Brief: Local Teachers Work at McDonald’s for a Good Cause | Boykin Drops Off Resolution for PMSA
Community Notebook / Education / Noted

Education Brief: Local Teachers Work at McDonald’s for a Good Cause | Boykin Drops Off Resolution for PMSA

Washington Dual Language Academy staff with Ronald McDonald at the McTeacher’s Night held at the Maywood McDonald‘s at 1st Ave. and Lake St. on May 23. Below, Ronald with Washington Dual Language Academy Principal Lourdes Perez and Kindergarten teacher Vanessa Afre. | Photos provided Thursday, May 25, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Teachers at Washington Dual Language … Continue reading

Stricken by a Stroke, Maywood Grad Finds Her Voice in Faith
Education / Lives / Religion

Stricken by a Stroke, Maywood Grad Finds Her Voice in Faith

Shantal Cole during her May 7 graduation from Dominican University in River Forest. | Below, Cole performing her poem at the college’s traditional Candle & Rose ceremony held May 6. || Photos provided  Tuesday, May 23, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews On May 6, a day before she graduated from Dominican University in River … Continue reading

District 89 Student Wins National Art Contest
Community Notebook / Education / Noted

District 89 Student Wins National Art Contest

District 89 officials in front of a Preferred Meals truck that showcases Isle Saenz’s award-winning artwork. | Courtesy District 89 Monday, May 15, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Jane Addams Elementary School fourth grader, Isle Saenz, has plenty of artistic talent. She is among 5 national grand prize winners in the 2016-17 Preferred Meals … Continue reading

At Proviso East, YMCA-trained Lifeguards Revive Old Pool
Community Development / Education / Parks & Recreation

At Proviso East, YMCA-trained Lifeguards Revive Old Pool

Proviso East students participate in a drill during the last day of a 5-week Red Cross lifeguard and training certification program provided through a partnership between the Oak Park-based West Cook YMCA and Proviso Township High Schools District 209. | Submitted photos [West Cook YMCA and Proviso Township Districts 209] Tuesday,  May 9, 2017 || … Continue reading

8 Broadview Students Hospitalized for Asthma-like Symptoms on May 3
Education / Emergencies

8 Broadview Students Hospitalized for Asthma-like Symptoms on May 3

Monday, May 8, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews According to a WGN News Channel 9 report, eight students who attend Lindop Elementary School, 2499 S. 18th Ave. in Broadview, were hospitalized after complaining to school officials about asthma-like symptoms: “Police and fire departments responded to Lindop Elementary School, 2400 18th Ave., at about 11 … Continue reading