D209 Board Chooses Perkins+Will for Architectural Plan
Architecture / Education

D209 Board Chooses Perkins+Will for Architectural Plan

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews The Proviso District 209 Board of Education, on March 14, approved the architectural firm Perkins+Will as its top choice to draft a master facilities plan for the three-school system. With D209 Supt. Jesse Rodriguez set to begin negotiations on an agreement … Continue reading

A Pop-Up Town Hall on Education in Proviso Township High Schools March 21, 7 PM
Education / Events

A Pop-Up Town Hall on Education in Proviso Township High Schools March 21, 7 PM

Sunday, March 19, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Updated: 3/20/17 The Village Free Press, the Forest Park Review and Wednesday Journal, Inc. will co-host a Pop-Up Town Hall on Education in Proviso Township on Tuesday, March 21, 7 p.m., at Mariella’s Banquet Hall, 134 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Candidates for District … Continue reading

District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities
Education / Elections / Politics

District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities

March 14, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews The latest available campaign finance disclosures for a pair of political action committees backing competing slates in the upcoming April 4 Proviso District 209 school board election show a wide gap in funding and, for one slate, thousands of dollars from groups … Continue reading

Artwork of Local Proviso Students Featured in Community Exhibits
Arts / Education

Artwork of Local Proviso Students Featured in Community Exhibits

Artwork created by one of numerous Proviso Township High Schools students on display during Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine’s Black History Month Exhibition. | Proviso Township High Schools District 209  Monday, March 13, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews [Proviso Township High Schools District 209] Proviso East and PMSA artists had their work … Continue reading

D89 Superintendent Pens Immigration-Related Letter to Families
Breaking News / Education

D89 Superintendent Pens Immigration-Related Letter to Families

District 89 Supt. David Negron released a letter to students, parents and families on March 8 reinforcing some of the district’s immigration-related policies. | File  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89 Superintendent David Negron released a pointed letter addressed to parents, families and students today. It was related … Continue reading

D89 Ends Black History Month With a Bang, Maywood Bookstore to Host Author of ‘From Colored to Black’
Community Notebook / Education / Events

D89 Ends Black History Month With a Bang, Maywood Bookstore to Host Author of ‘From Colored to Black’

Students, staff and teachers of District 89 celebrate a district-wide Black History Month event on Feb. 28. | Photos submitted Wednesday, March 8, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews District 89 ended Black History Month with a district-wide celebration on Feb. 28 at Jane Addams Elementary School, 910 Division St., in Melrose Park. According to … Continue reading