Thursday, January 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A District 209 Parent University session held in 2015. | Courtesy District 209
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board is taking steps to increase parental engagement in the lives of the district’s most vulnerable students with the recent passage of an updated parental involvement policy.
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A photo of a meal on Aramark’s website. | Aramark
Efforts by Proviso Township High Schools District 209 officials to get rid of Aramark Education Services as the company responsible for feeding district students who qualify for free breakfast and lunch have picked up steam, with a document recently released by the district indicating that they could find another food service provider by June.
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Wednesday, January 10, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A wall inside of Proviso West High School. | provisowest72.com
Proviso West High School will soon start screening, and offering more resources to, students who demonstrate symptoms of reactive anger and trauma.
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Friday, January 5, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Parents and students at a previous workshop in Proviso. | Proviso Township High Schools District 209
Proviso East and Proviso West High Schools will each host a community schools program parent workshop this month.
The events will be facilitated by the district’s Parent & Family Engagement office. The theme of each: “Supporting Learning at Home.”
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Friday, January 5, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board recently took steps to expand the range of SAT test prep services it offers students.
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Thursday, January 4, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
According to a Chicago Reporter analysis published Dec. 19, “Chicago’s public schools lost more than 52,000 black students. Now, the school district, which was majority black for half a century, is on pace to become majority Latino.”
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Sunday, December 31, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured: The entrance to the former Golfland driving range, which was recently purchased by Triton for $3.6 million. | Flickr/Katherine of Chicago
A former golf practice range in Melrose Park is now part of Triton College after the college’s Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to purchase the land in November for $3.6 million.
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