D209 Superintendent Outlines Strategic Plan, Radical Changes for Next Year
Education

D209 Superintendent Outlines Strategic Plan, Radical Changes for Next Year

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The 2017-18 academic year at Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be radically different from years past, based on changes Supt. Jesse Rodriguez outlined during an April 20 meeting at Proviso Math and Science Academy, 8601 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Forest Park. Rodriguez convened … Continue reading

New Walther Middle School to Launch in the Fall | Walther Christian Hires New Head of School
Education

New Walther Middle School to Launch in the Fall | Walther Christian Hires New Head of School

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Walther Christian Academy, 900 Chicago Ave. in Melrose Park, recently announced that it has hired a new head of school to replace Jim Craven, who retired last June. Since then, the school had employed an interim. Wayne Wenzel Jr. was hired after a nation-wide searching and … Continue reading

D209 to Host Community Forum on Strategic Plan Tonight, Thursday, April 20, 6 PM
Education / Events

D209 to Host Community Forum on Strategic Plan Tonight, Thursday, April 20, 6 PM

District 209 students during a graduation ceremony last year. | File Thursday, April 20, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews District 209 Superintendent Dr. Jesse Rodriguez and other district administrators will present aspects of a strategic plan for the district that is currently under development. The plan is being developed with the consideration of … Continue reading

Proviso Together Raised $20K More Than Proviso First
Education / Elections / Government

Proviso Together Raised $20K More Than Proviso First

A Proviso Together volunteer counts vote tallies as they come in on April 4. William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Wednesday, April 19, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews Recent campaign finance disclosures reveal Proviso Together, the political action committee that backed four winning candidates in the April 4 District 209 school board … Continue reading

D209 to Host Focus Group for Proviso West Principal Search Today, April 6, 6:30 PM
Education / Notification

D209 to Host Focus Group for Proviso West Principal Search Today, April 6, 6:30 PM

Thursday, April 6, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews According to a statement released by District 209, the district “invites students, parents, elected officials, and community members to participate in the search process for a new Principal at Proviso West High School. Current Proviso West Principal Oscar Hawthorne announced last year that he would … Continue reading

D89 to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Charter School Today, April 6, 6 p.m.
Education / Board Meetings

D89 to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Charter School Today, April 6, 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews The District 89 school board will hold a public hearing on a proposed charter school tonight, Thursday, April 6, 6 p.m., at its headquarters at 906 Walton St. in Melrose Park. Dr. Elaine Lee, a D89 psychologist, has been trying to start Mastery Academy Charter … Continue reading