Monday, August 19, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A District 209 student works on hair at Erskine Reeves Barber Academy in Hillside in 2016. | File
During a regular meeting on Aug. 6, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education unanimously agreed to stick with a cosmetology and barbering program that board members admitted has so far seems to have gotten little bang for the buck.
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Friday, August 16, 2019 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A page out of The Black Book. | Google Books
Proviso Township High School District 209 officials are grappling with the implications of a state law that requires African American History to be taught in public elementary and high schools.
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The organization 209 Together awarded $14,000 in college scholarships this year. | Courtesy Jeremy Horn
Three Proviso High School District 209 students received scholarships to benefit their schooling beyond high school, thanks to community support of 209 Together’s “Great Chefs: Recipes for Success” fundraiser.
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