Category: Education

D209 Board Members Sworn-In, Officers Elected

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: District 209 board members Ned Wagner, Claudia Medina and Theresa Kelly, who were sworn-in on April 23. | File

During a special meeting held Tuesday evening, the three re-elected members of the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education were sworn-into office. Afterwards, the board voted on new officers.

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D209 Passes First-Ever 5-Year Financial Plan

Monday, April 22, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A chart showing D209’s projected year-end operating fund balances. | Courtesy D209

During a regular meeting on April 9, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education voted 6-0 in favor of authorizing a 5-year Financial Plan for the district — a first for D209, district administration officials said. Board member Della Patterson abstained.

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‘This Is A Community Crisis’

Sunday, April 7, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Rajeska Jackson (pictured with microphone) addresses students and community members during a meeting on April 7 at Proviso East that was designed to brainstorm ways of preventing another student’s suicide.

Residents in and around Proviso Township are grappling for solutions after yet another 15-year-old Proviso East student from Maywood died by suicide — the third 15-year-old East student from Maywood to die by suicide in less than six months.

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