Category: Education

Community Rallies To Keep East Grad In College

Friday, January 11, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Kiana Walker works tow jobs, but it wasn’t enough to keep her in school. | Photo provided

Kiana Walker spent the holidays this year working as a life skills trainer at Restorative Rehab Service in Carbondale, a firm that helps those suffering from neurological trauma live independently and develop life skills. When she wasn’t working at the rehabilitation firm, she was working as a cashier at Party City. But it wasn’t enough.

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D209 Releases Full Master Facilities Plan, Board Set To Vote Jan. 8

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

After more than a year of conference calls, committee meetings and public hearings, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education is set to take action on a proposed facilities master plan.

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D209 May Waive PE Requirements For IB, College Prep Students

Monday, January 7, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education is considering excusing some juniors and seniors from the state’s physical education requirement.

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