D209 Official Wants To Form New Middle School Sports Program

Sunday, March 17, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 2:46 p.m.

Featured image: Proviso East’s Jordan Morris dunks the ball during the Pirates’ Class 4A sectional semi-final game against Curie in 2018. | File

Elementary and high school officials in Proviso Township are seriously considering the creation of a middle school sports program that would allow fifth- through eighth-grade students from all of D209’s feeder schools the opportunity to compete against one another.

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Bellwood Youths Volunteer To Shovel For Seniors

Saturday, January 19, 2019 || By Community Editor|| @maywoodnews

Featured image: District 88 students helping to shovel snow for seniors on Jan. 19. | Courtesy Connie Riales/Facebook

Saturday’s snow storm dumped up to 9 inches on the Chicago area, halting plans and barricading some people in their homes. The weather, however, was gleefully anticipated by Bellwood resident Connie Riales, who used the snow fall on Jan. 19 to launch her new community service initiative.

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Bellwood D88’s Preschool For All Earns ‘Gold Circle’ Rating From State

Sunday, September 16, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Bellwood School District 88’s Preschool for All program recently earned a Gold Circle of Quality rating from ExceleRate Illinois, the state’s quality recognition and improvement system for early learning and development programs.

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