Tag: Claudia Medina

Local School Board Member Builds Her Own Bilingual Montessori School

Monday, June 3, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Claudia Medina sits on a swing in her backyard. Behind her is the 900-square-foot Montessori classroom she and her husband built. She’s now accepting enrollment. | Shanel Romain

On a warm afternoon last month, Claudia Medina sat on the hardwood floor of an airy, sunbathed room that she and her husband built in the back of their Forest Park home. She was laying out cursive letters made from wood onto a rectangular cloth in order to demonstrate the wonders of Montessori education.

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PMSA Student Crosses Borders To Help Lead March Against Racism

Monday, November 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Camilo Medina during a Nov. 11 rally against hate speech in Oak Park. | Alexa Rogals 

Racist graffiti scrawled onto school property. Swastikas AirDropped to students’ iPhones during a school assembly. Teachers alleged to have called students the n– word.

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Proviso Together Kicks Off Reelection Bid

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 || By Micheal Romain || @maywoodnews 

Proviso Together, the political party that accomplished a seven-member super-majority last February when all four of its candidates were voted to seats on the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board, held a campaign kickoff on Saturday for the party’s original three candidates elected in 2015.

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