Tag: Mark Holder

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 Hires New Superintendent

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 9:07 p.m.

Featured image: Mark Holder, who was recently appointed as the permanent superintendent at Bellwood District 88. | sd88.org 

During a regular meeting on Nov. 6, the Bellwood School District 88 Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Mark Holder as permanent superintendent.

Holder, 61, had been serving as interim superintendent since May, when he replaced former superintendent Rosemary Hendricks. The board approved a 4-year, $182,000 contract for Holder, according to district officials.

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Bellwood District 88 Does a 180

Thursday, August 24, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Nowadays, the climate at Bellwood School District 88 board meetings is a lot more placid than just a year ago — when they were policed by armed, bulletproof vest-wearing security guards hired by former D88 Supt. Rosemary Hendricks.

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