Tag: Proviso East High School

‘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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Proviso East Grad Calls Out Discrimination In Sciences

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 || By Siobhan Neela-Stock/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Alicia Foxx, (center), a Proviso East graduate, with Northwestern University Provost Daniel Linzer, and Chicago Botanic Garden President and CEO Sophia Shaw. | Chicago Botanic Garden

As a first-generation college student, Alicia Foxx had no one at home to field her academic questions, with her father only completing high school and her mother’s death when she was young.  

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