Tag: Proviso Township High Schools District 209

D209 And Center For Economic Progress To Offer Free Tax Prep Services

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is collaborating with the Center for Economic Progress (CEP) to provide free tax preparation services to low-income students, families and community members in Proviso Township for four days this year.

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District 209 To Hold Facilities Master Plan Community Meeting, Jan. 23

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Proviso Township High Schools District 209 officials are inviting community members to a public meeting about the district’s burgeoning Facilities Master Plan. The meeting is scheduled to take place tonight, Jan. 23, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Proviso West High School, 4701 Harrison St., in Hillside.

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D209 Makes Mandatory Parent Meeting Official

Thursday, January 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A District 209 Parent University session held in 2015. | Courtesy District 209 

The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board is taking steps to increase parental engagement in the lives of the district’s most vulnerable students with the recent passage of an updated parental involvement policy.

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D209 To Start Bidding For Food Service

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A photo of a meal on Aramark’s website. | Aramark 

Efforts by Proviso Township High Schools District 209 officials to get rid of Aramark Education Services as the company responsible for feeding district students who qualify for free breakfast and lunch have picked up steam, with a document recently released by the district indicating that they could find another food service provider by June.

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Provisos East, West To Host Parent Workshops In January

Friday, January 5, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Parents and students at a previous workshop in Proviso. | Proviso Township High Schools District 209 

Proviso East and Proviso West High Schools will each host a community schools program parent workshop this month.

The events will be facilitated by the district’s Parent & Family Engagement office. The theme of each: “Supporting Learning at Home.”

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D209 Approves Nepotism Policy, Teacher Contract

Thursday, December 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During the Dec. 12 regular meeting, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board voted on a series of financial and policy proposals that board members had been debating over the last few months.

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D209 Considering Refinancing $10M in Bonds

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 4:44 p.m.

Featured image: A chart detailing District 209’s projected borrowing capacity. | Mesirow Financial 

The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board is looking at refinancing $10 million of working cash bonds that the district issued in 2008 in order to take advantage of lower interest rates. The refinancing, district officials say, could lead to substantial savings and more money to fund major investments, such as the district’s master facility plan.

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