Tuesday, July 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The protests of students, parents and community members who disapproved of the idea of moving Proviso Math and Science Academy (PMSA) in Forest Park onto the campus of either Proviso East in Maywood or Proviso West in Hillside seem to have resonated with Perkins and Will, the architectural firm hired last year to create a master facilities plan for Proviso Township High Schools District 209.
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
During a June 12 regular meeting, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board voted 5-2 to approve salary raises for district administrators. The pay increases ranged from 0.5 percent to 4.5 percent, depending on an employee’s classification.
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Thursday, July 5, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Lauryn Craine-Farries, who is the first woman in D209’s history to play golf at collegiate level. |Lauryn Craine-Farries/Facebook
Last fall, Lauryn Craine-Farries made history when she opened her college acceptance letter and found a scholarship offer inside. Come fall, she will be the first woman in Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s 100-year history paid to play golf at the collegiate level at Missouri Valley College.
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Tuesday, July 3, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A Parent University meeting at Proviso Math and Science Academy in 2015. | District 209
Starting next school year, parents at Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be required to attend an annual orientation meeting. In April, the D209 school board voted unanimously to add the requirement to the district’s School-Parent Compact, which every student, parent and/or legal guardian is required to sign.
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Monday, June 25, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Starting in the fall, Proviso Township High Schools District 209 students and employees will be eating breakfasts and lunches provided by another food services management company.
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 6/14/18
Featured image: Supt. Jesse Rodriguez was given a 5-year contract on June 12. | File
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board approved a 5-year contract for Supt. Jesse Rodriguez during a contentious regular meeting on June 12 that could prove ominous, with some people referencing allegations of discriminatory hiring and workplace practices lodged against the administration to argue why the school board should vote the contract down or at least hold off on voting until the allegations are looked into.
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The district recently purchased scorer’s tables from Sports Media Group, LLC. | Sports Media Group, LLC
The announcers, timers, scorers, scoreboard operators, ticket-tackers and other people who work athletic events for Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will soon get a long overdue bump in pay.
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