Tag: Proviso Township High Schools District 209

‘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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D209 Sees Uptick In Forest Park Enrollments, School Data Shows

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Featured image: District 209 students boarding a bus for Milwaukee. | File

This year, the total number of Forest Park District 91 students who went on to enroll at Proviso Township High Schools District 209 increased for the first time in at least five years, according to data provided by D209. 

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D209 Hires New Head Business Official

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Paul Starck-King, who the board recently approved to become D209’s new assistant superintendent/chief school business officer. | Oak Park District 97

During a regular meeting on March 12, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board voted to approve the hiring of a new assistant superintendent/chief school business officer — roughly two months after the person who was previously hired in the position abruptly withdrew his name from consideration.

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