Tag: Proviso West High School

East Defeats West In Holiday Tourney Consolation Championship

Saturday, December 30, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso West Panthers battle Fenwick on Dec. 27 during the Proviso West Holiday Tournament. | Alexa Rogals 

[By Proviso West Athletics] The Proviso East Pirates (10-3) secured the 2017 Proviso West Holiday Tournament Consolation Championship, outlasting the Proviso West Panthers (5-3), 71-64 on Saturday afternoon.

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Thirty Proviso Students Named State Scholars

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Who made the cut? Below are the names of students from Proviso Math & Science Academy and Proviso West who were recently named state scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. No students from Proviso East were named.

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Proviso West Grad Reaches for Media Moguldom

Monday, November 13, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Maurice Robinson in the Chicago radio studio where he produces his weekly show, Alternative Thought. | Alexa Rogals/Wednesday Journal

When Maurice Robinson, a graduate of Proviso West High School, attended his 10-year class reunion a few years ago, he said he was approached by classmates who still remember a blowout fashion show he put on as an 18-year-old entrepreneur and jack-of-all trades. The show was something of a prelude to Robinson’s latest act as the host of his own radio show and aspiring media mogul.

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State Report Shows Incremental Progress at D209

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

On Oct. 29, the Illinois State Board of Education released its annual Illinois School Report Card, the comprehensive picture of the academic and financial condition of public schools in the state.

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It’s Back! Proviso West’s Homecoming Parade in Pictures

Monday, September 25, 2017 || Photos by William Camargo || @maywoodnews 

On Saturday, Sept. 23, Proviso West High School held their first homecoming parade in around a decade. The festivities started at Stevenson Park, 3105 Washington Blvd. in Bellwood and wound its way west along Washington Blvd. to Butterfield Rd. before turning on Wolf Rd. in the direction of the high school.

Photographer William Camargo was on hand to capture the day.

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Quick Scoop: Upcoming Movie ‘Canal Street’ Partly Filmed at Proviso Schools

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  

Feature image: The movie poster for “Canal Street.” 

The independent film “Canal Street” may not be opening in theaters until next year, but there’s something about it that makes it immediately relevant. This summer, the film’s crew were shooting scenes at Proviso West and Proviso Math and Science Academy, according to District 209 officials.

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