Tag: Proviso West High School

More Than Coffee Percolates At Proviso West Grads’ Suburban Cafe

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Reesheda Graham-Washington inside of L!VE Cafe in Oak Park. | Facebook 

After a year in business, Proviso West graduate Reesheda Graham-Washington’s L!VE Cafe, located in nearby Oak Park, is not only profitable — it’s also inspiring someone 2,000 miles away to start her own coffee shop based on Graham-Washington’s blueprint.

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During Walkouts, Proviso Students Focus Protests On Problems Closer To Home

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Proviso West students walking out of school on March 14. | Courtesy Jaleel Anthony 

Raneen El-Barbarawi stood atop a wooden box outside of Proviso East High School in Maywood armed with a bullhorn and an impassioned plea.

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Proviso East Hosts Greg Foster Indoor Invitational At West

Monday, February 19, 2018 || By Jill Wagner || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Camilo Medina during Saturday’s Greg Foster Indoor Invitational at Proviso West. | Jill Wagner 

On Saturday, Proviso East hosted the 2018 Greg Foster Indoor Invitational at the indoor track on the campus of Proviso West.

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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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