D209 Administrator’s $24K Pay Raise Prompts Worker Backlash

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a July 16 regular meeting, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education approved raises and promotions for three high-level administrators, each of whom will assume additional responsibilities. But the raise of one administrator struck a chord with some dissenting board members and lower paid workers.  

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D209 Passes First-Ever 5-Year Financial Plan

Monday, April 22, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A chart showing D209’s projected year-end operating fund balances. | Courtesy D209

During a regular meeting on April 9, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education voted 6-0 in favor of authorizing a 5-year Financial Plan for the district — a first for D209, district administration officials said. Board member Della Patterson abstained.

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From Milwaukee, With Love

Monday, February 25, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Proviso students with the letter that Milwaukee junior kindergartners sent them in January after two D209 students died by suicide. A group of D209 students took a bus to Milwaukee on Feb. 22 to thank the young people. | Sebastian Hidalgo

Last year, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 community was traumatized after two Proviso East sophomores — both 15-year-old Hispanics — died by suicide within three weeks.

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