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10/26/2017 3:27:00 PM
Janet Buenrostro is one of many amazing student athletes at D209. Buenrostro is a Proviso Math and Science Academy freshman whose outstanding tennis skills quickly earned her a spot on the Proviso East varsity tennis team. During her first regular season at Proviso East, she finished the year with an overall record of 16 and 3; won the Morton Quad, Maine East Quad , finished 3rd in her section during the West Suburban Conference and qualified to play in the IHSA state tennis tournament
 
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Students and Families at PW FAFSA Night
10/23/2017 4:47:00 PM
The counseling department at Proviso West is united in its mission to guide the creation of students’ postsecondary plans, and is committed to identifying sources of funding that meet the needs of all graduates, regardless of citizenship status or the ability to complete the FAFSA.
 
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10/11/2017 3:07:00 PM
The next edition of Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s Parent University will be at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Gymnasium in Melrose Park on Tuesday, November 7, at 6:00 p.m.
 
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9/27/2017 3:37:00 PM
On Tuesday, September 19, over 80 people attended the Financial Aid Night at Proviso Math and Science Academy. The PMSA counseling department partnered with the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to inform students and parents about FAFSA, financial aid, scholarships, and general services that ISAC offers.
 
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9/19/2017 5:30:00 PM
Proviso Township - Proviso West High School (PWHS) will celebrate tradition and pride during its annual Homecoming Week, September 18 through September 23. The PWHS community has planned a series of activities during Homecoming week to celebrate Panther Pride.
 
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9/11/2017 4:26:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is asking all parents to take a few moments to complete the survey so that we can be sure to provide the best possible services to our community.
 
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9/6/2017 3:52:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is pleased to announce the return of Parent University for the 2017-2018 school year. The first edition of Parent University for the current school year will be hosted at the T.H. Wade Foundation Center at Rock of Ages Baptist Church in Maywood, on Tuesday, September 26, at 6:00 p.m.
 
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9/5/2017 11:48:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will welcome parents and students to a new school year with "Back to School Night" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 7, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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D209 Parent Coordinators
8/2/2017 10:24:00 AM
District 209 is excited to introduce Parent Coordinators Dr. Eva Kardaras and Delinda Hyde, who joined the Proviso Township High Schools’ community in July. The Parent Centers and Parent Coordinators are an important component of our parent and community engagement strategic initiative. The main focus of the work of the Coordinators will be to create a welcoming environment in our schools and to empower parents.
 
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7/26/2017 8:43:00 AM
From July 31 through August 4, students who did not participate in early registration at Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s three schools may register for the 2017-2018 school year. During registration, students may pick up their textbooks, student identifications, bus routes, and class schedules. ​
 
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7/3/2017 8:04:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools Board of Education honored students, faculty, and staff during the regular meeting and special joint meeting between the D209 Board of Education and the Financial Oversight Panel that took place on June 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Proviso Math and Science Academy. Theresa L. Kelly, D209 Board of Education President, thanked administrators, staff, support staff, security, custodial, and maintenance for a good school year and for three successful graduations where m​
 
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6/5/2017 2:13:00 PM
Last season the Proviso East Boys Track and Field team, which includes Proviso East and Proviso Math and Science Academy (PMSA) students, qualified at the state meet in 2 relays and 3 individuals. Although they are proud of their accomplishments none of them qualified to the state finals. “As a coaching staff and as a team, we decided that this would be the last year we would not be in the finals,” said Coach Marc Jones, Proviso East High School head track and field coach.
 
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5/26/2017 5:21:00 PM
Proviso Township High School District 209 celebrated its commencement ceremonies honoring the Class of 2017 on Saturday May 20, 2017. Three ceremonies were held at the University of Illinois-Chicago Pavilion to recognize Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy graduates.
 
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5/26/2017 2:08:00 PM
Community members filled the Proviso East High School football stadium bleachers on Saturday May 15, 2017 to show their pride by cheering on their favorite marching band during the 15TH Proviso East Annual Battle of the Bands. Mayor Edwenna Perkins of Maywood was among the guests and congratulated parents and students on their outstanding performances.
 
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5/26/2017 1:39:00 PM
Cook County Commissioner Richard R. Boykin presented a resolution of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on May 23rd at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy (PMSA) honoring PMSA students, faculty, and staff for being named one of the top high schools in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report.
 
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5/25/2017 5:16:00 PM
Proviso East High School celebrated its first annual Baccalaureate Ceremony on May 16, 2017. In addition to the traditional commencement ceremony with its cap and gown and congratulatory handshakes, speeches, and recognition of outstanding achievements, most high schools, colleges and universities also have baccalaureate ceremonies.
 
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5/19/2017 6:23:00 PM
PTHS D.209 celebrated a week of Latino culture throughout the week of May 2nd to May 5th. Faculty, staff, and students showcased the culture, experiences, achievements, and traditions of Latino heritage through dance, art, and music.
 
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5/19/2017 5:11:00 PM
This year’s Spanish Honor Society induction took place on May 3, 2017 at Proviso West High School. Fourteen members were inducted this year all of which needed 3 semesters of Spanish, with a 3.5 or higher and a 3.0 unweighted G.P.A overall to qualify. This year’s induction ceremony included a welcome by our very own Superintendent, Dr. Jesse J. Rodriguez and Assistant Principal, Joseph Kosina who both welcomed parents and students.
 
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5/11/2017 12:04:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 (PTHS D.209) celebrated all teachers the first week of May during Teacher Appreciation week. On Monday, May 1, 2017, Superintendent of District 209 Jesse J. Rodriguez, Ph.D., began the celebrations by hosting a Teacher’s Breakfast at all buildings during PLC.
 
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5/11/2017 11:50:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 (PTHS D.209) observed Administrative Professionals’ Day on April 26, 2017 to honor administrative personnel for their importance to the organization. The District 209 Superintendent Jesse J. Rodriguez, Ph.D., celebrated the day by inviting all PTHS D.209 administrative professionals to Central Services for a special lunch.
 
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5/4/2017 1:39:00 PM
The 15th Annual Proviso West NJROTC Military Ball was held on April 13, 2017, at the Ashton Place in Willowbrook. The Proviso West NJROTC Military Ball is an annual gala affair that is planned and attended by the cadets. Male cadets dress in formal uniforms and female cadets may wear a formal dress. Cadets enjoy coming together as a team to celebrate ancient naval customs and traditions.
 
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5/3/2017 9:37:00 AM
Superintendent of District 209 Jesse J. Rodriguez, Ph.D., invited community members to the Administration Building on April 20, 2017 to learn about the framework that outlines the long-term strategic plan for District 209. School principals and Central Services administrators also presented school and department plans.
 
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On April 25, 2017 U.S. News & World Report published the 2017 Best High Schools rankings report. Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy (PMSA) continues its trend of accolades as it is named in the 2017 ‘U.S. News Best High Schools Rankings.’ PMSA ranked 32 of 658 Illinois high schools and nationally, at 1,044 awarding the school a Silver medal, climbing up from last year’s Bronze medal.
 
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4/24/2017 10:39:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its latest edition of Parent University from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Aspire, 1815 South Wolf Road in Hillside.
 
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4/4/2017 4:10:00 PM
Proviso Township - On Monday, April 3, 2017 the Illinois State Superintendent of Education, Tony Smith, Ph.D., announced Proviso Township High School District 209 (PTHS D209) as one of ten school districts selected to participate in the first cohort of Illinois’ Competency-Based High School Graduation Requirements Pilot Program.
 
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3/28/2017 9:51:00 AM
Proviso East students participated in the annual two-day health fair on March 22-23, 2017 during their PE, Health, Driver and Safety Education, and ROTC periods. Close to 1,000 students participated each day. The health fair is organized by the School-Based Health Center, operated by Loyola University School of Nursing, located at Proviso East High School.
 
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3/17/2017 5:13:00 PM
On March 8, 2017 students, families, and community members had an opportunity to talk to college and career representatives about majors, financial aid, student life, admission requirements, scholarships and athletics at Proviso West High School during the “Own Your Future” College, Career and Community Transition fair. The “Own Your Future” fair is part of PTHS D209’s efforts to provide students with meaningful experiences that enhance their college and career readiness. Dr. Jesse J. Rodriguez​
 
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3/17/2017 4:29:00 PM
On March 10, 2017, five PMSA students were recognized for their enthusiasm for reading. Ms. Shoshana Fiala, librarian at PMSA, held the first Top Reader Awards event where she honored the top readers at the PMSA library. Each student received a certificate, gift cards, flowers, and a candy bag.
 
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3/10/2017 4:24:00 PM
Proviso East and PMSA artists had their work represented in two community art exhibits this past month. The Triton College Annual High School Show and the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine’s Black History Month exhibition.
 
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3/10/2017 2:12:00 PM
PTHS D209 students, teachers, and staff recognized African American historical figures and their achievements through a series of events that took place at each high schools. Some of the events included assemblies, walking tours, dance, music, and poetry.
 
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3/3/2017 4:33:00 PM
Proviso West High School hosted its Future Panther Night for the Class of 2021 and their families on February 28, 2017. Event participants received a warm welcome from Mr. Hawthorne, principal at Proviso West, the Proviso West marching band, and the Pantherettes.
 
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3/2/2017 3:50:00 PM
PTHS D209 is pleased to announce that twenty-four Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy students from the graduating class of 2017 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars.
 
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3/2/2017 3:18:00 PM
On February 15, 2017, Proviso West High School hosted a “Not So Secret Agent Challenge,” which gives the Illinois Students Against Destructive Decisions (“SADD”) chapters an opportunity to partner with local State Farm agents to advocate against destructive decisions and help save lives.
 
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2/23/2017 1:23:00 PM
The Proviso Evening School, in partnership with the West 40 Intermediate Service Center, provides educational opportunities for students who are struggling with truancy and behavior issues. Two programs offered at the Proviso Evening School are the DREAM School Truancy program and the Proviso Evening Alternative for Continuing Education (PEACE) program. The Proviso East Evening school is located at Proviso East High School.
 
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2/21/2017 8:22:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its latest edition of Parent University from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Irving Middle School, 805 South 17th Avenue in Maywood.​
 
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2/16/2017 3:12:00 PM
Eighth-grade students from Irving Elementary School, Forest Park Middle School, Stevenson Middle School and Lindop Elementary were invited to Proviso East High School to experience a day in the life of a Proviso Pirate. Students from these schools were welcomed by the Proviso East Band, Proviso East Flag Team, and Proviso East Pirateers as they walked into the school's field house. Half of the field house was filled with eighth-grade students who were excited to join the event.
 
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2/16/2017 2:33:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 celebrated the work of its school counselors February 6-10, 2017, during National School Counseling Week. National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), was designed to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do.
 
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2/9/2017 3:35:00 PM
A special ceremony at Proviso East High School was held for Rayshawn Gay, a senior at Proviso East and linebacker on the varsity football team. On February 1, Gay officially signed his letter of intent with Northern Illinois University. The signing was part of National Signing Day, the first day that a senior can sign a letter of intent to play college football.
 
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2/9/2017 3:00:00 PM
The Proviso East and Proviso West Varsity Girls and Boys basketball teams put their rivalries aside to attend the First Annual Pre-Game Sportsmanship Dinner, hosted by Proviso East. "The purpose of the social was to allow the two teams to get together and bond before the big East/West showdown later this week," said Dr. Hardy, principal at Proviso East.
 
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1/23/2017 2:00:00 PM
PTHS 209 is pleased to announce that nine Proviso West students from the graduating class of 2017 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars.
 
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1/23/2017 1:55:00 PM
On Thursday, January 12, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education and Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez, superintendent for District 209, hosted a town hall meeting at the Berkeley Public Library.
 
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12/29/2016 4:00:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its latest edition of Parent University from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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12/29/2016 8:00:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education and Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez, superintendent for District 209, will host a series of town hall meetings in each of the 10 villages that are within the district.
 
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12/12/2016 3:15:00 PM
It is important that parents and students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 know what to expect if there is an emergency school closing.
 
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11/16/2016 10:37:00 AM
Proviso West High School will be the scene of lords and ladies, court jesters, and royalty at the 42nd annual Madrigal Singers Dinner Fine Arts Fest at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 10 at Proviso West High School.
 
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11/15/2016 2:03:00 PM
Proyecto de Acción de los Suburbios del Oeste (PASO) will host a screening of the award-winning documentary, “No Le Digas a Nadie (Don’t Tell Anyone),” at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, 8601 West Roosevelt Road in Forest Park, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17.
 
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11/4/2016 12:46:00 PM
The next community-based edition of Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s Parent University will take place at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 1100 North 22nd Avenue in Melrose Park, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29.
 
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11/4/2016 12:41:00 PM
During a series of open houses this fall, prospective students for the 2017-2018 school year and their families can learn about the programs and activities available at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, with the next one scheduled for Thursday, December 1, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Applications for admission are being accepted in November and December, with a January 15, 2017, deadline.
 
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10/27/2016 12:55:00 PM
Students from Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy attended the first Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council session on October 14 at the district’s administrative offices.
 
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10/26/2016 9:57:00 AM
Mrs. Kate Foster, college and career counselor at Proviso West High School, was awarded an Award of Recognition at the Illinois State Board of Education’s Those Who Excel Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 22, in Normal.
 
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10/24/2016 11:10:00 AM
Parents, students, and community members are invited to participate in a series of strategic planning sessions for the Proviso West High School strategic plan next at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, at Proviso West High School.
 
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10/20/2016 8:27:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 has had its overall “A” bond rating affirmed by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, with a new long term rating of “A” for the district’s current bonds.
 
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10/18/2016 11:08:00 AM
Parents got a taste of life at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy on Thursday, October 6, as they accompanied their students to class on Bring Your Parents to School Day.
 
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10/17/2016 10:26:00 AM
Parents can learn more about their students’ progress at school and pick up their students’ report cards at the quarterly Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday, October 20, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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10/14/2016 1:43:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education honored a guidance counselor and two students from Proviso West High School for their achievements at its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 11, at Proviso West.
 
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10/14/2016 1:34:00 PM
Former and current students along with faculty, staff, and the Proviso East High School community celebrated Homecoming October 3 through 8.
 
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10/14/2016 11:14:00 AM
Students in Ms. Mary Scherer-Emunds' Theatre 2 class at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy performed "Des Plaines River Anthology" for its Theatre Showcase in its Theatre Showcase on October 5 in the PMSA auditorium.
 
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10/13/2016 1:12:00 PM
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and its Chicagoland Association of College and Alumni Chapters will its Chicagoland Project Alpha Conference 2016 for young men ages 12 to 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, at Proviso West High School.
 
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10/12/2016 4:34:00 PM
Choir students from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School will get a taste of what it is like to perform in a college choir when the Fisk University Chorus visits Proviso West on Friday, October 21.
 
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10/7/2016 10:58:00 AM
The number one ranking among suburban Cook County high schools by Chicago magazine earned Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy more honors, as it was recognized by the Cook County Board of Commissioners at its regular meeting on Wednesday, October 5.
 
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10/7/2016 10:34:00 AM
Students and staff at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy celebrated Python Spirit during its Homecoming Week September 26 to 30.
 
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10/7/2016 10:29:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host a community-based edition of Parent University from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, October 24, at Proviso Baptist Church, 1116 South Fifth Avenue in Maywood.
 
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10/7/2016 9:18:00 AM
The next meeting of the District 209 Bilingual Parents Advisory Council will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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10/7/2016 9:00:00 AM
Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez, superintendent of Proviso Township High Schools District 209, and the senior leadership team of District 209 invite you to the first Superintendent’s Community Café from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Proviso West High School.
 
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10/4/2016 2:27:00 PM
It was a muddy and wet affair as Proviso West High School football team defeated Proviso East High School 16-0 at Proviso West High School on Saturday, October 1, in the two schools’ annual game.
 
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10/4/2016 2:16:00 PM
Parents of students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy learned more about how to help their students at their own schools during Parent University on Saturday, September 24.
 
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10/4/2016 1:37:00 PM
Two Proviso East High School students were honored for their achievements by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at the Board’s regular meeting on September 13 at Proviso East.
 
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10/4/2016 10:09:00 AM
Members of the Proviso West High School Class of 1976 will sponsor an $850 scholarship for a deserving Proviso West student.
 
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9/29/2016 11:26:00 AM
Proviso West High School students past and present celebrated Homecoming 2016 September 19 through 24 as a time of remembering high school days past and present and celebrating school pride.
 
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9/29/2016 10:49:00 AM
Many ideas were exchanged and discussed at District 209’s first Town Hall Meeting at the Maywood Village Council Chambers on September 22.
 
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9/29/2016 10:03:00 AM
Throughout September 2016, students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy have been committing "Random Acts of Culture" whether through song or art.
 
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9/23/2016 1:20:00 PM
Principals and counselors from feeder schools within the boundaries of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 visited Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy recently to learn more about the revised admissions process.
 
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9/23/2016 11:21:00 AM
The Proviso East High School football team took their play under the lights in a night game at home on Friday, September 16.
 
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9/22/2016 12:52:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its latest edition of Parent University from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 

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Proviso West High School will host a Freshman Focus Night from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016, in the Little Theater at Proviso West High School.
 
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9/21/2016 9:44:00 AM
Local feeder schools within Proviso Township High Schools District 209 are beginning the process of preparing eighth-grade students for high school entry by administering the PSAT 8/9 exam from September 26 to October 7, 2016.
 
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9/19/2016 11:19:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Bilingual Parents Advisory Council (BPAC) will host its next meeting on Wednesday, September 28, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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9/16/2016 8:40:00 AM
Proviso West High School will celebrate its Homecoming Week the week September 19 to 24.
 
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9/15/2016 4:12:00 PM
Students in the Intro Automotive class at Proviso East High School have been named semi-finalists in the Quaker State Best in Class automotive competition, and they need YOUR help to advance in the contest.​
 
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9/15/2016 3:56:00 PM
Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez, superintendent of Proviso Township High Schools District 209, recently visited the Proviso Area for Exceptional Children (PAEC) High School.
 
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9/13/2016 3:59:00 PM
With the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., this year, the advanced choir at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy decided to honor America with a “Random Act of Culture.”
 
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9/13/2016 10:59:00 AM
Parents at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy got a look at what their students are learning at the annual "Back to School Night" on Thursday, September 8.
 
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9/13/2016 9:30:00 AM
Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy was recently ranked the number one public high school in suburban Cook County by Chicago magazine, and celebrated on September 8 with an all-school picnic.
 
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9/8/2016 8:10:00 AM
Families of students who arrived in the United States when they were younger can get more information about eligibility requirements for students to remain in the country at a legal clinic under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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9/8/2016 8:03:00 AM
Proviso’s Technology Initiative has taken off under district leadership.
 
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9/7/2016 11:41:00 AM
Due to the excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather Service, all students at Proviso East, Proviso West, and the Proviso Evening School will be dismissed at 1:25 p.m. today.
 
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9/6/2016 1:57:00 PM
For the safety of all students, staff, and all who visit Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, we are maintaining a strong emphasis on parking lot safety.
 
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9/2/2016 2:17:00 PM
Ms. Kate Foster, the college and career counselor at Proviso West, has won an Award of Recognition in the Student Support Personnel category in the Illinois State Board of Education's Those Who Excel education awards program.
 
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9/2/2016 2:11:00 PM
Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy will participate in all-school testing on September 13.
 
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9/2/2016 2:03:00 PM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as the administrative offices of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 5.
 
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9/2/2016 2:00:00 PM
Parents will have an opportunity to learn what a typical day at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as meet with their students’ teachers on Bring Your Parents to School Day on Thursday, October 6.
 
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8/29/2016 3:48:00 PM
Come meet Principal Oscar Hawthorne and the school leadership team on Wednesday, September 14, at 6:30 pm in the Proviso West Cafeteria for Coffee with the Principal. Son bienvenidos a conocer el director Oscar Hawthorne y el equipo de liderazgo escolar el Miércoles, 14 de Septiembre a las 6:30 pm en la Cafetería de la Proviso West para Café con el Director.
 
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8/26/2016 2:08:00 PM
The 32 new teachers of Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were welcomed to District 209 at the annual New Teacher Orientation on August 15 and 16 at PMSA.
 
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8/26/2016 2:04:00 PM
Unity and collaboration were the themes as new District 209 superintendent, Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez spoke of Proviso East, Proviso West, and PMSA coming together as “One Proviso” at the annual District Institute Day on August 17 at Proviso East High School.
 
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8/25/2016 10:06:00 AM
It was a smooth start to the 2016-2017 school year as students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy adjusted to their new schedules and new teachers, and for freshmen and new students, their new buildings.
 
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8/25/2016 9:04:00 AM
The Class of 2020 in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 attended the fourth annual Freshman Transition Program at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy on August 15 and 16.
 
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8/19/2016 2:00:00 PM
Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy can add another honor to its growing list of accolades, this time being named the number one high school in suburban Cook County by Chicago magazine.
 
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8/19/2016 1:55:00 PM
District 209 will host a presentation of its 2016-2017 budget at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, at Proviso West High School.
 
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8/19/2016 1:48:00 PM
In a presentation at the August 9 Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education meeting, Victoria Mota, a 2016 graduate of PMSA, received the $1,000 Proviso Teachers Union scholarship.
 
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8/16/2016 4:24:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Bilingual Parents Advisory Council (BPAC) will host its first meeting on Wednesday, August 24, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy in the Student Cafeteria.
 
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8/11/2016 4:42:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will welcome parents and students to a new school year with “Back to School Night” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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8/11/2016 4:35:00 PM
Classes will begin at 7:50 a.m. on Monday, August 22, for students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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7/20/2016 10:40:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education approved several changes to the student uniform description at its July 2016 regular meeting, including a change that allows for wearing of polo shirts with logos purchased from either the school or an approved vendor. The district is currently in the process of identifying a vendor to provide student uniform items, especially polo shirts and other items with approved school logos.
 
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7/18/2016 10:06:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 applauds the recent announcement by Dr. Tony Smith, Illinois State Superintendent of Education, that the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exams will no longer be required for high school students in Illinois.
 
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7/18/2016 9:59:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 can look forward to different approaches to education, district administrators said at the District 209 Board of Education’s regular meeting on July 12 at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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7/12/2016 5:19:00 PM
Members of the Class of 2020 will be able to participate in District 209's Freshman Transition Program August 15 and 16 at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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7/12/2016 8:51:00 AM
Incoming freshmen who have yet to take the Explore placement test will have another opportunity on Wednesday, July 27, at 8 a.m. at Proviso East High School and on Thursday, July 28, at 8:30 a.m. at Proviso West High School.
 
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7/11/2016 5:11:00 PM
Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez, superintendent of District 209, visited Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School along with members of the district’s administration on July 11. During their visit, they learned more about the summer school program currently ongoing along with various aspects of the schools’ programs and facilities.
 
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7/7/2016 3:34:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 officially welcomed Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez as its superintendent this week.
 
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7/5/2016 2:15:00 PM
Five Proviso East Staff and 35 Proviso East students embarked upon an amazing adventure together June 13 through June 17: college exploration.
 
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7/5/2016 8:36:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its summer school graduation ceremonies at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 18, at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy in the school’s auditorium.
 
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6/30/2016 10:25:00 AM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as the administrative offices of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be closed for the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 4.
 
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6/27/2016 9:50:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 seeks to fill an open French language teacher position at Proviso East High School, among other positions in the district.
 
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6/21/2016 8:59:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will welcome back all students for the 2016-2017 school year on August 22. However, before reporting back to school, all students in the district must have at least a ninth-grade Illinois physical and up-to-date immunizations on file.
 
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6/15/2016 10:13:00 AM
The valedictorians and salutatorians from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School and the research scholars of distinction from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were honored for their achievements by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 14, at PMSA.
 
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6/14/2016 8:59:00 AM
A student at Proviso East High School has been named a winner in the annual “Be Heard: One Vote Can Change the World Essay Contest” sponsored by Cook County Commissioner, Richard Boykin.
 
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6/13/2016 1:36:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 has had its underlying bond rating raised to an “A” outlook from its previous rating of “A-” by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.
 
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6/13/2016 1:30:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education has elected new officers.
 
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6/10/2016 9:14:00 AM
Members of the Class of 2016 at Proviso East High Schools, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy won numerous awards in recognition of their achievements at ceremonies throughout May.
 
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6/10/2016 9:03:00 AM
Joshua Terry, a recent graduate of Proviso East High School, will compete in the Seniors All Stars Track Meet at the University of Dubuque (Iowa) on Saturday, June 11.
 
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6/9/2016 3:16:00 PM
Jaleel Hollingsworth, a sophomore at Proviso West High School, has qualified for and will be competing for Team Illinois at the Asics/Vaughan Cadet and National Wrestling tournament in Fargo, North Dakota, July 16 through 23.
 
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6/2/2016 3:16:00 PM
Hispanic culture was on full display in Proviso West High School’s Little Theater on May 6 when the school’s Unidos club performed different aspects in song and dance.
 
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6/2/2016 1:58:00 PM
The Concert and Symphonic Bands at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy wowed the audience in the PMSA Auditorium at their annual spring concert on May 5 in the school’s auditorium.
 
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6/2/2016 1:36:00 PM
Parents and alumni of Proviso East High School are invited to a follow-up visioning meeting for the school at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, in the Proviso East Auditorium.
 
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6/2/2016 1:19:00 PM
Art students at Proviso East High School showcased some of their recent work in the school’s annual spring art show May 5 and 6 in the school’s Social Room.
 
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6/2/2016 10:56:00 AM
The Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School marching bands and drumlines took on a strong field at the 14th annual Proviso East Battle of the Bands in the Proviso East Fieldhouse on May 28.​
 
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6/1/2016 10:33:00 AM
Members of the Class of 2016 at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy have been awarded more than $32.5 million in scholarships from colleges, universities, and local organizations.
 
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6/1/2016 9:05:00 AM
Family and friends joined with 880 members of the Class of 2016 as they said “goodbye” to Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 21, at UIC Pavilion.
 
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6/1/2016 9:03:00 AM
Faculty and staff members at Proviso East High School teamed up with members of the community to present a Positive Presence for Proviso East students as they completed the last day of the 2015-2016 school year on Tuesday, May 24.
 
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5/19/2016 4:28:00 PM
Members of the Class of 2017 at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy showed what they had learned in their year of research at the 2016 Junior Research Symposium on May 17 at PMSA.
 
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5/19/2016 3:37:00 PM
The Proviso East High School girls’ basketball team’s 2015-2016 season was celebrated at a special banquet in the team’s honor on May 17 at Alpine Banquets in Westchester.
 
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5/19/2016 3:07:00 PM
The top six students of the Class of 2016 at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were honored recently by being named to the District 209 Academic Hall of Fame.
 
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5/13/2016 2:20:00 PM
Ajah Morgan, a senior at Proviso East High School and a member of the Proviso East girls’ track team, will continue her track career and studies at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa, this fall.
 
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5/13/2016 12:41:00 PM
On May 10, 29 seniors exhibited the findings of their research on posters and presentations at the ninth annual Senior Research Symposium at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy
 
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5/13/2016 10:32:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 thanked and honored 58 of its faculty and staff – including 12 who are retiring – at the annual Staff Retirement and Recognition Dinner on May 4 at The Drake in Oak Brook.
 
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5/13/2016 9:03:00 AM
Four PMSA teachers and a PMSA senior, along with PMSA Principal, Dr. Bessie Karvelas, were honored for their achievements and efforts by the District 209 Board of Education at its regular meeting on May 10 at PMSA.
 
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5/13/2016 8:17:00 AM
The Proviso West High School girls’ soccer team got a taste of the big time on April 16 when the team took on Taft High at Toyota Park in Bridgeview.
 
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5/13/2016 8:15:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education will host a district-wide end-of-year celebration and picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, at Proviso West High School.
 
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5/5/2016 12:17:00 PM
Prince Young, a senior at Proviso West High School and a member of the school’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC), has been awarded an $180,000 scholarship from the U.S. Navy.
 
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5/5/2016 10:57:00 AM
Students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy walked together on April 22 to continue to help a classmate who was stricken with a life-threatening autoimmune respiratory condition
 
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5/5/2016 10:21:00 AM
The Proviso East Chapter of DECA had its senior appreciation lunch on April 27 at Proviso East High School to celebrate the DECA 2016 students for their hard work and commitment to the organization this year.
 
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5/4/2016 12:38:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 appreciates our teachers!
 
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5/4/2016 12:30:00 PM
Marching bands, drum lines, and a super performance will be the entertainment when Proviso East High School hosts its 14th annual Battle of the Bands at noon on Saturday, May 28.
 
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4/27/2016 5:10:00 PM
Proviso East High School Drama will present the play, “Sons and Daughters,” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29, in the Proviso East Auditorium.
 
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4/27/2016 5:01:00 PM
“McTeachers’ Night” at the Hillside McDonald’s raised a total of $750 to benefit the prom at Proviso West High School on April 21.
 
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4/26/2016 9:35:00 AM
Dr. Bessie Karvelas, principal at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, has been named High School Principal of the Year for the West Cook Region by the Illinois Principals Association.
 
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4/25/2016 2:30:00 PM
Twenty-eight new members were inducted into the Proviso West High School National Honor Society (NHS) at its spring ceremony on April 14.
 
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4/21/2016 10:56:00 AM
More than 380 Proviso West High School students were recognized for achieving honor roll status during the first semester and the third quarter of the 2015-2016 school year at a ceremony in the school’s gymnasium on April 14.
 
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4/20/2016 10:58:00 AM
Eighty-six members of the Class of 2016 at Proviso West High School spent a day learning about life in college during a visit to Triton College.
 
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4/20/2016 10:40:00 AM
Mr. Glenn Lid, who retired in 2014 as a science teacher at Proviso East High School and the longtime freshman wrestling coach at Proviso East, recently was inducted into the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Hall of Fame.
 
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4/19/2016 4:46:00 PM
Savannah Clark, a senior forward on the Proviso East girls’ basketball team, will continue her education and playing career at Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida, this fall.
 
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4/19/2016 3:49:00 PM
Jose Jimenez, a senior at PMSA who played football at Proviso West, will continue his education and playing career at Concordia University Chicago.
 
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4/18/2016 8:38:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its annual Staff Retirement and Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, May 4, at The Drake, 2301 York Road in Oak Brook.
 
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4/14/2016 2:43:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education recognized five Proviso West High School students for their achievements in a regional technology competition and 12 Proviso West teachers for their roles in advancing the Advanced Placement program at the school at their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 12, at Proviso West.
 
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4/14/2016 9:04:00 AM
Kameron James, a senior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy and a quarterback and defensive back for the Proviso East High School football team, will continue his playing career and studies at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, this fall.
 
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4/14/2016 9:02:00 AM
Current eighth-graders are visiting Proviso West High School to learn more about the school before they attend next year as freshmen.
 
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4/12/2016 3:39:00 PM
Students at Proviso East High School learned more about healthy choices and other health topics at the annual Student Health Fair on March 30 and 31, 2016, in the school’s Memorial Hall.
 
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4/12/2016 3:30:00 PM
Five District 209 students – four from Proviso East High School and one from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy – recently spent a few days in Washington, D.C., as Youth Delegates to the 2016 Congressional City Conference.
 
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4/12/2016 3:25:00 PM
Mr. Ezra PridGeon, head coach of the Proviso East girls’ basketball team, has been named the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association’s (IBCA) High School Girls Co-Coach of the Year for District 7. He will be honored at the IBCA’s annual Hall of Fame banquet on April 30 at Illinois State University.
 
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4/12/2016 3:21:00 PM
Students, staff, families, and others from Proviso West High School will celebrate McTeacher’s Night at McDonald’s of Hillside, 4012 Roosevelt Road in Hillside, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 21.
 
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3/31/2016 3:25:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jesse Rodriguez as District 209’s next superintendent.
 
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3/30/2016 4:06:00 PM
Parents and alumni of Proviso East High School are invited to a visioning meeting for the school at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, in the Proviso East Auditorium.
 
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3/30/2016 1:28:00 PM
French students at Proviso East High School showcased their research in the French-speaking world at the fourth annual Festival de la Francophonie on Monday, March 28, in the Proviso East social room.​
 
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3/30/2016 1:18:00 PM
A team of Proviso West High School students will compete in the 2016 National SeaPerch Challenge at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on May 20 and 21.
 
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3/30/2016 1:15:00 PM
“Defining Moments” will be performed 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 15, and at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. Both shows will be held in the Proviso West High School Little Theater. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults.
 
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3/30/2016 1:12:00 PM
A Proviso West High School student recently was named to the Illinois Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Student Advisory Board.
 
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3/30/2016 1:08:00 PM
A junior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy recently was part of the first-place team at the Skating Council of Illinois state high school competition on February 21 at Oakton Ice Arena and on March 20 at Homewood-Flossmoor.
 
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3/30/2016 12:55:00 PM
Six players from the Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School boys’ basketball teams have received postseason honors, including all-state, all-area, and all-academic honors.
 
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3/24/2016 1:33:00 PM
Students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 wishing to take summer school can register beginning on Monday, March 28.
 
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3/23/2016 1:15:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is now on Facebook.
 
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3/23/2016 10:53:00 AM
The Proviso East High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) Color Guard recently participated in a ceremony for the Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs.
 
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3/23/2016 10:49:00 AM
Three Proviso West High School have been nominated for the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching.
 
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3/23/2016 10:46:00 AM
The Proviso West High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) won several awards at the Chicago Regional Sea Perch Competition on March 19 at Great Lakes Naval Station.
 
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3/18/2016 1:57:00 PM
Marquan Jones, a PMSA senior, has been accepted into Cornell University.
 
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3/18/2016 1:48:00 PM
Forty-three Proviso Township High Schools District 209 students were honored for their excellence in math and science by the Society of Women Engineers and the American Association of Physics Teachers in a ceremony on March 9 at Proviso East High School.
 
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3/18/2016 1:44:00 PM
A group of students from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy worked as election judges in the March 15 primary election.
 
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3/18/2016 1:38:00 PM
More than 60 professionals from across the Chicago area took part in Career Pathways Days at Proviso West High School and Proviso East High School on March 1 and March 2, respectively.
 
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3/18/2016 1:33:00 PM
Fifty Proviso East High School students were recognized at a ceremony in the Proviso East Social Room on February 12 for earning a 4.0 grade point average during the second quarter of the 2015-2016 school year.
 
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3/17/2016 3:18:00 PM
The Proviso East High School Wellness Committee and Proviso Partners for Health will sponsor a screening and discussion of the film, “Food Patriots,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, in the Proviso East High School Auditorium, 807 South First Avenue in Maywood.
 
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3/17/2016 2:57:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is hiring!
 
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3/11/2016 1:30:00 PM
Twenty Proviso East High School students along with the Proviso East girls’ basketball team were honored for their achievements by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at the Board’s regular meeting on Tuesday, March 8, at Proviso East.
 
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3/11/2016 1:19:00 PM
Several members of the girls’ basketball teams at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School have received all-conference honors for the recently completed 2015-2016 season.
 
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3/11/2016 1:14:00 PM
Students at PMSA have turned out to help a classmate in need.
 
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3/11/2016 1:10:00 PM
Prom season will soon be upon us, and students and parents at Proviso West High School got a taste of the fashions that go with it with the school’s second annual fashion show on February 23 in the school’s Little Theater.
 
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3/11/2016 1:07:00 PM
The Proviso West High School Marching Band will host two Battles of the Bands on Saturday, March 19, in the school’s main gymnasium.
 
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3/11/2016 1:00:00 PM
The testing season for students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will begin on Tuesday, March 15, followed by the start of the administration of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments on Wednesday, March 16.
 
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3/11/2016 10:47:00 AM
Parents can learn more about their students’ progress at school and pick up their students’ report cards at the quarterly Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday, March 17, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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3/4/2016 11:30:00 AM
Select members of the Class of 2017 at Proviso West High School attended a Black Student Leadership Conference at the College of DuPage on February 23.
 
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3/4/2016 11:25:00 AM
Students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy got a brief review of black history and culture from some of their classmates with a program on February 19.
 
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3/4/2016 11:20:00 AM
Rapper Phenom spoke to mainly freshmen and sophomores at Proviso East on February 25 as part of the school’s observance of Black History Month.
 
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3/4/2016 11:10:00 AM
The Fieldhouse at Proviso East High School has been named one of the 20 best high school basketball venues in the state of Illinois by the Chicago Tribune.
 
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3/4/2016 11:05:00 AM
Fifteen members of the Maywood Senior Club visited Proviso East High School on February 22.
 
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3/4/2016 10:55:00 AM
Three Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy students recently participated in the Northshore Concert Band’s “Lifetime of Music” concert at Northwestern University’s Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
 
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3/4/2016 10:50:00 AM
It was an evening of visiting with future teachers, future classmates, activities, and a big welcome for the Proviso West High School Class of 2020 and their families at Future Panther Night at Proviso West on February 23.
 
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3/4/2016 10:45:00 AM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as the administrative offices of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be closed for the Casimir Pulaski Day holiday on Monday, March 7.
 
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2/26/2016 8:50:00 AM
Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy is now officially an International Baccalaureate World School.​
 
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2/26/2016 8:45:00 AM
The 23 Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy seniors who recently were named Illinois State Scholars were honored by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at the Board’s regular meeting on Tuesday, February 9, at PMSA.
 
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2/26/2016 8:40:00 AM
Joshua Terry, a senior safety on the Proviso East High School football team, and Rhashaun Epting, a senior linebacker on the Proviso West High School, signed their letters of intent to attend and play football at the University of Central Missouri and the University of New Mexico, respectively, on National Signing Day on Wednesday, February 3.
 
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2/26/2016 8:35:00 AM
Cinia McCray, a Proviso East High School senior, recently was nominated for selection to the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game.
 
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2/26/2016 8:30:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is partnering with the Proviso Township Ministerial Alliance Network (PTMAN) to stress the importance of regular school attendance and to encourage Every Student to be in school Every Day.
 
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2/26/2016 8:25:00 AM
Students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 soon will be in the annual testing season with the ACT college entrance exam and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exams scheduled to begin in March.
 
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2/26/2016 8:20:00 AM
Parents from Proviso Township High Schools District 209 and beyond learned more about topics ranging from understanding the new PARCC exams to the college financial aid process at the District’s sixth Parent University on Saturday, January 30, at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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2/26/2016 8:15:00 AM
Parents at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy got a lesson about their students’ lives at school as they attend Bring Your Parents to School Day on Tuesday, February 2.
 
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2/26/2016 8:10:00 AM
Fifteen art students at Proviso West High School recently won prize ribbons for their work at Elmhurst College’s 17th Annual High School Art Exhibit.
 
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2/26/2016 8:05:00 AM
“Zombie Prom” will be performed at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, and at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday, March 4. All shows will be held in the PMSA Auditorium.
 
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2/18/2016 8:33:00 AM
The times of the graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2016 at the three schools of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 on Saturday, May 21, have been set.
 
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2/5/2016 11:35:00 AM
The community is invited to question and answer forums for the two finalists for the superintendent job for Proviso Township High Schools District 209 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, and Tuesday, February 16, in the social room at Proviso East High School.
 
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2/5/2016 9:09:00 AM
The Proviso East and the Proviso West girls' and boys' basketball teams will play each other in a doubleheader on Saturday, February 6, at the Proviso West High School gymnasium.
 
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2/3/2016 12:23:00 PM
A lock down was instituted as a precaution at Proviso West High School at 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, due to isolated fights that were occurring.
 
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1/25/2016 2:11:00 PM
Proviso West High School will host its Future Panther Night for the Class of 2020 and their families from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, starting in the main gymnasium.
 
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1/22/2016 12:00:00 PM
Two Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy students were winners at the 15th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at the Best Western Chicago Hillside Hotel in Hillside on Monday, January 18.
 
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1/19/2016 6:33:00 PM
Local fire departments responded to a minor fire at Proviso East High School at about 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19.
 
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1/15/2016 2:15:00 PM
Thirty-seven seniors from Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy have been named as Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois State Assistance Commission (ISAC).
 
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1/15/2016 2:10:00 PM
Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy recently was listed as the 11th best high school in the state of Illinois by SchoolDigger.com, a national school ranking site.
 
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1/15/2016 2:05:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education honored the nine Proviso West High School students who have been named Illinois State Scholars as well as three Proviso West teachers who have been nominated for the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching Award at its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 12, at Proviso West.
 
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1/15/2016 2:00:00 PM
The 55th edition of the Proviso West Holiday Basketball Tournament showed that it is the Chicago area’s most competitive holiday tournament with four days of competitive basketball by some of the very best high school teams in the Chicagoland area on December 26 through 30.
 
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1/15/2016 1:55:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is once again joining with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) in providing an opportunity for teachers, students, and parents to have another voice in their schools through the Illinois 5Essentials Survey: Organizing Schools for Improvement.
 
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1/15/2016 1:50:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its latest edition of Parent University from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2016, at the district offices at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, 8601 W. Roosevelt Road in Forest Park.
 
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1/15/2016 1:45:00 PM
Parents can learn ways to protect their children on the Internet in a special cyber-safety workshop at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, at Proviso West High School.
 
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1/15/2016 1:35:00 PM
The Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) unit at Proviso East High School learned at a ceremony on December 10 from Commander Darryl Person, senior naval science instructor at Proviso East, that they had passed their annual military inspection.
 
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1/15/2016 1:30:00 PM
“You passed this inspection, so great job.” Those words from commander Joseph Hankins continued what was a big night for the NJROTC unit at Proviso West High School on December 11, as the cadets showcased what they are made of during the annual military inspection.
 
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1/15/2016 1:25:00 PM
A new year and a new director has made little difference for the Proviso East High School bands, who again wowed a large crowd at its Annual Winter Holiday Concert on December 14 in the school’s auditorium.
 
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1/15/2016 1:20:00 PM
What is a typical day at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy like?
 
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1/15/2016 1:15:00 PM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as the administrative offices of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be closed for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, January 18.
 
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12/21/2015 1:00:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 has been named to the sixth annual AP District Honor Roll for increasing access to Advanced Placement course work while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams.
 
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12/21/2015 12:55:00 PM
The National Honor Society chapter at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy inducted 45 seniors as its latest class at its third annual induction ceremony on December 9 in the PMSA auditorium.
 
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12/21/2015 12:50:00 PM
It was a night of lords and ladies, court jesters, and royalty at the 41st annual Madrigal Singers Holiday Show on December 12 and 13 at Proviso West High School.
 
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12/21/2015 12:45:00 PM
Students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 who took the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exams narrowed the gap between the district and the state in meeting or exceeding standards.
 
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12/21/2015 12:40:00 PM
Santa Claus was the star of the morning as 67 children received free books, pancakes, and a chance to talk with Santa at the Proviso East High School National Honor Society’s Breakfast with Santa on December 12 in the school’s cafeteria.
 
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12/21/2015 12:35:00 PM
After fundraising for the month of November, several members of the Proviso West National Honor Society took a field trip to Toys for Tots on December 4 to donate toys and volunteer time.
 
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12/21/2015 12:30:00 PM
Members of the Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy brought a little holiday cheer to their classmates and teachers as well as school and district workers based in their building in a series of mini-concerts on Tuesday, December 15.
 
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12/11/2015 12:45:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education recognized the achievements of 17 Proviso East High School students who earned a place on the “High” Honor Roll during the first quarter at its regular meeting on December 8 at Proviso East.
 
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12/11/2015 12:40:00 PM
The average score on the ACT college entrance exam by the Class of 2015 at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy was among the top averages in the state and the Chicagoland area, according to an analysis by the Chicago Tribune.
 
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12/11/2015 12:35:00 PM
Student leaders from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School recently attended the West Suburban Conference Leadership Conference at the Rosemont Convention Center on November 24.
 
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12/11/2015 12:30:00 PM
Twenty Proviso East High School students were named to the Straight A Club as a result of earning straight A’s in all of their classes during the first quarter.
 
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12/11/2015 12:25:00 PM
Five hundred seven Proviso West High School students were recognized for making the honor roll during the first quarter of the 2015-2016 school year in a special ceremony on December 1 in the Proviso West gymnasium.
 
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12/11/2015 12:20:00 PM
Proviso Students Attend UTI STEM Invitational; PMSA Theater 2 Class Performs in Theater Showcase; Proviso East Culinary Students Compete in Cake Decorating
 
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12/11/2015 12:15:00 PM
The Proviso East High School chapter of the National Honor Society will host its third annual Breakfast with Santa in the Proviso East cafeteria from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, December 12, in the Proviso East cafeteria with the theme of “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.”
 
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12/11/2015 12:10:00 PM
Tickets for the “Highlight of the Holidays,” the 55th Annual Proviso West Holiday Basketball Tournament, are on sale now.
 

12/11/2015 11:55:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 has begun a search for a new superintendent, and you can provide input in the process.
 
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12/3/2015 1:50:00 PM
The Proviso East High School Marching Band recently traveled to Orangeburg, South Carolina, where they participated in the homecoming parade for South Carolina State University.
 
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12/3/2015 1:45:00 PM
Students from Proviso West High School brought some early holiday cheer to veterans who are patients at Hines VA Medical Center in Hines during a visit on November 24.
 
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12/3/2015 1:40:00 PM
The fashion technology classes at Proviso West High School are handling alterations for the Madrigal Singers ahead of their dinner concerts on December 12 and 13.
 
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12/3/2015 1:35:00 PM
Mr. Fred Aguirre is the new assistant principal for student supports at Proviso East High School.
 
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12/3/2015 1:30:00 PM
Proviso West High School will be the scene of two days of lords and ladies, court jesters, and royalty at the 41st annual Madrigal Singers Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 12, and a matinee at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, at Proviso West High School.
 
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11/25/2015 9:30:00 AM
Cinia McCray had many people to thank on November 18 as she formally signed her letter of intent to attend North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, North Carolina, next year.
 
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11/25/2015 9:25:00 AM
A member of the Proviso West High School boys’ soccer team has been named to the 2015 Chicago Fire Boys’ All-State All-Academic second team.
 
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11/25/2015 9:20:00 AM
The Proviso West High School National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 20 new members at its fall ceremony on November 5 in the Proviso West Little Theater.
 
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11/25/2015 9:15:00 AM
29 veterans of our nation’s armed forces were honored in the fifth annual Veterans Assembly by the Proviso West High School NJROTC on November 5 at Proviso West.
 
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11/25/2015 9:10:00 AM
A guidance counselor at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy was recognized for her work by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 10, at PMSA.
 
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11/25/2015 8:55:00 AM
During a series of open houses this fall, prospective students for the 2016-17 school year and their families can learn about the programs and activities available at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, with the next one scheduled for Thursday, December 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Applications for admission are being accepted in November and December, with a January 15, 2016, deadline.
 
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11/6/2015 10:30:00 AM
District 209 has won two awards for programs from the Des Plaines Valley Region Employment for Education. ​
 
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11/6/2015 10:25:00 AM
Proviso East senior, Kelsee McGowan, is making the grade in the classroom and on the basketball court.​
 
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11/6/2015 10:20:00 AM
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has released the 2015 State, School, and District Report cards.
 
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11/6/2015 10:10:00 AM
Students from District 209 and neighboring high schools have been learning about career pathways through the Des Plaines Valley Region Education for Employment's Career Spotlight Series.
 
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11/6/2015 10:05:00 AM
Schools and offices in District 209 will be closed for the Veterans Day holiday on Wednesday, November 11.
 
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10/30/2015 2:15:00 PM
Seven educators from Proviso Township High Schools District 209 were honored with Awards of Recognition from the Illinois State Board of Education on October 17 in Normal as part of the ISBE’s Those Who Excel Awards Program.
 
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10/30/2015 2:10:00 PM
More than 400 students from Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy attended the Proviso College Fair at Proviso West High School on October 27 as Proviso Township High Schools wrapped up its observation of College Application Month.
 
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10/30/2015 2:05:00 PM
It may not have been the result that they were seeking on the football field at their homecoming game against Addison Trail on October 17, but the Proviso East High School football team has earned praise for their sportsmanship from the state athletic commission.
 
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10/30/2015 2:00:00 PM
Former and current students along with faculty, staff, and the Proviso East High School community celebrated Homecoming October 13 through 17.
 
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10/30/2015 1:55:00 PM
Jerome Sally, a 1977 Proviso East graduate who went on to star at the University of Missouri and the National Football League, was in town on Saturday as part of the NFL’s Super Bowl High School Honor Roll initiative that recognizes “schools and communities that contributed to Super Bowl history and positive impacted the game of football” as part of its lead-up to Super Bowl 50, which will be played in February 2016 in Santa Clara, California.
 
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10/30/2015 1:50:00 PM
The counseling department at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will host a meeting for all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors and their parents/guardians at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 2, in the PMSA auditorium.
 
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10/30/2015 1:45:00 PM
Nine teachers from Proviso West High School and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were honored by the Proviso West girls’ volleyball team at its Teacher Appreciation Night on October 1.
 
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10/30/2015 1:40:00 PM
More than 70 community leaders from across Proviso Township gathered at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy on Thursday, October 15, to discuss ways to strengthening youth in Proviso.
 
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10/30/2015 1:35:00 AM
Local feeder schools within Proviso Township High Schools District 209 are beginning the process of preparing eighth-grade students for high school entry by administering the EXPLORE exam from October 26 to November 6, 2015.
 
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10/16/2015 3:30:00 PM
A Proviso West High School special education teacher was honored by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at Proviso West High School.
 
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10/16/2015 3:25:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 received an update on the district’s barber school program through Erskine Reeves Barber Academy at its regular meeting on October 13, 2015, at Proviso West High School. This is that report:
 
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10/16/2015 3:20:00 PM
Actor Tommy Ford visited Proviso East High School on October 9 to encourage students to succeed.
 
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10/16/2015 3:15:00 PM
Proviso West High School students past and present celebrated Homecoming 2015 October 5 through 10 as a time of remembering high school days past and present and celebrating school pride.
 
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10/16/2015 3:10:00 PM
On Thursday, October 8, the girls’ volleyball teams from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School played each other in their annual match versus each other at Proviso West. While Proviso West won the match, the real winners were both teams and cancer research as part of “Volley for a Cure.” ​
 
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10/14/2015 3:02:00 PM
Effective August 3, 2015, parents and legal guardians who object to vaccinating their students for religious reasons are required to submit a Certificate of Religious Exemption, signed by a health care provider, as stated in Public Act 99-024. Previously, a parent could simply submit a statement of objection.
 
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10/14/2015 10:45:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its College Fair from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Proviso West High School, 4701 Harrison Street in Hillside.
 
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10/13/2015 9:01:00 AM
Parents interested in the Proviso Township Bilingual Parents Advisory Committee (BPAC) will have an opportunity to learn more about the group at Parent-Teacher Conferences on October 15 at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School.
 
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10/13/2015 8:51:00 AM
Students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy can apply to Loyola University Medical Center’s Health Professions and Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP) now through October 19.
 
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10/8/2015 10:05:00 AM
Parents from Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s three schools learned a little more about succeeding in high school at the District’s fifth Parent University on Saturday, October 3, at Proviso East High School.
 
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10/8/2015 9:53:00 AM
Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy received a surprise from a business in the community on Bring Your Parents to School Day on October 1.
 
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10/8/2015 9:46:00 AM
Parents got a taste of life at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy on Thursday, October 1, as they tagged along with their students to class on Bring Your Parents to School Day.
 
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10/8/2015 9:44:00 AM
The Proviso West High School football team defeated Proviso East High School 20-0 at Proviso East High School on Saturday, October 3, in the two schools’ annual rivalry game.
 
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10/8/2015 9:27:00 AM
Parents can learn more about their students’ progress at school and pick up their students’ report cards at the quarterly Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday, October 15, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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10/8/2015 9:05:00 AM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as the administrative offices of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be closed for the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 12.
 
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10/1/2015 2:48:00 PM
The counseling department at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will host a meeting for all PMSA seniors and their parents/guardians at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, in the PMSA auditorium.
 
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10/1/2015 2:25:00 PM
Older students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy got an opportunity to join in the democratic process on Tuesday, September 22, as they could register to vote outside of the school’s cafeteria.
 
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10/1/2015 2:22:00 PM
Art students at Proviso West High School made a push for peace on the International Day of Peace on Monday, September 21, as they set decorated pinwheels in the fence surrounding their school.
 
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10/1/2015 2:16:00 PM
The Battle of Proviso football game comes to Proviso East High School on Saturday, October 3, as the Proviso East High School Pirates take on the Proviso West High School Panthers.
 
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10/1/2015 2:13:00 PM
With the start of the 2015-16 school year, Proviso Township High Schools District 209 has instituted a different approach to discipline through restorative justice. The program was discussed at the first leadership cadre of the school year on September 16 at PMSA. Leadership cadre brings together administrators and other leaders, including teachers, from across District 209 to discuss and learn about topics that can benefit the district’s schools.
 
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10/1/2015 1:56:00 PM
The Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (NJROTC) unit at Proviso East High School claimed three trophies at the annual Danielle Dennis-Town physical fitness meet at Bloom Trail High School in Chicago Heights.
 
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9/24/2015 4:59:00 PM
Automotive students at Proviso East High School are competing in the Quaker State Best in Class Challenge nationwide competition, and they need your votes to move on.
 
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9/23/2015 8:54:00 AM
A senior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy has been honored among the top Hispanic high school students in the nation.
 
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9/23/2015 8:52:00 AM
Administrators throughout Proviso Township High Schools District 209 have been receiving training in the best methods of administering the District’s literacy program.
 
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9/23/2015 8:34:00 AM
Proviso West High School will host a Freshman Focus Night from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2015, in the Little Theater at Proviso West High School.
 
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9/22/2015 3:04:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its latest edition of Parent University from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Proviso East High School, 807 South First Avenue in Maywood. The activity is part of the district’s parent enrichment through Title I and the Board of Education’s goal of improving stakeholder involvement.
 
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9/15/2015 9:41:00 AM
Most students at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School are too young to remember the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., that took place on September 11, 2001. The Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (NJROTC) at the two schools took time out at the hour the planes first hit the World Trade Center in New York on the morning of September 11, 2015, to observe a moment of silence and to honor the nearly 3,000 people who died that morning 14 years ago.
 
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9/15/2015 9:37:00 AM
More than 720 parents at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy got a look at what their students are learning at the annual "Back to School Night" on Thursday, September 3.
 
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9/15/2015 9:34:00 AM
The Illinois PTA and Dr. Tony Smith, State Superintendent of Schools in Illinois, will host a Back-to-School Webinar for Parents at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23.
 
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9/10/2015 8:18:00 AM
Twenty-three students from the Classes of 2015 and 2016 at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy have been named as AP Scholars by the College Board, which administers the Advanced Placement exams.
 
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9/9/2015 9:30:00 AM
Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy will participate in all-school testing the morning of September 15.
 
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9/9/2015 9:21:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education approved joining with the state education group Vision 20/20 in focusing on continuous improvement, recognizing the diversity of struggling schools, and eliminating achievement gaps.
 
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9/3/2015 11:18:00 AM
Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, superintendent of Proviso Township High Schools District 209, has announced her resignation as superintendent, effective June 30, 2016.
 
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9/3/2015 11:04:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 staff members will be honored with four awards in the 2015 Illinois State Board of Education’s Those Who Excel education awards.
 
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9/3/2015 10:59:00 AM
On Tuesday, September 1, Dr. Patrick Hardy introduced himself to the students and staff of Proviso East High School as the school’s new principal.
 
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9/3/2015 10:28:00 AM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as the administrative offices of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 7.
 
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9/3/2015 10:14:00 AM
What is a typical day at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy like? Parents will be able to learn about that as well as have opportunities to meet with their students’ teachers on Bring Your Parents to School Day on Thursday, October 1.
 
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8/27/2015 1:37:00 PM
Students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 have more healthy options for breakfast and lunch this new school year, and they do not have to pay for it.
 
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8/26/2015 8:44:00 AM
Parents and students attending Back to School Night on September 3 at Proviso West High School will have an opportunity to meet with Dr. Jeremy Burnham, the new English Language Learners (ELL) coordinator for Proviso Township High Schools District 209.
 
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8/25/2015 8:35:00 AM
Students, parents, and community members will have an opportunity to meet Dr. Patrick Hardy, the new principal at Proviso East High School, as part of Back to School Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 3.
 
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8/19/2015 9:20:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will welcome back all students for the 2015-16 school year on August 17, but proof of immunizations and physicals will need to be submitted before the first day of school.
 
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8/18/2015 10:34:00 AM
It was a smooth start to the 2015-2016 school year as students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy adjusted to their new schedules and new teachers, and for freshmen and new students, their new buildings.
 
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8/18/2015 10:26:00 AM
Two recent Proviso Township High Schools District 209 graduates and a Proviso East High School student recently claimed the top three awards in the “Be Heard: One Vote Can Change the World Essay Contest” sponsored by Cook County Commission, Richard Boykin.
 
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8/18/2015 10:21:00 AM
The Center for School Mental Health has selected Proviso East High School (District 209) as one of seven schools nationwide to participate in Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN). ​
 
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8/18/2015 10:14:00 AM
The Proviso West High School football team recently won the second annual L.T. Bonner Football 7 on 7 Shootout at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep High School in Chicago.
 
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8/18/2015 10:11:00 AM
The 28 new teachers of Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were welcomed to District 209 at the annual New Teacher Orientation on August 10 and 11 at PMSA.
 
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8/14/2015 10:07:00 AM
Proviso East High School has a new principal.
 
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8/13/2015 6:42:00 PM
Faculty and staff at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy welcomes the 2015-2016 school year with a warm greeting, some professional development, and a little bit of fun at the annual District Institute Day on August 12 at Proviso East High School.​
 
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8/13/2015 6:39:00 PM
More than 575 incoming students attended the third annual Freshman Transition Program at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy on August 10 and 11.
 
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8/13/2015 6:33:00 PM
There are new assistant principals at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School, but both are familiar faces in Proviso Township High Schools District 209.
 
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8/5/2015 7:42:00 AM
Members of the security staffs at Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s schools receive continual training in methods in responding to different situations.
 
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8/4/2015 3:06:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will welcome parents and students to a new school year with “Back to School Night” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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8/4/2015 3:02:00 AM
Students from Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy each spent a week in June touring colleges around Chicago and across Illinois.
 
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7/29/2015 10:22:00 AM
Students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be able to get breakfast and lunch provided to them at no charge starting with the new school year, regardless of whether they qualified for free or reduced-price lunch in the past.
 
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7/29/2015 10:19:00 AM
About 25 students from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High learned more about getting ready for college at a College Preparation Boot Camp on July 27 at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.​
 
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7/28/2015 4:44:00 PM
Classes will begin at 7:50 a.m. on Monday, August 17, for students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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7/23/2015 10:10:00 AM
Incoming freshmen at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School will get plenty of help making the transition to high school with the new Freshman Learning Academy at both schools.
 
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7/23/2015 10:05:00 AM
Members of the Class of 2019 will be able to participate in a freshman transition program August 10 and 11 at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.​
 
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7/13/2015 4:30:00 PM
From August 3 through 7, students who did not participate in early registration at Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s three schools may register for the 2015-16 school year. During registration, students may pick up their textbooks, student identifications, bus routes, and class schedules.​
 
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7/9/2015 3:30:00 PM
Summer school in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 began on Monday, June 8, and is off to a smooth start.
 
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6/12/2015 8:22:00 AM
Offices and schools in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will operate under summer hours beginning Monday, June 15.
 
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6/11/2015 3:30:00 PM
The top scholars from the Class of 2015 at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were honored by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 9, at PMSA.
 
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6/11/2015 3:25:00 PM
Graduating seniors in Proviso Township High Schools were awarded more than $25 million in scholarships from colleges, universities, and local organizations in 2015.
 
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6/4/2015 3:00:00 PM
Mr. Reginald Wright, who has built the Proviso East marching band into one of the top high school bands in the nation, is retiring at the end of the 2015-16 school year.
 
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6/4/2015 2:55:00 PM
The two captains of the Proviso West High School girls’ soccer team will continue playing their sport in college next year.
 
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6/4/2015 2:50:00 PM
Faculty, staff members, and members of the Board of Education of the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 and specifically Proviso East High School teamed up with members of the community to present a Positive Presence for Proviso East students as they completed the last day of the 2014-15 school year on Wednesday, June 3.
 
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6/4/2015 2:45:00 PM
Students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 wishing to take summer school can register now.​
 
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5/28/2015 3:00:00 PM
The Class of 2015 of Proviso East High School said "goodbye" to their home for the last four years at their commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23, at the UIC Pavilion.
 
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5/28/2015 2:55:00 PM
Nearly 400 members of the Proviso West High School Class of 2015 marked four years of success and achievement at their commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23, at the UIC Pavilion.
 
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5/28/2015 2:50:00 PM
The nearly 200 members of the Class of 2015 at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy paid tribute to a sense of togetherness as well as a beloved teacher at their commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23, at the UIC Pavilion.
 
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5/28/2015 2:45:00 PM
The Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps unit at Proviso West High School has been designated as a Distinguished Unit with honors for its area.
 
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5/28/2015 2:40:00 PM
A Proviso East teacher and a Proviso East graduating senior have each won a $1,000 scholarship from Common Roots Initiative.
 
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5/28/2015 2:35:00 PM
Faculty, staff, and students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy have raised $1,082 for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
 
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5/28/2015 2:30:00 PM
The end results of months of research by juniors at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were put on display at the 2015 Junior Research Symposium on May 21 at PMSA.
 
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5/28/2015 2:25:00 PM
Around 500 Proviso West High School freshmen had an opportunity to ignite their curiosity about different careers at the school’s Career Exploration Fair on May 7.
 
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5/28/2015 2:20:00 PM
Students at Proviso East High School recently picked up some tips and information on living a healthy lifestyle and avoiding poor health choices at a student health fair held in the Proviso East Fieldhouse.​
 
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5/28/2015 2:10:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education will host a district-wide end-of-year celebration and picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, at Proviso East High School.
 
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5/21/2015 3:30:00 PM
The top six students of the Class of 2015 at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were honored recently by being named to the District 209 Academic Hall of Fame.
 
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5/21/2015 3:25:00 PM
The 13th annual Proviso East High School Battle of the Bands at the Proviso East football field on May 16 was part competition, and part tribute to the man who started the annual tradition.
 
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5/21/2015 3:20:00 PM
Six Proviso West High School student-athletes – three each from the boys’ basketball and football teams – have signed letters of intent to continue playing their chosen sports in college next year.
 
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5/21/2015 3:15:00 PM
For the past few years, the PULSE program has provided students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy with educational enrichments in the fields of medicine and science.
 
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5/21/2015 3:00:00 PM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as the administrative offices of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 25.
 
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5/14/2015 3:30:00 PM
Twenty-four Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy students were honored for excellence by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 12, at PMSA.
 
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5/14/2015 3:25:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 thanked and honored 100 of its faculty and staff – including 14 who are retiring – at the annual Staff Retirement and Recognition Dinner on May 8 at The Clubhouse in Oak Brook.
 
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5/14/2015 3:20:00 PM
Erick Rodriguez, a PMSA junior, has earned the first perfect 36 score on the ACT college entrance exam in school history.
 
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5/14/2015 3:15:00 PM
PMSA hosted its eighth annual Research Symposium on Tuesday, May 12.
 
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5/14/2015 3:10:00 PM
Marching bands and drum lines will be the entertainment when Proviso East High School hosts its 13th annual Battle of the Bands at noon on Saturday, May 16.
 
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5/14/2015 3:05:00 PM
A Proviso West High School senior has been named to the SADD National Student Leadership Council for the 2015-2016 school year.
 
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5/14/2015 3:00:00 PM
A Proviso East High School senior student-athlete has picked up more honors before the end of the year.​
 
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5/7/2015 2:00:00 PM
A Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy senior won a top prize recently at the DuPage County ACT-SO 36th annual Local Competition. Kelechi Agwuncha won a gold medal in both filmmaking and sculpture at the contest in Wheaton. She was one of 11 students who won the top prizes in their respective categories as she competed with 64 high school students representing 29 area high schools. She and the other gold medal winners move on to compete in the national competition in Philadelphia in July.
 
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5/7/2015 1:55:00 PM
Ten Proviso West High School students have been named winners in the 34th Annual 7th Congressional District Danny K. Davis High School Art Competition - An Artistic Discovery.
 
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5/7/2015 1:50:00 PM
Save the date for the 13th annual Proviso East High School Battle of the Bands on Saturday, May 16 at the Proviso East High School Stadium!
 
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5/7/2015 1:45:00 PM
Central office administrators with Proviso Township High Schools District 209 raised more than $1,000 in support of families impacted by autism and other developmental disorders at the sixth annual The Answer Inc. Walk-a-Thon on May 2 at Proviso East High School.
 
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5/7/2015 1:35:00 PM
Students, faculty, staff, parents, and other visitors to Proviso East High School, 807 South First Avenue in Maywood, will need to find an alternate route to the school beginning on Monday, April 20, due to construction.
 
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4/30/2015 3:30:00 PM
Four Proviso East High School student-athletes have signed their letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers in college next school year.
 
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4/30/2015 3:25:00 PM
More than 330 Proviso West High School students were recognized for achieving honor roll status during the first semester and the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year at a ceremony in the school’s gymnasium on April 16.
 
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4/30/2015 3:20:00 PM
Heather Anderson said that she likes to do research. So when an opportunity to apply for the Research Apprentice Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign came along in 2013 at the end of her sophomore year at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, she jumped at the chance.
 
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4/30/2015 3:15:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is partnering with The Answer, Inc., in The Answer’s sixth annual Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser on Saturday, May 2, at Proviso East High School.
 
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4/23/2015 3:30:00 PM
The Proviso West High School National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 12 new members at its spring ceremony on April 16 in the Proviso West Little Theater.
 
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4/23/2015 3:25:00 PM
The Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy “Monty Pythons” robotics team recently competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Midwest Regional Competition at the UIC Pavilion.
 
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4/23/2015 3:20:00 PM
French 2 students at Proviso East High School recently said “Bonjour” to their fellow students as they introduced them to the French-speaking world at the third annual Festival de la Franco Phonie.
 
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4/23/2015 3:15:00 PM
Mr. Glenn Lid, a longtime Proviso East High School chemistry teacher who retired in 2014, and Mr. Alexander Aschoff, a current Proviso East chemistry teacher, performed a series of chemistry demonstrations at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference in March at McCormick Place in Chicago.
 
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4/16/2015 3:30:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education honored the 10 Proviso West High School seniors who were recognized as Illinois State Scholars and the number one ranked high jumper in the state at its regular meeting on April 14 at Proviso West.
 
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4/16/2015 3:25:00 PM
A group of Proviso West High School students competed at the Regional SeaPerch Competition on March 14 at Naval Station Great Lakes, with one squad winning honors.
 
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4/16/2015 3:20:00 PM
Four Proviso East High School football players will continue their playing days and their education at the University of Dubuque (Iowa) next year.
 
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4/16/2015 3:15:00 PM
Students and parents at Proviso West High School and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were able to get a sense of the latest fashions for prom and elsewhere at fashion shows at the schools on March 30 and April 2, respectively.
 
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4/2/2015 3:00:00 PM
Patricia Vazquez, a Proviso West senior, recently was named the winner of an $180,000 scholarship from the Navy and selected to attend the United States Naval Academy.
 
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4/2/2015 2:55:00 PM
The Proviso East High School NJROTC unit had its Annual Military Inspection on March 26.
 
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4/2/2015 2:50:00 PM
Four District 209 students – two each from Proviso West High School and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy – recently were named winners of the 2015 Ron Edmonds Scholarship by the Superintendents’ Commission for the Study of Demographics and Diversity.
 
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4/2/2015 2:45:00 PM
Five boys’ basketball players from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School have received conference and area recognition for their play during the 2014-2015 season.
 
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3/26/2015 3:30:00 PM
Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy is ranked among the top schools in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report.
 
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3/26/2015 3:25:00 PM
A Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy senior has been named a finalist for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship.
 
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3/26/2015 3:20:00 PM
Kalin Fisher, a senior guard at Proviso East High School, has been selected to play in the fifth annual South Side vs. West Side Hoops Classic on May 15 at the Ratner Center on the University of Chicago campus.
 
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3/26/2015 3:15:00 PM
Fashion technology students at Proviso West High School got a lesson on fashion entrepreneurship from a guest speaker on March 23.
 
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3/19/2015 3:30:00 PM
Nadia Love, a senior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, is the winner of a $2,500 National Achievement Scholarship.
 
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3/19/2015 3:20:00 PM
The Proviso East High School drumline “Hitt Squad” and the PYT Dancers from Proviso East won honors at the T. Williams Divas and Gents Dance and Drumline Competition on March 7 at Percy L. Julian High School in Chicago.
 
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3/19/2015 3:20:00 PM
Several members of the girls basketball teams at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School have been named to all-area and all-conference teams.
 
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3/19/2015 3:15:00 PM
The students in the Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (NJROTC) program at Proviso West High School learned lessons on March 12 that could potentially save someone’s life.
 
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3/19/2015 3:10:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is once again joining with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) in providing an opportunity for teachers, students, and parents to have another voice in their schools through the Illinois 5Essentials Survey: Organizing Schools for Improvement.
 
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3/19/2015 3:05:00 PM
Parents can learn more about their students’ progress at school and pick up their students’ report cards at the quarterly Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday, March 19, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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3/12/2015 3:30:00 PM
Fourteen Proviso East High School students were recognized for achieving high honor roll status and three Proviso East students for being named Illinois State Scholars during the first semester of the 2014-15 school year at the Board of Education’s regular meeting on Tuesday, March 10, at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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3/12/2015 3:25:00 PM
Forty-nine Proviso Township High Schools District 209 students were honored for their excellence in math and science by the Society of Women Engineers and the American Association of Physics Teachers in a ceremony on March 9 at Proviso West High School.
 
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3/12/2015 3:15:00 PM
The chance to do biology research and continue playing soccer competitively will bring Alexus Minervini, a senior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, to Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
 
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3/12/2015 3:10:00 PM
Jamante Steward, a Proviso West senior, is making his mark as the number one ranked high jumper in Illinois and the fifth-ranked high jumped in the nation.
 
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3/12/2015 3:05:00 PM
The Proviso East High School cheerleading squad won several awards, including a first place honor, at the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) Wildcard Classic in Louisville, Kentucky, on February 21.​
 
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3/5/2015 3:30:00 PM
Students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will take the first round of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment March 12 through April 2.
 
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3/5/2015 3:25:00 PM
Students, faculty, and staff at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy celebrated the history and culture of African-Americans throughout February during a series of assemblies and activities marking Black History Month.
 
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3/5/2015 3:20:00 PM
Area eighth-graders and their families learned about Proviso West High School at the school’s Future Panther Night on February 26.
 
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3/5/2015 3:15:00 PM
Members of the Maywood Senior Club visited Proviso East on February 23.
 
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3/5/2015 3:10:00 PM
The PMSA theatre department will perform the Wade Bradford play, “Promedy,” on March 12 through 14 in the school’s auditorium.
 
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3/5/2015 3:05:00 PM
The Proviso East High School jazz band was among four area high school groups to perform at the annual regional conference of the Superintendents’ Commission for the Study of Demographics and Diversity January 29 through 30 at the Tinley Park Convention Center in Tinley Park.
 
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3/5/2015 3:00:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is once again joining with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) in providing an opportunity for teachers, students, and parents to have another voice in their schools through the Illinois 5Essentials Survey: Organizing Schools for Improvement.
 
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2/26/2015 3:30:00 PM
Students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High Schools, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will begin a season of high stakes testing on Tuesday, March 3, when juniors take the ACT college entrance exam. This year’s testing will be different from years past, however.
 
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2/26/2015 3:25:00 PM
The Proviso East High School National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 34 new members at its spring ceremony on February 24 at Proviso East High School.
 
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2/26/2015 3:20:00 PM
The Proviso West High School Key Club recently collected 1,880 pounds of canned and non-perishable food and pop tabs from early January through the middle of February for the Ronald McDonald Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.
 
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2/26/2015 3:15:00 PM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as the administrative offices of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be closed for the Pulaski Day holiday on Monday, March 2. There also will be a modified schedule for testing on March 3 and 4.
 
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2/26/2015 3:10:00 PM
Students and instructors in the automotive program at Proviso East High School were featured in a segment on the WGN-TV News on February 20.
 
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2/19/2015 3:30:00 PM
A never-quit attitude has pushed Kameron Irvin, a Proviso East senior, to new heights this year, as he is wrestling for a state title this week at the Illinois State Wrestling Tournament in Champaign. In addition, he also has done the job in the classroom, holding a 3.68 weight grade point average while not only wrestling, but also playing defensive back on the Proviso East football team and preparing to be a sprinter on the Pirates’ track team.
 
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2/19/2015 3:25:00 PM
Ninety-one seniors at Proviso West High School spent last week getting a look at life in college and what it takes to go there as they visited Triton College in River Grove.
 
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2/19/2015 3:20:00 PM
Two District 209 basketball players – one from Proviso East High School and one from Proviso West High School – will continue playing basketball in college next year after signing letters of intent this year.
 
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2/12/2015 3:30:00 PM
Twenty-four students from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were honored by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education and State Sen. Kim Lightford at the joint Board-Financial Oversight Panel meeting on Tuesday, February 10, at PMSA.
 
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2/12/2015 3:25:00 PM
Nineteen students from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School are learning the right way to give a shave and a haircut in District 209’s new barber program.
 
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2/12/2015 3:20:00 PM
The annual Rivalry Week basketball games between Proviso East and Proviso West were heated affairs, as the large crowds were treated to exciting, nail-biting contests in both the girls’ and boys’ games in the Proviso East Fieldhouse.
 
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2/12/2015 3:10:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 celebrated the work of its school counselors February 2 through 6 during National School Counseling Week.
 
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2/12/2015 3:05:00 PM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy as well as the administrative offices of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be closed for the residents’ Day holiday on Monday, February 16.
 
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2/5/2015 3:30:00 PM
More than 100 people learned about college financial aid, the Common Core Standards, and the new PARCC assessments, among other topics at the latest edition of Parent University on January 31 at the District 209 offices at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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2/5/2015 3:25:00 PM
Proviso West students are learning about engineering in a new pre-engineering class through Project Lead the Way. Project Lead the Way is a national provider of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs
 
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2/5/2015 3:15:00 PM
The sending of student progress reports for the third quarter has been rescheduled for February 17.
 
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1/29/2015 3:30:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its latest edition of Parent University from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at the district offices at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, 8601 W. Roosevelt Road in Forest Park.
 
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1/29/2015 3:25:00 PM
Board of Education members and administrators from Proviso Township High Schools District 209 and its seven feeder school districts continued the work that they began last summer at their second joint articulation meeting on January 22 at the District 209 offices at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.​
 
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1/29/2015 3:20:00 PM
The cosmetology program is one of several new programs being offered to District 209 students for the 2014-15 school year.
 
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1/29/2015 3:15:00 PM
Parents may ask what their students do during a typical day at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy. They will be able to learn about that as well as have opportunities to meet with their students’ teachers on Bring Your Parents to School Day on Tuesday, February 3.
 
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1/29/2015 3:10:00 PM
Students from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School learned about careers in the health care field on January 21 at Proviso West High School in the Career Spotlight Series through the Des Plaines Valley Education for Employment Regional Delivery System (DVR).
 
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1/22/2015 3:30:00 PM
Four Proviso West High School students were recognized for their achievements at the 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at the Best Western Chicago Hillside Hotel in Hillside on Monday, January 19.
 
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1/22/2015 3:10:00 PM
Parents and students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy are now able to pay fees online.
 
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1/15/2015 3:30:00 PM
Nineteen Proviso West High School students and the teacher of the new pre-engineering class at Proviso West were honored by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 13, at Proviso West.
 
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1/15/2015 3:25:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education has approved the start of an evening school for students who are struggling with truancy and behavior issues, with a planned start date of January 21.
 
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1/15/2015 3:20:00 PM
A majority of media outlets called the Proviso West Holiday Basketball Tournament the most competitive in the state of Illinois. The 54th edition of the tournament, held December 20 through 27 at Proviso West High School, lived up to the billing.
 
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1/15/2015 3:15:00 PM
Chicago is known as the home of prominent improvisational comedy teams such as Second City and the ComedySportz Theatre, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy can lay claim to one of its own.
 
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1/15/2015 2:55:00 PM
The District 209 Board of Education approved a change to the current school year calendar that shifts a planned building institute day where there is no student attendance from March 3 to March 10. In addition, the Board approved the 2015-16 District calendar.
 
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1/15/2015 2:50:00 PM
There will be no school on January 19 and 20 for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and a building institute day, respectively.
 
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12/18/2014 3:30:00 PM
A senior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will be attending Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, next year on a full-ride scholarship.
 
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12/18/2014 3:25:00 PM
A Proviso West High School junior attended the National Academies’ Congress of Future Medical Leaders at the Armory in Washington, D.C., November 14 to 16.
 
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12/18/2014 3:20:00 PM
The Proviso East High School choir, concert band, jazz band, and marching bands wowed a large crowd at its Annual Winter Holiday Concert on December 4 in the school’s auditorium.
 
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12/18/2014 3:15:00 PM
Santa Claus was the star of the morning as more than 50 children received free books, pancakes, and a chance to talk with Santa at the Proviso East High School National Honor Society’s Breakfast with Santa on December 13 in the school’s cafeteria.
 
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12/18/2014 3:10:00 PM
Tickets are now on sale for the 54th Annual Proviso West Holiday Basketball Tournament.
 
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12/18/2014 3:05:00 PM
More than 200 parents and prospective students learned more about Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy at the school’s final open house for the year on December 4.
 
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12/18/2014 3:00:00 PM
It is important that parents and students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 know what to expect if there is an emergency school closing.
 
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12/18/2014 2:55:00 PM
The Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy choir brought some holiday cheer to the hallways and offices of their school with short holiday concerts on Tuesday, December 16.
 
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12/18/2014 2:40:00 PM
Parents are encouraged to fill out the applications for free or reduced-price meals at their students' school by December 31.
 
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12/11/2014 3:45:00 PM
Coaches and members of the Proviso East High School football team as well as two guidance counselors and two teachers were honored by the Proviso Township High School District 209 Board of Education at the Board’s regular meeting on December 9 at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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12/11/2014 3:40:00 PM
Twenty-eight seniors from Proviso East High School and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy have been named as Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois State Assistance Commission (ISAC).
 
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12/11/2014 3:35:00 PM
It was a family atmosphere as the Proviso West High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (NJROTC) put its best foot forward at its Annual Military on Friday, December 5.
 
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12/11/2014 3:30:00 PM
The National Honor Society chapter at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy inducted 34 seniors as its latest class at its second annual induction ceremony on December 3 in the PMSA auditorium.
 
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12/11/2014 3:25:00 PM
The Proviso East High School chapter of the National Honor Society will host its second annual Breakfast with Santa in the Proviso East cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 13 in the Proviso East cafeteria.
 
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12/11/2014 3:10:00 PM
PMSA will host a presentation on financial aid by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17, in the school's auditorium.
 
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12/4/2014 3:45:00 PM
Thirty students were inducted into the Proviso West chapter of the National Honor Society in a ceremony on November 12.
 
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12/4/2014 3:40:00 PM
Seven Proviso East students attended the speech by President Barack Obama at the Copernicus Center in Chicago on November 25.
 
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12/4/2014 3:35:00 PM
During a series of open houses this fall, prospective students for the 2015-16 school year and their families can learn about the programs and activities available at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, with the second one on Thursday, December 4, at 6:30 p.m.
 
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12/4/2014 3:30:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host a job recruitment fair on Saturday, December 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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12/4/2014 3:25:00 PM
Juniors in District 209 will take the Practice ACT on Tuesday, December 9.
 
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12/4/2014 3:20:00 PM
Administrators from District 209 presented at the Joint Annual Conference sponsored by the Illinois Association of School Boards, Illinois Association of School Administrators, and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials on Friday, November 21, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago.
 
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12/4/2014 3:10:00 PM
Eighth-graders living within District 209's boundaries who missed the EXPLORE placement exam at their middle schools in November can make up the exam at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School on Saturday, December 6.
 
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12/4/2014 3:05:00 PM
Proviso West High School will host the 40th annual Madrigal Singers Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 13, and a matinee at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 14, at Proviso West High School.
 
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12/4/2014 2:50:00 PM
The next edition of Parent University will take place at 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at the district offices at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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11/20/2014 3:45:00 PM
The District 209 Board of Education honored faculty at PMSA for the school's achievements at its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 18.
 
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11/20/2014 3:40:00 PM
All three schools in District 209 saw increase in their scores on the PSAE and the ACT.
 
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11/20/2014 3:30:00 PM
The Proviso West High School NJROTC honored area military veterans in its 4th Annual Veterans Day Assembly on November 6.
 

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District 209 schools and offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday November 27 and 28.
 
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11/13/2014 3:30:00 PM
Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy was ranked as the 25th best high school in Illinois by School Digger.com.
 
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11/13/2014 3:25:00 PM
Students in the FCS cooperative education class at Proviso East High School recently got to practice their skills in a mock job interview.
 
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11/13/2014 3:20:00 PM
Eighth-graders in District 209 can take the EXPLORE high school placement exam between November 4 and December 6, with makeup exams at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School on Saturday, December 6.
 
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11/6/2014 3:20:00 PM
Dr. Brian Colbert is the new assistant principal for student life and athletics at Proviso East High School
 
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11/6/2014 3:15:00 PM
The Proviso East High School Marching Band won again at the Rich Central Battle of the Bands.
 
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11/6/2014 2:55:00 PM
District 209 schools and offices will be closed for the Veterans Day holiday on Tuesday, November 11.​
 
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10/30/2014 3:30:00 PM
Mrs. Lindsey Coppola, an English teacher at Proviso West, and Ms. Erin Mason, an English teacher at PMSA, were honored with Awards of Recognition from the Illinois State Board of Education on October 25 in Normal as part of the ISBE’s Those Who Excel Awards Program.
 
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10/30/2014 3:25:00 PM
The Proviso East High School football team is celebrated for helping an opposing player who has autism score a touchdown in his final varsity game on October 24.
 
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10/30/2014 3:20:00 PM
Six students from Proviso West High School’s SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) Club attended the fifth annual Dome Shift 2014 Youth Advocacy Day in Springfield on October 20 and 21.
 
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10/23/2014 3:30:00 PM
Mark Martinez, a Proviso West senior, earned a 33 on the ACT college entrance exam in April.
 
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10/23/2014 3:25:00 PM
Auto tech students at Proviso East have been honing their repair skills on eight donated vehicles thanks to donations from the College of DuPage and other donors.
 
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10/20/2014 1:55:00 PM
All students, faculty, and staff are safe at Proviso East High School.
 
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10/16/2014 3:30:00 PM
The Board of Education recognizes Ms. Lindsey Coppola, a Proviso West High School English teacher, for recently being named a winner of an Award of Recognition by the Illinois State Board of Education's Those Who Excel selection committee.
 
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10/16/2014 3:25:00 PM
Proviso West High School teachers and administrators say that the new Agile Minds math curriculum and Empower 3000 literacy program are having a positive impact on students.
 
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10/16/2014 3:20:00 PM
The District 209 Board of Education approved ordering the ACT Aspire testing program for freshmen and sophomores at its meeting on October 15.
 
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10/9/2014 3:35:00 PM
Eighty-five students represented District 209 as Infinite Scholars at the Chicago Annual Fall Scholarship Fair.
 
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10/9/2014 3:30:00 PM
Parents visit schools on Bring Your Parents to School Day.
 
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10/9/2014 3:20:00 PM
Proviso East High School celebrated its Homecoming September 29 to October 4.
 
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10/9/2014 3:15:00 PM
District 209 schools will be closed on Monday, October 13, for the Columbus Day holiday.
 
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10/9/2014 3:10:00 PM
Proviso West art students planted Pinwheels for Peace.
 
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10/9/2014 3:00:00 PM
PMSA Principal, Dr. Bessie Karvelas, and other staff members took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
 
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10/9/2014 2:55:00 PM
Proviso West has its next home football on Friday, October 10, versus Glenbard West.
 
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10/8/2014 9:45:00 AM
Be safe as you walk to and from school.
 
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10/2/2014 3:45:00 PM
The chairman of the state-appointed Financial Oversight Panel (FOP) that oversees the finances of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 said that the District is “on the right track,” especially in terms of managing class size and its budget.
 
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10/2/2014 3:35:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 wishes to reassure parents, students, and community members that the safety and welfare of students is a top priority in our schools.
 
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10/2/2014 3:30:00 PM
The Proviso West High School football team defeated Proviso East High School 28-14 at Proviso West High School on Saturday, September 27, in the two schools’ annual rivalry game.
 
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9/25/2014 3:05:00 PM
A lock down was instituted by the Cook County Sheriff's Department as a precaution at Proviso East High School, at approximately 11 a.m.
 
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9/25/2014 3:02:00 PM
A lock down was instituted by the Hillside Police Department as a precaution at Proviso West High School, as of 2:15 pm.
 
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9/25/2014 2:55:00 PM
Dewayne Haslett first began writing stories when he was 12 years old. Fast forward a few years, and in early September, the Proviso East High School senior released his next novel, “Untouchable.” It is the sequel to his first book, “Invincible,” which follows the story of a teen with amnesia in Detroit who discovers that he has superpowers.
 
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9/25/2014 2:45:00 PM
Proviso East High School will celebrate tradition and pride during its annual Homecoming Week, September 29 through October 4.
 
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9/25/2014 2:50:00 AM
Panther Pride was shown during Homecoming 2014 at Proviso West High School September 15 through 20.
 
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9/18/2014 3:00:00 PM
The District 209 Board of Education honored seven current Proviso East staff members, a former guidance counselor, and local police and departments for their service to the school at the Board’s regular meeting on Tuesday, September 16, at Proviso East.
 
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9/18/2014 2:50:00 PM
Harlan Kuhr said that at the current time, he is undecided on where he plans to attend college after he graduates from PMSA in the spring. The PMSA senior likely will have his choice of schools, however, as he scored a 35 out of a possible 36 on the ACT college entrance exam last spring. In addition, he recently was named a semifinalist for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship semifinalist. ​
 
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9/18/2014 2:45:00 PM
On a gray morning on September 11, the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) unit, other students, and faculty and staff at Proviso West High School paused to remember who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, on New York and Washington, D.C.
 
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9/18/2014 2:40:00 PM
Dr. Queenella Miller spoke to the freshman writing class of Ms. Catherine Josephs on Thursday, September 11, during which time she encouraged the students to write.
 
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9/11/2014 3:00:00 PM
Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy is ranked among the top high schools in the United States, according to Newsweek magazine.
 
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9/11/2014 2:55:00 PM
Parents at Proviso East, Proviso West, and PMSA got a look at what their students are learning at the annual "Back to School Night" on Thursday, September 4.
 
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9/11/2014 2:50:00 PM
Proviso West High School will celebrate its Homecoming the week of September 15 to 20.
 
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9/4/2014 12:55:00 PM
Ebere Agwuncha, a PMSA senior, was an intern for six weeks this summer at Fermilab, a particle physics and accelerator laboratory in Batavia.
 
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9/4/2014 12:50:00 PM
Lesly Sanchez wants to become a model. The Proviso West High School junior took a step in that direction during the past year as she began modeling quinceañera dresses and landed the cover of Quinceañera magazine.
 
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9/4/2014 12:45:00 PM
Proviso East High School will honor 12 of its past athletics greats in two induction ceremonies for its Sports Hall of Fame at its home football game on September 6.
 
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9/4/2014 12:30:00 PM
The Illinois PTA and Dr. Christopher Koch, State Superintendent of Education in Illinois, will host a Back-to-School Webinar for Parents at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 9.
 
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9/1/2014 1:00:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will welcome parents and students to a new school year with “Back to School Night” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 4, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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8/28/2014 2:55:00 PM
Proviso East High School will honor 24 of its past athletics greats in two induction ceremonies for its Sports Hall of Fame at its first two home football games on August 30 and September 6.
 
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8/28/2014 2:50:00 PM
Fans of Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School football will get more opportunities to follow their favorite teams in action as District 209 will again partner with High School Cube this season.
 
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8/21/2014 3:00:00 PM
Monday, August 18, provided a smooth start to the 2014-15 school year, as students adjusted to their new schedules, new teachers, and new uniforms.
 
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8/21/2014 2:55:00 PM
Mr. Tony Valente, principal at Proviso East High School, and Ms. Carla Williams, a guidance counselor at Proviso West High School, recently were honored as outstanding educators by Representative Danny K. Davis in Chicago.
 
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8/15/2014 9:00:00 AM
It was a day of new beginnings as faculty and staff in Proviso Township High Schools gathered for the District’s annual District Institute Day at Proviso East High School on August 13.
 
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8/15/2014 8:55:00 AM
Parents from Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s three schools and a few of its feeder schools learned a little more about succeeding in high school at the District’s third Parent University on Saturday, August 9, at the District 209 administrative offices at PMSA.
 
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8/15/2014 8:50:00 AM
More than 575 incoming students attended the second annual Freshman Transition Program at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy on August 11 and 12.
 
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8/7/2014 2:55:00 PM
Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will host its annual Freshman Transition Program for incoming freshmen on August 11 and 12.
 
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8/7/2014 2:50:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will welcome back all students for the 2014-15 school year on August 18.
 
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7/31/2014 4:40:00 PM
From August 4 through 8, students who did not participate in early registration at Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s three schools may register for the 2014-15 school year.
 
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7/31/2014 4:35:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 recently hosted a joint articulation meeting with Board of Education members and administrators from its feeder school districts.
 
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7/31/2014 4:15:00 PM
Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, superintendent for District 209, recently was awarded the Orchid Award for Service from Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.
 
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7/31/2014 4:10:00 PM
Students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will be required to wear uniforms beginning in the 2014-15 school year.
 
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7/17/2014 5:00:00 PM
Members of the Proviso West High School football team won the 7-on-7 Chicago Regional football championship recently and will now play for a national title this month in Indianapolis.
 
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7/17/2014 4:55:00 PM
Superintendents and Board of Education members from PTHS District 209 and area elementary school districts will meet at a joint articulation summit at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 21, at the District 209 offices at PMSA, 8601 West Roosevelt Road in Forest Park.
 
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7/17/2014 4:45:00 PM
Students in PTHS District 209 have been getting extra help in achieving excellence in high school, thanks to a series of summer programs.
 
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6/25/2014 4:50:00 PM
Mr. Calvin Davis recently was named the winner the Administrator of the Year Award from the Chicago Public League Basketball Coaches Association (CPLBCA).
 
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6/13/2014 3:00:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education honored four of its top scholars at its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 10, at PMSA.
 
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6/13/2014 2:55:00 PM
Graduating seniors in Proviso Township High Schools were awarded more than $21 million in scholarships from colleges, universities, and local organizations in 2014.
 
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6/13/2014 2:45:00 PM
Three members of the maintenance staff at Proviso East High School were commended by the Maywood Fire Department for their work in helping deal with the aftermath of a fire at the school in May.
 
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6/13/2014 2:40:00 PM
The Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) unit at Proviso West High School has earned Unit Achievement status again.
 
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6/13/2014 2:35:00 PM
The robotics team from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy won two awards at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Midwest Regional Competition in April at the UIC Pavilion.
 
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6/13/2014 2:30:00 PM
Offices and schools in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will operate under summer hours beginning Monday, June 16.
 
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6/6/2014 3:00:00 PM
A Proviso East High School student will be spending her summer conducting scientific research at Loyola University.
 
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6/6/2014 2:55:00 PM
Khushi Suri, who will be a senior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, will spend a week in Aspen, Colorado, as part of the prestigious Bezos Scholars Program.
 
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6/6/2014 2:50:00 PM
A duo of Proviso West High School students won third place recently at the fifth annual Des Plaines Valley Region Culinary Cook-Off at Triton College.
 
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6/6/2014 2:45:00 PM
The Proviso East Chapter of DECA had its senior appreciation brunch at Proviso East High School to celebrate the DECA 2014 students for their hard work and commitment to the organization this year.
 
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6/6/2014 2:40:00 PM
When he graduated from Proviso West High School in 2009 with plans to play football in college, Kwamane Liddell did not think that he would one day make history.
 
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6/6/2014 2:35:00 PM
The auditorium at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy was a colorful display of Hispanic culture last month, as students celebrated Latino culture with assemblies on May 1 and 2.
 
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5/30/2014 3:00:00 PM
Nearly 920 members of the Class of 2014 said “goodbye” to Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy at commencement ceremonies held on Saturday, May 24, at the Rosemont Theatre.
 
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5/30/2014 2:55:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is beginning a transition that could see the end of the state-appointed Financial Oversight Panel’s (FOP) supervision by summer 2016.
 
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5/30/2014 2:50:00 PM
Students wishing to take classes for summer school need to register before the end of the day on June 6 in order to take summer classes. Summer school classes will run from June 9 through July 10 from 8 a.m. to 1:10 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
 
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5/23/2014 3:00:00 PM
The top eight students of the Class of 2014 at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy were honored recently by being named to the District 209 Academic Hall of Fame.
 
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5/23/2014 2:58:00 PM
Congratulations are in order for four Proviso East High School students who have been named valedictorians and salutatorians, along with the rest of the Proviso East High School Class of 2014.
 
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5/23/2014 2:55:00 PM
There are several exciting new programs that are being introduced in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 for the 2014-15 school year.
 
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5/23/2014 2:50:00 PM
The seventh annual PMSA Research Symposium was held on May 15, 2014.
 
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5/23/2014 2:45:00 PM
The Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School marching bands and drumlines took on a strong field at the 12th annual Proviso East Battle of the Bands in the packed Proviso West gymnasium on May 17.
 
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5/23/2014 2:35:00 PM
Art students from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School recently took home honors at area high school art competitions.
 
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5/23/2014 2:30:00 PM
Mr. Charles Jalove, a guidance counselor at Proviso West High School, recently was named the winner of the Illinois Directors of Student Activities (IDSA) Sponsor of the Year Award.
 
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5/16/2014 3:00:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education honored 17 students for their academic excellence and achievements at its meeting on Tuesday, May 13, at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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5/16/2014 2:55:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will discuss the exciting new programs being introduced in our schools at a community forum on May 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The forum will take place at the District’s administrative offices at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, 8601 West Roosevelt Road in Forest Park.
 
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5/16/2014 2:50:00 PM
Classes and activities resumed at Proviso East High School on Wednesday, May 14, following a fire at the school last weekend.
 
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5/16/2014 2:45:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 gave thanks to and honored 87 of its faculty and staff – including 14 who are retiring – at the annual Staff Retirement and Recognition Dinner on May 9 at Gibson’s Bar and Steakhouse in Oak Brook.
 
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5/16/2014 2:35:00 PM
A Proviso West High School student recently was named to the Illinois Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Student Advisory Board.
 
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5/16/2014 2:30:00 PM
Students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy are showing some of their knowledge of health, fitness, and nutrition through the production of a new online magazine.
 
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5/16/2014 2:25:00 PM
Proviso East and West students met recently for McDonald's Corporation's Street Law Symposium at McDonald’s corporate headquarters in Oak Brook.
 
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5/9/2014 8:50:00 AM
The Proviso West High School chess team has been branching out this year, bringing the game of chess to area youth every week at the Bellwood Public Library.
 
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5/9/2014 8:45:00 AM
The dangers of driving distracted or drunk were driven home for students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy recently.
 
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5/9/2014 8:35:00 AM
Proviso West High School will be the scene for great music, marching bands, and student entertainment when Proviso East High School hosts its 12th annual Battle of the Bands from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 17.
 
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5/9/2014 8:30:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 joined with school districts across the country to thank teachers for everything they do during National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 5 to 9.
 
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5/2/2014 8:55:00 AM
The Proviso West High School National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 21 new members at its spring ceremony on April 15 at Proviso West High School.
 
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5/2/2014 8:50:00 AM
Two sisters and students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy recently won top prizes at the DuPage County Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO).
 
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5/2/2014 8:45:00 AM
While their junior classmates were busy with the second day of state testing on April 24, freshmen and sophomores at Proviso East High School gave a helping hand to the community as they took part in the school’s third annual Service Learning Day.
 
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5/2/2014 8:35:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be joining with school districts across the country to say “thank you” to teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 5 to 9.
 
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4/25/2014 10:00:00 AM
One of the goals of the District is to ensure that students fully participate in both days of state tests in order to meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP).
 
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4/25/2014 9:55:00 AM
The Proviso East High School boys’ basketball team has had much success on the court during the last few years.
 
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4/25/2014 9:50:00 AM
Students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy showed that they can sing and spell with their production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in March at PMSA.
 
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4/25/2014 9:45:00 AM
Ronald McDonald Houses in the Chicago area will be getting a great deal of extra food, thanks to the efforts of the Proviso West High School Key Club.
 
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4/17/2014 3:00:00 PM
In April 2013, juniors at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy took the ACT and the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE). The same group of students, now seniors preparing to graduate in May, had some advice for this year’s class of juniors as they prepare to take the ACT/PSAE on April 23 and 24.
 
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4/17/2014 2:55:00 PM
219 students made the A and B Honor Roll during the first semester and the recently completed third quarter of the current school year.
 
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4/17/2014 2:50:00 PM
More than 100 students and their families learned more about what different colleges can offer them at the First Annual Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy College Fair on April 3 at PMSA.
 
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4/17/2014 2:30:00 PM
Administrators from Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School came together recently to provide a valuable learning experience for potential graduates and future administrators in Concordia University’s School Leadership Program with a series of mock interviews on March 5 at Proviso East High School.
 
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4/10/2014 3:00:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education honored 19 Proviso West High School students and a Proviso West science teacher for their excellence in math and science.
 
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4/10/2014 2:55:00 PM
It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child. The same thinking can be applied to students at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics Academy who will take the ACT and Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE) state tests on April 23 and 24, respectively. Students who do well tend to have their parents and others who are encouraging them to do their best.​
 
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4/10/2014 2:50:00 PM
Brandon Bruscato has been composing music on the piano since he was 9 years old. Recently, the Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy senior was awarded for his efforts in composing music on the violin when he won first prize in Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts High School Composition Competition.
 
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4/10/2014 2:45:00 PM
Mr. Jesse Davis of Maywood said that he was proud of the students that he met while visiting Proviso East High School on April 4. “This is an example of your students here,” he said, pointing to a few students in the crowd in Proviso East’s social room. “They explained what is offered here (during our tour). They did a beautiful job. It makes me proud to be a taxpayer here.”
 
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4/10/2014 2:40:00 PM
Students from Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy had a role in helping with this year’s primary elections on March 18.
 
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4/10/2014 2:35:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is joining with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) in providing an opportunity for teachers, students, and parents to have another voice in their schools through the Illinois 5Essentials Survey: Organizing Schools for Improvement.
 
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4/10/2014 2:30:00 PM
Several faculty and administrators from Proviso Township High Schools District 209 recently attended the ASCD Conference in Los Angeles, California.
 
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4/4/2014 3:00:00 PM
On April 23 and 24, juniors at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will take the ACT and Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE). To prepare for the high-stakes tests, the students and their teachers have been working hard to learn tips and develop skills through a variety of test prep classes and programs.
 
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4/4/2014 2:55:00 PM
Thirty-four Proviso Township High Schools District 209 students were honored for their excellence in math and science by the Society of Women Engineers and the American Association of Physics Teachers in a ceremony on March 17 at Proviso West High School.
 
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4/4/2014 2:50:00 PM
The Proviso East High School National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 34 new members at its spring ceremony on March 12 at Proviso East High School.
 
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4/4/2014 2:45:00 PM
A 2011 graduate of Proviso West High School is making the most of her time after high school. LeMonica Gale is studying sports management with a minor in public relations at Columbia College in Chicago.
 
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3/21/2014 3:00:00 PM
When juniors in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 take the ACT and Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE) on April 23 and 24, they will have incentives to do their best on the tests beyond just getting good scores.
 
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3/21/2014 2:55:00 PM
Students at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School can receive extra help in approved subject areas if they meet certain income guidelines.
 
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3/21/2014 2:45:00 PM
Thirteen students from Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy earned the highest rating and other honors at the Illinois High School Association solo-ensemble music contest at Hinsdale South High School on March 8.
 
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3/21/2014 2:40:00 PM
Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will host its first College Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 3.
 
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3/21/2014 2:35:00 PM
Teachers at PTHS District 209 are always looking for ways to motivate their students to think ahead to what they will be doing after they graduate from high school. On March 12, students in Mr. Carl Fedele’s auto tech class at Proviso West learned about one of their options, with a visit from representatives from Lincoln College of Technology (Lincoln Tech).
 
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3/21/2014 2:30:00 PM
Students at Proviso East High School learned more about different careers that they could have at the school’s sixth annual VOTECH Fair on March 14 in the Proviso East field house.
 
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3/21/2014 2:25:00 PM
Students in PTHS District 209 will be part of a pilot program to administer the new PARCC assessments this spring. The PARCC assessments are part of the implementation of the new Common Core Standards, which go into effect in the District in the 2014-15 school year.
 
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3/14/2014 9:00:00 AM
When juniors at East, West, and PMSA take the ACT and the PSAE on April 23 and 24, respectively, the testing will carry much significance for PTHS District 209, its schools, and for the students themselves.​
 
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3/14/2014 8:55:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education recognized 17 Proviso East High School students for their excellent performance in the classroom at its regular meeting on Tuesday, March 11, at Proviso East.
 
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3/14/2014 8:40:00 AM
Four additional student-athletes at Proviso East High School have signed letters of intent to continue their education and to continue playing their respective sports in college next year in a ceremony on February 27.
 
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3/14/2014 8:35:00 AM
On February 26, juniors in the Proviso West High School Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) unit hit the pool to test out the boats that they had designed and built.
 
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3/7/2014 2:00:00 PM
Juniors at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will join students across the state when they take the ACT and Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE) on April 23 and 24, respectively.
 
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3/7/2014 1:55:00 PM
Schools around the country, including those in Proviso Township High Schools District 209, are warning parents about a popular social media app that they said is being used by some students to anonymously post hurtful and inappropriate comments.
 
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3/7/2014 1:50:00 PM
African-American history and culture, music, and tributes to historically black colleges and universities were all part of the celebrations marking Black History Month at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy on February 26 through 28.
 
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3/7/2014 1:45:00 PM
The Proviso East High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (NJROTC) put its best foot forward at its annual inspection on Thursday, February 27.
 
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3/7/2014 1:40:00 PM
Students in Ms. Karen Sassetti’s English Language Learners (ELL) class at Proviso West High School have been learning this year that being successful in business and life is about having a plan.
 
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2/28/2014 3:00:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 has had its underlying bond rating raised to an “A- stable outlook from its previous rating of BBB+” by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services.
 
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2/28/2014 2:55:00 PM
Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, superintendent of Proviso Township High Schools District 209, recently was honored by the State of Illinois House of Representatives for her service to the District and education.​
 
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2/28/2014 2:50:00 PM
Six students from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy recently won honors for their art work at the annual Triton College High School Artists Competition.
 
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2/28/2014 2:45:00 PM
On Tuesday, February 25, 23 Proviso East female students passed from childhood and their teen years to “working on womanhood” in a brief ceremony in the school’s Think Tank room.
 
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2/28/2014 2:40:00 PM
Proviso West welcomed the Class of 2018 at Future Panther Night, on February 25, 2014.
 
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2/21/2014 8:55:00 AM
Please read these safety tips for walking to and from school.
 
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2/21/2014 8:50:00 AM
Logan Curry, a senior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, has accumulated several honors during his time at PMSA. He added a major honor to his resume on Tuesday, February 18, when he found out that he has been accepted into the United States Naval Academy.
 
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2/21/2014 8:45:00 AM
Young men at Proviso West High School are getting more support to set and achieve healthy goals, thanks to the Torch Club.
 
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2/21/2014 8:40:00 AM
Ten Proviso East High School students recently won honors for their art work at the annual Triton College High School Artists Competition.
 
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2/21/2014 8:35:00 AM
Students at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy and Proviso West High School got a jump on the 2014 election season by registering to vote during voter registration drives at their schools recently.​
 
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2/21/2014 8:35:00 AM
The last day of the 2013-14 school year in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be June 4.​
 
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2/14/2014 9:00:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education honored students, a teacher, and a Melrose Park village trustee for their service at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 11, at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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2/14/2014 8:55:00 AM
Several star student-athletes at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School officially signed their letters of intent with the colleges of their choice on February 5.
 
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2/14/2014 8:50:00 AM
The 85 Proviso East High School students who made the High and A Honor Rolls during the first semester were recognized for their achievements at the 2014 First Semester Honors Banquet on February 6 at Proviso East.
 
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2/14/2014 8:45:00 AM
Two Proviso West High School sophomores will attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar this summer, one thanks to the help of her English teacher.
 
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2/14/2014 8:40:00 AM
As this year’s captain, Alexis Tavizon is looking ahead to the upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Midwest Regional Competition on April 3 to 5 at the UIC Pavilion. At the same time, however, he is hopeful that students will learn from the experience of building a robot from the ground up.
 
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2/7/2014 8:50:00 AM
Parents at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy got a look into the lives of their students on Tuesday, February 4, on Bring Your Parents to School Day.
 
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2/7/2014 8:40:00 AM
Parents in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 learned about how their students can succeed in high school and be ready for college at the District’s second edition of Parent University on Saturday, February 1, at the District’s offices at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
 
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2/7/2014 8:20:00 AM
It will be a day of rivalry basketball at Proviso West High School on Saturday, February 8, when the Panthers host the Proviso East High School Pirates.
 
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1/24/2014 9:00:00 AM
Proviso Math and Science Academy is a school known for its academics. On January 16, it recognized some of its finest students with the induction of 36 seniors into its first class of its own National Honor Society chapter.
 
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1/24/2014 8:30:00 AM
A Proviso Township High Schools District 209 central office staff member was honored for her community service at the 13th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at the Hillside Best Western on Monday, January 20.
 
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1/24/2014 8:20:00 AM
Eleven art students at Proviso West High School recently won prize ribbons for their work at Elmhurst College’s 15th Annual High School Art Exhibit.
 
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1/17/2014 2:00:00 PM
The PTHS District 209 Board of Education honored a Proviso West High School student, two teachers, and a staff member for their performance and service at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 14, at Proviso West High School.
 
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1/17/2014 1:50:00 PM
The Proviso West High School National Honor Society inducted 32 new members at its fall ceremony on December 11.
 
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1/10/2014 4:30:00 PM
The Proviso East High School National Honor Society (NHS) had 17 new members inducted at its fall ceremony on December 4 at Proviso East High School.
 
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1/10/2014 4:20:00 PM
The Proviso West High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (NJROTC) unit welcomed seven active duty officers from Naval Station Great Lakes to their annual personnel inspection held in the high school indoor field house on December 6.
 
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1/10/2014 4:00:00 PM
The 53rd edition of the Proviso West Holiday Basketball Tournament was a showcase of some of the best high school basketball the Chicago area has to offer.
 
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12/20/2013 3:00:00 PM
Students at Proviso West High School have another reason to do their best in getting to class on time and to do well on state testing. The Proviso West Prize Patrol has been making the rounds at the school at different times during the first semester, awarding gift cards and other prizes to students who either met or exceeded state standards on the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE) last spring, or who have not been tardy to class for a quarter.
 
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12/20/2013 2:50:00 PM
On a snowy Saturday morning, 35 children got free books, pancakes, and an opportunity to talk with Santa Claus at Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14, at Proviso East High School.
 
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12/20/2013 2:40:00 PM
It was cold outside, but the Proviso Math and Science Academy choir brought a little holiday warmth to the school with short holiday concerts on Monday, December 16.
 
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12/20/2013 2:20:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is helping the earth one plastic bottle and piece of paper at a time, thanks to its new recycling program.
 
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12/13/2013 2:30:00 PM
Some of the Chicagoland area’s best high school boys’ basketball teams will compete in the 53rd edition of the Proviso West Holiday Basketball Tournament December 21 through 31.
 
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12/13/2013 9:00:00 AM
The PTHS District 209 Board of Education honored several students and teachers from Proviso East High School for their performance and service to the school at its regular meeting on Tuesday, December 10.
 
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12/13/2013 8:55:00 AM
Parents can learn about the ACT college entrance exam that their students will take in the spring at the Cambridge Parent Night at 6:30 p.m. Monday, December 16, at every school.
 
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12/13/2013 8:50:00 AM
The new school-based health clinic at Proviso West High School will provide more access to quality health care for students, said District 209 administrators at the grand opening of the clinic at Proviso West on Saturday, November 9.
 
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12/13/2013 8:45:00 AM
Mr. Glenn Lid has had a long list of honors during his career as a science teacher at Proviso East High School, ranging from being named National Teacher of the Year to being named to the National Teachers Hall of Fame. He can add being named to the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) Hall of Fame to the list.
 
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12/13/2013 8:40:00 AM
The hallways of Proviso Math and Science Academy became a race track of sorts in early November, thanks to the mousetrap-powered cars of Mr. Mark Petrynek’s science class.
 
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12/13/2013 8:35:00 AM
Jevon Carter has been a star on the Proviso East High School boys’ basketball team for the last two years. Next year, he will take his talents to West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.V.
 
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12/13/2013 8:30:00 AM
Students at Proviso West High School saluted area veterans at the school’s second annual Veterans Day Assembly on November 8. Thirty-five veterans of our nation’s military, including 10 teachers and staff members at Proviso West, were honored for their service during the two assemblies in the school’s gymnasium.
 
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12/13/2013 8:20:00 AM
Students at Proviso Math and Science Academy showed their school spirit the last week of October during the school’s Spirit Week.
 
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12/6/2013 3:00:00 PM
Community leaders came together to focus on raising test scores and finding ways for the community to work together to accomplish that goal at the Fourth Annual State of the District Community Banquet on Tuesday, December 3, at PMSA.
 
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12/6/2013 2:50:00 PM
Proviso West High School will host a day of lords and ladies, court jesters, and royalty at the 39th annual Madrigal Singers Dinner at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on December 14 at Proviso West High School.
 
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12/6/2013 2:45:00 PM
The Proviso East High School chapter of the National Honor Society will host Breakfast with Santa in the Proviso East cafeteria from 9 a.m. to noon on December 14.
 
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12/6/2013 2:40:00 PM
PTHS District 209 would like to thank the villages of Melrose Park and Broadview for their generous gifts to the District. The Village of Melrose Park made a donation of $330 of Amazon.com gift cards, while the Village of Broadview contributed seven vehicles for use in the automotive technology program at Proviso East High School.
 
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12/6/2013 8:55:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is exploring a new student uniform policy that would go into effect for the 2014-15 school year. The District is seeking input from students, parents, faculty, staff members, and other members of the community.
 
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11/15/2013 9:00:00 AM
Five staff members at Proviso Math and Science Academy and a PMSA student were recognized for their achievements and work at Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education meeting Tuesday night at PMSA.
 
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11/8/2013 9:00:00 AM
During a series of open houses this fall, prospective students and their families can learn about the programs and activities available at Proviso Math and Science Academy. Applications for admission are being accepted in November and December, with a January 15, 2013 deadline.
 
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11/8/2013 8:50:00 AM
Monica Delacerda stood holding a bunching of bubbles in front of her chemistry teacher, Dr. Bozena Suwary, at Proviso West High School, ready for a lesson on the density of air. It was a scene repeated with students in Dr. Suwary’s physics honors and chemistry classes throughout the day on Halloween Day as she used flaming bubbles and other examples including a smoking pumpkin and beaker to provide lessons on physical and chemical changes.
 
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11/8/2013 8:40:00 AM
Former and current students along with faculty, staff and the Proviso East High School community celebrated Homecoming October 21 through 26.
 
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11/8/2013 8:30:00 AM
October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the volleyball teams at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School did their part to help with their annual Volley for a Cure game at Proviso West High School on October 10.
 
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11/1/2013 9:00:00 AM
Schools in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 have increased their graduation rates. According to the recently released State Report Card by the Illinois State Board of Education, Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy all reported improved graduation rates.
 
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11/1/2013 8:55:00 AM
Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School have made gains in their scores on the PSAE, according to the recently released State Report Card by the Illinois State Board of Education.
 
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11/1/2013 8:50:00 AM
The performance of students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is approaching that of the rest of the state’s students on the ACT college entrance exam.
 
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11/1/2013 8:45:00 AM
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has released the 2013 State, School, and District Report cards.
 
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11/1/2013 8:40:00 AM
On April 22 and 23, juniors at Proviso East High School and other schools in District 209 took the ACT and the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE). On October 17, those students, now seniors, who made gains in their ACT score and met or exceeded state standards in reading and math won their incentive prizes at an assembly in the school’s auditorium.
 
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11/1/2013 8:35:00 AM
Choir students from Proviso West High School got a taste of what performing in college could be like when the Fisk University Chorus visited Proviso West High School on Friday, October 18.
 
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11/1/2013 8:30:00 AM
A group of students from Proviso Math and Science Academy will be working as election judges on Election Day on Tuesday, November 5.
 
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11/1/2013 8:25:00 AM
Local feeder schools within Proviso Township High Schools District 209 are beginning the process of preparing eighth-grade students for high school entry by administering the EXPLORE exam during the next month.
 
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10/25/2013 9:00:00 AM
The Proviso East High School Marching Band has continued to be among the best bands in the country when it competes locally and nationally.
 
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10/25/2013 8:55:00 AM
Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 took tests to gauge where they stand academically on Wednesday, October 16. At Proviso Math and Science Academy, all 591 students who were scheduled to take the test were present, a first in school history.
 
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10/18/2013 9:00:00 AM
Almost 500 parents joined in the celebration of the annual Bring Your Parents to School Day at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy in October.
 
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10/18/2013 8:55:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education honored 28 Proviso West High School students and teachers at its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 8, at Proviso West.
 
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10/18/2013 8:50:00 AM
Proviso East High School will celebrate 103 years of tradition and pride during its annual Homecoming Week, October 21 through 26.
 
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10/18/2013 8:45:00 AM
Mr. Francis Lattyak’s physics students at Proviso West High School had the task before them: build a trebuchet-style catapult to launch a projectile.
 
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10/18/2013 8:40:00 AM
Students at Proviso East High School have been learning about aviation and its scientific applications this year.
 
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10/18/2013 8:35:00 AM
For a couple of weeks in September, students in Mrs. Kathleen Maltese’s art classes at Proviso Math and Science Academy had a task: build a machine that could make art.
 
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10/18/2013 8:30:00 AM
Homecoming 2013 at Proviso West High School September 30 through October 5 was a time of remembering high school days past and present and celebrating school pride.
 
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10/11/2013 8:40:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is inviting parents and the community to take another look at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy. This is an ongoing part of the Board of Education’s goal for more outreach to the community.
 
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10/4/2013 8:40:00 AM
Three Proviso West High School students were chosen to take part in the Goodman Theatre Summer Youth Program during the summer of 2013.
 
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10/4/2013 8:30:00 AM
Two Proviso Math and Science Academy seniors helped improve the world of science during the summer as they did research at Stroger Hospital in Chicago.
 
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10/4/2013 8:20:00 AM
A recent alumna of Proviso East High School spent her summer studying in Rome. Dinishia Wolford, the valedictorian of the Class of 2009 at Proviso East spent five weeks this summer studying at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy, learning about the culture and taking advantage of the opportunity to spend extended time in another country.
 
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10/4/2013 8:10:00 AM
The Proviso West football team defeated Proviso East 34-13 at Proviso East High School on Saturday, September 28, in the two schools’ annual rivalry game.
 
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9/27/2013 9:00:00 AM
Parents at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy will be able to gain insights into their students’ day at school at the annual “Bring Your Parents to School Day” on Tuesday, October 1.
 
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9/27/2013 8:55:00 AM
Fun will be had and memories made during Homecoming Week September 30 through October 5 at Proviso West High School.
 
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9/27/2013 8:35:00 AM
More than 900 parents got a look at what their students are learning at the annual “Back to School Night” on Thursday, September 5, at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy.
 
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9/27/2013 8:30:00 AM
Students from Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy spent time on the road this past summer as they visited college campuses from Indiana to Maryland.​
 
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9/20/2013 8:50:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 had several new administrators begin in their positions during the summer at both the district and school levels.
 
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9/20/2013 8:30:00 AM
Students, parents, community members, and others associated with Proviso Township High Schools District 209 with tips about potential safety issues now have a hotline that they can call.
 
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9/20/2013 8:20:00 AM
There are now even more ways to get information regarding the schools of Proviso Township High Schools District 209. PTHS 209 recently signed on to Twitter. In addition, the District will be partnering with High School Cube to broadcast the home football games for Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School as well as select away games.
 
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9/20/2013 8:10:00 AM
Former and current students of Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy will remember their schools in the next few weeks with their annual Homecoming celebrations.​
 
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9/13/2013 9:00:00 AM
A group of 17 Proviso East High School teachers and staff members were honored by the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday, September 10, at Proviso East High School.
 
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9/13/2013 8:50:00 AM
A Proviso Math and Science Academy junior recently was appointed to the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Student Advisory Council. Khushi Suri, 16, received word of her appointment to the council in late August after she had applied last spring. The student advisory council, according to the ISBE, brings student concerns to the attention of the ISBE.
 
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9/13/2013 8:45:00 AM
A Proviso East High School senior spent her summer studying the atomic makeup of precious metals. Jenny Ramirez, 17, spent much of her summer working with the Killelea Group at Loyola University in Chicago as part of the American Chemical Society’s Project SEED Research Program.
 
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9/13/2013 8:40:00 AM
The Proviso West High School Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) unit had one message on Wednesday, September 11: Remember.
 
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9/13/2013 8:30:00 AM
The 21 new teachers at Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School are getting extra support as they continue through their first year in their new jobs, thanks to a new teacher support group.​
 
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9/13/2013 8:10:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host its monthly Leadership Cadre series on Wednesday, September 18, from 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 
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8/30/2013 8:50:00 AM
All visitors to Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy will need a form of photo identification to get into the school buildings.
 
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8/30/2013 8:30:00 AM
Parents, students, and community members met with principals at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Math and Science Academy on August 12 through 15.
 
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8/23/2013 9:00:00 AM
Schools in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 have made gains in their graduation rates and scores on the PSAE.
 
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8/23/2013 8:50:00 AM
Students moved through the halls of the three Proviso high schools on Monday, August 19, as the district’s students returned to classes for the start of the 2013-14 school year in District 209.
 
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8/23/2013 8:40:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 administrators reported a good start to the 2013-14 school year at the regular Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, August 20, at Proviso Math and Science Academy.​
 
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8/16/2013 9:00:00 AM
More than 100 parents attended Parent University at the District 209 offices at Proviso Math and Science Academy on Saturday, August 10.
 
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8/16/2013 8:40:00 AM
The inaugural Freshman Transition Program was a success in Proviso Township High Schools District 209. The two-day program was well-attended, with 585 students attending the sessions.
 
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8/16/2013 8:40:00 AM
Dr. Bessie Karvelas has a simple goal for Proviso Math and Science Academy. “My vision is to make Proviso Math and Science Academy one of the top 100 schools in the country,” she said. “We want to move from good to great.”
 
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8/16/2013 8:20:00 AM
Faculty and staff in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 came together on Wednesday, August 14, at Proviso East High School to begin the 2013-14 school year at District Institute Day.
 
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8/9/2013 8:30:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will welcome back all students for the 2013-14 school year on August 19. However, before reporting back to school, all students in the district must have at least a ninth-grade Illinois physical and up-to-date immunizations on file.
 
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8/2/2013 8:50:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will begin the 2013-14 academic year with new faces in administration at two of its three schools.
 
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8/2/2013 8:20:00 AM
From August 5 through 9, students who did not participate in early registration at Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s three schools may register for the 2013-14 school year. During registration, students may pick up their textbooks, student identifications, bus routes, and class schedules.​
 
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8/2/2013 8:00:00 AM
Administrators at Proviso Township High Schools District 209 schools are signing up their schools to promote safe driving and compete for a chance at a $100,000 grant from State Farm Insurance’s “Celebrate My Drive” Program.
 
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7/25/2013 2:35:00 PM
District 209 hosted police and community leaders at a School and Community Safety Forum on July 16 at Proviso Math and Science Academy.
 
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7/25/2013 2:30:00 PM
Four cadets from Proviso West High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) and two cadets from Proviso East High School NJROTC program recently participated in the 12th annual NJROTC Leadership Academy at Naval Station Great Lakes near North Chicago.
 
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7/25/2013 2:10:00 PM
District 209 will be requiring all visitors to its school to show a state-issued photo identification to gain entry.
 
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7/25/2013 2:00:00 PM
District 209 will return to its normal office hour starting on July 29.
 
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7/23/2013 4:00:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host a Parent University from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 10, at the district offices at Proviso Math and Science Academy, 8601 W. Roosevelt Road in Forest Park.
 
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6/20/2013 9:00:00 AM
Teachers and curriculum leaders in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 are spending part of their summer renewing the district’s curriculum to be ready for the Common Core and new PARCC exams that begin in the 2014-15 school year.
 
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6/20/2013 8:50:00 AM
Since its inception in 2011, four graduates of Proviso East High School have been the beneficiaries of a scholarship of a fellow Proviso East alumna. Shortly after her death in 2010, a scholarship was established in the name of Ruth C. Schoenbeck, a 1959 Proviso East graduate and a lifelong advocate of public school education.
 
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6/13/2013 4:00:00 PM
Summer school in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 began on Monday, June 10, and is off to a great start with almost 700 students enrolled in classes, including the district’s Summer Reading Program.​
 
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6/13/2013 3:55:00 PM
A group of 24 students, faculty, and staff at Proviso East High School were honored for their work and achievements at the regular Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, June 11, at Proviso East.
 
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6/13/2013 3:45:00 PM
On the last day of the 2012-13 school year on Friday, May 31, at about 9:30 a.m., several students from Proviso East High School were reported in local media to have been involved in a series of fights outside of the school. The media incorrectly placed the fights at the school and on school property.​
 
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6/13/2013 3:40:00 PM
The Chicago Tribune issued a correction on June 13 to its June 9 story, “High school year ended with a big fight.”
 
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6/7/2013 8:55:00 AM
Graduating seniors in Proviso Township High Schools were awarded nearly $20 million in scholarships from colleges, universities, and local organizations.
 
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6/7/2013 8:50:00 AM
Jabria Stainback has been a mainstay on the Proviso West High School track team for the last few years, competing in numerous events. This fall, she will take her talents on the track and in the classroom to the University of St. Francis in Joliet.
 
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6/7/2013 8:45:00 AM
A Proviso East High School graduating senior recently was awarded a scholarship of up to $5,000 for chemical research she did last year. Kristen Alanis won the award for her participation in the Project SEED research program at Loyola University during the summer of 2012. The award comes from the American Chemical Society, which sponsors Project SEED.
 
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6/7/2013 8:40:00 AM
Five students at Proviso West High School were recently honored for their art work at the 33rd annual 7th Congressional District Danny K. Davis High School Art Competition at the United Center.
 
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6/7/2013 8:35:00 AM
Proviso Math and Science Academy has a new piano, thanks to the generosity of a River Forest couple.​
 
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6/7/2013 8:30:00 AM
Beginning on Monday, June 10th, all district offices and schools will be open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Offices and schools will be closed on Fridays.
 
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6/7/2013 8:25:00 AM
Antony Greenhow, a senior at Proviso East High School, recently was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Common Roots Initiative.
 
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6/7/2013 8:20:00 AM
The Proviso East High School marching band took on all comers at its 11th annual Battle of the Bands at the Proviso East football field on May 25.
 
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5/31/2013 3:00:00 PM
Nearly 900 members of the Class of 2013 said “goodbye” to Proviso East High School, Proviso Math and Science Academy, and Proviso West High School at commencement ceremonies held on Sunday, May 26, at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago.
 
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5/31/2013 2:55:00 PM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education honored the district’s top students as well as distinguished staff and community partners at the last regular Board meeting of the school year in May.
 
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5/31/2013 2:50:00 PM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 honors academic excellence. With that goal in mind, the top two students of the Class of 2013 at Proviso East High School, Proviso Math and Science Academy, and Proviso West High School were honored recently by being named to the District 209 Academic Hall of Fame.
 
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5/31/2013 2:45:00 PM
Proviso Township High School District 209 said, “Thank you” and “A job well done” to 60 of its employees – including 12 who are retiring at the end of the school year. The employees were recognized at the annual Faculty and Staff Retirement and Recognition Dinner on May 16 at the Midwest Conference Center in Northlake.
 
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5/31/2013 2:35:00 PM
Registration for summer school in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 has been extended from Saturday, May 25, through Wednesday, June 5.
 
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5/31/2013 2:30:00 PM
A culinary team from Proviso West High School has won the Des Plaines Valley Region Culinary Cook-Off at Triton College for the second straight year. The duo of Chantine Adams, a senior, and Shavona Brown, a junior, won first place in the cooking competition, defeating four other teams from East Leyden and West Leyden High Schools in the contest on May 4 at Triton College.
 
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5/31/2013 2:25:00 PM
During her junior year at Proviso Math and Science Academy, Christina Bolek took a scientific research core class that she enjoyed. That encouraged her to apply and eventually be accepted into the Research Mentorship Program in which she was placed at the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University.​
 
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5/31/2013 2:20:00 PM
Girls at Proviso East High School have been learning a little more about themselves this school year, thanks to Girl Talk.
 
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5/17/2013 9:00:00 AM
One of the goals of the District has been to ensure that students fully participate in both days of state tests. This is a minimum requirement to meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). This year, schools really hit the mark. At least 95 percent of the juniors at all three schools in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 took the ACT/PSAE during the last month.
 
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5/17/2013 8:50:00 AM
Juniors and seniors at Proviso Math and Science Academy showed the final results of months-long research projects at the sixth annual PMSA Research Symposium on Monday, May 13, at PMSA.
 
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5/17/2013 8:40:00 AM
Freshmen and sophomores at Proviso East High School gave a helping hand to the community on May 9 as they took part in the school’s second annual Service Learning Day.
 
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5/17/2013 8:30:00 AM
Thirty-two Proviso West High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and French Honor Society in a ceremony on April 11 in the Proviso West cafeteria.
 
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5/17/2013 8:20:00 AM
American studies students from Proviso East and civics students from Proviso West gathered at Hamburger University at McDonald’s corporate offices in Oak Brook on Monday, April 29, to participate in “Law Day Symposium: Street Law 2013” presented by McDonald’s legal department.
 
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5/10/2013 9:00:00 AM
Four members of the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education—including new member Teresa McKelvy—were sworn in at a special board meeting Monday evening at Proviso Math and Science Academy.
 
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5/10/2013 8:50:00 AM
More than 400 students at Proviso West High School were honored for qualifying for the honor roll and dean’s list during the first semester last month at the second annual Principal’s Honor Banquet in the school’s gymnasium.
 
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5/10/2013 8:40:00 AM
Proviso East High School junior and senior students got an opportunity to learn more about various careers at the fifth annual VOTECH Fair last month in the school’s field house.
 
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5/10/2013 8:30:00 AM
Students at Proviso Math and Science Academy got a lesson in the dangers of texting while driving and drinking and driving recently, thanks to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
 
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5/3/2013 9:00:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will be joining with school districts across the country to honor teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week May 6 to 10.
 
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5/3/2013 8:55:00 AM
The District 209 make-up days for the two school days that were cancelled last week due to the flood will be May 30 and 31.
 
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5/3/2013 8:50:00 AM
Thirteen Proviso West High School students were recognized for their high attendance at Sylvan Learning Centers’ tutoring sessions earlier this semester at an award ceremony May 1 at the school.
 
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5/3/2013 8:45:00 AM
Cristian Aguirre said that he has to work pretty hard to do well in the classroom while competing on the Proviso East High School football and volleyball teams. That hard work led Cristian, to be the school’s nominee for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) All-State Academic Team.
 
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5/3/2013 8:40:00 AM
Sterling Brown, a Proviso Math and Science Academy senior who recently led Proviso East to the Illinois High School Association boys’ basketball state finals for the second straight year, has been named to the Chicago Sun-Times All-Area Boys’ Basketball Team.
 
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4/26/2013 9:00:00 AM
State testing is being considered a success in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 this past week.​
 
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4/26/2013 8:55:00 AM
Thirty students from Proviso East, Proviso West and Proviso Math and Science Academy were honored by the Society of Women Engineers and the American Association of Physics Teachers on Monday, April 8, at Proviso West High School.
 
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4/26/2013 8:50:00 AM
Fifteen Proviso East High School students participated in the annual Triton High School Art Show at Triton College in River Grove, with four students winning awards.
 
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4/26/2013 8:40:00 AM
according to Ms. Kim Echols, principal at Proviso Math and Science Academy. “The aim of education should be to teach us how to think,” she told a crowd of about 300 incoming eighth-graders and their parents at PMSA’s Incoming Freshmen Night on Thursday, April 4, at the school.
 
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4/12/2013 9:00:00 AM
Parents can play a major role in helping students do well on the ACT/PSAE, scheduled for April 23 and 24. District 209 is making an extra effort to generate a positive level of excitement and partner with parents in supporting and encouraging students before and during test time. The outpouring of parental support and suggestions has been encouraging.
 
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4/12/2013 8:50:00 AM
Twin sisters Brittany and Brianna Winfield have been working hard for the last year to find money for college. The hard work has paid off for the PMSA seniors, as they earned more than $100,000 in scholarships from schools and foundations.
 
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4/12/2013 8:45:00 AM
The Proviso East High School National Honor Society (NHS) had 40 new members inducted at a special dinner and ceremony on February 28.
 
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4/12/2013 8:40:00 AM
Friday, April 5, was a day off for students and most teachers through Proviso Township High Schools District 209. However, for five members of the Class of 2016 student council at Proviso West High School, it was a day of service, as they cleaned up areas around their campus in Hillside as part of “Project Cleanup.”
 
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4/5/2013 9:00:00 AM
Schools in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 are offering different programs to help juniors prepare for the upcoming ACT/PSAE on April 23 and 24.
 
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4/5/2013 8:55:00 AM
PMSA is a step closer to having an Advanced Placement (AP) program as early as next year. This comes after the school was awarded a $49,000 grant from the College Board, which produces the AP curriculum.​
 
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4/5/2013 8:50:00 AM
It was a morning of formality, marching and living up to military standards for the Proviso East High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (NJROTC) on Thursday, March 7, in the school’s fieldhouse and NJROTC building.
 
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4/5/2013 8:45:00 AM
The athletic successes continue for Jameer Thurman. Thurman, a senior at Proviso Math and Science Academy, recently placed in third place at 195 pounds for Proviso West in the IHSA State Wrestling Finals.
 
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3/22/2013 9:00:00 AM
Blake Comenduley has high hopes for the Monty Pythons, the robotics team from PMSA, at the upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). “We’re hoping to bring home a regional trophy,” said Comenduley, a PMSA senior and the captain of the team.
 
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3/22/2013 8:55:00 AM
More information is available about the ACT/PSAE on the website of Proviso Township High Schools District 209 at www.pths209.org/academics/actpsae/.
 
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3/22/2013 8:50:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will host a public forum on special education at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Proviso Math and Science Academy.
 
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3/22/2013 8:45:00 AM
The Proviso East High School boys’ basketball team made its second straight trip to the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) boys’ basketball state finals last week.
 
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3/22/2013 8:40:00 AM
Ronald McDonald Houses in the Chicago area will be getting a great deal of extra food, thanks to the efforts of the Proviso West High School Key Club.
 
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3/13/2013 11:38:00 AM
The Proviso East High School boys’ basketball team is going to state. The Pirates will play Simeon Academy in the state semifinal game at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, at Carver Arena in Peoria, with the winner playing either Edwardsville or Stevenson Saturday night.
 
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3/8/2013 9:00:00 AM
Francine Harrell was named the new vice president of the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education at the board’s regular meeting on Wednesday, February 20, at Proviso Math and Science Academy.
 
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3/8/2013 8:55:00 AM
Administrators, teachers, and students from Proviso Math and Science Academy presented information on ways to improve the school at a community forum held at PMSA on Monday, February 25.
 
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3/8/2013 8:45:00 AM
Students, faculty and the community in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 got an education about civil rights icons, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, February 19 to 21. The event culminated with a performance of The Meeting, a one-act play about a fictional meeting between the two leaders.​
 
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3/8/2013 8:40:00 AM
LaQuan McMahan has been active in the NJROTC during his high school career at Proviso West. It paid off for the Proviso West senior recently, when he found out he had been awarded a $180,000 scholarship from the Navy.
 
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3/8/2013 8:35:00 AM
The Proviso East High School girls’ basketball team won its fourth consecutive regional championship, its eighth regional title and seventh in the last eight years.
 
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3/8/2013 8:30:00 AM
On February 25, PMSA junior, Ava Raddatz, found out that she was being honored for her service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
 
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2/15/2013 9:00:00 AM
Administrators, teachers, and students from Proviso East High School presented information on ways to improve the school at a community forum held at Proviso East on Monday, February 11.
 
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2/15/2013 8:50:00 AM
Six student-athletes from District 209 schools officially signed their letters of intent with the colleges of their choice on February 6. The signings were part of National Signing Day, in which football players across the country officially indicated the colleges for which they will compete and attend next year.
 
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2/15/2013 8:45:00 AM
The Proviso West High School Competition Cheer Team made history in its first ever state contest, winning first place in its division.
 
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2/15/2013 8:40:00 AM
Looking for a place to get rid of that old cell phone, or inkjet printer cartridge? Look no further than the Proviso East High School National Honor Society.
 
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2/15/2013 8:35:00 AM
Students at Proviso Math and Science Academy were moving and getting their hearts racing during their physical education class on Friday, February 1. However, rather than seeing just the benefits of fitness, the students also helped raise more than $1,600 for the American Heart Association as part of its Jump Rope for Heart Competition.
 
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2/15/2013 8:30:00 AM
What if civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X had met? What would that meeting have looked like? Theater-goers will get a chance to imagine that at the performance of The Meeting by Jeff Stetson. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 21, at the Proviso East High School auditorium as part of District 209’s celebration of Black History Month.
 
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2/8/2013 9:05:00 AM
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the date has changed for the Regular Meeting of the Proviso Township High Schools District 209, Cook County, Illinois, Board of Education and will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.
 
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2/8/2013 9:00:00 AM
Administrators, teachers, and students from Proviso West High School presented information on ways to improve the school at a community forum on Monday, February 4, at the school.
 
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2/8/2013 8:55:00 AM
It was a snowy Wednesday afternoon, and Ramontae Kendall was busy sewing a thread through a quilt in the family and consumer sciences classroom at Proviso East High School. The PEHS junior said that the men in his family typically do not sew or do any quilting. Yet here he was, working a thread through a piece of cloth to attach it to the base for the first time in his life.
 
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2/8/2013 8:50:00 AM
Monet Jackson has been an active leader during her years at Proviso Math and Science Academy. That leadership recently led to her being named a Posse Scholar, meaning she has received a full-tuition scholarship courtesy of the Posse Foundation.
 
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2/8/2013 8:45:00 AM
Dozens of students and teachers at Proviso West High School contributed to a blood drive sponsored by the Student Council on Thursday, January 31, in the school’s fieldhouse.
 
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2/1/2013 9:05:00 AM
The Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education will host a series of community forums on school improvement in February in District 209 Schools.
 
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2/1/2013 9:00:00 AM
In the 10 years since his return, Dan Cox has transformed the dormant automotive program at Proviso East. It has blossomed from 80 students enrolled in 2002 to around 300 this year at both Proviso East and Proviso West.
 
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2/1/2013 8:55:00 AM
Proviso Math and Science Academy is ranked among the top schools on several local and national lists recently.
 
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2/1/2013 8:50:00 AM
Proviso West teacher, Diana Medina, received notification that she had been named a “most inspiring teacher” by one of her former students who now attends Western Illinois University in Macomb.
 
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1/25/2013 9:00:00 AM
The PTHS 209 Board of Education will host town-hall-style meetings in February at its schools.
 
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1/25/2013 8:55:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 joined with its feeder school districts on Thursday, January 17, to inform the public about the coming changes in how students and schools will be evaluated.​
 
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1/25/2013 8:50:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 was heavily represented at events honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over the weekend celebrating his birthday.
 
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1/25/2013 8:45:00 AM
Art students at Proviso West High School recently have had their work on display at Elmhurst College.​
 
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1/25/2013 8:40:00 AM
Thirty-six students from Proviso Township High Schools District 209 have been selected as State Scholars for 2013-14 by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, or ISAC.
 
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1/25/2013 8:35:00 AM
On Saturday, January 19, Jaliyah Windham and her fellow singers from the group Soul Children of Chicago were in Washington D.C. to perform at the Kids’ Inaugural: Our Children, Our Future. The event was part of the weekend of festivities surrounding the inauguration of President Obama for his second term in office.
 
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1/18/2013 5:15:00 PM
Board of Education Vice President Dan Adams is appointed as the new Board President after Chris Welch steps down at the January 15 meeting.
 
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1/18/2013 5:05:00 PM
Proviso East High School science teacher Ed Beidas recently won a $1,000 teacher scholarship from Common Roots Initiative. He plans to use the money to help students learn more in his aviation classes.​
 
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1/18/2013 5:00:00 PM
Stocks, corporations and entrepreneurs are among the English words that students in Karen Sassetti’s English as a Second Language, or ESL, class at Proviso West High School have been learning in recent years. Last year, that led to a second-place finish among suburban high schools in Econ Illinois’ Stock Market Game program. Ms. Sassetti, who formerly taught business education at Proviso West, was honored last semester with a 3M Star in the Classroom Award.
 
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1/18/2013 4:55:00 PM
At the beginning of the current school year, teachers and administrators at Proviso Math and Science Academy wanted to start a schoolwide literacy campaign. With budget concerns hovering overhead, they decided to ask parents directly to help at Back to School Night in September.
 
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1/11/2013 9:05:00 AM
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 and West 40 Intermediate Service Center No. 2 will host a Parent and Community Forum on state testing, the upcoming state survey, and the new college and career readiness standards from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on January 17 in the auditorium at Proviso Math and Science Academy, 8601 W. Roosevelt Road in Forest Park.
 
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1/11/2013 9:00:00 AM
When the time came for Daphne Hill to be re-certified three years ago, she decided to aim higher than Illinois state certification: national certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. In late November, she found out she had achieved her goal.
 
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1/11/2013 8:55:00 AM
Gail Suffredin got a big surprise when she was led into Proviso Wests' Little Theatre on October 24. That was when, in front of many of her students and colleagues, she learned she had been named as that week’s Symetra Hero in the Classroom.
 
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1/11/2013 8:50:00 AM
Proviso Math and Science Academy could win a piece of $1 million in technology, thanks to the efforts of one of its teachers and her students.
 
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1/4/2013 4:05:00 PM
A group of students from Proviso East and Proviso West came back to school on December 20 to audition for college band directors from Alcorn State University, South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, and Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. The prize for auditioning: a chance to earn a full-ride scholarship for college.
 
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1/4/2013 4:00:00 PM
The title game of the 52nd edition of the Proviso West Holiday Basketball Tournament on December 31 between Proviso East and Morgan Park in the school’s main gym was an “entertainment experience,” according to Joe Spagnolo, the tournament’s director.
 
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1/4/2013 3:52:00 PM
Forty-eight students at Proviso West High School were recognized for their high academic achievement and leadership skills when they were inducted into the National Honor Society on November 15.
 
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1/4/2013 3:40:00 PM
Five students at Proviso Math and Science Academy have been named QuestBridge Finalists by National College Match.
 
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1/4/2013 3:35:00 PM
Jennifer Miller said she has always liked to sew. That love of sewing grew into a career in teaching sewing and other family and consumer sciences to students, and recently, saw the Proviso East High School teacher named to the board of the Illinois Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers’ Association, or IFACSTA.
 
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12/20/2012 9:55:00 AM
The Proviso West Holiday Basketball Tournament has long been considered one of the top high school basketball tournaments in the country. It can now add largest to its titles, as it has grown from 16 teams to 32 teams.
 
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12/20/2012 9:50:00 AM
It was a night of lords and ladies, court jesters and royalty at the 38th annual Madrigal Singers Holiday Show on December 8 and 9 at Proviso West High School.
 
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12/20/2012 9:45:00 AM
Students from the Proviso Math and Science Academy had a chance to show a little holiday spirit to faculty and staff with a roaming show on December 13.
 
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12/17/2012 3:03:00 PM
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