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  Superintendent Tours “One Proviso”

 
 

An aim of Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez, superintendent of Proviso Township High Schools District 209, during his first days on the job is work toward a united Proviso.

Dr. Rodríguez, along with members of the district’s administration, visited Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School 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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  Proviso High Schools Moving Forward

 
 

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.

In his first meeting as the district’s superintendent, Dr. Jesse J. Rodríguez was welcomed by Mrs. Teresa D. McKelvy, president of the Board of Education, and applause from other Board members and the audience.

“We look forward to working with you and hearing your new ideas,” Mrs. McKelvy said.

Dr. Rodríguez said that he looked forward to hearing plans from others in the district and in the community to make District 209 great.

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  Proviso High School Students to Wear Shirts with School Logos

 
 

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.

The approved changes to the student uniform description also included the elimination of the white and black polo options. Students will be required students to wear polo shirts, cardigans, sweaters, sweatshirts, and fleece tops in their respective school colors (royal blue for Proviso East, red for Proviso West, and purple for PMSA) either without logos, or with a logo when purchased from the school or an approved vendor.

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  District 209 Applauds State Board of Education’s Decision to Replace PARCC Exam with SAT

 
 

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.

The PARCC exams will be replaced with the Scholastic Aptitude Test, or SAT, which will also serve as a college entrance exam. This goes along with the Illinois State Board of Education’s decision to fully fund the administration of the SAT to high school juniors rather than the ACT college entrance exam.

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  Students May Register for School, Pick Up Textbooks August 8-12

 
  From August 8 through 12, students who did not participate in early registration at Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s three schools may register for the 2016-2017 school year. During registration, students may pick up their textbooks, student identifications, bus routes, and class schedules.

At Proviso West High School, students and their parents may complete registration and pick up their needed items from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, August 8, Wednesday, August 10, and Friday, August 12. The school also will be open for registration from noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, and Thursday, August 11. Counselors will be on hand to answer any questions concerning classes. In addition, parents may also purchase the mandatory gym uniform for physical education classes. Shirts are $10 each, and a pair of shorts cost $10 each.

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  District 209 to Host Freshman Transition Program August 15-16

 
 

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.

The Freshman Transition Program is designed to provide incoming freshmen with the support that they will need for a successful start to their high school careers and to help them be comfortable in their new settings. This is in addition to the traditional Freshman Orientation, which will occur on August 19 and is the first day of attendance for all freshmen.

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  Incoming Freshmen Need Immunizations, Physicals Before First Day of School

 
  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.

Parents need to ensure that their students’ physicals are complete and include details of the students’ health history. Parents also must answer all of the questions on the physical form, sign and date the form, and complete the diabetes screening questions that are attached.

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  Explore Test to Be Given to Incoming Freshmen July 27 and 28

 
  Incoming freshmen who have yet to take the Explore placement test can still take the exam this summer.

The placement test will be administered at Proviso East High School at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, and at Proviso West High School at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 28. All incoming freshmen who do not have an Explore score are required to attend. All test-takers should bring a pencil and a calculator and plan to be at the test for two to two and a half hours.

For more information, please contact the Proviso counseling office at (708) 338-5907.

 
  District 209 Seeks French Teacher for Proviso East, Other Positions

 
  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.

The French language teacher needs to have a valid Illinois professional educators license with endorsement and be highly qualified in the French language. It is desired but not require that the qualified candidate have earned at least a master’s degree and have previous experience teaching in high school, among other competencies.

For more information about the French teacher position including how to apply for the opening, please click here. For more information about all openings in District 209 including other teaching positions at Proviso East High Schools, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, please visit the District 209 human resources website by clicking here.

 
  SAVE THE DATE: Parent University is Back on September 24

 
 

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.

Parents can participate at the school their student attends. With Parent University being held at each school, it is an opportunity for parents and students to learn more about the school and its staff and activities.

The activity is part of the district’s parent enrichment through Title I and the Board of Education’s goal of improving stakeholder involvement. This event is planned in collaboration with the District and the Strengthening Proviso Youth Committee.

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  Immigration Documentation Information to Be Held at Proviso West on August 18

 
 

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 an information session under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programat 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, at Proviso West High School.

The information session is one of several information sessions and legal clinics on securing required immigration paperwork taking place throughout the summer.

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  Registration Packets - 2016-2017

 
  Freshmen and New Students

Returning Students

Estudiantes de primer año y los Nuevos Estudiantes

Estudiantes de Regresando

 
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  2015-2016 Grading Information

 
  Grading Information 2015-2016

Información de Las Clasificaciones 2015-2016 – Español

 
  Notice to Parents/Guardians and Students of Their Rights Concerning a Student’s School Records

 
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  Project Lead The Way  
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PLTW Student Statement
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  District 209 Policy on the Education of Children with Disabilities (6.120)

District 209 Administrative Procedures for Policy 6.120

 
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