Proviso East, Proviso West, PMSA Host Back to School Night on September 4


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.

The “Back to School Night” is an annual event that is designed to build relationships between parents and schools and introduce parents to their students’ teachers, said Mrs. Kim Echols, the District’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. At this event, parents may visit classrooms, meet teachers and find out what their students will be learning.

“It’s an opportunity for the parents to come and meet the teachers and the administration and discuss ways they can help their students be successful in their high school careers,” Mrs. Echols said.


  24 Proviso East Greats to Be Inducted Into Sports Hall of Fame

  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.

The first group will be honored at a reception and induction ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, in the Proviso East Social Room, followed by a ceremony during halftime of the varsity football game versus Maine West High School. A second group will have a similar reception and ceremony at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 6, also in the Proviso East Social Room, with a ceremony to follow during halftime of the varsity football game versus York High School.

Mr. Tony Valente, principal at Proviso East, said that the 24 Hall of Fame inductees were selected by a committee of community members, former Proviso East athletes and coaches, and administrators. Each inductee had to be nominated by a member of the community or a committee member.


  Proviso East, Proviso West Football to Be Shown on High School Cube


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.

High School Cube will broadcast several games for both schools, including Proviso East’s home games on August 30, September 6, and September 13, and all of Proviso West’s home games on August 29, September 19, October 10, and October 24. High School Cube also will broadcast the annual Proviso East-Proviso West rivalry game at Proviso West High School on September 27 as well as select away games for both schools.

“We have many talented student-athletes at Proviso East, Proviso West, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, and we need to find ways of showing their talents in different venues and areas,” said Mr. Rob Daniel, community and public relations coordinator for District 209. “With High School Cube and their partnerships with other media such as the Chicago Sun-Times and USA Today, we can accomplish this and broaden the scope in which we delivering the good news about our district to the community.”


  District 209 Schools, Offices Closed for Labor Day

  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 1.

All schools and offices in District 209 will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, September 2.

Have a great weekend!

  State Education Board to Host Back-to-School Webinar for Parents on September 9


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.

The session will include a discussion of how and why the new Illinois Learning Standards drive new instructional approaches and lesson plans for teachers, the new state PARCC exams that students will take for the first time during the 2014-15 school year, and a discussion of state initiatives to promote how parents can work with the school community to achieve student success.

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and are encouraged to log in a few minutes early to establish connections, especially if it is their first time attending a live “Go to Webinar” from their computer or mobile device. To log in and to register, please click here.

The discussion is expected to last approximately one hour.

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