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  28 Inducted Into Proviso West National Honor Society

 
 

With those words, 28 new members were inducted into the Proviso West High School National Honor Society (NHS) at its spring ceremony on April 14.

The ceremony was conducted in front of a packed Proviso West Little Theater and included Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, superintendent of District 209. It featured the inductees signing their membership pledge and receiving their membership card and a rose after being reminded of a member’s main qualities, including scholarship, leadership, service, and character, by the Society’s student leadership.

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  Proviso West McTeachers’ Night Raises $750 for Prom

 
 

"McTeachers’ Night" at the Hillside McDonald’s raised a total of $750 on April 21 to benefit the prom at Proviso West High School.

The three-hour event involved several Proviso West teachers and administrators that included Mr. Oscar Hawthorne, principal at Proviso West, collecting donations and working at the drive-through window. The event, sponsored by the Proviso West Class of 2016 and supported by the Hillside Police Department and the Hillside Fire Department, raised $400 in sales and $350 in cash donations, to benefit students who could not afford to attend prom on May 13 at the Hyatt O’Hare in Rosemont.

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  PMSA Senior/Proviso West Football Player Signs with Concordia

 
 

At a ceremony in the main office at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy on April 15, Jose Jimenez sat at a table with baseball caps in front of him.

“It has been decided that I will stay in Chicago,” the PMSA senior and Proviso West football player said to friends and teachers gathered as he grabbed the cap from Concordia University Chicago. “I’m going to sign with Concordia University in Chicago.”

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  380-Plus Proviso West Honor Roll Students Celebrates at Ceremony

 
 

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.

The ceremony, before a gymnasium packed with parents and other supporters that included Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, superintendent of District 209, recognized those students who had earned either A Honor Roll or B Honor Roll. Those on the A Honor Roll currently maintain a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.99, while those on the B Honor Roll have a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.499. In addition, five students – Devon Jackson, Annette Kwasniewski, Auriana Peoples-Hargrett, Sonali Rajput, and Storm Turk – were honored for being named to the All A’s High Honor Roll for all three quarters.

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  Proviso West Seniors Learn About College Life Firsthand

 
 

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.

Split between April 12 and April 14, the students spent a day at Triton College, taking the ACT Compass test for the college to evaluate which courses the students should take, touring several areas of the community college campus, applying for admission to Triton, and learning more about the college and its costs.

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  Dinner at Hillside McDonald’s Benefits Proviso West Prom on April 21

 
 

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.

The annual fundraiser features Proviso West “taking over” their local McDonald’s, with a percentage of sales going directly to support school needs. This year’s McTeacher’s Night will benefit students who cannot afford to go to prom.

“This was a great social and fundraising event for our parents and students,” said Mr. Oscar Hawthorne, principal at Proviso West, said of last year’s McTeacher’s Night. “The manager and staff were tremendous.”

This year’s McTeacher’s Night at the McDonald’s of Hillside is sponsored by Proviso West High School and the Proviso West Class of 2016.

 
  District 209 Students: Sign Up for Summer School

 
  Students in Proviso Township High Schools District 209 wishing to take summer school can register beginning on Monday, March 28.

Summer school classes are scheduled to be held at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy from June 6 through July 18, with the summer program divided between a first semester that will take place June 6 through June 23, and a second semester from June 27 through July 18, with all classes taking place between 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Summer school components will be credit recovery; enrichment courses including the college tour, summer reading, and acceleration courses with prior approval; and freshman transition for incoming freshmen.

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  District 209 to Host Staff Retirement and Recognition Dinner on May 4

 
 

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.

Twelve retiring employees and more than 35 current employees at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will be recognized for their service to the District and their achievements at the dinner.

The reception and dinner will take place between 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. A ceremony to honor the employees to be recognized will take place during the dinner.

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