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  Notice on International Baccalaureate Status

“Proviso Math and Science Academy is a candidate school* for the Diploma Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Proviso Math and Science Academy believes is important for our students. For more information about the International Baccalaureate Organization, please visit http://www.ibo.org.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (and in addition the IB Career-related Certificate). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.”


 
  Students May Register for School, Pick Up Textbooks August 3-7

 
  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 2014-15 school year. During registration, students may pick up their textbooks, student identifications, bus routes, and class schedules.

Registration at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day from August 3 to 7. Monday, August 3, will be for freshmen, Tuesday, August 4, will be for sophomores, Wednesday, August 5, will be for juniors, and Thursday, August 6, will be for seniors. Friday, August 7, will be a make-up for those who were unable to come to PMSA on their assigned days.

At Proviso East 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 3, Wednesday, August 5, and Friday, August 7. The school also will be open from noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, and Thursday, August 6, for registration. 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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  Classes on First Day of School in District 209 to Begin at 7:50 a.m.

 
  Classes on First Day of School in District 209 to Begin at 7:50 a.m.

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.

In addition, freshmen attending Freshman Orientation on Friday, August 14, will follow the Friday schedule, with classes beginning at 7:50 a.m. and students being dismissed at 3:13 p.m.

All students and staff will follow the regular bell schedule on August 17, the first day of classes for the 2015-16 school year. This means first period will begin at 7:50 a.m., and students will be dismissed for the day at 3:20 p.m.

The first late start day will be on the following Monday, August 24, when classes will begin at 8:55 a.m.

 
  D209 Students to Get Free Breakfast, Lunch

 
 

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.

District 209 will be implementing a new option available to schools participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2015-2016 school year.  Schools that participate in the CEP are able to provide healthy breakfasts and lunches each day at no charge for all students enrolled in that CEP school during the 2015-2016 school year.  As a result, students and their families at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will not need to submit lunch applications.

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  District 209 to Host Freshman Transition Program August 10-11

 
 

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.

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, said Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, superintendent of District 209. This is in addition to the traditional Freshman Orientation, which will occur on August 14.

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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 2015-16 school year on August 17.

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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  Registration Packets - 2015-2016

 
  Freshmen and New Students

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

 
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  District 209 Policy on the Education of Children with Disabilities (6.120)

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