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  PMSA Celebrates Top Reader Awards

 
 

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.

The awards were for this school year with a cutoff date of March 1 and include a fiction and nonfiction only. Isabel Popoca, senior at PMSA, has checked out and read 225 books during her four years at PMSA. Alexis Robles, is just shy of triple digits already and she is a sophomore. Alison Brennan has read the entire Manga collection and has started reading more fiction and is already in the double digits this school year alone. Sadiya Khan is also in the double digits, and is one of the fastest readers, often checking out and reading several books a week as well as checking out books like SAT practice. Iyleah Hernandez checks out both fiction and nonfiction equally and is as excited about one as the other. Ms. Fiala stated that she looks forward to showing Iyleah the lastest “cool” nonfiction books she has purchased.

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  PTHS D209 Students Learn About College and Careers

 
 

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, superintendent for PTHS D209, stated, “PTHS D209 is committed to empowering all students to meet the academic and career preparation demands that will allow them to be not just college and career ready, but also globally competitive.”

This fair was a cooperative effort between the PTHS D209 Department of Family and Student Engagement, our school counselors, the Melrose Park Community Alliance, Loyola School Based Health Center, Junior Achievement, and West 40.

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  PTHS D209 Celebrates Black History Month

 
 

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.

The PMSA Black History Program was developed and presented by students who started planning for the program in November. The students met after school and worked collaboratively in groups to narrow down the items to be included in the program. The students ultimately decided on a program that highlighted and celebrated different events in each decade such as a Harlem Renaissance and a swing dance performance and a President Obama and the Black Lives Matter Movement presentation. The students presented an outstanding program on Monday, February 27th for parents and the community and Tuesday, February 28th for the student body.

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  Proviso East and PMSA Students’ Artwork Displayed in Community Art Exhibits

 
 

Proviso East and PMSA High School 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.

Triton College, in River Gove, held their reception on February 15th where all artists were honored. Proviso East had 27 participants including: Jala Reid, Cynthia Perra, Amari Johnson, Dominique Wallace, Javonte Dunbar, Kurt Sturgill, Daria Maritnez, Zahory Verdin, Chastity Williams, Jared Charo, Nayelli Mendoza Palomares, Jocelyn Gonzales, Elvin Cortez, Fatima Morales, Brian Barraza, Kevin Stoletto, Jonathan Reyes, Lillian Lopez, Kianna Walker, Gerrund Caffie, Gregorio Velazquez, Andy Miranda, Isabel Saucedo, Keisha Hood, Celeste Loya, Emmy Carpena, and Leila Tellez.

PMSA had 10 participants: Elena Buenrostro, Jailene MIreles , Justin Blaylock, Ariadna Perez-Davila, Cynthia Suaste, Nyah Peaches, Lucas Rosa, Melanie Hernandez, Jennifer Orozco and Van Ma.

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  24 PMSA Students Named as Illinois State Scholars

 
  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.

According to the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), Illinois State Scholars represent approximately the top ten percent of high school seniors from 765 high schools across the state. Illinois State Scholars possess strong academic potential and are chosen based on a combination of exemplary ACT or SAT test score.

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  PTHS D209 Celebrates National School Counseling Week 2017

 
 

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. National School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career, according to ASCA.

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