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  PTHS 209 Teachers and Staff Are Ready for a Successful 2014-15

 
 

It was a day of new beginnings as faculty and staff in Proviso Township High Schools gathered for the District’s annual District Institute Day at Proviso East High School on August 13.

In the school’s auditorium, newly renovated following a fire at Proviso East in May, teachers and staff members heard from Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, superintendent for District 209; Mr. Glenn Singleton, a consultant who spoke on matters of race in education; and Mr. Daniel Adams, president of the District 209 Board of Education.

“We look forward to a prosperous year,” Mr. Adams said. “As a team, we can make Proviso rise. We can make Proviso one of the premier school districts in the state.”

Dr. Collins-Hart said that teachers and staff members in District 209 do great things. She said that the District has seen progress in test scores and graduation rates in recent years, and several new academic programs have been added for this year. She said that it is a credit to teachers and staff members in helping students to achieve and the District to continue to grow.

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  Parents Get Education About High School at Parent University

 
 

Parents from Proviso Township High Schools District 209’s three schools and a few of its feeder schools learned a little more about succeeding in high school at the District’s third Parent University on Saturday, August 9, at the District 209 administrative offices at PMSA.

The Parent University was a series of workshops and a panel discussion designed to prepare parents to help their students in high school and beyond. The University was part of the District’s parent involvement through Title I and the Board of Education’s goal of improving stakeholder involvement, and was planned in collaboration with the District and the Proviso Strengthening College and Career Readiness Committee.

“The Parent University was a very positive event in which we were able to reach out to parents in our district,” said Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart, superintendent of District 209. “We had a great deal of good information presented, and we are planning to continue this type of outreach in the future.”

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  Incoming Freshman Learn About Schools at Freshman Transition

 
 

More than 575 incoming students attended the second annual Freshman Transition Program at Proviso East High School, Proviso West High School, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy on August 11 and 12.

The two-day program was well-attended, with 585 students attending the sessions at all three schools. 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 takes place on Friday, August 15.

"Getting a good start to the high school years helps students be better learners and be better prepared to graduate successfully from high school," Dr. Collins-Hart said. "We want our students to feel good about our schools and be comfortable in their new settings. The additional time in the schools before the regular school year will help our students to feel good about our schools and be comfortable in their new settings."

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  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.

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

 
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  Registration Packets - 2014-2015

 
  Freshman Registration Packet

Returning Student Registration Packet

 
  Student Health 101

 
 

June Edition for Students

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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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