Proviso East Vision Statement

"Proviso East High School is committed to enhancing student learning experiences through collaboration, utilization of best practices, data analysis, and professional development."

  Virtual Learning Underway with Google


On Friday, February 16, 2018, several teachers and their classes along with Proviso East librarian, Mrs. Shabana, worked with Google experts to explore ways to make their classrooms and lessons come alive through the Google Expedition AR Pioneer Program. Google Expeditions is a virtual-reality teaching tool. Students can explore the Coral Reef, visit planets, venture through the Human Cardiovascular system, and more without leaving the classroom.

There are close to 500 expeditions available. Students from Art, English and Science classes embarked upon the following academic explorations: Renaissance Art, World Wars I & II, Into the Human Cell, The Solar System, Dinosaurs, Flight Dynamics, The Human Muscular System and more. Exploring new technology such as Google Expedition AR Pioneer Program is essential to creating a more interactive learning environment that meets the needs of all students.

  Proviso East Freshman Honor Roll


On February 16th Proviso East celebrated Freshman students who earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll during their first semester at Proviso East.

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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 school. Some events included assemblies, walking museums, dance, music, and poetry.

Dr. Rodriguez and PAEC students

The Proviso West High School African American Club sponsored a “Walking Museum.” From February 5 – 9, 2018, historian Tammy Gibson displayed an exhibit – as she dressed in character of a field hand. Ms. Gibson covered the history of slavery from 1700 until the Emancipation with artifacts from all around the world, as well as pictures of some of her archaeological digs with recent finds.


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  Pirate Parent News - March 2018


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  Superintendent’s Student Advisory Board Update


The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Board (SSAB) had a meeting at the District Office on January 26, 2018. During the meeting, students exchanged views on District 209’s uniform policy and decided to develop a survey to receive student, faculty, staff, and community input on the uniform policy before presenting a proposal. D209 administrators and students shared the uniform policy survey with the school community and will present the results during the next Board of Education Policy Committee.

  D209 Board of Education Hosts an After School Tea for All Proviso Employees


During the last week of January, the D209 Board of Education held its first Meet and Greet After School Tea for all Proviso employees. The Board of Education hosted an event at each of the schools in recognition of the excellent work that all faculty and staff have demonstrated.

Faculty and staff enjoyed refreshments, had meaningful conversations with Board members, and showed school spirit by proudly displaying the “Love is... Proviso D209” shirts that were a gift from the School Board.

The Board of Education thanks all Proviso employees for their dedication and commitment to transforming our schools and creating education pathways that lead to student success.

  Student Uniform Survey


Proviso Township High Schools District 209 administration is seeking input from students, parents, community members, faculty and staff regarding the student appearance policy and the student uniform description.

Please take a few minutes to share your opinion by clicking on the following links:

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  School Environment Matters: Proviso Administers Sixth Illinois 5Essentials Survey to Improve Student Learning


PTHS District 209 will join the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) in the sixth statewide survey of school climate and learning conditions. The survey provides a unique opportunity for students, teachers and parents to have a voice in improving their schools. From December 5 through January 31, students, teachers and parents will be asked to take a 25-minute research-based survey to help identify strengths and weaknesses in their school’s learning environment. The survey results will serve as an opportunity for schools to reflect on progress since the last statewide implementation.

The Illinois 5Essentials Survey provides a comprehensive picture of a school’s organizational culture in an individualized report measuring five “essentials” critical for school success:

  • Effective Leaders
  • Collaborative Teachers
  • Involved Families
  • Supportive Environment
  • Ambitious Instruction

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Letter to parents regarding the Illinois 5Essentials Survey:

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  2017 Proviso West Holiday Basketball Tournament


The most spectacular Holiday Tournament in Illinois is about to happen. Proviso West continues its proud tradition by hosting the upcoming 57th Annual Holiday Basketball Tournament. The tournament will run all day December 27, 28, 29 and 30.

This special event is an ongoing source of community pride and honor. A number of dedicated community fans have attended the event for over 20 years, and continue to look forward to being present to witness the action during the holiday season. This event has showcased individuals who were destined for future success at the next level, and the list of talented individuals participating continues to be impressive again this year.


  Breakfast With Santa at Proviso East - December 9


  Proviso East Students Attend Hamilton: An American Musical


On October 18, 2017 a group of Proviso East High School students had the opportunity to see and learn history through Hamilton.

Last school year, Proviso East High School librarian, Amira Shabana, applied for the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Hamilton Education Program which invites Title I high schools to see the musical and to integrate Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Era into classroom studies.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute notified PEHS in August that it was among the schools selected into the program.


  Chicago Blackhawks G.O.A.L Clinic


On Tuesday, November 14th, the Blackhawks youth hockey staff conducted a floor hockey clinic for Proviso East Freshmen. The Proviso East Health and Wellness Department was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks as a Get Out And Learn (G.O.A.L.) participant. G.O.A.L. emphasizes the importance of exercise and healthy living while providing schools with the equipment to teach hockey in physical education classes.

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Proviso East staff was excited about the opportunity for freshman students to become introduced to the sport of hockey, while receiving instruction from a premier organization like the Chicago Blackhawks as well as receiving brand new hockey equipment.

“It was exciting to be chosen as a clinic site because it is important for our students to see that professional organizations give back to the community. Our students were exposed to a professional organization that cares about the next generation,” said Mrs. Tracy McCormick, Physical Education/NJROTC Department Chair.


  Summer School Survey


D209 students and parents please fill out the following survey to help us plan summer program options for 2018.


Summer Program Student Survey

Summer Program Parent Survey

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  Letter to Parents Regarding Academies

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  Registration Packets - 2017-2018

  Freshmen and New Students

Returning Students

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Estudiantes de Regresando

  Right to Know Letter

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  Grading Information

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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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