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File #: 16-5607    Version: 1 Name: RESOLUTION OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CONGRATULATING THE STUDENTS AND STAFF OF PROVISO MATH AND SCIENCE ACADEMY ON ITS RECOGNITION BY CHICAGO MAGAZINE AS THE TOP SUBURBAN HIGH SCHOOL IN COOK COUNTY
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 9/28/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/5/2016 Final action: 10/5/2016
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CONGRATULATING THE STUDENTS AND STAFF OF PROVISO MATH AND SCIENCE ACADEMY ON ITS RECOGNITION BY CHICAGO MAGAZINE AS THE TOP SUBURBAN HIGH SCHOOL IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, Proviso Math and Science Academy is a distinguished magnet high school in Proviso Township School District 209, located in Forest Park, Illinois; and, WHEREAS, Proviso Math and Science Academy is one of the newest schools in Proviso Township District 209, having been founded in 2005; and, WHEREAS, nearly 800 students who reside within the geographic boundaries of Proviso Township District 209 attend Proviso Math and Science Academy; and, WHEREAS, Proviso Math and Science Academy employs a multi-faceted approach to its curriculum, gearing its instructional approach toward teaching the skills that its students will need to compete in a 21st Century economy; and, WHEREAS, the students of Proviso Math and Science Academy benefit from an inst...
Sponsors: RICHARD R. BOYKIN, LUIS ARROYO JR, JERRY BUTLER, JOHN P. DALEY, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, GREGG GOSLIN, STANLEY MOORE, SEAN M. MORRISON, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, ROBERT STEELE, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CONGRATULATING THE STUDENTS AND STAFF OF PROVISO MATH AND SCIENCE ACADEMY ON ITS RECOGNITION BY CHICAGO MAGAZINE AS THE TOP SUBURBAN HIGH SCHOOL IN COOK COUNTY


WHEREAS, Proviso Math and Science Academy is a distinguished magnet high school in Proviso Township School District 209, located in Forest Park, Illinois; and,

WHEREAS, Proviso Math and Science Academy is one of the newest schools in Proviso Township District 209, having been founded in 2005; and,

WHEREAS, nearly 800 students who reside within the geographic boundaries of Proviso Township District 209 attend Proviso Math and Science Academy; and,

WHEREAS, Proviso Math and Science Academy employs a multi-faceted approach to its curriculum, gearing its instructional approach toward teaching the skills that its students will need to compete in a 21st Century economy; and,

WHEREAS, the students of Proviso Math and Science Academy benefit from an instructional emphasis on mathematics, science, and technology; and,

WHEREAS, the student body of Proviso Math and Science Academy reflects a diverse range of cultural and economic backgrounds; and,

WHEREAS, the students of Proviso Math and Science Academy have been awarded tens of millions of dollars in scholarships since the school was founded just over a decade ago; and,

WHEREAS, Proviso Math and Science Academy has received numerous local, regional and national honors, including a "bronze" ranking from U.S. News and World Report in its "Best High Schools" publication; and,

WHEREAS, in August of 2016, Proviso Math and Science Academy was named the top high school in suburban Cook County by Chicago Magazine, beating out a number of districts with a higher per capita income and considerable economic advantages;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the President and Cook County Board of Commissioners that the teachers, students, and administration of the Proviso Math and Scie...

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