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  PTHS to Welcome Incoming Freshmen for Orientation August 17th at 7:50 a.m.  

Forest Park, IL...Proviso Township High Schools District 209 will welcome incoming freshmen for orientation on Wednesday, August 17th at 7:50 a.m.

“We are very excited about the start of this new school year,” said PTHS 209 Superintendent Dr. Nettie Collins-Hart. “We look forward to welcoming all of our new students next Wednesday with freshmen orientation. This is a day specifically designed for our new students to get them comfortable, acclimated, and prepared for a wonderful new school year.”

Proviso East, Proviso West, and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy will open the doors for incoming freshmen beginning at 7:50 a.m. on Wednesday. The day ends at 3:20 p.m. Bus service will be available for Proviso East and Proviso West High School students.

During orientation, students will have an opportunity to tour their new school buildings, check their schedules for accuracy, test locker assignments, and hear a presentation about their schools, standards, and expectations. Students will also have an opportunity to meet and greet their new principals and peers during an ice cream social.

For questions about freshmen orientation, please contact your school’s main office (Proviso East: 708.344.7000, Proviso West: 708.449.6400, PMSA: 708.338.4100). School resumes for all students on Thursday, August 18th at 7:50 a.m.  The first full day of school for all students also ends as a normal day at 3:20 p.m. Bus service will be available for Proviso East and Proviso West High School students.   If there are questions regarding bus stop pick-up locations, please contact Proviso East’s Transportation Hotline at 708.202.1825 or Proviso West’s Transportation Hotline at 708.202.6299.