Area Leaders React To Florida Mass Shooting

Sunday, February 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Students being led out of a high school in Parkland, Fla., after a Feb. 14 mass shooting. | Getty Images 

The Feb. 14 shooting at Stoneman Douglass High School in Parkland, Fla., where a semi-automatic-toting 19-year-old killed 17 people, garnered some reaction among local community leaders, particularly in area schools.

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D89 Superintendent Pens Immigration-Related Letter to Families

District 89 Supt. David Negron released a letter to students, parents and families on March 8 reinforcing some of the district’s immigration-related policies. | File  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview District 89 Superintendent David Negron released a pointed letter addressed to parents, families and students today. It was related to “local and national events surrounding immigration and refugees.” Negron … Continue reading D89 Superintendent Pens Immigration-Related Letter to Families

Maywood School Celebrates Holidays With International Flair

Students during Washington Dual Language Academy’s “Christmas Around the World” assembly performed numerous poems and songs from cultures around the globe on Thursday afternoon. | Shanel Romain/VFP Thursday, December 15, 2016 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews J’Larean Anderson beamed as she watched her third-grade son, Joshua Dawson, participate in the “Christmas Around the World” assembly Thursday afternoon at Washington Dual Language Academy, 1111 Washington Blvd. … Continue reading Maywood School Celebrates Holidays With International Flair