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18 Proviso West Students Arrested, Suspended Over School Brawls

The first fight happened inside Proviso West’s lunchroom on Monday. Hillside police arrested 15 students, all of them taken out of the school in handcuffs.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

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Report Alleges Nepotism By High School Board President, State Rep. Candidate

The president of the Proviso High School District board in the western suburbs is running for Illinois state representative, and a report says he has had 19 close friends and relatives hired for school jobs.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

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Proviso West Star Back In Chicago, Joins Northwestern

Northwestern announced Saturday the addition of wide receiver Kyle Prater to the Wildcats program. A product of Proviso West High School, Prater formerly was enrolled at the University of Southern California.


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Suit: High School Teacher Tells Student ‘I Wanna Hit It’

A west suburban high school band teacher allegedly told a teenage girl ‘I wanna hit it’ and made sexually suggestive gestures while she was a student in his class, a lawsuit filed Thursday claims.


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Students Protest Ouster Of Proviso West Principal

A shakeup is rocking students at Proviso West High School, one of the Chicago area’s largest.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2011