Dwayne Williams and Michelle Proutsos collaborate to help their students understand psychology in practice


HHSTA Members and Hinsdale South staff members Dwayne Williams and Michelle Proutsos collaborated in their roles as Interventionist and Psychology teacher to conduct a lesson with students on psychological approaches. Students were introduced to the seven…

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Laura Milas, Central art teacher, represents art educators on the ISBE Illinois Professional Educator Competencies (IPEC)


Milas was selected as one of only three art educators in the state to serve in this capacity. In summer 2019, the ISBE began a multi-phased process to examine teaching and teacher preparation standards, best…

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Nancy Betker awarded Standing Ovation Award from the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health


Ms. Nancy Betker, social worker at Hinsdale South, was awarded the Standing Ovation Award from the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health. Ms. Riley Blythe, representative from the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health, presented Ms. Betker…

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Member Highlight: Mr. Noah Lawrence


Mr. Noah Lawrence, Social Studies teacher and track and field and cross country coach at Hinsdale Central, was the focus of a recent spotlight in The Hinsdalean. This article highlights Mr. Lawrence’s resiliency, both in…

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Adam Hallihan & Kristin Kaduk, ECO Club sponsors, awarded grant for garden from the Illinois Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant


Hinsdale South’s Environmental Concerns Organization (ECO Club), under the guidance of sponsors Adam Hallihan and Kristin Kaduk, recently received funding from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to plant a native pollinator garden on South’s…

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