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Three Principals and Two Interim Principals Announced for District 65
     District 65 announced its newest team members - Dr. LaTarsha Green, Dawes Elementary Principal; Ms. Ginger Lumpkin, Walker Elementary Principal; and Ms. Jessica Plaza, Orrington Elementary Principal.
Robert Crown Project Neighborhood Meeting June 1
     The City of Evanston will host a second neighborhood meeting to gather input for the planned replacement of the Robert Crown Community Center on June 1
Penny Park Rededication Set for May 27
     The City of Evanston invites community members to the rededication and celebration of the improvements at Penny Park
Michelin kDeps Tradition Alive with 7th Place Finish at State
     Michelin placed 7th in the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 16.82 seconds to get ETHS on the state scoreboard again.
Biss: We Cannot Trust Gov. Rauner With the Power to Overhaul Medicaid
     “Gov. Rauner expects lawmakers to give him unchecked freedom to overhaul the state’s Medicaid program that insures the poorest Illinois children and senior citizens ... "
Library Book Sale Offers Incredible Deals on Quality Books
     The Evanston Public Library will hold a huge Pop-Up Book Sale from Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11.


Final Chapter? Council Puts Sale of Library Parking Lot Back on the Table
Evanston Public Library parking lot, 1714-20 Chicago Ave.
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Evanston Public Library parking lot, 1714-20 Chicago Ave.

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On April 24, City Council voted decisively, by a 6-2 vote, to reject the proposed sale of the City-owned parking lot northeast of the main branch library. On May 8, though, Ald. Wilson made a motion. “I move we adopt an ordinance to authorize the City Manager” to negotiate a contract to sell the library parking lot. The motion passed 6-2, with Alds. Rainey and Wynne voting “no.”

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


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City News
• MWRD Board Rejects Keefe Request for Easement
• Council Approves Resolution Opposing Wilmette Developer's Plans to Despoil Isabella Woods
• Bobkiewicz Withdraws from Tacoma City Manager Post
• Goodbye to a Mayor
•  Excavations Begin on Pipes Near James Park
• EFD Announces Promotions
• Loaded Handgun Recovered in Traffic Stop
• Charges Filed in Battery/Dog Bite Incident
• Some Drivers With 'Disabled' Placards Have to Pay to Park
• Librarian Receives 15-Day Suspension

Columns
• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Invasion of the Garden Snatchers
• Hooked on Fishing: The Fishing is Heating Up

Schools
• Study Finds Achievement/Opportunity Gaps Are Due Primarily to Differences That Occur Before Third Grade
• D65 Board Approves New Engineering and Reading Curricula
• Projections Create Baseline to Track Whether Referendum Funds Are Being Used According to Plan
• District 65 Equity Policy Moves to School Board
• ETHS and EPL to Increase Access to Technology
• ETHS 'ALT School' Continues to Help Kids Graduate, Succeed
• ETHS Hosts First LGBTQ+ Student Summit
• William Snell VFW Post Honors ETHS Student
• Three Principals and Two Interim Principals Announced for District 65
• Speech and Debate Team Has Set New Records

Sports
• Girls Lacrosse Wins Season Finale, Ready for Postseason Plan
• Brown Guides Kits to 9th Consecutive Baseball Win
• Wildkits Blank Niles West for Consiglio's 200th Win
• Kits Show Quality, Quantity to Rest of CSL South Field
• Kits Break Loose for 8 Goals as 'Second Season' Opens
• Garron, Wilburn Earn Repeat Trips to State Track Finals
• Michelin kDeps Tradition Alive with 7th Place Finish at State
• ETHS and NU Team Up to Present Benefits of Football

Art & Life
• Eggleston Park Is Home to 40,000 New Buzzing, Humming Residents
• King Arts Fifth Grader Inspires Kids to 'Keep Cooking'
• Warren 'Billy' Cherry Fund Celebrates Scholarship Winners
• Dajae Coleman Foundation Honors Achievement Award Winners
• Book Review: 'A Soft Place to Land'
• The Gentlemen at Dinner
• Y.O.U. Celebrates Youth Center Grand Opening
• Moran Center
• Synagogue Youth Group Sees Immigration Issue Up Close at Texas-Mexico Border

Opinion
• Editorial:Heading Into Year 3 With Egos as Big as the State
• Room for a View: Alarmed? 'Forewarned is Forearmed'
• Room for a View: Breaking the Ice
• More Room: Award-Winning Author Recalls Evanston Boyhood
• Editorial: We Oppose an Easement to Build a Road Through Isabella Woods
• Citizenship Takes Many Forms
• Making Our Streets Safer and Healthier for All



Children all over Evanston look forward to outdoor recess, but for the last several years students at Park School have not had a playground that is accessible and safe. Located in south Evanston, Park School serves the most disabled and vulnerable of District 65 and District 202’s students.


Dr. Goren's Statement to the Community

2017 Referendum Thank You from Evanston/Skokie School D65 on Vimeo.

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