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Librarian Receives 15-Day Suspension
     On April 27, Ms. Williams told the RoundTable she received a 15-day suspension, starting on Monday.
Schakowsky: "The GOP has found a new low" on Health care
     “Just when we thought the Republican proposal to rip apart the American health care system had scraped the bottom of the barrel, the GOP has found a new low."
Dewey Principal New Assistant Superintendent of Schools
     On Tuesday, April 25, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 announced that Andalib Khelghati has been appointed to one of the district’s top posts and will serve as the Assistant Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1.
Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees' Statement of Support for Its Director and Staff
     On April 19, 2017, the Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees renewed the annual employment contract of our Director, Karen Danczak Lyons. The hiring and evaluation of our director are powers granted to us under state law.  We take these responsibilities very seriously.
NU Opposes Executive Order Restricting Immigration
       Northwestern University has joined 30 other colleges and universities around the country in filing an amicus brief opposing President Donald Trump’s second executive order restricting immigration.
Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week
      Governor Rauner issued the proclamation and both houses passed resolutions identifying April 24th through the 28th as Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week.


Sale of Library Parking Lot Advances
At the April 14 Planning and Development Committee meeting, aldermen focused more on the design of the building than on the $4 million sale price, and the matter was forwarded, not unanimously, to City Council for introduction.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017


    Community Forum     Recently Commented
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•  Expand TWI to Middle Schoola.The TWI (Two Way Immersion) program is a valuable part of District 65 s...

•  Thank You for Supporting District 65 Schools
We want to thank our diverse group of parents and gr...


•  Protest Defunding Of Great Lakes Restoration
The next time you walk along the lakefront, pause...


•  D65ís Strategic Plan
With the upcoming vote on the D65 referendum, I took a deeper look at what D...



City News
• New President Named for Presence Saint Francis Hospital
• Excitement Builds Around New Library Branch at Crown Center
• Board of Ethics Meets - Some Decisions Await
• Proposed 9-Story Apartment Building at 831 Emerson St. Moves to Council
• P & D Committee Holds Proposed Expansion of Downtown Plan to Area North of Emerson Street
• 16-Story Complex May Rise Over Sherman Avenue Restaurants
• Officers, Staff and Citizens Receive Evanston Police Department Awards
• 33-Story Tower in the Offing For 601-611 Davis St.
• Rules Committee 'Revisits' Policies, Takes No Action
• Librarian Receives 15-Day Suspension

Columns
• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Amid Climate Change and Warming Weather, Earth Day Matters
• Hooked on Fishing: Quick Start Tips

Schools
• We Urge the District 202 School Board to Raise Expectations for College Readiness
• District 65 School Board Considers Resolution Dealing with Referendum Funds
• New Course Offerings Proposed at School District 65
• Having Mastered Neckties, the Gentlemen Turn to Business
• District 65 Expands Policy Relating to Gender Identity
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• Dewey Principal New Assistant Superintendent of Schools
• Original Cast Members Bring 'Jesus Christ Superstar' to ETHS

Sports
• Wildkits Baseball Improve to 11/7
• Offense Comes Alive for ETHS Girls in Tourney Finale
• Kits Top Niles North in CSL South Soccer Opener
• My Chicago Athlete Magazine Names District 65 Educator 'Athlete of the Year'
• Smith Sparks ETHS Spikers to 4th Place at Tourney
• Brown Deals Like an Ace in Home Opener for Kits

Art & Life
• Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards - Winners Announced
• Poem in Your Pocket Day Hits Evanston Neighborhoods
• YWCA Evanston/North Shore Intensifies Its Outreach to Men
• The Book Bird The Evanston Literary Festival Is Near!
• ESO Named Community Orchestra of the Year
• Justine Janis: Library Social Worker
• GO Evanston: Helping Evanstonians Get Around Town
• Notes From North Shore Harmonizers 'Feelin' Groovy'
• CSO Violist from Evanston Featured in Fund Raiser, for Syrian Refugees
• EPL Progams for Kids and Adults

Opinion
• Editorial: The Other Side of Police-Citizen Interactions
• Room for a View: The Climate of Change
• Room for a View: Tweets
• More Room: Trash Busters



April in Evanston brings more than warmer days and the greening of lawns and trees. April is also National Poetry Month – accompanied by a community calendar loaded with events to increase awareness and appreciation for poetry.


Dr. Goren's Statement to the Community

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

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