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New Coaches Face Different Challenges at ETHS
     Evanston’s two newest head coaches will face different challenges in the fall of 2019. For girls tennis coach Leanne Baker, the task will be to maintain --- and improve on --- the successful foundation built by former head coach Joyce Anderson.
City to Host 9th Annual 'Evanston Recycles' Event July 6
     The City of Evanston will host its ninth annual "Evanston Recycles" event on Saturday, July 6.
City Affirms Commitment to Address Racism, Equity
     City Council members approved a resolution on June 10 that affirmed the City’s commitment to addressing racism and ensuring equity in City operations, recognizing in unusually frank terms the City’s coming to grips with its own history of discrimination and racial injustice as part of the process of moving forward.
School District 65 Reaches Five-Year Deals With Teachers and Paraprofessionals
     On June 10, the District 65 School Board unanimously approved collective bargaining agreements with the District Educators Council (DEC, the teachers union) and the Evanston Teacher Assistant Association (ETAA). Each contract runs for five years.
Aldermen Take Steps to Curb 'Disruptive' Behavior
     City officials are moving forward on rules to foster greater decorum at public meetings, including establishing guidelines for the banners and posters which local activists have been placing around City Council chambers in recent months highlighting their positions.
Climbing Gym Wins OK
     Evanston’s one-time recycling center will find new life as a premier climbing gym under a move that was described by the alderman in the area as a “big win-win” for the developer but a “big lose-lose” in terms of the revenue returned.


Dr. Goren and School Board Mutually Agree to Leadership Transition
Paul Goren
Paul Goren
Both the Board and Dr. Goren agree that this is an opportune time to transition the leadership to build on the progress made over the past five years. Since assuming his position, Dr. Goren and the Board led the successful passage of the 2017 Referendum and have successfully negotiated labor contracts with the five unions representing the district’s employees.

Friday, June 14, 2019


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City News
• City Affirms Commitment to Address Racism, Equity
• Northlight Theatre Receives State Funding to Kick Off Return to Evanston
• Climbing Gym Wins OK
• Aldermen Take Steps to Curb 'Disruptive' Behavior
• Library Lot Update
• City Bails Out Canal Shores But Golf Course Loses Revenue to Northwestern
• Lost in Translation
• City Implements Alternatives to Criminal Justice System for Juveniles
• City Kicks Off Process to Find Suitor for Clarke Mansion
• The Federal Housing Administration's Role in Segregating and Cutting Off Mortgage Financing for Black Families in Chicago, 1934-1960

Columns
• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Hooked on Fishing: The Fish Are Biting So Get Out There!

Schools
• 2019 ETHS Commencement Speakers Inspire Students to Create Change
• School District 65 Reaches Five-Year Deals With Teachers and Paraprofessionals
• Superintendent Paul Goren Congratulates Eighth-Grade Graduates
• District 65 Unveils Student Assessment Plan, Including a Reduction in Testing
• D65 Finance Committee Defers Vote on Using ETHS Day School for Students with Special Needs
• D65 Administrators Propose Adding Three Assistant Principals
• Joyce Bartz Honored for 40 Years of Service
• D65 Will Phase in Zum for Transportation
• District 65 Announces New Principal of Kingsley Elementary
• ETHS Alum Pledges $330,000 For New Wellness & Performance Center

Sports
• ETHS Girls Soccer Team Captures Regional Title, Falls in Sectionals
• New Coaches Face Different Challenges at ETHS

Art & Life
• Celebrating Jens Jensen, Famed Landscape Architect
• EEA's Evanston Garden Walk Celebrates 30 Years
• It's Not Just the Number of Trees; It's How Long They Live
•  Local Attorney Places Decision Making Power in Hands of Clients
• Need Amazing Children's Books in Spanish? Ms. Hilda's Got Your Back
• Forty More Trees for the Urban Canopy
• Evanston Chamber Opera: 'Laugh With Us'
• 'Dry Evanston: The Untold Story'
• Evanston Community Foundation Leadership Evanston Graduates 27th Class
• NextGroup Focuses on Women Returning to the Workplace

Opinion
• Editorial: Rats, Requests and Results
• Room for a View: Father to Father
• Room for a View: Father's Day
• More Room:The Ecstasy of Every Day
• Different Decorations, Same Holiday



Four local women, Candance Chow, Tracy Quattrocki, Joan Sherman and Melanie Wright, founded NextGroup LLC to provide support, resources and employment connections to women who are re-entering the workforce.


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