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D65 Superintendent Devon Horton Proposes New School Board Committee Structure to Provide More Transparency

At the District 65 School Board Policy Committee meeting on April 12, Superintendent Devon Horton proposed a new School Board committee structure which would provide more transparency and afford the public the right to observe deliberations of members of the School Board with administrators on some key aspects of the District’s business. Dr. Horton proposed that the Board have a curriculum/policy committee, […]


ETHS Softball Squad Moves on Without Hurler Chambers

Give Amy Gonzales the top pick in a fantasy softball draft and the Evanston coach wouldn’t have a problem choosing Molly Chambers. But the once-in-a-lifetime pitcher for the program didn’t […]

No Nibbling Necessary as Kits Open Baseball Season

Evanston’s baseball team opens a shortened season Tuesday at home against Buffalo Grove, and head coach Frank Consiglio wants his pitching staff to be in attack mode right from the […]

Soccer Kits Will Lean on Veterans in Junior Class

When she promoted several underclassmen to the varsity roster in the spring of 2019, Evanston soccer coach Stacy Salgado didn’t know what the future would bring. Salgado was simply aiming […]

ETHS to Begin Hybrid Instruction on April 14

 At the April 12 District 202 Board meeting, Peter Bavis, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, described the Evanston Township High School hybrid learning plan that will go in effect […]

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The Evanston RoundTable recently launched a new podcast series – the RoundCast. We’re kicking off the series with episodes featuring candidates for office in Evanston’s Feb. 23 primary and April 6 general election. The RoundCast […]

Goodbye, Parkway Swings and Tightropes

A 2019 City ordinance to protect parkway trees is taking precedence over some homeowners’ temporary playgrounds. Attachments to public trees, such as swings, ladders, and tightropes, are prohibited by City ordinance 15-0-19, approved by City […]


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ETHS Seniors Find Fun Again with 46-6 Romp

Evanston’s seniors put the fun back in football Friday night in what could be their final appearance at Lazier Field, bouncing back from devastating losses to […]


Developing a Segregated Town, 1900-1960

Evanston’s first African American residents arrived in the 1850s, and by 1880 there were approximately 125 African Americans in Evanston. The number grew to 737 in 1900. At that time, many of the African Americans in Evanston worked in domestic and personal service. With the Great […]