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On March 20, the community will be asked to vote on whether or not to approve funding for a new K-5 school, for eight new classrooms and upgrades to both Haven and Nichols Middle Schools, and for upgrades to King Lab and Rhodes Magnet Schools at a total cost of $48.2 million.

Citizens For a Better Evanston is hosting four community forums to discuss the referendum projects and issues relating to the projects. CBE will present Susan Hope Engel’s film featuring interviews with principals, teachers, parents and students. A presentation will be made about the referendum projects and CBE volunteers and Distrcit 65 Board members will be available to answer questions.

The forums will be held as follows: 

  • February 23rd, 7:00 pm at the Evanston Ecology Center
  • February 28th, 7:00 pm at Haven School
  • March 7th, 7:00 pm at King Lab School
  • March 15, 7:00 pm at Chute School