Evanston Township High School students begin the 2016-17 school year on Monday, August 22, 2016. Students report by grade level on opening day:
Grade 9: 8:00 to 11:15am – Freshmen start at 8:00am in the auditorium on the first day of school. After an assembly, they will follow their schedule beginning at 8:30am and will be dismissed at 11:15am to attend the annual Freshman Picnic held on the outdoor track. Freshmen will be dismissed from the picnic to go home at 12:15pm.
Grades 10-12: 12:00 to 3:35pm – Students in grades 10-12 will be invited to enter the building at 11:40am on the first day of school, but not before. First period begins at 12:00pm. A student who does not have a first-period class can go to South Cafeteria at 12:00pm. Students will be dismissed to go home at 3:35pm. Lunch will not be served to students in grades 10-12 on the first day.
Students in grades K-8 in School District 65 start school on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
The RoundTable erroneously said the first day of school was Aug. 28 in the Aug. 11 issue of the RoundTable. The RoundTable regrets the error.