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Posted inArt & Life

Northwestern Helps Support Summer Fest

Registration is now open for Evanston’s Summer Fest at Butler Park, a seven-week STEAM program beginning June 21 that lets middle school-aged children explore everything from roller skating and drone racing to woodworking, creating beats, and podcasting. Summer Fest will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday though Aug. 6 at Butler Park in Evanston’s […]

Posted inSchoolsUncategorized

FUSE Now Available for All Sixth-Graders

Every sixth grader in Evanston/Skokie School District 65 now has access to Northwestern University’s FUSE program, a buffet of nearly 30 hands-on, computer-based challenges in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM). Initially introduced as an after-school program in several District 65 pilot schools, FUSE was incorporated into the revamped sixth-grade “advisory” class, which helps […]

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Northwestern, Evanston Schools Launch Code65.org

Evanston students will be pursuing computer coding challenges throughout December as part of the new Code65 program, a month-long computer science initiative that builds on the national “Hour of Code” movement. Driven by Evanston/Skokie School District 65’s EvanSTEM project in partnership with Northwestern University’s Digital Youth Network, Code65 is designed to introduce elementary school children […]