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District 65 to address unfinished learning from previous years with focused tutoring program for over 2,000 students

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 will create Academic Skills Centers (ASCs) at 16 of its schools to provide focused, small group tutoring sessions three to five times per week for students to address unfinished learning from previous years. Sessions will address gaps in students’ math or literacy/language arts learning with added support for executive functioning skills. […]

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District 65 Seeks Community Feedback on Financial Priorities through ThoughtExchange Launch

District 65 has launched its first ThoughtExchange, an engagement opportunity available to all residents of the District 65 community. ThoughtExchange, a commonly used crowdsourcing tool, will collect feedback from community members as the district seeks to address its current financial challenges while continuing to prepare each of its students to achieve academically and grow socially. […]

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Coronavirus Update from ETHS: School Staying Open

Dear Students and Parents/Guardians: On February 27, 2020 ETHS District 202 sent a message about the coronavirus (COVID-19) to students, families, and staff. ETHS continues to monitor this rapidly changing health concern at local, state, and national levels. ETHS is acting with guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the local public health department […]

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Applications for Vacancy on D65 School Board Due on Feb. 26

As a reminder, the Board of Education is inviting interested Evanston and Skokie residents to apply to fill a current vacancy on the District 65 School Board. Candance Chow, Board Member, submitted her resignation on February 10, 2020. To fill the vacancy, the Board of Education is seeking applicants from across the District 65 community. In order to […]

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School District 65 Board Member Lindsay Cohen Resigns

Lindsay Cohen, Board Member, submitted her resignation, effective July 18, 2019, citing a family move outside of District 65 boundaries. To fill the vacancy, the Board of Education is seeking applicants from across the District 65 community. In order to be eligible to serve, a school board member must be a citizen of the United States, […]

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District 65 Appoints Executive Director for Special Services

On May 20, the District 65 School Board approved the appointment of Dr. Romy DeCristofaro as the Executive Director for Special Services. Dr. DeCristofaro will succeed Joyce Bartz, Assistant Superintendent, in leading special services and special education in District 65. Dr. DeCristofaro will officially begin in District 65 this July and will report directly to […]

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District 65 Participates in Activities to Honor and Affirm Black Students

 This February, students, educators, and families across School District 65 participated in a series of activities and events as part of the district’s commitment to Black student success. The intent of these activities is to intentionally affirm and celebrate Black students in Evanston/Skokie and our shared values for an equitable and racially just public school […]

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School District 65 Incoming Kindergarten Events

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is inviting families of incoming kindergartners to learn more about the kindergarten experience through a special event series this winter. Children must be five years-old on or before September 1 to register for kindergarten.  Kindergarten Open Houses January 22, 2019 – Attendance-area Schools (K-5) January 30, 2019 – Dr. Bessie Rhodes School […]

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District 65 Welcomes New Director of Research, Accountability, and Data

 On Monday, September 24, 2018, the District 65 School Board approved the appointment of Kylie Klein, as Director of Research, Accountability, and Data (RAD) as recommended by Superintendent Paul Goren. “Kylie has extensive experience working on research, data analysis, and accountability, including focused efforts on special education,” said Superintendent Goren. “She is a talented and […]