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District 65 Referendum Information Sessions

For two years, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 has shared information regarding the significant financial challenges on the horizon, with a cumulative deficit reaching $112 million by 2025. Evanston/Skokie residents are invited to learn more about the important work happening in D65 schools, the current financial situation, options to balance the budget, and what a referendum […]

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Guest Essay: Save Our Schools, Protect Our Kids

We’re a diverse group of parents and grandparents, community, faith-based, business and educational leaders, and many other everyday Evanstonians supporting a grassroots effort to save our schools and protect our kids.  There’s a vital referendum on the April 4 ballot that we are voting “yes” on to provide our District 65 schools and kids with […]

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BRMS Green Team Tackles Lunchroom Waste

The Dr. Bessie Rhodes Magnet School Green Team has been working throughout the year to help students Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Teachers have recently used the Cool Tool to teach the students about reducing waste and recycling in the lunchroom. For the week of Monday 2/1 – Friday 2/5, the Green Team will be in the lunchroom […]

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BRMS Jump Rope for Heart

The Dr. Bessie Rhodes Magnet School is committed to health and helping. On February 11, students will get a chance to focus on both. On that day, students in K-4th grade physical education classes will be participating in Jump Rope for Heart, a fundraiser for the American Heart Association. If you have questions or would like […]

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Move Over Famous Artists!

Washington School artists are taking over the spotlight! Maggie Mielczarek, the school’s Art Teacher, has teamed up with Artsonia, — the world’s largest online kid’s art museum — to display the students’ artwork. Anyone can view the school gallery online at: Visitors can browse the artwork in the school gallery by grade level, […]