Evanston Township High School sophomores work on a project every year to make a change in the community during our mandatory civics class. The project varies from class to class, but in my class, the first step was to choose our problem and write a position statement outlining the effects of the issue. After recently […]
In his sophomore year at Valparaiso University, Michael Allen thrived. He played on the football team, performed well in his classes, and loved being a college student. One evening, Mr. Allen called his younger brother, Gilbert Allen, to brag about his success in school. During that call, he learned his brother was failing his classes […]
On June 25, in accordance with the Illinois State Board of Education’s rules and regulations governing school records and with the Illinois School Student Act of 1975, Evanston Township High School will destroy the Special Education Records of students who graduated in 2015. To obtain copies of records before the originals are destroyed, graduates of […]
Mr. Wilkins summarized STEM School Evanston’s vision for a new STEM school in the Fifth Ward. Ms. Smith said, “The goal is to have the school in the Fifth Ward.” She said, though, from District 65’s perspective, all options were on the table, and that community input would be a key factor. Ms. Lyons said EPL was interested in being a partner and supporting the mission of the school.
Evanston Township High School’s student-produced newspaper The Evanstonian won 32 awards, including best overall publication for schools with more than 2,600 students, in the annual contest held by the Illinois Journalism Education Association (IJEA). The Evanstonian and ETHS students earned first place, second place, third place, and honorable mention awards in the following categories: First Place Awards (13): […]
Choices and options for the Evanston Township High School Class of 2021 were limited by a global pandemic that upended their senior year and required them to adapt and adjust to an unprecedented time in education. Amid the vaccine roll-out in early spring, the options for graduating seniors were expanded by a dedicated ETHS staff […]
Evanston Township High School hosted six in-person commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2021 on May 21. The optional event, which was live-streamed on the ETHS YouTube channel, was held at the school’s Lazier Field. The ceremonies took place at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1, 3, 5, and 7 p.m. on a beautiful, warm, sunny day. […]
District 65 schools are scheduled to open for in-person learning for five full days a week at all grade levels, beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 25. This article lays out what school will look like for k-8 students.
Evanston Township High School is sponsoring two virtual Family Action Network events this month, free and open to the public, suitable for ages 12 and up. Both will be available later on the FAN website and Youtube channel. “Better, Not Bitter: Living on Purpose in the Pursuit of Racial Justice,” a webinar featuring Yusef Salaam and […]
Zachariah Begly of Evanston graduated from Goshen College this spring with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting and Journalism. Members of the Goshen College Class of 2021 were honored during the college’s 123rd commencement ceremony, held virtually and in-person, on April 25. The Class of 2021 consists of 223 graduates who were awarded the following degrees: […]