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Posted inCOVID19

COVID-19 risks force music educators to make key changes

There’s little argument that music education enhances the social and emotional wellbeing of students. Music activities are thought to help build confidence and enhance collaborative work skills, social awareness and even empathetic behaviors. Keeping school music programs viable is important, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, layered safety mitigation strategies and diligence in following them are also […]

Posted inSports

ETHS boys soccer: No trophy? No problem for tourney champion Wildkits

The fact that no trophy is awarded to the winner of the Evanston Invitational soccer tournament causes ETHS head coach Franz Calixte a sleepless night occasionally. Friday night was one of those nights, because the longtime coach knew that Walter Payton Prep – based on comparative tournament scores – was a real threat to end […]

Posted inSchools

District 65 School Board and administrators move to dismiss federal lawsuit

District 65 School Board and administrators on Aug. 30 filed a motion to dismiss the complaint that was filed against them by Stacy Deemar in the United States District Court in Chicago on June 29. The complaint alleges that defendants treated Deemar differently from her colleagues because of her race “when they intentionally segregated staff […]