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April 21, 2019 


District 65 School Board Appears Ready to End Use of SROs in the Schools, Limit Calls to Police for Support
While no vote was taken, it appeared that many Board members favored eliminating the practice of using Police Department School Resource Officers (SROs) in the schools and significantly limiting the occasions on which police officers would be called into the schools.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
ETHS Board Approves Agreement for School Resource Officers
The District 202 School Board at its April 8 meeting unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Evanston that governs reciprocal reporting of offenses and the continued deployment of School Resource Officers (SROs) to Evanston Township High School. A third part of the agreement continues the employment of a post-secondary counselor.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
District 65 Dedicates Community Welcome Center
On April 3, School District 65 dedicated its Community Welcome Center, a room on the ground floor of the Joseph E. Hill Education Center, which is accessible through a hallway near the main entrance to the building. The dedication was attended by District 65 administrators, staff and parents and representatives of many community organizations.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Post-Secondary Counselor at ETHS
In addition to accepting the two police officers to serve as School Resource Officers, the intergovernmental agreement signed by both City of Evanston and Evanston Township High School officials last week provides that ETHS will continue to employ a “post-secondary career counselor to work on training and outreach to ETHS students.”
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
District 65 10-Second Film Festival
The community is invited to celebrate Earth Week with the D65 Green Teams at the second annual 10- Second Film Festival, at 6:30 p.m. on April 26 in the Rotary International Auditorium, 1560 Sherman Ave..
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Parents Wary About 'Alt' School Programming and Staff
Having successfully navigated the path to zoning approval and made it through the gauntlet of neighborhood opposition, Evanston Township High School officials are on what may be the last leg in an arduous triathlon to establish an alternative school here: parental concern about the curriculum and services.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Low Turnout for School Board Elections
About 9% of the registered voters in School Districts 65 and 202 voted in the April 2 election, even though the combined budgets of the School Districts is $216 million.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
'Beautiful Synergy' of Family Action Network and ETHS
In Evanston and other North Shore communities, Family Action Network (FAN) is a prominent and popular non-profit organization known for its educational and compelling speakers.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
ETHS Scholastic Bowl Team Qualifies for National Competiton
After finishing the Central Suburban League conference undefeated, Evanston Township High School’s Scholastic Bowl team competed at the Illinois High School Association’s Regional Scholastic Bowl. Team members defended their title as the IHSA champions with a margin of 300 points or more.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
ETHS 10th Grader Wins Debate Junior Varsity Championship
Quinn A. Hughes, 10th grader at Evanston Township High School, won 1st Place in the Second Annual Illinois Debate Community, Junior Varsity, 2019  State Champions.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
ETHS Mock Trial Team Places Third in ISBA Invitational
The ETHS Mock Trial team took third place in the 2019 Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) High School Mock Trial Invitational this month, after tying for first place at the Lake County Bar Mock Trial Invitational.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
School District 65's Achievement Report Presents Disappointing Results
Superintendent Paul Goren said, “The data information, as such, are a clarion call to all District 65 educators to focus our work to improving outcomes, especially outcomes of kids of color and those from historically marginalized backgrounds.”
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
MAP Normative Data Shows Significantly Higher Achievement Levels for CPS Students than NAEP or PARCC
In recent years, Paul Zavitkovsky, a researcher and leadership coach at the Center for Urban Education Leadership Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago, noticed that MAP tests are generating significantly higher results than those generated by the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) and the Illinois PARCC tests.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
The Role of Foster School in the Implementation of School District 65's Desegregation Plan in 1967 and Its Closing in 1979
Foster School, virtually an all-Black school in 1966, was closed as a neighborhood school in 1967 as part of the District’s desegregation plan, and it was closed altogether in 1979.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Let the Spring Cleaning Begin!
More than 75 volunteers worked throughout the day on March 23 to rake, sweep and pick up debris on the grounds of the City-owned Harley Clarke Mansion. The spring clean-up effort was organized by Evanston resident Charles Smith. 
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
ETHS Students in Rogers Park Play
Izzy Tortuga and Hannah Goodman will star in the teen ensemble production of “Iron Kisses” at Theatre Above the Law. Izzy is a junior and Hanna a senior at Evanston Township High School.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019



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