District 65 School Board Approves Cordogan Clark to Prepare Master Facilities Plan

On June 14 the District 65 School Board approved Cordogan Clark & Associates to prepare a Master Facilities Plan for the District at a cost of $165,000. Cordogan Clark, with offices in Aurora and Chicago, provides architectural, engineering, and construction management services. Raphael Obafemi, the District’s Chief […]

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All District 65 Parents Receive the Ganser Award

Dear PTAs of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65: The Phyllis Ganser Outstanding PTA Volunteer of the Year Award was created by the PTA Council to honor Phyllis Ganser, who passed away […]

‘Girls Play Sports’ Talks Empowerment and Gender

Research shows that on average young women are more likely than young men to quit their sport of choice before the age of 14. But Evanston Township High School has reversed […]

Beacon Academy Tennis Player Advances to State Finals

The Beacon Academy tennis team tied for eighth place in the Illinois High School Association State championship this past weekend at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights. This historical feat […]

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Fifth Ward STEM School Plan Promises Equity

The Fifth Ward of Evanston, the historic heart of the Black community in the west-central part of the City dating to the days of redlining, has not had a District […]

District 65 Presents Return-to-School Plan for 2021-22

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.

Legacy of School Segregation, Part II, Visions for a Community School in the Fifth Ward

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 Girls Capture State Relay Championship

Evanston head coach Fenton Gunter was involved in a season-long tug-of-war with his coaching staff when it comes to Jacklynn Okereke’s talents and just exactly where the junior standout could […]

Wildkits oust Loyola in Soccer Sectional Semifinal

How physical was the matchup between the Evanston and Loyola Academy girls soccer teams in the Class 3A soccer sectional tournament semifinal Tuesday at Lazier Field? So physical that a […]

Microaggressions at ETHS Uphold Oppressiveness

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, […]


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