ETHS shows increased student achievement in 2013-14 school year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 22, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, State

Data from the 2013-14 school year at Evanston Township High School showed record student achievement in many areas, including the highest amount of high scores on Advanced Placement exams and the lowest dropout rate in the school’s... Read more »

D65, local health center to educate schools on bullying, sexual harassment

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 16, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Local

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is partnering with a local health care center to bring behavioral and bullying intervention workshops to students and parents. After successful workshops last year with sixth graders to... Read more »

Y.O.U. hosts talk on pilot school model

Hal Jin, Reporter

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Education

Youth Organizations Umbrella, a local youth development agency, hosted a discussion Tuesday on its pilot program of the "community school" model, which aims to engage Evanston and Skokie parents in their students'... Read more »

State representative sues Evanston challenger for making defamatory claims

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 9, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics, State

State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) is suing his opponent in the upcoming election — an Evanston doctor — and others, claiming they advertised and published defamatory and false information about him to the public. Dr.... Read more »

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 asking public to weigh in on strategic plan

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 30, 2014

Filed under City, Education

District 65 officials are calling on the public to weigh in on the district's new five-year strategic plan, which will take effect at the start of the 2015-16 academic year. The plan will detail the school district's goals... Read more »

YMCA gets $1 million for revamped youth center

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

McGaw YMCA received a $1 million gift to build a new youth center that will offer more out-of-school opportunities to students, the organization announced Monday. The YMCA, 1000 Grove St., will use the money from the Lewis-Sebring... Read more »