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YMCA’s Brillianteen play comes to a close after 65 years

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 27

Filed under City, Education, Local

After 65 years, the McGaw YMCA will close the curtain on its annual production “Brillianteen,” produced and performed by Evanston Township High School students. Sue Sowle, McGaw’s senior director of youth initiative...

ETHS delivers update on partnership program with Northwestern

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 15

Filed under City, Education

About three and a half years after a formal partnership was established between Evanston Township High School and Northwestern, ETHS announced Thursday that the collaboration, initially focused on STEM programming, has grown ...

ETHS staff appointed to state nutrition organization

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

January 13

Filed under City, Education

Two nutrition services officials at Evanston Township High School were appointed to the Illinois School Nutrition Association board Tuesday. Kim Minestra, ETHS director of Nutrition Services, will serve as president of the...

City Council approves Beacon Academy move to larger space

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 27

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics

Aldermen granted a private high school permission Monday to move its classrooms to a larger downtown Evanston location. City Council voted unanimously to allow Beacon Academy, a Montessori-method school, to move from its current...

Northwestern donates first portion of $5 million gift to Evanston

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 11

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

Northwestern has donated $1 million to Evanston in the first annual installment of a five-year gift announced last spring. Half of the first donation will help improve Sheridan Road through resurfacing and traffic signal upgrades. NU has invested the remaining half of the money in Evanston's ambulance service, the city’s youth outreach program, a...

Evanston prep school staff member charged with possession of child pornography

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 9

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

A staff member at Evanston’s Roycemore School was charged Friday with possession of child pornography after police found about 6,000 images and videos on his hard drive. Timothy King, a 44-year-old information technology...