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Evanston Public Library series to feature panel on children’s publishing

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 29, 2016

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Education, Local

The Evanston Public Library will host a panel on children’s literature Feb. 13 moderated by children’s author and book reviewer Betsy Bird. The program, “Publishing Children’s Books in the 21st Century,” is part of th...

Evanston Township High School students attempt to address depression for state STEM competition

Darby Hopper, Reporter

January 28, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

After Evanston residents identified depression as a point of concern in the community, Evanston Township High School students chose to tackle the subject in a state STEM challenge. A group of 10 students enrolled in the school’s...

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

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 27, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2015

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...