The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern, District 65 announce new STEM partnership office

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 11, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Local

Northwestern and Evanston/Skokie School District 65 announced plans to create a new partnership office focused on strengthening science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs in local schools. The new office was ...

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

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 29, 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...

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...

Evanston aldermen review improvements to programs for high-risk residents

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 18, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

City Council discussed initiatives to coordinate different city services for homeless and at-risk residents Monday. Officials from the Evanston Public Library and the city presented their plans to develop new programs in ...

Program aims to familiarize District 65 kids with community issues

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 15, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Local

An educational program that connected Evanston/Skokie School District 65 elementary school students with their surrounding Evanston community finished its pilot run in late April. Called Project Researching Evanston and Community Horizo...

D65 slates public forums on superintendent search

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 20, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Local

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 announced Wednesday it has scheduled four community forums to solicit public input on its next superintendent. The meetings are the next step in D65's quest to replace Hardy Murphy, who...

D65 board picks firm for superintendent search

Paige Leskin, Reporter

October 29, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 board on Monday night selected the firm that will lead the search for its next superintendent. The firm, ECRA Group’s Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates, stood out for its impressi...

D65 selects temporary leadership team

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 23, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Evanston/Skokie District 65 this morning named D65 veteran Barbara Hiller its chief administrative officer, helping to fill the vacancy left by former Superintendent Hardy Murphy. The D65 board unanimously voted to appoint...