The Daily Northwestern

ETHS National Merit semifinalists announced

Susan Du, City Editor

October 15, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Twelve Evanston Township High School students have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition. The students must apply to the National Merit Scholarship Company for finalist standing in addition...

CROP hunger walk moves to Evanston

Edward Cox, Reporter

October 14, 2012

Filed under City, Local

Evanston hosted for the first time Sunday a walk to raise awareness of world hunger. Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl kicked off the North Shore Christian Rural Overseas Program Hunger Walk  by welcoming the congregation...

ETHS alumnus pledges $500,000 to STEM labs

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 11, 2012

Filed under City, Education, Local

An alumnus of Evanston Township High School has pledged a $500,000 gift in support of the school’s science program. The donor, Leonard Schaeffer, specified one condition: that the ETHS Educational Foundation raise an additional...

ETHS parents, administrators meet to discuss school’s new direction

Rachel Janik, Reporter

October 11, 2012

Filed under City, Education, Local

Parents, teachers and administrators of Evanston Township High School met Wednesday at Haven Middle School to discuss the school’s efforts to improve academic standards and educational equality. The meeting was part of...

Evanston parents watch, discuss documentary about overstressed students

Alex Putterman, Reporter

October 10, 2012

Filed under City, Education

With education a hot-button issue in greater Chicago and throughout the country, and mantras like President Barack Obama’s Race to the Top ruling popular opinion, a group of Evanston residents gathered Wednesday to ponder the po...

ETHS to start Community Conversations series

Tom Meyer, Development Editor: Training

October 10, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston Township High School District 202 Superintendent Eric Witherspoon will host a discussion forum at Haven Middle School, 2417 Prairie Ave., on Wednesday. The event will be the first in a series of Community Conversations...

Thumbs: Oct. 10

October 9, 2012

Filed under Dajae Coleman, Opinion

Thumbs up  Evanston Township High School rescheduled homecoming events due to “recent community incidents in the Church Street area.” The school’s homecoming game was played Saturday afternoon, instead of Friday night,...

‘Faces of Evanston’ winners announced

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

October 8, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Kiwanis Club of Evanston recognized the winners of its 2012 Faces of Evanston photography and video contest at a reception Sept. 27. Photos for “Faces of Evanston,” which is in its eighth year, were judged on compos...

Evanston Township High School moves homecoming game

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

October 7, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Dajae Coleman

Evanston Township High School held its homecoming football game Saturday afternoon, hours after the original start time Friday night, due to “recent community incidents in the Church Street area.” “It is our hope that...