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D65 board selects Paul Goren as next superintendent

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

March 27, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Education, Latest Stories

The District 65 school board selected Paul Goren to be the district’s next superintendent, board president Tracy Quattrocki announced Thursday. Goren, an Evanston resident whose children attended Evanston/Skokie School...

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...

D65 Superintendent Hardy Murphy resigns

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 12, 2013

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

Evanston/Skokie District 65 Superintendent Hardy Murphy announced today that he has resigned to go into consulting. Murphy's resignation was effective Friday, according to D65. He joined the district in July 1999 after 20 years...

D65 parents alerted about suspicious person

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

May 22, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

A suspicious person approached four elementary and middle school students Tuesday afternoon, Evanston/Skokie District 65 Superintendent Hardy Murphy said in a letter to parents. A blue SUV drove up to the students at about...

Evanston elementary school’s new look earns design award

Jia You, City Editor

May 9, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Local

With a new vegetable garden and stairwells with glass walls, Lincoln Elementary School’s new look has earned honors from a national design magazine. The Evanston school’s renovation project, completed at the beginning of...

Evanston/Skokie District 65 to work with consultant to assess teacher appraisal system

Manuel Rapada, City Editor

February 25, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Local

Evanston/Skokie District 65 will look to a long-standing survey partner to assess the district’s teacher evaluation system. A $73,132-a-year contract with ECRA Group, Inc., passed in a consent agenda vote during Monday night...