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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Red brick building with glass windows and words that read, “Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Joseph E. Hill Education Center.”

District 65 dedicates moment of silence to Jacquis Irby, discusses project plans

April 25, 2023

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education members acknowledged the victim of the Clark Street Beach shooting and discussed budget plans at their Monday evening meeting.  District 65 Board...

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Land Use Commission OKs new 5th ward school plans after discussion of parking, green space

April 20, 2023

The Evanston Land Use Commission voted 5-2 to recommend the proposed 5th Ward K-8 school plans after discussing parking availability, traffic congestion and new green spaces at Wednesday’s public hearing...

Geese on a field with a soccer goalpost in the background.

As D65 proceeds with 5th Ward school, environmental advocates ask for commitment to sustainability

March 8, 2023

Evanston resident Janet Alexander Davis’ oldest son attended kindergarten at the Foster School in 1966. Because Foster was in their neighborhood, Davis would walk her son to school every day.  But...

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With new electric school bus grant, District 65 looks to reduce carbon emissions and tackle financial barriers

May 16, 2022

Like many school districts, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 transports its students, spread across 18 schools and nine wards, in diesel-fueled school buses. For local parents like Joey Hailpern, a District...

The photo shows Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Joseph E. Hill Education Center, a red-brick building with large, plated glass windows. Beneath one set of windows are a set of raised steel letters with the building name. A short green hedge borders the building, in front of a sidewalk.

Discussing potential budget cuts, D65 school board members consider earlier middle school start times

March 10, 2021

In an effort to narrow the district’s budget deficit, the Finance Committee of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 school board discussed changing school start times, laying off staff members and...

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