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School District 202 and Teachers Union Reach One-Year Deal
Members of the Evanston Township High School District 202 Teachers’ Council (TC) voted to accept a one-year contract extension. The Board approved the deal on June 6.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE FOR DISTRICT 65 STUDENTS
By attaining this goal, we will provide approximately 1,000 District 65 students with the necessary school supplies. Any donation makes a difference and is greatly appreciated. 
Thursday, July 21, 2016
SAT Exam Will Replace PARCC at High-School Level
On July 12, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced that it will provide the College Board’s SAT exam, including a writing component, at no cost to all public high school juniors during the 2016-17 school year. The SAT will replace the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment as the high school accountability exam in Illinois.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Studies Analyzing Whether the SAT Contains Predictive Bias
Each study found that, on average and across colleges, SAT scores slightly overpredict how black and Hispanic students will do in the first year of college, compared to white students, and that the scores thus contain a slight bias that favors black and Hispanic students.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
NU Team to Analyze School District 65's Transportation
Nearly every school day, buses transport more than 2,500 District 65 students to magnet schools, or to programs not offered at the attendance-area school, or to their attendance-area schools whose walk-routes are too far or are “hazardous” so that walking is not recommended.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Boosterpalooza 2016
Evanston Township High School Boosters Club will host its fourth Annual Boosterpalooza from 6 to 10 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the Sherman Plaza Garage Rooftop, 821 Davis St.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Summer Institute at YJC
The Youth Job Center has launched Summer Institute, a six-week career exploration and placement program for 2016 high school graduates in Chicago and neighboring suburbs. YJC staff will incorporate foundational job-readiness skill training with intensive career exploration to help participants develop a tangible career path plan.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
50th Anniversary of Desegregation of D65 Schools
On July 15-17, the Foster/King Lab 1966 Kindergarten Reunion Project will gather in Evanston at the Weissbourd Holmes Family Focus Center (formerly Foster/King Lab School) to mark a major milestone in the desegregation of Evanston Schools.
Thursday, July 7, 2016
ETHS AP Program Shows Increased Access, Success, Recognition
Data from 2010 to 2015 show that participation, diversity, and grades continue to go up in the Advanced Placement (AP) program at ETHS.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
UNITY Awards Reception Celebrates Family and Future
The annual UNITY Scholarship Recognition Reception focused on the important role that family plays in the life of a student.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
50th Anniversary of Desegregation Of District 65's Elementary Schools
On July 15-17, the Foster/King Lab 1966 Kindergarten Reunion Project will sponsor an event at the Weisbourd-Holmes Family Focus Center (formerly Foster/King Lab School) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of School District 65’s elementary schools.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
ETHS Graduation
More than 800 students from Evanston Township High School walked the stage at Northwestern University’s McGaw Hall during the Class of 2016 graduation ceremony on May 22, 2016. The commencement speaker was ETHS alumnus David Epstein (‘98) who is a reporter, writer, and author of the bestseller The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016



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