Monday, March 4, 2013
Columnist Christine Wolf hopes to see more businesses with a focus on Evanston's youngest consumers.
There’s money to be made in Evanston for anyone willing to offer options for kids. Having raised all three of my children here from birth – they’re now 15, 13 and 9 – I guarantee there’s a need for kid-friendly options, particularly for kids’ apparel and indoor activities. According to GreatSchools.org, the greater Evanston, Illinois, area sees kids enrolled in 29 Preschools, 18 Elementary Schools, 11 Middle Schools and 3 High School programs. Take a look at this list of Evanston-area schools, followed by the kid-friendly private-sector clothing and activity offerings -- then tell me there isn’t room for improvement. Even if we exclude most preschool programs, we STILL have a tremendous population of kids (and their families) searching …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Evanston Township High School District presented the awards to 38 students.
Evanston Township High School District 202 recently honored 38 African-American students from public schools in Evanston and Skokie for their daily actions that pay homage to the visions and legacy of African-American pioneers and pathfinders, according to the school’s website. Part of a Black History Month initiative, African American Youth Achievement Award recipients excel in one of the following categories: character, civility, community service, leadership, scholarship or sportsmanship. 2013 African American Youth Achievement Award Recipients Evanston Township High School Bessie Rhodes School Chute Middle School Dawes School Dewey School Haven Middle School King Lab School Kingsley School Lincoln School Lincolnwood School …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Former Haven teacher Claudia Garrison is running for the District 65 school board. She stresses the importance of financial reporting, addressing low teacher morale and increased transparency from the administration.
Claudia Garrison is a former Haven Middle School teacher running her first campaign for election to the Evanston-Skokie District 65 school board. Here are her answers to the questions Patch posed to every District 65 candidate. 1. How long have you lived in Evanston? I taught at Haven Middle School from September 2001 to June 2012. I purchased a home on Crain St. in August 2010. 2. What elected positions have you held previously, if any? Have you ever run for office before? The only elected positions I have held in my adult life have been with the various PTAs at my sons’ schools. I’ve never run for office before. Click here for information on the other District 65 candidates. 3. What experience/skills would you bring to the school board…
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Enrollment at Evanston Middle Schools to Swell