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Students peer through the metal bars at Chute Middle School in Evanston. (Phil Velasquez, Tribune photo)

D65 committee recommends bids for removal of bars that students and parents say make their school feel like a jail

The tall metal bars that some Chute Middle School parents and students say make the building feel like a jail could be replaced by a … Read more › 1 comment

Patrick Flanagan and Samantha Mulica both won the St. A's Redhawk Award.
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Two St. Athanasius Eighth Graders Win "Redhawk Award"

Patrick Flanagan and Samantha Mulica, both of Evanston, were presented with the Redhawk Award at the St. Athanasius sports banquet on Wednesday, May 30. The … Read more ›

St. Athanasius Eighth Grade Class of 2012
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St. Athanasius Class of 2012 Includes Eight Legacy Families

The St. Athanasius eighth grade class of 2012 mass and graduation ceremony on June 2 celebrated its 37 graduates, and ceremony highlights included recognition of … Read more ›

Penelope delights her classmates with a violin solo
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Preschool students enjoy a remarkable talent

Penelope LaFleur showed her classmates one of her remarkable talents playing several solo violin performances for them today. Her music filled the lobby area in … Read more ›

Bird feeders crafted for the Unity Art Project at Oakton
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Oakton's Unity Art Project reflects unity in the comm(unity)

Oakton Elementary School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 9th to celebrate the opening of the Unity Art Project, capping off a year long, all-student … Read more ›

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Kiva at Dr. Bessie Rhodes Magnet School of Global Studies

This story was submitted to the District 65 Communications Department by Tracy Hubbard, Library Media Specialist from Dr. Bessie Rhodes Magnet School Service Learning and … Read more ›

ETHS alumna Gale Hutchison is now a graduate student at Morris Graduate School of Management.
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Robert Morris University Local Student Profile: Meet Gail Hutchison

Back in the Classroom –When you have your own video production company, teach yoga and have managed to secure a US patent on a new … Read more ›

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Fine Arts Happenings at Pope John XXIII

On Monday, May 21 students from the violin, guitar and band classes at Pope John XXIII in Evanston held a concert at the school. Music, … Read more ›

Outstanding fine arts students honore, Kathe Kaufman, Lafiso Lasisi, James Hanford and Director of Bands for ETHS, Dr. David Fodor.
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Kiwanis Club Honors Three Fine Arts Students from ETHS

This past year the Kiwanis Club of Evanston has expanded its recognition of ETHS students to include students who excel in the arts. Each student … Read more ›

Maple Conn (left) and Chute Middle School Principal Jim McHolland (right)
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Kiwanis "Funville" Contest Winners Announced

Maple Conn, a Chute Middle School seventh grader, is one of two winners in the inaugural “Funville” contest sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Evanston. … Read more ›