This June, District 65 families received notification regarding their child’s math placement. Families that appealed the placement and whose children were re-tested in late June will receive a notification regarding the status of placement during the week of July 13. Students who were not able to take the re-test in June may do so on July 29.
On July 16, Evanston Community Foundation (ECF) announced the awarding of a $2,500 Community Catalyst grant, to support a partnership between Evanston/Skokie School District 65, COPE (Caring Outreach by Parents in Evanston) and the District 65 PTA Council to provide school supplies for students in need.
District 65 has been awarded a five-year Head Start grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The District will receive $2.65 million annually over the next five years to further support and expand early childhood programming and services for students and their families.
On June 8, the School Board approved the recommendation to appoint Adrian Harries as the next principal of Nichols Middle School and Wayne Williams as principal of Oakton Elementary School. The Board also approved the recommendation to appoint Michelle Cooney, Assistant Principal at Lincoln Elementary, as Interim Principal.