Have a question for Principal Harries? Come join us at 8 a.m. on Friday, December 7 in the Nichols Library for coffee. Mr. Harries will address parent questions and concerns, and give an update on what's going on around Nichols. Hope you can join us!
Whether or not you're new to Nichols, you'll want to check out the PTA Welcome Packet. Lots of good information about what's going on and how to stay connected at Nichols. Click the headline above, or on the sidebar menu, to be linked to lots of great information!
join us for the 2nd installment in the Next Steps Series
Were you left wanting more after attending last spring’s author discussion on “Despite the Best Intentions: How racial inequality thrives in good schools?” Did you miss the event but want to take action to address the opportunity gap in Evanston schools?
Join us to take the Next Steps. This year-long education and action series will use “Despite the Best Intentions” as its framework. Open to all District 65 parents, guardians, and staff.
Co-author Amanda Lewis will continue the series:
Monday, November 5
6:30 - 8:30pm
Nichols Middle School library
Spanish translation and childcare provided.
*Some interesting pre-reading: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oLdFmfaLIOfgNqOh5MPGlWgSE5XVm8zF/view?usp=sharing
*FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/309690602959963/
*If you missed the first session with co-author John Diamond, click here to sign up for the summary: https://goo.gl/forms/moYB9NhTwvyANDNZ2
Save the dates for future sessions:
Nov. 29: Nichols Principal Adrian Harries and Assistant Principal Josh Seldess, who will review D65 achievement and discipline data
You can learn more about “Despite the Best Intentions” from John Diamond here. (https://www.c-span.org/video/?400024-2/despite-intentions). The book was cited in this recent Time Magazine article. (http://time.com/5362786/talking-racism-with-white-kids-not-enough/).
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