The time has come to break ground on the site of our new school and we couldn't be more excited! Please join us on July 15 for:

  • a groundbreaking ceremony, with remarks from community leaders
  • complimentary ice cream from a local favorite
  • a celebration of the school's name

All are welcome — invite your neighbors to join! Our special guests will be the summer campers from Family Focus and Fleetwood-Jourdain.


JULY 15, 2024

4:00-5:00 PM

Ceremony will start at 4:30

Foster Field (Simpson & Ashland)

1655 Foster Street, Evanston

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is thrilled to return a neighborhood school to the Fifth Ward community. Our new school, with the capacity to serve 600 students in kindergarten through fifth grade, is scheduled to open in fall 2026.

Also, attend the School Construction Update Meeting on July 18 at 6:00 PM at Fleetwood-Jourdain to learn about the demolition, site prep, and initial construction plans and schedules.

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