Evening Open House Guidelines & Information

    • Evening Open House guests should plan to arrive between 5:30-5:50pm to find parking. 

    • Parking for the Evening Open House is available in any lot at the front and rear of the school. Parking is also available in Lot #4 near Lazier Field off Church Street, as well as on Dodge Avenue and on the east side of Pitner Avenue. 

    • When you arrive, enter through Entrance #2 (Wildkit Drive, rear of school) or Entrance #1 (Dodge Avenue, front of school). The "VIP (Very Important Parent) Suite" in the Welcome Center (room E112) is available to adult guests beginning at 5:30pm for complimentary refreshments and light snacks. Computers are available in the Welcome Center for fall conference sign-up during this time.

    • The Evening Open House event agenda and bell schedule is available here. 

    • Guests will need to follow their student’s Monday class schedule during the Evening Open House. Student schedules can be printed at Entrance 1 or 2, or in Central Library, East Library, the ChromeZone beginning at 5:30pm. You can choose to view your student’s Monday schedule via the ETHS mobile app (search for the eSchoolPLUS Family icon) or in your Home Access Center (HAC) account. NOTE: You must follow your student's current class schedule. Drop-in visits to other classes or to teacher classrooms during unscheduled periods are not permitted.

    • Spirit Wear will be on sale! The Boosters will be selling ETHS Spirit Wear in the Main Lobby of Heritage Hall during the Evening Open House. The Boosters accept cash or credit/debit card only.

    • Evening Open House guests can visit The Hub, East Library, Central Library, the Welcome Center, the Main Lobby, and the ChromeZone during their student's unscheduled period or non-FASH study hall period, or if a teacher is absent.

    • The building is wheelchair accessible and elevator service is available for adults who require the assistance. Inform a staff member when you arrive if you need assistance.

    • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. ETHS is a large building with multiple flights of stairs - be prepared to walk quickly every 10 minutes.

    • No registration is required for the Evening Open House.

    For more information, contact the Communications Office at communications@eths.k12.il.us or 847-424-7515.

  • The ETHS School Day Open House is open to parents/guardians/adult relatives (25 years and older) of current ETHS students in grades 9-12 only. Student or family acquaintances, and children who are not registered as current ETHS students in grades 9-12, such as younger siblings, may not attend the School Day Open House as this is a regular school day. The ETHS Evening Open House is open to parents/guardians/adult relatives (25 years and older) of current ETHS students in grades 9-12. Younger siblings may attend the ETHS Evening Open House if accompanied by an adult. Parents/guardians of students enrolled in advanced middle school math courses at ETHS are invited to attend their child’s math class during the Evening Open House to meet their teacher. Please note that teachers cannot provide personal conferences during the School Day Open House or at the Evening Open House. Adult guests must follow their student's current class schedule. Drop-in visits to classes where your student is not currently enrolled, and/or drop-in visits to other classes or teacher classrooms during unscheduled periods on your student's schedule are not permitted. Additionally, school rules apply to all visitors of Evanston Township High School, including rules about cell phones and electronic devices as outlined in The Pilot handbook.

  • PLEASE NOTE – All public events at ETHS may be photographed and filmed. By entering the premises, you agree and understand that your image may appear in photographs and/or film promoting Evanston Township High School.