Incoming Freshman Information Night

  • Evanston Township High School invites prospective eighth grade students and their families to attend Incoming Freshman Information Night (IFIN). Information Night is designed for "Future Wildkits" to gather information and to learn more about the high school and the transition process.

    Prospective students and their families will receive information about ETHS, review the freshman transition calendar of important events, and have an opportunity to participate in breakout sessions and activities, please see agenda below.

    This event is open to all prospective District 65, private/parochial, or home school 8th grade students and their families. No pre-registration is required. Incoming Freshman Information Night guests should plan to arrive between 6:30-6:50pm to find parking. The Registrar's Office will be available at this time for online registration and required document submission.

     

    Incoming Freshman Information Night Agenda 

    November 6, 2019

    7:00 – 7:20pm

    ETHS OverviewAuditorium, A100

    7:30 – 8:00pm

     

     

     Session 1

    • Freshman Schedule – Auditorium, A100
    • Private, Home School, & Transfer Transition – Little Theatre, A125
    • Family Resources (parents/guardians) – East Cafeteria, E120
    • Student Connections: Explore ETHS (students only) - Beardsley Gym, G150
    • Recursos del idioma español a cargo de la Enlace Latino de ETHS - Centro de Bienvenida, E112

    8:10 – 8:40pm

    Session 2

    • Freshman Schedule Auditorium, A100
    • Private, Home School, & Transfer TransitionLittle Theatre, A125
    • Family Resources (parents/guardians) – East Cafeteria, E120
    • Student Connections: Take with Current Wildkits (students only) - Beardsley Gym, G150
    • Recursos del idioma español a cargo de la Enlace Latino de ETHS - Centro de Bienvenida, E112

    7:30 – 9:00pm

     
    Wildkit Welcome – North Cafeteria, N120

    Meet & greet with the ETHS principal, student and parent ambassadors, administrators, and staff to ask questions or learn more about clubs, activities, and the high school experience.

    Registration – South Study Cafe

    Online enrollment may be completed and registration documents (residency & original birth certificate) may be dropped off in South Study Cafe during the evening. 

    Freshman Schedule – Auditorium, A100

    The purpose of this session is to generally inform parents about the freshman curriculum and provide an overview of what a student schedule may look like.  

    Tour Information – Main Lobby 

    Stop by to learn how to access and navigate the ETHS Virtual Tour. Families who are interested in a comprehensive tour may sign up online for a Campus Tour Day.

    Private, Home School, and Transfer TransitionLittle Theatre, A125

    The purpose of this session is to have a conversation to address the questions and concerns of families whose children have been educated in a private or home school setting. It will also explain the process for 8th grade families that are moving into District 202 from another area.

    Family Resources (parents/guardians) – East Cafeteria, E120

    In this session, parents/guardians will meet the team of counselors, and the academic advisor, social worker, psychologist, and dean who will be involved in problem solving and supporting families. Learn more about resources available to families and speak with members of the team and current ETHS parents/guardians to ask questions about the high school experience.

    Student Connections (students only) – Beardsley Gym, G150

    During Session 1, incoming students will have the opportunity to explore the building by participating in a scavenger hunt. Once completed, students are invited back to the gym for Session 2 where they can talk to current Wildkits to ask questions or learn more about clubs, activities, and the high school experience.

    Recursos del idioma español a cargo de la Enlace Latino de ETHSCentro de Bienvenida, E112

Contact

  • New Student Transition Coordinator
    Alicia Hart
    (847) 424-7047
     
     
    Student Enrollment Specialist
    Brenda Aiden
    (847) 424-7915
     
     
    Office Location - Welcome Center, E112 Building Map
  • 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.