'Robot Checkers' to test student-designed machines

Ten autonomous robots will attempt to outmaneuver each other to win at “Robot Checkers” Saturday as they and their student designers take part in the 24th annual Design Competition at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Some fee hikes clear D65 finance unit

The Finance Committee of the Evanston/Skokie District 65 School Board approved Monday and sent to the full board some hikes in fees charged students and organizations, but modified the administration’s recommendations on child care hikes, pending further data from staff.