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Last chance to hear school candidates

What as far as we know will be the last opportunity for voters to see all the candidates for Evanston school boards together in one place before the April 5 election happens Saturday morning.

What as far as we know will be the last opportunity for voters to see all the candidates for Evanston school boards together in one place before the April 5 election happens Saturday morning.

The Evanston/North Shore Branch of the NAACP hosts the forum for candidates for School Districts 65 and 202 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Council Chambers at the Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave.

The session will also be broadcast live on Comcast cable channel 16 in Evanston.

Five candidates — Katie Bailey, Eileen Budde, J.B. Rees, Richard Rykhus and Keith Terry are seeking three positions on the District 65 elementary school board.

Four candidates — Jonathan Baum, Jane Colleton, Mark Metz and Scott Rochelle are seeking three positions on the District 202 Evanston Township High School board.

Early voting is already underway for the election at the Civic Center.

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