Tag Archives: Crow Island

Pioneer Room

Gazette Article by: Bean Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2000 Located on the lower level of Crow Island School is a room that is held fast in the memories of many Winnetka residents, young and old. If asked to recall their most memorable experience from their days in the Winnetka Public Schools, almost everyone […]

Dwight and Larry Perkins: Architects for Winnetka’s Schools

Gazette Article by: Connie Heaton Goddard Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 1999 That Crow Island School, with its slender chimney and off-center clock, draws attention from students of architecture worldwide is well-known. Of equal renown were the father and son pair of architects who were chiefly responsible for the school’s distinguished design and compatibility with […]

Pioneer Past Still Present in Winnetka Schools

Gazette Article by: Bean Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Spring/Summer 2000 Located on the lower level of Crow Island School is a room that is held fast in the memories of many Winnetka residents, young and old. If asked to recall their most memorable experience from their days in the Winnetka Public Schools, almost everyone […]

Carleton W. Washburne

Gazette Article by: William Meuer & Jan Tubergen Appeared in the Gazette: In three installments in 1998 This is a three-part series on Carleton W. Washburne, renowned educator and Winnetka Superintendent of Schools from 1919 to 1943. Part I chronicles Washburne’s early life and career before arriving in Winnetka. Part II describes his innovative Winnetka […]