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Data shows increased student achievement

Data shows increased student achievement

Rebecca Lustig , Staff Writer April 26, 2019

Information presented at the Feb. 11 school board meeting showed a historical trend of increased AP involvement, AP scores of 3 or higher and ACT scores. Data regarding student achievement is compiled...

Identity influences one's definition of success

Identity influences one’s definition of success

Ella Kanter and Caroline Jacobs April 26, 2019

With almost 4,000 students at ETHS, there are a multitude of paths that students take towards success. In fact, the notion of success itself varies among different individuals within the Evanston community. ...

What I wish I knew before “coming out”

What I wish I knew before “coming out”

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor April 26, 2019

Content Warning: This article discusses experiences surrounding anti-queerness and includes an explicit word. You know when you’re feeling yourself? Music blasting, makeup on, looking flee. You dance...

The Final Chapter: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

The Final Chapter: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

Zachary Bahar, Asst. News Editor April 23, 2019

After a pretty lackluster beginning, the second episode of the final season of Game of Thrones, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms,” returns the show to its roots through an episode of politics, conflicting...

Students present at the Grandchildren of Survivors panel.

Holocaust Remembrance Week focuses on anti-semitism

Eden Drajpuch, Mira Littman, and Rebecca Lustig April 18, 2019

ETHS Holocaust Remembrance Week occurred the week of April 1 with the theme of Anti-Semitism: There is Nothing New Under the Sun. “Everyone was pretty much in agreement that [the theme] should be...

The Final Chapter: Winterfell

The Final Chapter: Winterfell

Zachary Bahar, Assistant News Editor April 15, 2019

For the last decade, fans around the world have watched the plotting, betrayal, loves and deaths of the Starks, Lannisters, Targaryens and many, many others. After debuting in 2011, Game of Thrones won...

Lightfoot makes history

Lightfoot makes history

Izzy Lobin, Staff Writer April 8, 2019

In a historic runoff held April 2, Lori Lightfoot beat out Toni Preckwinkle to become Chicago’s next mayor. Lightfoot hauled in 73.7 percent of the vote, with Preckwinkle gaining just 26.3 percent...

Cam-mentary on Writer’s Showcase

Cam-mentary on Writer’s Showcase

Cameron Mulvihill , Staff Writer March 25, 2019

Student writing comes alive. The performances in Writer’s Showcase are written, chosen, directed and performed by students.  “The Board [made up of students] selects the pieces of writing,...

The definition of a sport needs to be revised

The definition of a sport needs to be revised

Michael Barthelemy, Sports Captain March 23, 2019

Fourth quarter. Down by one. Game on the line. Immediately, you race up the court, weaving through what feels like an endless stream of defenders. As you see time quickly expiring, and huck up a desperation...

Staff Artist: Elizabeth Brent

Staff Artist: Elizabeth Brent

Nora Miller, A&E Columnist March 23, 2019

Businesswoman, artist and teacher Elizabeth Brent chooses to continue her career in art through a self-run business and Etsy shop when she isn’t teaching special education and ceramics. “A lot of...

Staff Artist: Amy Moore

Staff Artist: Amy Moore

Madison McGuire and Nora Miller March 23, 2019

Photography and video teacher, Amy Moore, uses her multifaceted artistic journey to eloquently teach students how to incorporate a variety of media into their work. Unbeknownst to a number of Amy Moore’s...

Staff Artist: Petra Maton

Staff Artist: Petra Maton

Madison McGuire, Staff Writer March 23, 2019

Petra Maton, an ETHS art teacher of 13 years, takes her passion for art far beyond the classroom and career in education. Maton is not only a ceramics, AP 3D, sculpture 2, animation and cartooning teacher,...