The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

The Evanstonian

Black Joy: Students reflect on 2022 Black Student Summit

Aryeh Lesch and Sari Oppenheimer February 28, 2022

Despite a water main break that forced last-minute changes, the ETHS Black Student Summit was held as part of the school’s Social Consciousness Series on Thursday Feb. 10. Starting in 2014, the Social...

Evanstonian Ben Wolf recalls impactful years at ETHS

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor February 28, 2022

Every year, ETHS honors alums who have made an impact on their communities, both while at ETHS and later in their lives. The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to members of different graduating classes,...

City of Evanston undergoes Ninth Ward alderperson search

Ethan Ravi , Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Editors' Note: this story was written and published in our print issue prior to Mayor Biss' announcement. As of Feb. 22, Mayor Biss has named Juan Geracaris as the new Ninth Ward alderperson. Geracaris,...

To mitigate waste, ETHS students work to pilot environmentally conscious mask programs

Ahania Soni , Feature Editor February 28, 2022

One of the unforeseen harms of the pandemic has been pollution. Although people staying at home for a year were able to reduce their waste outputs, a new, very harmful pollutant sprung up in the form of...

In wake of December lockdown, safety concerns, ETHS partners with outside organization to assess schools security practices

In wake of December lockdown, safety concerns, ETHS partners with outside organization to assess school’s security practices

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor February 28, 2022

As part of ETHS’ efforts to improve campus safety, the school contracted with Facility Engineering Associates (FEA), an independent consulting firm to conduct a comprehensive security analysis. The review...

School board approves formal resignation of Chief, Assistant Human Resource Officers following four-mouth, paid administrative leave

School board approves formal resignation of Chief, Assistant Human Resource Officers following four-mouth, paid administrative leave

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor February 28, 2022

At a District 202 school board meeting on Feb. 7, the resignation of the Chief Human Resource Officer Toya Campbell and Assistant Chief Human Resource Officer Yolanda Hardy was approved. The resignations...

ETHS’ 18th annual Jazz Fest celebrates genre

Kayla Drajpuch, Fiona Vosper , and Stella Davis February 28, 2022

On Saturday, Feb. 12, ETHS hosted their 18th annual Jazz Festival, a multi-school event all about the great genre of Jazz. There was a professional daytime band and a later nighttime event that posed as...

Students reflect on course selection process

Students reflect on course selection process

Ahania Soni , Feature Editor February 28, 2022

Six months feels like a long time to do anything. And when it comes to course requests, it can feel especially strange to choose the courses for the following year when the second semester has barely begun....

Professor and lawyer Richard Pildes recounts time as an ETHS Wildkit

Sam Molitor, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Every year, ETHS honors alums who have made an impact on their communities, both while at ETHS and later in their lives. The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to members of different graduating classes,...

2018 ETHS alum Sebastian Nalls on bid for alderman, running for mayor, and life as a long-time Evanstonian

Meg Houseworth , Assistant In-Depth Editor February 28, 2022

Recently, I sat down with my neighbor and prospective Ninth Ward alderman candidate Sebastian Nalls. At just 20 years old, Nalls already has a distinguished resume, including interning for Governor Pritzker...

Students recount mixed experiences with COVID-19 cases

Macyn Hoeveler and Molly Riley February 28, 2022

Personal experiences with the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in no way follow a set outline. COVID-19 can manifest differently, and each person has their own experience with the sickness. Junior Ayla Conn...

Production of ‘Blood at the Root’ offers community, self-reflection

Lila Portis and Ali Cutter February 28, 2022

The ETHS theater department kicked the new semester off with Dominique Morisseau’s Blood at the Root.  Based on true events that happened in Jena, Louisiana in 2006, the diverse cast delivers a unique...