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

Students reflect on conclusion of first semester with adaptive pause

Lauren Dain and Eden Drajpuch December 23, 2021

After ETHS saw the highest surge in COVID-19 cases the institution has seen this year, jumping from 21 the week of Dec. 3 to 129 the week of Dec. 10, the school moved to an adaptive learning plan for the...

Seniors document college application process

Seniors document college application process

Jilian Denlow and Ingrid Halverson December 23, 2021

The college admissions process draws a fine line between student success and defeat. For years, seniors have struggled to navigate submitting their applications and, now, after countless months of structure...

Illinois releases 2021 report cards

Eden Drajpuch, Executive Editor December 23, 2021

On Dec. 2, Illinois state education officials released the first school report cards since prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The report cards, which include information about academic performance and school...

With Omicron looming, ETHS emphasizes COVID-19 protocols

Ethan Ravi, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

It is an uncommon sight to see someone without a mask in the hallways at ETHS, and with the student vaccination rate at 92 percent, it seems that COVID-19 should be under control within the confines of...

In-person production of YAMO: Its Cold Outside cut short due to surge in COVID cases

In-person production of ‘YAMO: It’s Cold Outside’ cut short due to surge in COVID cases

Sophie Yang, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 23, 2021

Editors’ Note: The following YAMO review was written prior to the cancellation of the production’s last three shows. Given that YAMO is such a staple within the ETHS community, The Evanstonian was...

ETHS administration talks substitute teacher shortage

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor December 23, 2021

For the current 2021-2022 school year, ETHS employs 38 substitute teachers, all of whom fill both long and short-term positions. However, due to the high demand for substitute teachers, ETHS is continually...

After semester of tumult, ETHS students call for change

Eden Drajpuch and Jojo Wertheimer December 23, 2021

As the 2021-22 school year resumed with complete in-person learning, many students found themselves questioning how to move forward after such a traumatic pandemic experience, especially as COVID-19 cases...

Students contrast year of e-learning with first semester of in-person learning

Ahania Soni and Rosie Witt December 23, 2021

After a semester of being fully back to in person learning, looking back on the year we spent in zoom classes almost feels like a fever dream. But for many students, the effects that year had on our outlook...

Students share tips on the best winter fashion choices

Saliha Ansari and Amy Grill December 23, 2021

As the weather gets colder, it's time to start bundling up, but that doesn’t only mean bulky boots and big coats. It also means winter fashion and new cold-weather trends.   Following quarantine,...

Memorable comedies of 2021

Sam Froum, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

Comedies are a great way to get away from the worries and stresses of life, even if it’s only for a couple of hours. During a year like 2021, this comic relief has been needed more than ever. Fortunately,...

Evanston holiday drive aims to give back to community

Evanston holiday drive aims to give back to community

Annabelle Harris and Elise Goulding December 23, 2021

  Every year around the winter holidays, Evanston holds its annual Mayor’s Holiday Food, Book, and Toy Drive. The city collects new toys and non-perishable foods for holiday meals such as stuffing,...

Creative Writing Club fosters community, emphasizes long-form writing

Lila Portis and Charlotte Murray December 23, 2021

During the pandemic last year, juniors Alice Lavan and Kelsey Blickenstaff contacted Bradley Baum, sophomore English and AP Language & Composition teacher, about starting a creating writing club.  “I...