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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

Archived Editorial

Change how you act in the halls

Change how you act in the halls

December 18, 2015

Trying to get to class is awful. We’ve all encountered a group of students blocking your way, an annoying couple making out, people walking against the flow traffic, loud music blaring from someone’s...

We need to walk out with pride

We need to walk out with pride

Max Goldsmith and Grace Buszko-Clark May 29, 2015

Before you read this, take a second and look at the people around you. After four years, the Class of 2015 has finally reached one of the last moments of our high school lives. So, amidst all the emotions...

Our PE classes need to be more active

Max Goldsmith and Grace Buszko-Clark March 30, 2015

Our current Physical Education (PE) program is just not working out. Students are receiving inadequate physical activity. However, teachers and administrators aren’t completely at fault. A recent...

ETHS pushes students farther with technology

ETHS pushes students farther with technology

February 27, 2015

Log on. Teenagers spend almost 8 hours in front of screens per day, but that isn’t always a bad thing here at ETHS. Whether through smartboards, laptop carts, software updates, and of course, freshmen...

Our View

Evanston needs to focus more on current events

February 11, 2015

Being educated about current events isn’t social media’s responsibility, it’s the school’s. But at ETHS, this focus is barely addressed. In the last month, news feeds, Twitter streams and TV...

Conferences are pointless without students

Conferences are pointless without students

October 7, 2014

Go with your parents to parent teacher conferences. It can only be beneficial for you. Five minutes does not seem like a lot of time to fix any issues you are having in school, but it is valuable time...

Student complaints for homecoming must cease

Student complaints for homecoming must cease

October 3, 2014

Trashy, ghetto and ratchet are just a few words that have been used over the years to describe our homecoming celebration. Many have asked for a more formal dance where they could dress up, bring dates...

We must value our unique roots

We must value our unique roots

Evanstonian Staff May 29, 2014

To our fellow almost-alumni: There are certain lessons from ETHS that we cannot forget. Everyone learns and changes over high school, but ETHS has given us specific skills that we could not learn anywhere...

Hats off to Evanston for tackling illiteracy

Hats off to Evanston for tackling illiteracy

The Evanstonian Staff March 31, 2014

We can meet Evanson’s goal of ensuring that all students become proficient readers and college and career ready by the time they reach twelfth grade. Illiteracy is a nationwide problem, and ETHS is...

Athletes need more academic support

March 7, 2014

In past years, ETHS offered the option of an athletic study hall, a period that replaced a varsity athlete’s P.E. class, providing time to do  homework. However, in 2011, ETHS eliminated this opportunity...