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

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Speaker Claude Steele to address racial and gender achievement

Camille Allen, News Editor November 25, 2014

If you’re a white high school student, you are more likely to get a high score on the ACT than your Black, Latino, or Asian counterparts. To address this and other racial achievement gaps and gender...

Kit Career Day set to empower students

Kit Career Day set to empower students

Ashley Whyte, News Writer October 5, 2014

On Oct. 30, be sure to stop by The Hub in W201 to attend Kit Career Day. The event is open to all students, all day long, and will include guest speakers from different work fields. Each speaker...

Eight ETHS students named semifinalists for national scholarship

Eli Baum, News Editor October 5, 2014

ETHS is achieving. Eight seniors were named as semifinalists for the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program, a scholarship created to recognize outstanding African-American students. The students...

Calvin Terrell inspires freshmen to gain confidence

Calvin Terrell inspires freshmen to gain confidence

Loie Gilbert, News Editor October 5, 2014

Assessment Day can be tough, but not for this year’s freshmen. On October 8, speaker and educator Calvin Terrell will deliver a powerful message to the freshmen. “He is an amazing person who...

Evanston Hosted a Black Male Summit to Inspire Students

Evanston Hosted a Black Male Summit to Inspire Students

Samantha Idler , News Editor October 5, 2014

Passion. That is the one word that drove the Black Male Summit held on Friday, Sept. 26.   “There are specific challenges in society that some young black men face that are very unique...

New Welcome Center opens at ETHS

New Welcome Center opens at ETHS

Ivy Hettinger-Roberts, News Editor October 5, 2014

To give parents a place to go for guidance and help with navigating ETHS, the new Welcome Center will be opening up Oct. 8 during parent-teacher conferences. “We decided that since students had just...

College sports advisor guides students after high school

Loie Gilbert, News Editor October 3, 2014

In addition to counselors and coaches, a college bound student athlete advisor has been added to the staff to guide athletes interested in playing a sport in college. “My goal is to point students...

Harvard professor to discuss ways to improve school relations

Ivy Hettinger-Roberts, News Editor September 29, 2014

A don’t-miss opportunity is coming to ETHS. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a Harvard professor, is going to be lecturing at Evanston. Lightfoot, a professor of Education at Harvard, will be...

Geometry in Construction students prepare to build two-story house

Camille Allen, News Editor September 29, 2014

While many regular math students will be sitting in their classrooms, Geometry in Construction students will actually build a house for a low-income family. “We’re doing math right now, but...

FarmLogix brings local farm foods to ETHS cafeterias

FarmLogix brings local farm foods to ETHS cafeterias

Samantha Idler , News Editor September 24, 2014

“Mystery Meat” is no longer a mystery. Thanks to FarmLogix and Directors of Nutrition Kim Minestra and Jordan Ryan, Evanston students will know exactly where their food is coming from. “The...

Evanston observes Hispanic Heritage Month

Evanston observes Hispanic Heritage Month

Eli Baum, News Editor September 24, 2014

  In order to recognize Evanston’s Hispanic community, the City of Evanston and ETHS will be observing Hispanic Heritage Month, which lasts from Sept. 15-Oct. 15. Evanston will be hosting its...

Dajae Coleman commemorative weekend festival starts today

Dajae Coleman commemorative weekend festival starts today

By Ashley White , News Editor September 24, 2014

Dajae Coleman never got to go to homecoming, never got to lace up for an ETHS basketball game and never got to attend a formal dance. At the innocent age of 14, he was gunned down a block outside the school,...