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ETHS offers paid jobs for students

ETHS offers paid jobs for students

Adrian Wilburn, Feature Editor August 22, 2016

Many students think finding a job is a long and tedious process. However, thanks to places like the technology department and the daycare, finding a job can be as easy as taking a few steps through the...

Seniors swap college for military duty

Seniors swap college for military duty

Amissa Page, In-Depth Editor May 13, 2016

Answering the call. Nine members of the class of 2016 have answered the call and will join the United States military after graduation. “I value duty and honor and I have a deep respect for veterans,”...

John Ostrowski

Annie Doyle, In-Depth Editor May 13, 2016

For Special Needs Transition Coordinator John Ostrowski, working in the Special Education Dept. was much more than the average teaching job. “When you work in this department, it becomes an all encompassing...

Michael Wylie

Michael Wylie

Charlie Gruner, In-Depth Editor May 13, 2016

After 15 years of working as the Metal Sculpture and Auto Technology teacher at ETHS, car-fanatic Michael Wylie has decided to drive off into retirement. “The thing I will miss most about teaching...

Richard Weiland

Richard Weiland

Sam Calian, News Editor May 13, 2016

Over the past 16 years you might have seen Richard Weiland riding his bike to school in snow, rain, and sunshine, but next year that will change. After 42 years of teaching, the last 16 at ETHS, reading...

Richard Kaplan

Richard Kaplan

Harrison Witt , Feature Editor May 13, 2016

Good people skills. This is the mantra of beloved math teacher, Richard Kaplan, who is retiring after 30 years of teaching. He attended Cornell University for his undergraduate degree, but he got...

Lisa Edwards

Lisa Edwards

Samantha Idler, In-Depth Editor May 13, 2016

Grateful. That is the one word that comes to mind when Lisa Edwards reflects on her time here at ETHS. Edwards has been working at the school for 33 years as a special education’s teacher for freshmen....

Christopher Dammers

Christopher Dammers

Abrielle Claude , Feature Editor May 13, 2016

After teaching for two decades, Christopher Dammers will retire leaving a positive influence on the many students she has guided throughout their high school journeys. “I’ve had students that were...

Maritza Figiel

Maritza Figiel

Loie Gilbert, Online Executive Editor May 13, 2016

Most people choose to relax and pursue a passion when they retire, but for Spanish Teacher Maritza Figiel is planning on continuing her passion for teaching. “I really enjoyed my years here. If I...

Julie Colwell

Julie Colwell

Jesse Heuer, Sports Editor May 13, 2016

Wellness and P.E. teacher Julie Colwell has done it all at ETHS and now she’s ready to move on to the next chapter in her life. “Now that I’m teaching my ex-students kids I’ve realized it’s...

Ultimate Frisbee team begins a great season

Ultimate Frisbee team begins a great season

Abrielle Claude, Feature Editor April 25, 2016

Ultimate Frisbee is one of the fastest growing sports in the nation, and its popularity is surging here at Evanston, where there is everything from pick up leagues to our very own Ultimate Frisbee team. “It’s...

Hanna Clark displays her sun tattoo.

Students use tattoos to express themselves

Simone Williams , Feature Editor April 25, 2016

Although tattoos are a big commitment, the age requirement for tattoos is becoming more relaxed and students are taking advantage of this opportunity. “I got my first tattoo once I turned 18,”...

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