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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,”...

Ellie Richards sews clothing for her new line.

Senior Studies projects have students pursuing their dreams

Harrison Witt, Feature Editor April 25, 2016

From documentaries to democratic campaigners, Senior Studies allows students to pursue any of their independent interests. “I started planning my project before I got into high school because I felt...

8 Questions for Justin Tobin

8 Questions for Justin Tobin

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor April 25, 2016

Poetry Week has ended, but not for one student, who plans on continuing it throughout his lifetime. Justin is staying true to his belief that kids, “should never stop writing” through his career in...

Students learn to embrace uncomfortable situations on National Awkward Moments day

Simone Williams, Feature Editor March 18, 2016

In an embarrassing situation we usually try to ignore it for as long as possible, but today students are learning to embrace those situations. “Sometimes the intended message and the impact...

Dr. Thawani

Teachers keep their passion alive through hobbies

Trinity Collins, Feature Editor March 18, 2016

Bollywood Dancers, Farmers, Producers, and Actors. These are just some of the many talents, that teachers and staff possess and pursue during after school hours. Elizabeth Hartley is both an interior...

Beacon Academy brings a new learning environment to Evanston

Beacon Academy brings a new learning environment to Evanston

Harrison Witt, Feature Editor March 18, 2016

Old school meets new school. Two schools share one city, but have many differences from each other. “What we are doing is reimagining what a high school can be,” says Beacon Academy Head of School...

Special Education students receive scholarships and money

Abrielle Claude, Feature Editor March 18, 2016

$20,000. This is the total amount of scholarship money that Lauran Bromley, whose father founded the gaming company SEGA, is donating this year to outstanding students in the Special Education Dept....

Parents sway your political opinions

Parents sway your political opinions

Harrison Witt, Feature Editor February 26, 2016

A chip off the old block. Many of you have the same political views as your parents despite doing research. “My parents and I have similar views, but they let me create my own political beliefs. ...

We love our pets!

We love our pets! <3

Gabby Smith, Opinion Columnist February 26, 2016

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