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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Students recount non-Eurocentric holiday celebrations

Students recount non-Eurocentric holiday celebrations

Foster Ellen, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

Walk nearly any street in December, and you’ll see street lights wrapped in twinkling lights, wreaths displayed on doors, Christmas trees peeking through windows with a big white angel or star on top....

Students detail holiday plans as COVID cases rise

Students detail holiday plans as COVID cases rise

Lily Kellams, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

With the anticipation of winter break on the rise within the ETHS community, many students are starting to make plans for how their two weeks of rest will be spent. While the idea of relaxing and turning...

P.E. Department introduces mental health practices to students

Charlotte Geyskens and Sam Molitor December 23, 2021

Recently, ETHS has taken strides towards bettering the mental health of the student body. Since October, students in all physical education classes have been taking time out of class to practice a type...

Teachers, staff respond to administrative changes

Eden Drajpuch and Jojo Wertheimer December 23, 2021

As of November, the administrative changes announced in mid-October took effect, changing the operations of the Deans, Student Services and Human Resources offices. After these changes were made public,...

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...

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 reflect on first semester, transition back to in-person learning

Clara Gustafson and Nora Ruderman December 23, 2021

After being in isolation for over a year, students got used to joining a Zoom, not saying anything, and then leaving. Because of this, coming into the 2021-2022 school year has been challenging for many,...

Language teacher and alderperson shares passion for civic engagement

Kari Robinson, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The Evanstonian was privileged to speak to Clare Kelly (Delgado), an ETHS Spanish teacher and the first ward alderperson, about the intersection of civic engagement with both of her careers.  Q: What...

Illustration by Mira Littmann

Students reflect on authenticity of social media activism

Clara Gustafson and Madison Mann November 19, 2021

With social media being such a prominent aspect of our everyday lives, it has also become a crucial outlet for activism for many users. Whether people use their platform to speak out against racism or...

Illustration by Kupu Sumi

Parent Facebook groups spark political discourse, disagreements

Ingrid Halverson and Rosie Witt November 19, 2021

One key element to understand civic engagement in Evanston is to consider the nature of communication between Evanston families. There is a vital connection between Evanston parents and guardians and the...