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

Feature

ETHS works to maximize COVID-19 protocol compliance

Macyn Hoeveler, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

In every capacity, ETHS has been closely following the COVID-19 guidelines for both the CDC and the IDPH. All HVAC filters have been replaced with MERV 13 filters, meaning that the air quality and circulation...

Illustration by Sabrina Barnes

New bell aims to rehumanize transitions throughout school day

Ahania Soni, Feature Editor September 17, 2021

School bells are closely tied with a lot of emotions. The feeling of elation as class ends or after a long week. The stress of the period ending before you finished the last question on a test or when...

Teachers, staff respond to COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Eden Drajpuch, Executive Editor September 17, 2021

While many aspects of this school year thus far have been characterized by student experiences, important changes that also impact ETHS staff have occurred throughout the last few months.  Despite...

Indivisible Evanston: political action over the summer

Ahania Soni, Feature Editor August 16, 2021

In 2017, just after Trump took office, as the world began to feel like it was spiraling out of control, Leah Greenberg and Ezra Levin made a plan.  “They sat at their kitchen table, and they wrote...

Reimagining the Feature section

Reimagining the Feature section

Ahania Soni and Jilian Denlow August 16, 2021

A feature article, while a form of news, is more heavily catered towards human interest, both informative and captivating. The purpose of a feature story is to not only educate readers on a certain topic...

Students return to ETHS after an entire year and a semester of virtual or hybrid school.

Steps toward normalcy at ETHS

Jilian Denlow, Assistant Feature Editor August 16, 2021

For members of the ETHS community, the upcoming school year will feel like a breath of fresh air. While it is likely that no one is eager for summer to come to an end, today probably feels like a reasonable...

Students prepare for full in-person school year

Students prepare for full in-person school year

Macyn Hoeveler, Staff Writer August 16, 2021

The bell rings, echoing across the ETHS building. Students stream in and out of doors, rooms and hallways finding their way to their next class. The block schedule is now fully in place, finals have been...

Two surreal summers for students

Macyn Hoeveler, Staff Writer August 16, 2021

Junior Spencer Grossman took part in summer school in 2020. He remembers the experience as generally disappointing.  “Because it was a new environment for everyone, I think that I would’ve learned...

What’s next for the K(C)ates

Jilian Denlow, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

There are so many different Kates, Cats and Caitlin's in this year's senior class, and with them all reaching the end of their time at ETHS, a few of the similarly named students shared what's next. Katherine...

The next four: graduating twins decide to attend same colleges

Eden Drajpuch, Ingrid Halverson, Feature Editor, Assistant Feature Editor May 21, 2021

Owen and Miles Daley For seniors Owen and Miles Daley, the choice to attend the same college was not as much planned as it was a coincidence. Despite their similar interests, the Daley twins did not...

Hybrid learning offers unique experiences and considerations for freshmen, seniors

Hybrid learning offers unique experiences and considerations for freshmen, seniors

Jilian Denlow and Cheyenne Edwards April 26, 2021

On March 13, 2020, ETHS announced that the school would be closed for two weeks due to COVID-19. However, two weeks turned into an indefinite period, as the future of the return to normalcy looked unclear....

Students navigate return anxiety during hybrid transition

Saliha Ansari, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

After 13 long months of complete remote learning, students now have the option of returning back to ETHS for hybrid learning. While being in the vast building of ETHS is something most students would be...