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The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian


What’s next for Evanston movie theater

Milo Slevin and Sophia Siddiqui October 15, 2021

For over two decades, the Century 12 movie theater has been a gathering place for Evanston residents. Kids and adults alike could come together to enjoy a break from the stresses of their everyday life....

Four years in, little progress made on climate plan

Elise Goulding and Aryeh Lesch October 15, 2021

  The City of Evanston’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan (CARP), created four years ago by former Mayor Steve Haggerty, outlines ambitious goals for reductions in carbon emissions and waste...

ETHS begins weekly COVID-19 testing for some students

ETHS begins weekly COVID-19 testing for some students

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor October 15, 2021

On Sep. 14, ETHS released an announcement outlining new COVID-19 testing requirements and procedures for students. Although the targeted group of students being tested weekly is those who are either unvaccinated...

Evanston resident set to become Lincoln Park Zoo CEO, President

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor October 15, 2021

For the first time in the Lincoln Park Zoo’s history, a female scientist will serve as the next President and CEO. Megan Ross, who has a doctorate in animal behavior and psychology is set to take over...

Mindfulness rehumanizes ETHS experience

Annabelle Harris and Oskar Doepke October 15, 2021

In recent years, anxiety and stress levels among teens have been skyrocketing, and the isolation and uncertainty that came with the COVID-19 pandemic made matters even worse. According to the Child Mind...

“Better than ever”: ETHS preserves Homecoming during COVID-10

Rosie Witt and Sam Molitor October 15, 2021

With an in-person school year underway, one of the many events that has recently returned is the Homecoming dance. The pep rally and football game took place on Friday, Sept. 24, and the dance took place...

ETHS staff reacts to in-person learning, logistics

Sofia Williams , Staff Writer September 17, 2021

ETHS is finally back, and it’s better than ever...according to some. After a year like no other, change at the school is undeniable; as the school year begins and the first weeks are completed, students...

COVID-19 FAQ with Superintendent Eric Witherspoon

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor September 17, 2021

Prior to students reentering the building for the school year, ETHS staff created new protocols in an effort to ensure student safety and mitigate COVID-19 cases.  The new COVID-19 protocols focus...

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ETHS science teacher Eric Brown recognized by White House, President Biden

Eden Drajpuch September 17, 2021

On Aug. 27, biology teacher Eric Brown was recognized by President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden for his commitment to both his students and equity initiatives in the school.  Brown is a member...

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Amidst resignations, Evanston government faces scrutiny

Aryeh Lesch and Reggie Teinowitz September 17, 2021

The City of Evanston government looks a lot different now than it did three, or even one, month ago. From a change in Evanston Police Department leadership to the City Manager’s resignation, Evanston...

District 65 reopening prompts student, staff response

Elise Goulding and Rosie Witt September 17, 2021

For the 2021-2022 school year, District 65 decided to reopen with all in-person learning. Middle and elementary schoolers will be back in the building at full capacity for the first time since the initial...

COVID-19 dashboard promotes transparency as ETHS resumes in-person learning

Tarek Anthony , Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The COVID-19 dashboard, which was created in April 2021 at the start of hybrid learning, is designed to offer transparency about staff and student COVID-19 exposures, quarantines, vaccinations and positive...