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Watch: ETHS Class of ’21 Virtual Graduation

May 23, 2021

The ETHS Class of '21 Virtual Graduation ceremony is set to take place at 10am on Sunday, May 23, featuring speeches from Cassidy Hubbarth, ETHS alum and current NBA reporter for ESPN, as well as the Evanstonian's...

English Lisa Oberman retires after over three decades at ETHS.

English teacher Lisa Oberman reflects on long career

Ahania Soni, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

In 1985, when Take on Me dominated radio stations and The Breakfast Club had just been released to theaters, Lisa Oberman joined the ETHS English department. She’s spent several decades teaching freshman...

Painting, ceramics and drawing teacher Marla Seibold retires after 33 years

Painting, ceramics and drawing teacher Marla Seibold retires after 33 years

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 21, 2021

At the end of the 2020-2021 school year, painting, ceramics and drawing teacher Marla Seibold will be retiring but will continue to look back fondly at her 32 years of teaching at ETHS. When asked about...

English as a Second Language teacher and instructional coach Patricia Payne retires from ETHS after three decades.

Teacher and instructional coach Patricia Payne bids farewell to ETHS

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 21, 2021

After nearly 31 years of teaching, ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher and Instructional Coach Patricia Payne is retiring. With her upcoming retirement, Payne recalled her best memory from ETHS. “I...

In Review: A look back at the moments that shaped the ’21 senior class

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor May 21, 2021

The last four years featured events—both local and global—that shaped the experiences of the Class of '21. Let's look back: Fall 2017- Summer 2018 Aug. 28, 2017 - Dress code changes ETHS rewrites...

Evanstonian names 2021-22 Executive Editors

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor May 21, 2021

The Evanstonian is excited to welcome the executive editors for the 2021-22 school year: Eden Drajpuch and Lauren Dain. Eden and Lauren have been Evanstonian staff members since their freshman year and...

Introducing the 2021-22 Evanstonian Editorial Board!

Zachary Bahar, Eli Cohen, and Nora Miller May 21, 2021

The outgoing Evanstonian Executive Editors are pleased to announce the 2021-22 Evanstonian Editorial Board! Executive Editors: Lauren Dain, Eden Drajpuch Community Impact Editors: Maddie Coyle, Eva...

Junior Foster Ellen sits in a hybrid classroom.

Teachers reflect on hybrid challenges, accommodations

Eden Drajpuch, Sari Oppenheimer, and Avi Shapira April 26, 2021
While returning for hybrid instruction was optional for students, most staff members, unless afforded accommodations, returned to in-person instruction.
Mock Trial team wins state for first time, headed to nationals

Mock Trial team wins state for first time, headed to nationals

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor April 26, 2021

This season brought ETHS’s Mock Trial team to new heights, as the team will attend nationals for the first time after winning the Illinois State Bar Association State Competition. “Overall, this...

HOSA places in state during first year

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor April 26, 2021

While the ETHS branch of HOSA hasn’t been around for long, they’ve created a space for students to discuss and learn about medicine and health care. “We started [thinking about] the club [in 2018-19]…....

Math Team maintains rigor in virtual year

Aryeh Lesch, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

While classrooms and chalkboards were swapped with Zoom breakout rooms and screen sharing this year, the ETHS Math Team kept their collaborative and driven spirit alive during the 2020-21 season. Like...