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ETHS sophomore receives honorable mention in The New York Times essay contest

Zachary Bahar, News Editor

February 3, 2020

Every year, The New York Times runs a personal narrative essay contest for high school students; this year, an Evanston sophomore—Madeline Gingold—received an honorable mention with her essay “The Stupid Seven.” “[‘The Stupid Seven’] was a st...

A new look at education: how a pilot program between ETHS and Northwestern is redefining educational justice

Avi Shapira and Sofia Williams

January 31, 2020

For the last couple of Mondays, when the final bell rings early at 2:09 p.m., while the rest of ETHS is dismissed from school, 26 ETHS students wait for their 3:30 pm bus. The bus that they board will be headed east towards Northwestern...

National School Psychology Awareness Week aims to aid national shortage

Meredith Herrick, Feature Facilitator

December 13, 2019

Nov. 11-18 was National School Psychology Awareness Week. At ETHS, school psychologists spread awareness through presentations and posters around the building. “So here at ETHS our roles differ from other schools, district...

Different times, same topics. Why are student newspapers still writing about the same issues in 2019?

Sari Oppenheimer, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Since its creation in 1916, The Evanstonian has been ETHS’s student led newspaper, highlighting issues that matter to students and the community at large. In addition to The Evanstonian, there was also once an underground ne...

Minding the gap: how ETHS is addressing racial achievement gap

Rebecca Lustig and Sofia Williams

December 13, 2019

The racial and socioeconomic achievement gap is an issue that has long plagued high schools around the country, and the latest ETHS Annual Achievement Report shows that ETHS is no different. Data from the 2018-19 report, which...

Climate action team speaks at school board meeting

Noah Kayaian, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

On Nov. 12, 2019, members of the E-Town Climate Action Team spoke at an ETHS school board meeting. The students discussed a variety of topics ranging from the way climate change is affecting underprivileged communities to the...

ETHS participates in Bullying Prevention Week

Clare Kennedy, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

From Oct. 21 through Oct. 25, ETHS observed Bullying Prevention Week.  Carrie Goldman, an award-winning author of the book Bullied and co-founder of Pop Culture Hero Coalition, an organization that aims to bridge bullying prevent...

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