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How Evanston shelved joint literacy

How Evanston shelved joint literacy

Isaac Slevin and Sophia Weglarz May 23, 2019

The reading crisis “I don’t know them. I haven’t met them, and I don’t know what they do.” Nancy Odisho described that in her time as an ETHS reading teacher, she has never directly collaborated...

Rolling the dice: thoughts on the college admissions scandal

Zachary Bahar, Assistant News Editor May 23, 2019

In the aftermath of a large scandal earlier this year, there has been much thought about the system of college admissions that has long been implemented by four-year schools across the United States. The...

Photo courtesy of the ETHS Key.

Moving on after 24 years

Eden Drajpuch, Staff Writer May 23, 2019

After four years of high school and 24 years at ETHS, Robin Harkness has chosen to retire and move onto new opportunities. A diligent worker in Student Activities, the Registrar’s Office and both...

Culinary and Child Development teacher retires

Culinary and Child Development teacher retires

Sofia Louise Williams, Staff Writer May 23, 2019

After 15 years, Sharon Slack is retiring from her dream job teaching culinary and child development at ETHS. “This is exactly what I wanted to do when I was in college, but there weren’t all that...

Courtesy of the ETHS Key.

Chemistry teacher retires with plans to travel

Jojo Wertheimer, Staff Writer May 23, 2019

After 39 years of teaching, chemistry teacher Valrie Barrett is retiring from a long and rewarding career. Barrett is originally from Jamaica and started her teaching career in the Bahamas where she...

Donations enable renovation for weight room

Izzy Lobin, Staff Writer May 23, 2019

With a generous alumni donation, ETHS will be renovating and revamping its weight room during the summer of 2019. Michael Arrington’s (‘61) $330,000 contribution, along with $200,000 from other...

English teacher seeks future in counseling

English teacher seeks future in counseling

Eden Drajpuch, Staff Writer May 23, 2019

Although some may know him as the English teacher who wore an orange pantsuit every Friday, Fred Schenck is better known for loving his students. “Having taught here for 25 years, I can tell you that...

Special education teacher reflects on 22 year journey

Special education teacher reflects on 22 year journey

Saskia Teterycz, Staff Writer May 23, 2019

Navigating the development of Special Education in public schools, Lynn Gross, special education teacher, is retiring after 22 years at ETHS. Gross teaches freshmen and sophomores, and for the past 10...

Chromezone launches program to connect students with Wi-Fi at home

Rebecca Lustig, Staff Writer April 26, 2019

The Chromezone launched a mobile hotspot program at the end of the third quarter to connect students with free wifi at home. “We want to talk about how you close what’s called the homework gap....

New faculty at ETHS for 2018-2019 school year

New faculty at ETHS for 2018-2019 school year

Sadie Sims, Staff Writer April 26, 2019

Robina Button: Previously a science teacher, new librarian Robina Button takes a different approach to her teaching. “I do miss teaching science, so a lot of the time I’ll try to incorporate...

Cast your vote

Cast your vote

Zachary Bahar, Assistant News Editor April 26, 2019

Today is voting day. Three rising seniors are running for the position of Student Representative to the School Board for the 2019-2020 school year. To vote, students can visit their MyETHS accounts. Here...

Lisa Roncone speaks to students about this weeks Sexual Assault Awareness workshops.

ETHS engages in Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities

Cate Lynch and Maia Roothan April 26, 2019

Over the course of this week, the Sexual Assault and Harassment Prevention Committee (SAHPC), a student-run club at ETHS, hosted workshops to educate and to inform faculty and students about issues surrounding...

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