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The news site of Evanston Township High School's student newspaper

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Top bridge builders in the ETHS Straw Bridge Building and Breaking Contest pose with their bridges. From left, Becca Miller, Leah Altman, Arden Cusick and Joe Leibforth.

Geometry Bridge Building Contest Results

Isabella Senno , Online Executive Editor December 17, 2015

The winner of the 36th annual ETHS Straw Bridge Building and Breaking Contest is Joe Leibforth. Leibforth’s bridge held a final weight of 6.9 kilograms (15.2 pounds). Arden Cusick was second with...

ETHS continues the memory of Dajae Coleman

ETHS continues the memory of Dajae Coleman

December 14, 2015

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Latino Heritage Week successful

Latino Heritage Week successful

Nathan Shankar, Online Writer December 6, 2015

“It went extremely well. It was the first year we condensed several events in one week instead of one event per week during the traditional Latino Heritage Month of September 15 to October 15,” says...

Pryor accepting the 2015 Mario Make Me a Model Competition award, with Mario Tricoci, founder of the event and of Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas.

Kaylyn Pryor remembered for her joyfulness and positivity

Loie Gilbert, Online Executive Editor November 20, 2015

A week ago, funeral services were held for ETHS alum (‘13) Kaylyn Pryor who was senselessly gunned down on Chicago’s west side. Kaylyn was killed as she was waiting to catch a bus in Englewood...

Evanston Flying Turkey 5k runs its fifth year

Evanston Flying Turkey 5k runs its fifth year

Danielle Kosover, News Editor November 20, 2015

Run before you stuff. You can get active this Thanksgiving by participating in the Evanston Flying Turkey 5k at 9 a.m. “This is an awesome, family- based 5k,” said Jonathan Cain, race director....

Empty Bowl event to sell food in ceramic bowls to raise hunger awareness

Empty Bowl event to sell food in ceramic bowls to raise hunger awareness

Emma Dzwierzynski, News Editor November 20, 2015

World hunger is an ongoing issue, but the Empty Bowl event on Dec. 9 is trying to change that by combining community service and the arts to raise money and awareness for hunger in Evanston. “It...

Enrollment surge changes demographic, academics

Enrollment surge changes demographic, academics

Sam Calian, News Editor November 20, 2015

Most of the world is concerned about overpopulation, but not at ETHS. The schools increasing enrollment does present challenges like larger class sizes and less resources, but it is presenting new...

Distinguished Alumni Awards welcome back successful graduates

Distinguished Alumni Awards welcome back successful graduates

Camille Allen, News Editor November 20, 2015

It’s not everyday that students have the opportunity to learn from an Evanston track coach, a self-made CEO, a Civil Right’s activist, a deputy CFO for NASA, and a Marine who served in Iraq. On December...

Presenters include people like Kevin Brilliant, business Manager of Strategy and Analytics for the Chicago Bulls.

DECA to learn business strategies with Chicago Bulls

Sam Calian, News Editor October 30, 2015

They’re back. The Bulls that is and, as part of DECA, 14 students will go to the game on Nov. 13 to learn about the business side of sports. “It allows students to see a side of sports that they...

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Illinois haunted houses ready to terrify

Danielle Kosover, News Editor October 30, 2015

Get your healthy dose of fear this year at four frightening haunted house attractions in the area: Scream Scene, 13th Floor, Statesville, and Fright Fest. “Fear can give the feeling of being on top...

ETHS average ACT raises to the highest in history

ETHS average ACT raises to the highest in history

Emma Dzwierzynski, News Editor October 5, 2015

The National average ACT score for the Class of 2015 has remained the same for the past year, but the ETHS score has increased by 0.9 and is the highest it’s ever been at 23.9. “There’s something...

Park at your own risk: Safety officers enforce strict parking lot rules

Park at your own risk: Safety officers enforce strict parking lot rules

Sam Calian , News Editor October 5, 2015

Be careful where you park. The safety staff have been cracking down on students without parking passes that are parking in the student lots. This year, parking passes sold out in record time, leading...