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

The Evanstonian

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

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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...

Saving the  environment  one diaper at a time

Saving the environment one diaper at a time

Danielle Kosover, News Editor October 5, 2015

Live on. Little Green Tree House, an environmentally conscious daycare, was recently approved by Evanston Aldermen to join the community. “I think there is a need for this type of facility,”...

Diversity: there’s more to it than you thought

Diversity: there’s more to it than you thought

Camille Allen, News Editor October 5, 2015

If you haven’t heard Calvin Terrell speak, you’re missing out. To motivate students and talk about the power of diversity, guest speaker Calvin Terrell will be visiting on Oct. 7, appearing before...

Speech and Debate Teams merge

Speech and Debate Teams merge

Camille Allen , News Editor September 16, 2015

Combining practices and tournaments, 50 students on the Speech and Debate Team will join-together this fall after a decision from Nick Gehl, Fine Arts Dept. Chair. “By offering one organization we...

ETHS continues the memory of Dajae Coleman

ETHS continues the memory of Dajae Coleman

Samantha Idler, News Editor September 16, 2015

The Dajae Coleman foundation will host its third annual DaeDaeWorld Weekend to commemorate the third anniversary of ETHS student, Dajae Coleman’s death. Dajae was a model student and a star athlete,...

Bacon Study Cafe offers students new opportunities to succeed

Bacon Study Cafe offers students new opportunities to succeed

Danielle Kosover, News Editor September 16, 2015

Swipe your card, take a bite, and pick up that calculator. The Bacon Study Café is open to all students seeking a quiet area to work and eat lunch. “It keeps growing,” said Assoc. Principal...

Planetarium renovations to improve class curriculum

Planetarium renovations to improve class curriculum

Emma Dzwierzynski, News Editor September 16, 2015

Students may have noticed that the planetarium in the courtyard has changed colors since last year, but that’s not the only change made to it. The planetarium was renovated over the summer inside and...

ETHS falls short of making Newsweek’s Top 500 Schools

ETHS falls short of making Newsweek’s Top 500 Schools

Sam Calian , News Editor September 14, 2015

In a recent release of  Newsweek’s top 500 high schools in the nation, ETHS did not make the list. Newsweek sends out a survey to schools that perform above the 70th percentile for their state. Although...

School website gets a makeover

School website gets a makeover

Loie Gilbert, News Editor August 24, 2015

Navigating the old ETHS website had become second nature for many of us, but it was time for a change. “We changed the overall design of the site to make it less complicated and more visually appealing...

Pilot scrapped for digital platform

Pilot scrapped for digital platform

Paige Haden, Managing Editor August 24, 2015

Going back to school big change for all students, but this year updating the school-wide Pilot system adds one more check to the list. In past years the ETHS pilot has been a convenient way to log homework...

ETHS alum remembered as the face of 7up

ETHS alum remembered as the face of 7up

Ivy Hettinger-Roberts, Layout Editor August 24, 2015

“Fresh up with Seven-Up.” This was part of a national ad that also featured the picture of Michael C. McCaleb, who was chosen out of thousands. The ’52 ETHS grad recently passed away and is now...