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The Evanstonian

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

The Evanstonian

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

The Evanstonian

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COVID-19 cases drop within ETHS and broader Evanston community

Ethan Ravi , Staff Writer March 18, 2022

As Evanston transitions into spring, one noticeable thing that has been leaving the community, besides the cold weather, is the COVID-19 virus. There has been a significant decrease in the amount of cases...

ETHS drops mask mandate in moves towards normalcy

Sofia Siddiqui and Oskar Doepke March 18, 2022

On Feb. 22, Superintendent Eric Witherspoon released an email announcing that ETHS would no longer enforce masks starting Feb. 28, though they would still be highly recommended.  District 202 is part...

Biss announces Latinx advocate Geracaris as Ninth Ward alderman through April 2023

Sam Molitor , Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Following Cicely Fleming’s resignation as Evanston’s Ninth Ward alderperson, a temporary appointment process headed by Mayor Daniel Biss took place to fill the empty city council seat until the next...

Black Joy: Students reflect on 2022 Black Student Summit

Aryeh Lesch and Sari Oppenheimer February 28, 2022

Despite a water main break that forced last-minute changes, the ETHS Black Student Summit was held as part of the school’s Social Consciousness Series on Thursday Feb. 10. Starting in 2014, the Social...

Evanstonian Ben Wolf recalls impactful years at ETHS

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor February 28, 2022

Every year, ETHS honors alums who have made an impact on their communities, both while at ETHS and later in their lives. The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to members of different graduating classes,...

City of Evanston undergoes Ninth Ward alderperson search

Ethan Ravi , Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Editors' Note: this story was written and published in our print issue prior to Mayor Biss' announcement. As of Feb. 22, Mayor Biss has named Juan Geracaris as the new Ninth Ward alderperson. Geracaris,...

In wake of December lockdown, safety concerns, ETHS partners with outside organization to assess schools security practices

In wake of December lockdown, safety concerns, ETHS partners with outside organization to assess school’s security practices

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor February 28, 2022

As part of ETHS’ efforts to improve campus safety, the school contracted with Facility Engineering Associates (FEA), an independent consulting firm to conduct a comprehensive security analysis. The review...

School board approves formal resignation of Chief, Assistant Human Resource Officers following four-mouth, paid administrative leave

School board approves formal resignation of Chief, Assistant Human Resource Officers following four-mouth, paid administrative leave

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor February 28, 2022

At a District 202 school board meeting on Feb. 7, the resignation of the Chief Human Resource Officer Toya Campbell and Assistant Chief Human Resource Officer Yolanda Hardy was approved. The resignations...

Professor and lawyer Richard Pildes recounts time as an ETHS Wildkit

Sam Molitor, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Every year, ETHS honors alums who have made an impact on their communities, both while at ETHS and later in their lives. The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to members of different graduating classes,...

ETHS weight room donor Michael Arrington reflects on career

Aryeh Lesch, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

Every year, ETHS honors alums who have made an impact on their communities, both while at ETHS and later in their lives. The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to members of different graduating classes,...

ETHS administration, school board conduct formal superintendent search

ETHS administration, school board conduct formal superintendent search

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

In September of 2021, Superintendent Eric Witherspoon announced his retirement, effectively opening the role of District 202 Superintendent for the 2022-2023 school year. Shortly after Witherspoon’s...

School Board meeting presentation outlines decline in Advanced Placement, reading proficiency scores, impact of COVID-19

Eden Drajpuch, Executive Editor February 28, 2022

At the most recent Feb. 7 school board meeting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Pete Bavis offered an update on student test scores, participation in Advanced Placement level classes...