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Two ETHS students awarded gold rating at the Illinois Junior Academy of Science Regional Science Fair

Louise Bond and Sabine Gratch

March 22, 2019

Seniors Michael Frim and Zachary Andalman were both awarded a gold rating for their submissions in the March 2019 Illinois Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) science fair. Frim’s submission was a drop impact study, which is essentiall...

School Closings Lead to Protocols and New E-Learning Day

Taryn Robinson, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

In order to make up cancelled school on Jan. 30 and Jan. 31, during which temperatures plummeted to a record cold below -25 degrees without windchill, ETHS will have its first ever non-attendance E-Learning Day on Friday, Feb. ...

ETHS adds “Varsity PE” to curriculum

Izzy Lobin, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Starting in the 2019-2020 school year, ETHS varsity athletes will have the opportunity to participate in a specialized PE curriculum distinctly designed around each sport. The new program called Sports Specific Training (SST) was passed...

New class to connect students through performance art

February 15, 2019

In order to build relationships between students with disabilities and able-bodied peers through performance art, ETHS is introducing Wildkit Ensemble as a new class for next year. “It’s something that the Fine Arts depar...

New summer school class combines science and sports

Rebecca Lustig, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

This summer, ETHS will launch a new summer school class STEM in Sports as a way to assist freshmen in their preparation for biology. The class was designed to get incoming freshmen acclimated to the school, teach general scien...

Northwestern/ETHS partnership office prioritizes diversity in STEM pathways

Louise Bond, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

At the District 202 school board meeting on Jan. 14, Northwestern University/Evanston Township High School partnership faculty make it clear that in year seven of this partnership, diversity in pathways to Science Technology ...

Finals being moved to before winter break draws mixed reactions from students, teachers

Brynn Aaronson, Staff Writer

December 26, 2018

Starting in the 2019-2020 school year, classes will start and end a week earlier, which will allow finals to be moved to before winter break. School administrators believe that this change will help to reduce student workload...

A preview of the 2019 Chicago Mayoral Election

Izzy Lobin, Staff Writer

December 26, 2018

With a two-term incumbent Rahm Emanuel decidedly making his exit this coming spring, the Chicago mayoral election is in full swing, with a wide field of candidates to choose from. This year’s race has 21 hopeful candidates...

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