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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

The Evanstonian


On the third floor of the North Wing, a multi-purpose life science room hosts ETHS tortoises.

Zoology among new courses to be offered next academic year

Quynh Lenz, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

The start of the new year always marks the beginning of the course request progress for ETHS students. After consulting with parents and school counselors, students put in their ideal class choices for...

The ETHS kitchens make food for high school students as well as schools in the surrounding area.

Nutrition Services receives $35,000 Hobart food equipment grant

Ethan Ravi, News Editor January 25, 2024

In a December news release, Hobart Food Equipment Group, an Ohio-based food equipment manufacturer and service provider, announced that Evanston Township High School was the recipient of the company’s...

Sustainability and Resilience Coordinator Carrie Pratt led a presentation on the Citys climate action progress.

Evanston City Council unveils 2024 plans to advance its Climate Action and Resilience Plan

Keira Beaudoin, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

The Evanston City Council meeting on Jan. 8 focused on Evanston’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan, or CARP, and what it will look like in the new year. Cara Pratt, the Sustainability and Resilience...

Students occupied H-Hall, the high school’s main walkway leading into the main lobby.

Students hold sit-in protest in support of Palestinian cause

Nadira Bumi, Staff Writer December 29, 2023

On Monday, Dec. 18, ETHS students led a sit-in protest in support of a ceasefire in Gaza and an end to Israeli occupation. It was the longest sit-in protest in ETHS history; several dozen students gathered...

Mayor Daniel Biss called on the help of security personnel to break up a protest that was disrupting the meeting.

Dec. 11 City Council meeting features budget discussions, public opinion on Israel-Palestine conflict

Rosie Witt, Assistant News Editor December 20, 2023

The Dec. 11 City Council meeting focused mainly on the City’s budget and motor fuel tax, however much of the public discussions surrounded the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict. During the public...

HBCU Experience Day features bestselling authors, sessions on college experiences

Sophia Siddiqui, Assistant News Editor December 15, 2023

On Thursday, Dec. 14, ETHS hosted its HBCU Experience Day, where school staff worked with the Evanston Black Advocacy Network as well as the bestselling authors of ‘The Black Family's Guide to College...

The student panel was made up of 13 student members of teamASAP.

Pathways to Early College Forum informs prospective AP students about benefits, drawbacks of college level courses

Ruby Dean, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

On Dec. 6, a forum informing current students and incoming freshmen on AP opportunities took place in the ETHS auditorium. This event, dubbed the Pathways to Early College Forum, hosted over 100 people,...

Ceramics donated by Evanston artists and ETHS students went up for silent auction. (Courtesy of Community Service Club)

ETHS Empty Bowl fundraiser raises over $3000 for local non-profits

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

The 24th annual Empty Bowl was hosted on Wednesday, Dec. 6 during both lunch blocks. The fundraiser, known for selling soup and hand-made ceramics, raised over $3,000 for local non-profit organizations...

Distinguished Alumni Award recipients and their student presenters. (Courtesy of District 202)

ETHS honors six accomplished alumni with Distinguished Alumni Award

Nadira Bumi and Jaren Davis December 13, 2023

On Monday, Dec. 4, ETHS honored notable alumni with the annual Distinguished Alumni Award. This award was established twenty years ago in 2003, to "recognize graduates of [ETHS] who exemplify the tradition...

ETHS special education administrative team (from left to right - Tennile Tarrant, Jamie Reinhardt, Amy Verbrick, Millicent Griffin, Patrick Chambers).

Dec. 11 School Board Meeting focuses on special education, listening spaces

Ethan Ravi, News Editor December 13, 2023

The Dec. 11 District 202 School Board Meeting commenced with an announcement that, for the 14th year in a row, the high school was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence and Financial Reporting...

The 48th iteration of the annual show included skaters of all ages and skill levels.

Annual Nutcracker on Ice remains winter tradition for many

Keira Beaudoin, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

The 48th annual Nutcracker on Ice ran from Dec. 8 to 10 at the Robert Crown Community Center. The performance, a winter tradition to many skaters and coaches, involved ice skaters of all ages and skill...

Host Carlton Rosemond congratulated the performers.

Annual E-Town Idol showcases wide range of student talents

Ben Brown, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

On Nov. 17 at 5:30 p.m., E-Town Idol, the annual student and staff talent show, kicked off. The show was organized and hosted by Carlton Rosemond, the Duplicating Center and Mailroom Specialist at the...

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