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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

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Sophie Yang

TEAACH act mandated in Illinois public schools

Alice Cutter , Staff Writer August 16, 2021

On July 9, the Teaching Equitable Asian American Community History (TEAACH Act) was signed by Illinois Governor JB Prizker in the Niles West Gymnasium, making Illinois the first state to require Asian...

Evanston mayor Daniel Biss talks first 100 days in office

Eden Drajpuch, Executive Editor August 16, 2021

Q: Can you introduce yourself, your role, and your career history for anyone who may not be aware?  My name is Daniel Biss, and I am Evanston’s mayor. For the last several years, I’ve been doing...

Finals exam eliminated

Yahya Shafique, Staff Writer August 16, 2021

ETHS will make several significant adjustments that will dramatically reshape the school with which so many people are familiar—the most infamous of which being finals. ETHS has eliminated the semester...

Macyn Hoeveler

Evanston Pride celebrates inclusivity

Eden Drajpuch , Executive Editor August 16, 2021

Following the postponement of Evanston’s Pride celebration due to inclement weather, the event was rescheduled for July 17. The rescheduled event consisted of a community picnic and a candle lighting...

ETHS reimagines school as students return to building

Sofia Williams , Staff Writer August 16, 2021

August 16, 2021: whether it’s with apprehension or excitement, the ETHS community has long awaited the return of full-time, in-person school. While many have anticipated a return to normalcy, CDC guidelines...

District 202 School Board welcomes new member

Tarek Anthony , Staff Writer August 16, 2021

The District 202 Board of Education appointed Mirah Anti to fill the opening on the school board on June 21.  The vacancy on the school board opened up when former board member Jude Laude decided not...

Valerie Larsen

Empathy guides tardy, detention policy changes

Jojo Wertheimer, Digital Content Editor August 16, 2021

Last March, ETHS announced a variety of substantial changes for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year to support student wellbeing, including revisions to the tardy and detention policy. The changes are a...

Juneteenth honors Black Evanstonians

Lee Muir, Staff Writer August 16, 2021

Although this is the 158th year since the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, it was Evanston’s first in-person Juneteenth parade. The parade started at 11am on June 19 at Robert Crown’s newly...

Watch: ETHS Class of ’21 Virtual Graduation

May 23, 2021

The ETHS Class of '21 Virtual Graduation ceremony is set to take place at 10am on Sunday, May 23, featuring speeches from Cassidy Hubbarth, ETHS alum and current NBA reporter for ESPN, as well as the Evanstonian's...

English Lisa Oberman retires after over three decades at ETHS.

English teacher Lisa Oberman reflects on long career

Ahania Soni, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

In 1985, when Take on Me dominated radio stations and The Breakfast Club had just been released to theaters, Lisa Oberman joined the ETHS English department. She’s spent several decades teaching freshman...

Painting, ceramics and drawing teacher Marla Seibold retires after 33 years

Painting, ceramics and drawing teacher Marla Seibold retires after 33 years

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 21, 2021

At the end of the 2020-2021 school year, painting, ceramics and drawing teacher Marla Seibold will be retiring but will continue to look back fondly at her 32 years of teaching at ETHS. When asked about...