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

The Evanstonian


ETHS Foundation’s ‘Wild for ETHS’ honors Superintendent Witherspoon’s legacy

Oskar Doepke and Elizabeth Wenning April 18, 2022

On Saturday, Apr. 2, the ETHS Foundation hosted its annual 21+ fundraising event, WILD for ETHS, with the goal of raising $175,000 to further improve ETHS’ facilities and better the lives of its students....

ETHS observes Holocaust Remembrance Week

Charlotte Geyskens, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

During the last week of March, ETHS observed Holocaust Remembrance Week to commemorate the 11 million people who were murdered during the Holocaust. Although International Holocaust Remembrance Day was...

District 65 approves plan for Fifth Ward School

Tarek Anthony , Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Facing a current budget crisis and record levels of low enrollment, District 65 is returning to the historically contentious idea of redrawing school attendance lines within their elementary schools. The...

Evanston receives AWPA award for excellence in snow and ice control

Aryeh Lesch March 18, 2022

While ETHS’ two weather-caused asynchronous e-learning days may give the impression that the city struggles to keep up with the snow, the City of Evanston actually ranks among the elite in snow and ice...

ETHS students, staff participate in 2022 LGBTQ+ summit

Elise Goulding, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

This year, the LGBTQ+ summit was be held on March 4th. The first summit was held in 2017 as a part of ETHS’ Social Consciousness Series, which is the school’s active effort to make sure every student...

ETHS commemorates, celebrates Womens History Month

ETHS commemorates, celebrates Women’s History Month

Milo Slevin and Sofia Williams March 18, 2022

This is the theme for Women’s History Month, March 2022 as designated by the National Women’s History Alliance (NWHA), and the words spoken by District 202 school board member Stephanie Teterycz as...

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,...

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