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The Evanstonian

Retiring Teachers

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...

English as a Second Language teacher and instructional coach Patricia Payne retires from ETHS after three decades.

Teacher and instructional coach Patricia Payne bids farewell to ETHS

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor May 21, 2021

After nearly 31 years of teaching, ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher and Instructional Coach Patricia Payne is retiring. With her upcoming retirement, Payne recalled her best memory from ETHS. “I...