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ETHS to implement block schedule, eliminate finals beginning fall 2021

ETHS to implement block schedule, eliminate finals beginning fall 2021

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 24, 2021

Beginning in the fall of 2021, ETHS will implement several major changes that will radically restructure the school that so many have known, the largest of these being the adoption of a block schedule. “ETHS...

White students make up two-thirds of hybrid opt-ins

White students make up two-thirds of hybrid opt-ins

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 22, 2021

On March 1, ETHS announced that it will transition to a hybrid learning model on April 15—almost 13 months to the day after the school shut down. The announcement, made in an email sent to students...

A brief timeline of ETHS’s reopening journey

A brief timeline of ETHS’s reopening journey

Avi Shapira and Sofia Williams March 22, 2021

Since the March 12, 2020 announcement that students wouldn’t return to ETHS classrooms for three weeks—a time span which quickly lengthened—an air of uncertainty has surrounded the school’s education...

Teachers react to in-person announcement

Teachers react to in-person announcement

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 22, 2021

On March 1, ETHS announced its plan to begin hybrid learning on April 14. Coming almost 13 months to the day after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a nationwide shutdown that, among everything else, impacted...

Restrictions under a hybrid model create a far cry from a standard school experience.

Predominantly white advocacy group for reopening sees success

Sari Oppenheimer, Assistant News Editor March 22, 2021

As the summer of 2020 began to wind down, both District 65 and District 202 had yet to announce their plans for the coming school year. The uncertainty over remote versus in-person learning left some parents...

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Timeline: Year-long rollercoaster puts Kits in ‘win-and-in’ situation

Eli Cohen, Executive Editor March 10, 2021

Evanston basketball, like everything else in the world, was drastically altered by the coronavirus pandemic, which overtook our lives a year ago. Now, back on the court, the Kits will enter Beardsley Gym...

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Journalism, me, and the American Dream

Kupunoli Sumi, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Journalism has the power to shape our realities, our dreams. My idea of the American Dream was planted from a young age, something that the Statue of Liberty symbolized and my parents proved. It was...

Impostor syndrome

Impostor syndrome

Linnea Mayo and Taryn Robinson February 22, 2021

Whether this means feeling like you aren’t equipped to be working with your white peers, or just overall a sense of not belonging, the issue of impostor syndrome is present in many clubs and activities...

SOAR ignites change at ETHS

SOAR ignites change at ETHS

Saliha Ansari and Sophie Yang February 22, 2021

“When we're starting to talk about race, it can turn into chaos, but just recognizing that folks come in from different lens perspectives gives us a way to authentically have a conversation in a very...

A brief history of the Evanstonian

A brief history of the Evanstonian

Eva Morales-Grahl, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

To reflect on the current ways in which the Evanstonian subconsciously perpetuates white supremacy and what a future of actively fighting against this looks like, it is crucial to first examine the publication’s...

'WILD FOR ETHS' fundraiser goes virtual for the first time

‘WILD FOR ETHS’ fundraiser goes virtual for the first time

Anika Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Every year, ETHS comes together to raise money in a fundraiser for new spaces and resources as well as for funding to certain programs to better the lives of the students. Normally, WILD FOR ETHS would...

Kit Chat Episode 8: Evanston’s next four years (and beyond) with Daniel Biss

Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller February 17, 2021

In this episode of Kit Chat, hosts Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller (Executive Editors of The Evanstonian) are joined by Evanston mayoral candidate Sen. Daniel Biss to discuss his mayoral campaign, issues...

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