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

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

The Evanstonian

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Over time, the rivalry between New Trier and Evanston has shifted, but many of the underlying reasons for the divide remain.

ETHS, New Trier alums, students reflect on school rivalry

Jilian Denlow and Molly Riley October 15, 2021

From aggressive slogans and chants to hallway trash talk, almost every ETHS student has heard or voiced some bad things about New Trier. This isn’t a new fixture; even after nearly half a century,...

Illustration by Lila Portis

Underclassmen reflect on first month of in-person learning

Jilian Denlow , Clara Gustafson, and Sydney Hletko September 17, 2021

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the stereotypical fears of high school freshmen often included the intimidating upperclassmen, getting lost on the first day, being assigned overwhelming amounts of homework,...

COVID-19 FAQ with Superintendent Eric Witherspoon

Sari Oppenheimer, News Editor September 17, 2021

Prior to students reentering the building for the school year, ETHS staff created new protocols in an effort to ensure student safety and mitigate COVID-19 cases.  The new COVID-19 protocols focus...

Illustration by Claire Ripp.

Opinion | Rehumanizing ETHS comes with significant adjustments

Linnea Mayo and Maddie Coyle September 17, 2021

Linnea's thoughts Going into this school year, there were various expected changes awaiting students and staff, including the block scheduling, 85-minute class periods and no tardies that we had been...

Teachers, staff respond to COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Eden Drajpuch, Executive Editor September 17, 2021

While many aspects of this school year thus far have been characterized by student experiences, important changes that also impact ETHS staff have occurred throughout the last few months.  Despite...

Students return to ETHS after an entire year and a semester of virtual or hybrid school.

Steps toward normalcy at ETHS

Jilian Denlow, Assistant Feature Editor August 16, 2021

For members of the ETHS community, the upcoming school year will feel like a breath of fresh air. While it is likely that no one is eager for summer to come to an end, today probably feels like a reasonable...

Photo courtesy of Chloe Haack.

Softball won’t let playoff loss undermine successes

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor August 16, 2021

As ETHS’ baseball team went head-to-head with Whitney Young to kickoff their playoff run at home, 15 miles south, on the very same night and against the very same school, the Kits’ softball squad kicked...

Photo courtesy of Jacklynn Okereke.

Girls track explains path to state win

Lauren Dain, Executive Editor August 16, 2021

The ETHS girls track and field team has standout individual athletes, but by clenching the 4x200 relay they showed how strong their united team can be. Senior Jacklynn Okereke stated that of all her...

Students prepare for full in-person school year

Students prepare for full in-person school year

Macyn Hoeveler, Staff Writer August 16, 2021

The bell rings, echoing across the ETHS building. Students stream in and out of doors, rooms and hallways finding their way to their next class. The block schedule is now fully in place, finals have been...

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...

ETHS athletic department set to return to normal

Lauren Dain, Executive Editor August 16, 2021

Entering the 2021-2022 school year ETHS student athletes are excitedly anticipating more “normal” seasons for their sports. The word “normal” has been thrown around recently when discussions are...

Photo courtesy of Dylan Elwood.

Baseball season culminates in regional win

Christopher Vye, Sports Editor August 16, 2021

After back-to-back doubleheader wins against Highland Park propelled the Wildkits to achieve the elusive 20-win season, ETHS’ baseball team proved once again that the sky was the limit when it came to...