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Sam Calian

Sam Calian, News Editor

By Sam Calian
ETHS bids a fond farewell: Joseph OShea

ETHS bids a fond farewell: Joseph O’Shea

Sam Calian, News Editor May 28, 2017

Since 1984, the Chicago area has benefited from the inspiring teaching of Joseph O'Shea, but it won't anymore. O'Shea has taught at ETHS for the past 23 years in a variety of science courses, including...

Evanston bids a fond farewell: Tracy Autry

Evanston bids a fond farewell: Tracy Autry

Sam Calian, News Editor May 28, 2017

15. That's the number of courses Tracy Autry has taught during her 33-year-long career at ETHS. Autry began her career in the CTE department in 1984. Since then, she's gone on to teach a wide array...

Ben Osterlund, Mark Roth (2015) and Charlie Maxwell (2016) at last years softball tournament

Scholarship continues legacy of beloved teacher and coach

Sam Calian, News Editor March 17, 2017

Last year, Ross Freeland, a former math teacher and baseball coach, passed away from stomach cancer. His memory lives on through ETHS students, staff, and now the Ross Freeland Scholarship. “Mr. Freeland...

Robert gets a better crown

Sam Calian, News Editor February 24, 2017

The Bob. For years Robert Crown has been the home for countless ice skaters, hockey players and Evanston kids, and now with its new renovations, it will run for many years to come. “The center...

Students demonstrate for immigrant rights

ETHS declared sanctuary school

Sam Calian, News Editor February 6, 2017

While deportation rates rapidly increase in the US, the resolution approved by ETHS District 202 officials last month to become a safe haven continues to protect undocumented students at ETHS. “This...

Students in Malawi attend a school assembly

ETHS comes together to help schools in Malawi

Sam Calian, News Editor December 16, 2016

ETHS students raised $1,600 to buy six acres of land, fertilizer and seed for a school in Malawi, Africa to help students survive starvation. “We tried to do as much as we could, as quick as we could,”...

Fall Ball to replace Frosh/Soph Formal

Fall Ball to replace Frosh/Soph Formal

Sam Calian, News Editor November 22, 2016

On December 10th the new Fall Ball dance will replace the Freshman Sophomore formal in hopes to raise the falling attendance. “We are going to try something fresh,” Director of student activities...

First Slice open its Evanston location

First Slice open its Evanston location

Sam Calian, News Editor October 28, 2016

Easy as pie. Walk over to the corner of Church and Dodge to visit First Slice, the new restaurant that serves delicious food while helping the needy. “The idea is that the first slice goes to people...

NU-ETHS partnership goes into its fifth year

NU-ETHS partnership goes into its fifth year

Sam Calian, News Editor October 5, 2016

Treat your neighbor how you want to be treated. As the NU-ETHS partnership office goes into its fifth year. it cements previous programs and brings in new ones. “A common misconception about our...

New classes introduced for 2016

New classes introduced for 2016

Sam Calian, News Editor August 22, 2016

Don’t freak out when you see classes on your schedule like P.E. Blender or The Chicano Movement, for these are just some of the new classes added for the 2016-17 school year. The most anticipated...

Richard Weiland

Richard Weiland

Sam Calian, News Editor May 13, 2016

Over the past 16 years you might have seen Richard Weiland riding his bike to school in snow, rain, and sunshine, but next year that will change. After 42 years of teaching, the last 16 at ETHS, reading...

Richard Weiland moves on to next chapter

Richard Weiland moves on to next chapter

Sam Calian, News Editor May 13, 2016

Over the past 16 years you might have seen Richard Weiland riding his bike to school in snow, rain, and sunshine, but next year that will change. After 42 years of teaching, the last 16 at ETHS, reading...

Lantinx Summit happening today

Lantinx Summit happening today

Sam Calian, News Editor April 26, 2016

The Latinx population in the US is slowing, but not at ETHS, in fact it's growing faster than ever. In order to accommodate the growing population, ETHS is holding its first Latinx Summit where guest...

Speech and Debate Team advances to Nationals

Sam Calian, News Editor March 18, 2016

Most high school teams only dream about going to State let alone Nationals, but the Speech and Debate team will be sending junior Henry Smith to Salt Lake City, Utah, to compete in the nationwide tournament. “Nationals...

Senator Cory Booker

ETHS to host Sen. Booker tonight

Sam Calian, News Editor February 26, 2016

The Senate’s only current black member, Cory Booker, will discuss why American politics need to shift in the auditorium tonight at 7:30 p.m. “I have always respected Senator Booker,” said Principal...

Tim Brewer helps Frank Brice Hartley with his homework.

Best Buddies to split from national chapter

Sam Calian, News Editor February 5, 2016

One to one relationships have been the National Best Buddies model, but ETHS’s use of the family model, which accommodates more students, has led to friction between the school chapter and the organization’s...

Spirit week kicks off after winter break

Spirit week kicks off after winter break

Sam Calian, News Editor December 18, 2015

A change of spirit. In past years, winter spirit week has always been after semester exams. However, this year it was moved to the week before exams, Jan. 4 through Jan.8. “I think the planners...

Enrollment surge changes demographic, academics

Enrollment surge changes demographic, academics

Sam Calian, News Editor November 20, 2015

Most of the world is concerned about overpopulation, but not at ETHS. The schools increasing enrollment does present challenges like larger class sizes and less resources, but it is presenting new...

Presenters include people like Kevin Brilliant, business Manager of Strategy and Analytics for the Chicago Bulls.

DECA to learn business strategies with Chicago Bulls

Sam Calian, News Editor October 30, 2015

They’re back. The Bulls that is and, as part of DECA, 14 students will go to the game on Nov. 13 to learn about the business side of sports. “It allows students to see a side of sports that they...

Park at your own risk: Safety officers enforce strict parking lot rules

Park at your own risk: Safety officers enforce strict parking lot rules

Sam Calian, News Editor October 5, 2015

Be careful where you park. The safety staff have been cracking down on students without parking passes that are parking in the student lots. This year, parking passes sold out in record time, leading...

ETHS falls short of making Newsweek’s Top 500 Schools

ETHS falls short of making Newsweek’s Top 500 Schools

Sam Calian, News Editor September 14, 2015

In a recent release of  Newsweek’s top 500 high schools in the nation, ETHS did not make the list. Newsweek sends out a survey to schools that perform above the 70th percentile for their state. Although...

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