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Sofia Williams

By Sofia Williams
Cybersecurity Club: Growing with the digital world

Cybersecurity Club: Growing with the digital world

Sofia Williams, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

Among the many extracurricular opportunities that ETHS has to offer comes a new way to get involved in the digital world: Cybersecurity Club. The club was originated by juniors Leif Ye and AJ Bakari,...

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...

ETHS works to reinstall Drop Everything and Read

Sofia Williams and Sophia Siddiqui December 23, 2021

After returning from a year of e-learning, ETHS has been introducing programs both old and new in order to maximize students’ academic opportunities and enjoyment. One such initiative is Drop Everything...

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Students demand increased CARP implementation through school walkout

Sofia Williams and Charlotte Geyskens November 19, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 22, while most of ETHS was heading to their Block 8 classes, over a hundred students walked out of school to participate in a climate strike organized by Etown Sunrise. While they risked...

ETHS staff reacts to in-person learning, logistics

Sofia Williams, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

ETHS is finally back, and it’s better than ever...according to some. After a year like no other, change at the school is undeniable; as the school year begins and the first weeks are completed, students...

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...

Fall 2021 brings changes to ETHS

Sofia Williams, Staff Writers April 26, 2021

As ETHS begins the transition to in-person learning, the question of how the school will look and what changes will be made going forward is ever-present. On March 24, 2021, ETHS announced what some of...

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...

Sixth Ward

Sofia Williams, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Tom Suffredin Four years ago, Tom Suffredin was inspired to run for alderman of the 6th Ward because of a block party permit. “My wife and I both grew up here, and our block party permit got rejected....

The Issue of E-learning

The Issue of E-learning

Letter from the Editors  What is the issue of e-learning? Of all the questions to answer about ETHS this year, this has to be one of the most challenging, because it gets to the heart of what it...

Evanstonians return to Lighthouse Beach after its reopening.

Evanston reopens amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Sari Oppenheimer and Sofia Williams August 17, 2020

After months that have felt like years, Evanston is beginning the slow journey back to normalcy. On Friday, June 26, Illinois moved into phase four—Revitalization—of the five-phase Illinois reopening...

A new look at education: how a pilot program between ETHS and Northwestern is redefining educational justice

Avi Shapira and Sofia Williams January 31, 2020

For the last couple of Mondays, when the final bell rings early at 2:09 p.m., while the rest of ETHS is dismissed from school, 26 ETHS students wait for their 3:30 pm bus. The bus that they board will...

Minding the gap: how ETHS is addressing racial achievement gap

Rebecca Lustig and Sofia Williams December 13, 2019

The racial and socioeconomic achievement gap is an issue that has long plagued high schools around the country, and the latest ETHS Annual Achievement Report shows that ETHS is no different. Data from...

New auto lab car kit creates electrical opportunities

New auto lab car kit creates electrical opportunities

Sofia Williams, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

Come this winter, the ETHS Auto Tech Lab will receive an addition to its curriculum that will prepare them for where the future is undoubtedly going: electric cars. Through a small company in California,...

A Trip to Remember: China Trip 2019

Sofia Williams, Staff Writer October 7, 2019

On June 8, 2019, 10 students enrolled in Mandarin Chinese left for a trip that allowed them to completely immerse themselves in the everyday lives of teens living in China.  Accompanied by Chinese...

Sophia Weglarz

National wave of ICE raids sparks community response

On July 15 2019, a nationwide series of raids to arrest and deport immigrants began after President Trump tweeted his threat to remove “millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into...

Photo by Zachary Bahar

Construction commences for newly-renovated weightroom

Sofia Williams, Staff Writer August 21, 2019

With a fresh start to the school year, students are invited to take a fresh start on their physical health with the new and improved Michael B. Arrington Wellness and Performance Center.  Michael Arrington,...

New CTE Classes added for 2019/2020 school year

Brynn Aaronson and Sofia Williams March 22, 2019

Cybersecurity Class After 13 years of teaching at ETHS, Gary Haller will finally add a class to his schedule that he has been interested in for years: Cybersecurity. “[Cybersecurity] is something...

From left to right: Pelayo, Gray, Quintero, Shiltz

New language teachers at ETHS

Rebecca Lustig, Sadie Sims and Sofia Williams February 15, 2019

Edward Gray By Sadie Sims, Staff Writer After previously teaching English at a for-profit company, first year German teacher Edward Gray has found student motivations for learning to be refreshing....

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