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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

Sophia Siddiqui

Sophia Siddiqui, Assistant News Editor

By Sophia Siddiqui

HBCU Experience Day features bestselling authors, sessions on college experiences

Sophia Siddiqui, Assistant News Editor December 15, 2023

On Thursday, Dec. 14, ETHS hosted its HBCU Experience Day, where school staff worked with the Evanston Black Advocacy Network as well as the bestselling authors of ‘The Black Family's Guide to College...

ETHS introduces Listening Spaces program for students, staff

Sophia Siddiqui, Assistant News Editor November 10, 2023

In a Nov. 9 email to ETHS students and staff, Superintendent Dr. Marcus Campbell and Assistant Superintendent and Principal Dr. Taya Kinzie announced the implementation of ETHS Listening Spaces for students....

The Kits, Cats and Kids Block Party aimed to bring together the Evanston community and celebrate the longstanding partnership between ETHS and Northwestern.

ETHS and Northwestern unite for annual block party

Sophia Siddiqui, Assistant News Editor September 22, 2023

On Thursday, Sept. 7, ETHS hosted the 11th annual ‘Kits, ‘Cats and Kids Block Party, celebrating the partnership between ETHS, Northwestern and the overall Evanston community. Evanston families...

The basics of The Evanstonian

The basics of The Evanstonian

Ethan Ravi and Sophia Siddiqui August 15, 2023

About Us Since 1916, The Evanstonian has been the official student newspaper for Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Ill. The opinions of an opinion writer or columnist belong to the writer and...

Changes to the student pilot for the school year

August 15, 2023

Removal of extreme tardies In a school-wide email sent on July 13, ETHS announced that extreme tardies will be removed from the student pilot for the 2023-2024 school year. These types of tardies were...

Gary Haller (back row, second from left) has been a core member of the Career and Technical Education Department at ETHS

Retiring teachers reflect on decades of time at ETHS: Gary Haller

Sophia Siddiqui, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

After 17 dedicated years at ETHS, career and technical education (CTE) teacher Gary Haller is retiring. When Haller first arrived at ETHS in 2006, the CTE department consisted of a singular AP computer...

District 202

District 202

A year after conducting the search for a new superintendent, ultimately landing on Dr. Marcus Campbell, the Evanston Township High School District 202 School Board now looks to push a new set of initiatives,...

ETHS Civics Fair aims to encourage student engagement outside the classroom

Sophia Siddiqui, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

ETHS’s Hub was closed off on Tuesday, Jan. 24, and Wednesday, Jan. 25, to make room for the yearly Civics Fair. Hundreds of Evanston sophomores took part to learn about and interact with civic engagement...

Lines out the door for Evanston Symphony Orchestra’s annual holiday concert

Sophia Siddiqui, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

On Sunday, Dec. 11, ETHS hosted the Evanston Symphony Orchestra’s (ESO) yearly holiday concert. The line for tickets was out the door and wrapping around Dodge Ave as Evanston residents waited for the...

Edzos eyes spring re-opening

Edzo’s eyes spring re-opening

Sophia Siddiqui, Staff writer September 24, 2022

Edzo’s has been an Evanston staple for years, bringing people of all ages together to enjoy a classic American meal. From their iconic fries, burgers and shakes to their convenient pricing and philanthropic...

ETHS honors Earth Day with events for students, Evanston residents

Sam Molitor and Sophia Siddiqui April 18, 2022

Celebrated each year on Apr. 22, Earth Day marks the birth of the modern environmental movement and is celebrated worldwide to raise awareness and support for environmental protection.  Earth Day,...

Wordle sensation takes ETHS community by storm

Wordle sensation takes ETHS community by storm

Sophia Siddiqui and Oskar Doepke February 28, 2022

It’s been hard to avoid the online word game that’s taking the internet by storm. Created by software engineer Josh Wardle for his puzzle-loving partner, Wordle, a web-based word game, has ballooned...

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...

Image courtesy of Northwestern University

Northwestern welcomes first female president

Sophia Siddiqui and Oskar Doepke November 19, 2021

After eight years of service at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chancellor Rebecca Blank will be taking over for Morton Schapiro as the next president of Northwestern University. Blank has a history...

What’s next for Evanston movie theater

Milo Slevin and Sophia Siddiqui October 15, 2021

For over two decades, the Century 12 movie theater has been a gathering place for Evanston residents. Kids and adults alike could come together to enjoy a break from the stresses of their everyday life....

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