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Day in the life of a hybrid student

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 5, 2021

* What follows is not the most conventional Evanstonian story. Rather, it is an attempt to imagine what a day in hybrid learning, which will begin for ETHS students on April 15 for those who opt-in, might...

ETHS will open for in-person experiences starting on Feb. 16 after 11 months out of the building.

ETHS announces hybrid plan to begin in April

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 2, 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...

ETHS will open for in-person experiences starting on Feb. 16 after 11 months out of the building.

ETHS announces in-person experiences

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor February 2, 2021

Updated Feb. 10: After almost 11 months away from ETHS, students will be allowed to reenter the building in the coming weeks with the rollout of in-person experiences and activities.  Announced...

Tradeoffs and Triages: Students navigate mental health in e-learning

Tradeoffs and Triages: Students navigate mental health in e-learning

Trigger Warning: The following story contains information regarding mental health issues that may trigger some readers. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. The Mental Health...

Opinion | E-learning expectations must factor in student mental health

Linnea Mayo, Assistant Opinion Editor November 16, 2020

With the first quarter already complete, students and teachers alike experienced one of the strangest starts to their school year. With various e-learning moderations implemented since March of last year,...

Art by Valerie Larsen

Opinion | Working together against Zoom fatigue

Antonia Languilla, Opinion Writer November 16, 2020

With screens freezing, awkward breakout rooms, and the echoes of silence, Zoom can get tiring after the first two classes of the day. Staring at a screen for half the day takes a toll on not only a student's...

Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Q&A with theater, visual arts teachers

Madison McGuire and Jojo Wertheimer November 16, 2020

Theater Theater teacher Timothy Herbert has taken online learning and adapted it to his curriculum. Working with students online can be challenging, but the theatre department and Herbert have done their...

Peas in a pod: e-learning pods alieve isolation

Ahania Soni, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

For students at ETHS, and across the coun- try, staying motivated and engaged during e-learning has been a challenge. The solitude of quarantine and the overwhelmingness of the pandemic have left...

Behind the screens of e-learning: safety, mental health supports

Eden Drajpuch, Ingrid Halverson, and Lila Portis October 20, 2020

Now that e-learning at ETHS is well underway, The Evanstonian wanted to extend gratitude to some of the incredibly talented and hardworking staff members that students and staff don’t often see. Each...

Art by Ellie Lind

How to be optimistic in 2020

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor October 20, 2020

I consider myself to be an optimist. I don’t believe that the world is perfect, but I do believe that through dedication, unity and effort, humanity improves. We push ourselves farther, see a ridge...

Kit Chat: Episode 1 with Evanston Fight For Black Lives’ Kayla Henning and In-Depth Editor Lauren Dain

Nora Miller and Zachary Bahar September 24, 2020
On the inaugural episode of Kit Chat, hosts Zachary Bahar and Nora Miller (Executive Editors of The Evanstonian) are joined by ETHS grad Kayla Henning and The Evanstonian’s In-Depth Editor Lauren Dain to discuss the death of Jacob Blake, the work that Evanston Fight for Black Lives have been forwarding and the issue of e-learning.
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