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The Evanstonian

The news site of Evanston Township High School

The Evanstonian

The 93rd Oscars: a win for 'Nomadland' and AAPI representation

The 93rd Oscars: a win for ‘Nomadland’ and AAPI representation

Sophie Yang , Staff Writer April 26, 2021

In light of the recent hate perpetuated against the AAPI community, it is extremely important to recognize the achievements and history being made to uplift the joy within the AAPI community. On March...

Junior Foster Ellen sits in a hybrid classroom.

Teachers reflect on hybrid challenges, accommodations

Eden Drajpuch, Sari Oppenheimer, and Avi Shapira April 26, 2021
While returning for hybrid instruction was optional for students, most staff members, unless afforded accommodations, returned to in-person instruction.
Mock Trial team wins state for first time, headed to nationals

Mock Trial team wins state for first time, headed to nationals

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor April 26, 2021

This season brought ETHS’s Mock Trial team to new heights, as the team will attend nationals for the first time after winning the Illinois State Bar Association State Competition. “Overall, this...

HOSA places in state during first year

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor April 26, 2021

While the ETHS branch of HOSA hasn’t been around for long, they’ve created a space for students to discuss and learn about medicine and health care. “We started [thinking about] the club [in 2018-19]…....

Math Team maintains rigor in virtual year

Aryeh Lesch, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

While classrooms and chalkboards were swapped with Zoom breakout rooms and screen sharing this year, the ETHS Math Team kept their collaborative and driven spirit alive during the 2020-21 season. Like...

Science Olympiad finds ways to sustain work online

Aryeh Lesch, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

ETHS Science Olympiad finished their 2020-21 season with three top-10 invitational finishes, just missing out on a state qualification at their regional meet. The Science Olympiad team is a competitive...

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...

Virtual YAMO takes to the stage

Virtual YAMO takes to the stage

Anika Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

The well-known student variety show YAMO seamlessly blends different forms of art to specifically engage Evanstonians. The beloved, annual show is entirely casted, written, directed and performed by students...

Scholastic Bowl team wins regional competition

Scholastic Bowl team wins regional competition

Aryeh Lesch, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

ETHS Scholastic Bowl has managed to have a fun and successful 2020-21 season despite COVID-19. Scholastic Bowl is a trivia team that, in a typical year, holds weekly in-person practices and sends team...

Hybrid learning offers unique experiences and considerations for freshmen, seniors

Hybrid learning offers unique experiences and considerations for freshmen, seniors

Jilian Denlow and Cheyenne Edwards April 26, 2021

On March 13, 2020, ETHS announced that the school would be closed for two weeks due to COVID-19. However, two weeks turned into an indefinite period, as the future of the return to normalcy looked unclear....

Opinion | After eliminating semester exams, ETHS should move back fall start date

Christopher Vye, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

When ETHS announced that semester exams would no longer be held upon an in-person return to the school, myself and many of my fellow students breathed a collective sigh of relief. Though I didn’t exactly...

Opinion | The consequences of removing finals at ETHS

Linnea Mayo, Assistant Opinion Editor April 26, 2021

On Wednesday, March 24, ETHS officially announced their changes for the 2021-2022 school year, and amongst this was the decision to eliminate final exams. In my experience, the entire finals week and time...