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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.

DECA makes international competition

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editors April 26, 2021

ETHS DECA has had a long history of successful seasons, a history that was continued in this strangest of years. “All of our club meetings have been online; usually, we perform in front of a judge...

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...

COVID-19 Dashboard aims to offer community transparency

Eden Drajpuch, Feature Editor April 26, 2021

The recent start of hybrid learning at ETHS brought the District 202 COVID Dashboard, a page dedicated to tracking the number of students and staff members who have either tested positive for COVID-19...

ETHS to implement block schedule, eliminate finals beginning fall 2021

ETHS to implement block schedule, eliminate finals beginning fall 2021

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 24, 2021

Beginning in the fall of 2021, ETHS will implement several major changes that will radically restructure the school that so many have known, the largest of these being the adoption of a block schedule. “ETHS...

White students make up two-thirds of hybrid opt-ins

White students make up two-thirds of hybrid opt-ins

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 22, 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...

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...

Teachers react to in-person announcement

Teachers react to in-person announcement

Zachary Bahar, Executive Editor March 22, 2021

On March 1, ETHS announced its plan to begin hybrid learning on April 14. Coming almost 13 months to the day after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a nationwide shutdown that, among everything else, impacted...

Opinion | Thoughts from Black Student Union on school reopening

Black Student Union March 22, 2021

The following was submitted by the Black Student Union. On March 1, ETHS released its re-opening plan to staff, students and their families. This plan expressed a new hybrid model of learning, a result...

Students participate in a titration lab.
Photo courtesy of Tina Lulla

In-person experiences offer social and academic benefits

Louise Bond and Tarek Anthony March 22, 2021

After 11 months of ETHS being largely unoccupied by students, the school administration announced that it will be offering opportunities for in-person experiences for athletics, clubs and activities, fine...

In-person fine art activity plan

Ali Cutter and Lila Portis March 22, 2021

With COVID-19 vaccinations being rapidly administered, cases are declining and in-person activities are on the rise. The ETHS fine arts department has taken precautions to ensure the ultimate safety of...

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...

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