• Check out this year's Literary Magazine: ddeliterarymagazine.blogspot.com

  • Seniors don't forget to pay your fines before prom!

  • It's official: Graduation will be held inside this year

  • Congrats to WDDE-TV for winning 6 first place trophies at the SSC Awards

Graduation quickly approaches

Graduation quickly approaches

Amari Glover, Staff Writer

New year, new changes. Thursday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m the seniors are ending their high school life and jumping into adult world. According to Ms.Major, the assistant principal, one major change based on appearance is all the students captain gowns...

May 15, 2017

Outstanding performance make seniors worthy of Principal’s Award of Excellence

Outstanding performance make seniors worthy of Principal’s Award of Excellence

We hear it on the intercoms in the morning and read it in the emails they send us in the afternoon: The Principal's Award of  Excellence. For seven years this award has been given to seniors that have shown outstanding performance at Eisenhower...

May 12, 2017

Mathletes calculate big win at State

Mathletes calculate big win at State

Lincoln Szczypka, Staff Writer

After a  successful season, the Mathletes have ended their season with a bang and a medal. After a two-day long competition at the University Of Illinois Champaign Urbana, 2 students, Sophomore Halle Clottey, whom also placed 5th in State with ...

May 10, 2017

Spring Musical: Large cast, larger success, too large of a crowd

Spring Musical: Large cast, larger success, too large of a crowd

Hailey Hecht-O'Connor, Staff Writer

The largest show in Eisenhower history was so grand, there were not enough seats to go around. From Wednesday, April 19 - Saturday, April 22, the Drama Department put on their version of the popular Broadway musical, Hairspray; the largest show in the...

May 5, 2017

Food and drink policy trashes junk food

Food and drink policy trashes junk food

Joel Herrera, Staff Writer

Administration has officially introduced the Food and Drink policy to Eisenhower. The new policy began on April 3, 2017 prohibiting students from bringing outside food or beverages into the school after 8 a.m. (9 a.m. on Wednesdays). “Over the...

April 25, 2017

Grading system set to lower this fall

Grading system set to lower this fall

April 17, 2017

Next school year, District 218 will resurrect it’s old grading system thanks to a vote on by the school board on March 16. The administration proposed to change the grading system of the CHSD 218 sch...

Eisenhower’s largest show right around corner

Eisenhower’s largest show right around corner

April 6, 2017

Eisenhower’s Drama department will be debuting their production of “Hairspray” from April 19-22, which is one of the largest shows in Eisenhower history. 85 students auditioned for a spot, with 6...

Eisenhower teacher stands against  travel ban

Eisenhower teacher stands against travel ban

April 6, 2017

An Eisenhower teacher has taking a stand for what she believes in, and has gotten subsequent media attention.  Spanish teacher Lori Szeszycki has started to wear a hijab, a religious veil that cove...

Students petition for favorite teachers

Students petition for favorite teachers

April 4, 2017

Two teachers have recently gained public attention after students started petitions on change.org to keep these teachers at Eisenhower. Mr. Clint Connelly, a two-year DDE veteran, and Mr. Vincent Ziebarth,...

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