• Looking for a Prom Dress? Come shop in room 205 on Friday, 4/7

  • Congratulations to the ROTC Sea Perch Cadets for taking 1st at competition on 3/18

  • Congrats Cardinal Speech team for winning sectionals in Group Interpretation

  • Rumor Patrol: Eisnehower High School will not become the Blue Jays

Grading system set to lower this fall

Grading system set to lower this fall

Angelica Madera, Staff Writer

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 schools next school year. The grading scale will ch...

April 17, 2017

Eisenhower teacher stands against  travel ban

Eisenhower teacher stands against travel ban

Lincoln Szczypka, Staff writer

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 covers the head and chest predominantly worn by Muslim women...

April 6, 2017

Students petition for favorite teachers

Students petition for favorite teachers

Angelica Madera, Staff Writer

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, eight-year District 218 veteran, were both...

April 4, 2017

Group Interpretation makes their first trip to State

Group Interpretation makes their first trip to State

Lincoln Szczypka, Staff Writer

Under the guidance of head coach Mr. Urban, Group Interpretation (GI) will finally, for the first time ever in Eisenhower history, make their way to State competition this weekend. GI, a subgroup of the Cardinal Speech Team, is performing an adaptation...

March 23, 2017

SAT Prep opens to all juniors

SAT Prep opens to all juniors

Amari Glover, Staff Writer

Last minute help is being offered for all juniors wanting help preparing for the SAT. Mrs. Nikki Hite, with the help of Mr. Justin Clark, is hosting an SAT preparation class after school in the LRC from 3:15- 4:15 p.m. on the following dates: 3/16,...

March 22, 2017

Eisenhower shows respect

Eisenhower shows respect

March 21, 2017

Eisenhower takes time to show respect for people with disabilities. On March 1, Special Olympics, a sports organization for children and adults with disabilities, sponsored Respect Day in different...

Sweat it Out kicks off on Wednesdays

Sweat it Out kicks off on Wednesdays

March 17, 2017

‘Sweat It Out’ is a new, after- school activity open to all students. ‘Sweat It Out’ takes place on Wednesdays after school from 3:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.  The activity will switching off every Wed...

Speech Team advances to State!

Speech Team advances to State!

February 12, 2017

Congratulations to the Cardinal Speech Team on advancing to the IHSA Speech  State Finals in Peoria this weekend. The team has had a very successful year so far and will be sending four varsity members...

Cardinal Dance team wins first at Nationals

Cardinal Dance team wins first at Nationals

February 10, 2017

They were second at State, but first in the Nation! For the first time in school history, the Cardinal Dance Team, led by Coach Marion Castillo,  won Nationals. They competed in Orlando Florida from...

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