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  • First home game for Baseball March 21 at 4:30

K-9 dogs sweep students lockers

K-9 dogs sweep students lockers

Viviana Castillo, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019


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Four K-9 dogs from Cook County Sheriff’s Department were led by trained policemen on Feb. 26 through the halls of Eisenhower during 7th period. The dogs were led around the school and, if they stopped at a locker, the security staff then searches the locker. “This should be a deterrent, hopefully p...

Junior workroom struggles with low attendance

Junior workroom struggles with low attendance

Joel Herrera, Editor-in-chief

March 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Junior Workroom is having trouble with students not showing up and improvements need to be taken into consideration for the future. Junior workroom is a 20 minute class held on Tuesday and Thursday during their lunch period. Students will spend most of the time using Naviance, a new college and career r...

New security entrance nears completion

New security entrance nears completion

Anese English, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


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Eisenhower’s new security entrance is expected to be fully completed after spring break. Students that are coming into the school before 8:10 a.m. on normal days or 9:10 a.m. for late start days will be allowed to use the normal main entrance doors but if anyone is coming after that time, they will...

Making moves; club prepares students for workforce

Making moves; club prepares students for workforce

Hailey Hecht-O'Connor, Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Eisenhower's newest club gets students ready for the workforce. The “Go Work” club met for the first time on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in room 311 with over 40 students in attendance. Go Work’s main goal is to prepare students for the workforce by teaching them important skills like applying for...

Winter play chills expectations

Winter play chills expectations

Hailey Hecht-O'Connor, Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, Op/Ed, Showcase

Eisenhower’s drama department ran their production of To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday from Jan. 24-26 in the Performing Arts Center. The play was pushed back to January rather than its normal late November-early December date due to the director, Ms. Sarina Kledzik, being out for maternity leave....

Halls empty from day sweeps

Halls empty from day sweeps

Anese English, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Videos

The district deans have busted out the brooms and started the first hallway sweeps. The hallway sweeps started Nov. 28 at the beginning of first period and later changed to the beginning of 2nd period. The district deans decided that the hallway sweeps should be started because students were being...

GSA attends big queer gathering

GSA attends big queer gathering

Aaliyah Gamboa, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Videos

We’re here, we’re queer, let’s talk about it! The Gay Straight Alliance at Eisenhower visited Elmhurst College for the Big Queer Gathering on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 from 4-10 p.m. The BQG had an hour and a half Q&A, followed by workshops that were each an hour long, and a two hour dance...

Key Club motivates students for upcoming finals

Key Club motivates students for upcoming finals

Gabriella Gallegos, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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Key Club started selling holiday grams to help motivate students on their upcoming finals. Key club members are selling the candy cane grams before school and during lunch periods from Dec. 10-12 in the cafeteria. Key club decided to make and sell holiday grams this year to help students get through...

Main entrance undergoes secruity upgrade

Main entrance undergoes secruity upgrade

Joel Herrera, Editor-in-chief

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, Videos

As the threats of school violence become inherent, Eisenhower High School is already thinking about safety improvements. EHS is in week two of renovations for school security upgrades. The School Board agreed to work with a Waukegan-based construction company to build the entrances at a bid of $1,...

Cereal celebration serves up smiles

Cereal celebration serves up smiles

Gisselle Almazan, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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Cereal Celebration is back again and helping raise school spirit. During 5th period lunch, juniors Nick Granados and Alexis Martinez organize a monthly celebration every Monday to help spread school spirit by bringing cereals to lunch and sharing them with students. After seeing students enjoy the ...

Lift every voice, sing

Lift every voice, sing

Maya DIngle-Huntley, Managing Editor

December 17, 2018


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Dwight d. Eisenhower High School hosted their Annual Winter concert. The concert was held in DDE Performing Arts Center on Tuesday December 12, 2018. The other choir was directed by Choir teacher, Ms. Tina Jacklin. There are currently 184 students in the choir. There are four different types of choirs...

Music Department hosts annual pancake breakfast

Music Department hosts annual pancake breakfast

Viviana Castillo, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, Videos

The Music Department hosted the annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in the cafeteria from 7 a.m.- noon. The event, held by the staff of the Music Department, was a success with 302 tickets sold. The pancake breakfast has been around for twelve years, with the batter being provided by a full servic...

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