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  • All Seniors must return IPad and IPad equipment on May 17!

  • Order your Senior Portaits from from Prestige before April 24 or they will be deleted.

  • Congrats to 4 by 800 new school record holders, Guido, Martinez, Alatorre, and Haro!

  • Congrats to Speech Team for heading to state!

Thank you Ms. Hite

Thank you Ms. Hite

Joel Herrera, Editor-in-chief

May 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Op/Ed, Showcase

When I signed up for newspaper in high school I did not know exactly what the class would entail. All I had really been told by other students was that it was more than just a English elective. I soon learned over the course of three years that I would gain much more from the class than I initially expe...

Students recognized for school spirit

Students recognized for school spirit

Anese English, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


Filed under News

Student of the Month recognition recently started up again by Mr. Peter Hernon, Dean of Students and the Climate Committee, in early February. Student of the Month is when a selected student from each grade level is recognized for their outstanding and noticeably good behavior in school. “I think that i...

Instagram page challenges school cafeteria food

Instagram page challenges school cafeteria food

Hailey Hecht-O'Connor, Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Historically cafeteria food has always been subpar. However, a new student-run Instagram page made headlines showing how bad it really is. In December 2018, junior Amber Christensen started a Instagram page called ikeprsionsfood to call attention to an issue she believes was plaguing the school: ca...

Journalists head to state one last time

Journalists head to state one last time

Gisselle Almazan, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In its final competition season, the Red and White newspaper will send three students to compete at IHSA state finals on Friday, April 26 in Normal, Illinois. Seniors, Joel Herrera, Gisselle Almazan and Hailey Hecht-O’Connor all qualified for state. Herrera placed second place in headline w...

Eisenhower’s parking problem persists

Eisenhower’s parking problem persists

Aaliyah Gamboa, Staff writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under News

Eisenhower students are parking in restricted areas that is meant for the school staff. The parking is very limited, so staff should have primary access to the building. Students who don’t have DDE (2018-2019) parking permits may park their vehicles at their own risk around campus. Some resident...

Feel good Fridays: teachers band together to lighten weekend mood

Feel good Fridays: teachers band together to lighten weekend mood

Gabriella Gallegos, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under News

Every Friday, after 8th period, the Driver’s Education teachers, Dan Mahoney, Ken McNulty, John Duckhorn and a few other teachers gather outside the driver’s education classroom and send kids off to the weekend on a positive note. Mangione Chuck Fridays are held on the first floor, right next ...

K-9 dogs sweep students lockers

K-9 dogs sweep students lockers

Viviana Castillo, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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...

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