• Come out to the Homecoming Game 9/28

  • Parent Conferences will be held on 10/4 from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

  • Congratulations to our new class president Halle Clottey!

  • Congratulations to our new NHS members!

Annual Arts Extravaganza hosted at Eisenhower

Annual Arts Extravaganza hosted at Eisenhower

Brianna Smith, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


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Students from all around join together to celebrate a night of culture. The annual District 218 Arts Extravaganza was hosted on April 28 from 5-9 pm. Richards, Eisenhower and Shepard collaborate each year to host an event to showcase the arts programs. The host school is rotated every year, and this yea...

Spring pep rally raises scholarships for students

Spring pep rally raises scholarships for students

Amari Glover, Editor

March 22, 2018


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This year Eisenhower will host the second scholarship fundraiser pep rally on Friday, March 23. At 2:15 p.m. in the main gym. Prior to last year, Eisenhower hosted a St. Baldrick's pep rally to raise money for children with cancer. Last year, the administration decided to host the pep rally instead...

Juniors vs SAT: SAT is still winning

Juniors vs SAT: SAT is still winning

Maya Dingle-Huntley, Staff

March 12, 2018


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It is SAT season for the juniors at Eisenhower, but it seems as if not many juniors care. Administration is having a hard time getting students to SAT attend free study sessions.   There are 411 juniors in Eisenhower and in the past four weeks only five students have attended the prep classes. These...

First Power of Words event brings large crowd

First Power of Words event brings large crowd

Hailey Hecht-O'connor, Editor

March 9, 2018


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The first ever Power of Words (POW) event was a success with well over 150 students attending. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, Eisenhower hosted their first annual POW ‘mixer’ from 3:15 - 4:30 p.m. in the cafeteria to bring awareness to the student body about the impact that words can have on others. ...

Rookie scholastic bowl team finishes with medal

Rookie scholastic bowl team finishes with medal

Hailey Hecht-O’Connor, Editor

February 23, 2018


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After taking a one-year hiatus due to low enrollment, the 8-man Scholastic Bowl team finishes with a medal and a positive outlook for next year. Eisenhower’s short lived Scholastic Bowl season started January 10 and ended February 14. The team’s record was less than desirable with a final record...

218 TV Club on rise

218 TV Club on rise

Branden Shelwood, Staff writer

February 12, 2018


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Eisenhower High School is well known for its action-packed TV Production and Broadcast News classes. Unfortunately the classes are only open to grades 10 -12, but thanks to a new club that all changes. 218 TV Club is a newly developed after school club that attends after school events such as sports...

Chess team prepares for tournament

Chess team prepares for tournament

Juliana Verduzco, Staff writer

January 27, 2018


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Chess club moves into action as they prepare for their IHSA sectionals tournament this Saturday , Jan. 27th. Mr. Wydra, who is in charge of the chess team, prepares the team for this tournament practicing twice a week. According to Wydra, the team is excited about the upcoming tournament. As...

Makin’ moves: show choir competes with best

Makin’ moves: show choir competes with best

Stephanie Mendoza, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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Eisenhower Express show choir is in only two competions into their season and have placed in the top five at both. The team placed second at Burlington Chocolate City on Jan. 13 and qualified for Finals after taking fifth runner up at Milton Rock on January 20. “It [Milton] was a huge competition”...

Future students experience Eisenhower

Future students experience Eisenhower

Brianna Smith, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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Eighth graders will be walking the halls of Eisenhower sooner than you think. Eisenhower will be hosting their second Shadow Day on Jan. 31, 2018. This day allows eighth grade students who will be attending Eisenhower to become familiar with the school and what courses are available. These students...

Eisenhower celebrates Black History Month

Eisenhower celebrates Black History Month

Selena Washington, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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With February right around the corner, the African-American Culture Awareness Club (AACA) has mapped out their calendar with exciting events that range from sporting events to live entertainment that will kick start Black History Month this year. “Hopefully the events will help people understand...

Chess team predicts big win for new season

Chess team predicts big win for new season

Joel Herrera, Editor

December 18, 2017


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The Eisenhower chess team embraces the season with a record this year that may hint a big win for them. The team is currently third in conference with a record of 7-3, defeating Oaklawn and Reavis for the first time this year. “This years team is really unique because the players work hard and...

New season, new victories

New season, new victories

Maya Dingle-Huntley, Staff

December 10, 2017


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Mathletes, run by Ms. Linda Gruchot, math teacher, goes undefeated in their new season so far with a current record of 5-0. Gruchot says their toughest rivals are Lemont High School and Reavis High School. Mathletes have competitions once per month, but they practice every Tuesday and Thursday. Mathletes...

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