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Eisenhower’s girls basketball team dribbles into new season

Eisenhower’s girls basketball team dribbles into new season

November 28, 2018


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The Eisenhower Cardinals girls basketball team hopes to dribble their way into a better season. Coming off a tough overall record from last season which was 1-24, Mr. Greg Foertsch, School Counselor and Assistant Coach, wants to get the best out of the team’s ability and get better after every...

Key Club sends cards and blankets

Key Club sends cards and blankets

Aaliyah Gamboa, Staff writer

November 27, 2018


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What other way to get into the Christmas spirit than by giving to others. Key clubs sent cards to veteran homes in Manteno, IL, and blankets to a Ronald McDonald House. These two events were overlapping in their most recent club meetings. Students make the cards to thank Veterans for their service ...

Majorettes honors African American culture

Majorettes honors African American culture

Gisselle Almazan, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


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Majorette Club kicks off another year of dancing and honoring African American Culture. The Majorette Club is apart of the African American Cultural Awareness Club (AACA) and meets everyday for practice from 3:30 - 6 p.m. in room 223. The Majorettes are directed by club sponsor, Ms. Johnique Davis,...

Band Season Wrap Up

Band Season Wrap Up

Calvin Poe, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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The band finishes out the season with a bang to follow up an amazing last season! Eisenhower Cardinal Regiment finished the season with a 6-2 record in Class A after an impressive last season. To top it off, the last competition of the season was better than anyone could ask for. The team won mul...

Key Club sends hope to Philippines

Key Club sends hope to Philippines

Gabriella Gallegos, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Key Club is selling handmade bracelets that are made in the Philippines, so families in the Philippines won't have to sell their kids for some source of income. From September - December, Key Club will be selling handmade bracelets for $2. They sell bracelets regularly at games, during lunch, and afte...

Fall Play becomes winter play

Fall Play becomes winter play

Aaliyah Gamboa, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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‘Tis the season for the autumn play to take place in winter. Eisenhower’s annual fall play is being pushed back to after winter break. The official days are now Jan. 25-26 at 7 p.m. This year’s play is inspired by the book To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday. The play is about a father and a daugh...

Tutoring just got cozy in La Casa

Tutoring just got cozy in La Casa

Anese English, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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Eisenhower upens it’s first tutoring center for AP and Honor students. La Casa is an acronym for the Center for Academic Support and Advancement. Tuoring is being held Monday-Friday in the old RTI room across the hall from the cafeteria. The tutors are former Honors and AP teachers. Ms. Malin...

Women empowerment rises at Eisenhower

Women empowerment rises at Eisenhower

Gisselle Almazan, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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World Of Leading Females ( W.O.L.F Club) is the first ever female empowerment club at Eisenhower. Since September, W.O.L.F Club has met every Tuesday after school in room 334. W.O.L.F Club is sponsored and lead by Ms. Dana Madrigal, English teacher, and was created to be a safe place for young females...

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 11, 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. ...

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