• Join the K-Pop club after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school in room 108

  • Boys volleyball open gym today after school

  • The Awakening fellowship meets Wednesdays after school in the RTI room

  • Come out to the College and Career Fair on Wednesday Oct. 25

SAT prep classes are here at Eisenhower

SAT prep classes are here at Eisenhower

Branden Shelwood, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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SAT prep classes are officially here and it's time to start cracking down on the books for the real test in April. Ms Hite the teacher running the class for the second year now has said the classes are going great. “ I want the students to become independent and resourceful on their own for future...

Students Preparing for SAT

Students Preparing for SAT

Juliana Verduzco, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Come one come all, SAT prep is booming and over 20 students are already taking advantage of this great opportunity! SAT prep is held in the LRC after school from 3:20-4:15p.m, no need to sign in or sign up everyone is welcome. SAT prep helps students in many different ways, from goal setting for...

Pep It Up Rally

Pep It Up Rally

Selena Washington, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Selena Washington, Staff Writer October 15, 2017 The school spirit has really come alive this year at Ike. The Homecoming Pep Rally, held on Sept. 29, 2017, had DDE hyped and excited. There were performances by the DDE record breaking band, DDE Dance Team, the new majorettes team, and many more. There...

Spanish IV Heritage students display Columbus-themed posters at public library

Spanish IV Heritage students display Columbus-themed posters at public library

Joel Hererra, News Editor

October 12, 2017


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50 posters created by students from Ms. Michelle Alfano's  Spanish IV Heritage Classes were displayed at the Blue Island Public Library for 10 days in honor of Columbus Day. Alfano has been teaching the conquest of Americas in her classes, comprised of primarily Latin-American students who have...

Weekend Warriors: Cardinal Regiment wins big

Weekend Warriors: Cardinal Regiment wins big

Joel Herrera, Editor

September 14, 2017


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Congratulations to the Cardinal Regiment band on their winning streak this past weekend. The band took first place on Sunday Sept. 10 at the North High School Knights on Marching tournament and won Best in Class on Saturday Sept. 9 at the annual Stagg High School Marching Band Jamboree. The Regi...

iPad power comes to classrooms

iPad power comes to classrooms

Joel Herrera, Editor

August 29, 2017


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No longer can students say there dog ate there homework because each student has now been equipped with an iPad.  Freshmen, juniors, and seniors all received their iPads between Aug. 21 - Aug. 25. Sophomores received their iPads during the 2016-2017 school year. Teachers and staff handed out iP...

Fall play auditions come to a close

Fall play auditions come to a close

Hailey Hecht-O'Connor, Editor

August 25, 2017


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Sarina Kledzik, the director, held auditions for this year’s play “A Christmas Carol” in room 136 after school at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 and 24. 30 students auditioned over the course of the two days. The fall play will be held Nov. 9, 10, and 11. The cast list will be up on Monday, Aug....

Graduation quickly approaches

Graduation quickly approaches

Amari Glover, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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New year, new changes. Thursday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m the seniors are ending their high school life and jumping right into adult world. According to Ms.Majock, the assistant principal, one major change based on appearance is all the students captain gowns are red. “Everybody is a cardinal, and...

Outstanding performance make seniors worthy of Principal’s Award of Excellence

Outstanding performance make seniors worthy of Principal’s Award of Excellence

John Langlois, Editor-in-chief

May 12, 2017


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We hear it on the intercoms in the morning and read it in the emails they send us in the afternoon: The Principal's Award of  Excellence. For seven years this award has been given to seniors that have shown outstanding performance at Eisenhower during their four years.  The award is meant for st...

Mathletes calculate big win at State

Mathletes calculate big win at State

Lincoln Szczypka, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


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After a  successful season, the Mathletes have ended their season with a bang and a medal. After a two-day long competition at the University Of Illinois Champaign Urbana, 2 students, Sophomore Halle Clottey, whom also placed 5th in State with the Cardinal Speech team, and Senior Cammille Jatho,...

Students build ticket booths

Students build ticket booths

John Langlois, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2017


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This semester, the Geometry/CAD/Construction classes are working hand in hand to build new ticket booths for the football stadium. The class was given a grant of $1,500 to work on the construction of these ticket booths. Geometry teacher Ms. Meghan Carlson is working with Mr. Ron Rivera to teach...

Spring Musical: Large cast, larger success, too large of a crowd

Spring Musical: Large cast, larger success, too large of a crowd

Hailey Hecht-O'Connor, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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The largest show in Eisenhower history was so grand, there were not enough seats to go around. From Wednesday, April 19 - Saturday, April 22, the Drama Department put on their version of the popular Broadway musical, Hairspray; the largest show in the school’s history. Unlike last year’s The 25...

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