• Congratulations to bowler Jill Trubitt for taking first place at the Rich East Invitational.

  • Congratulations CDT on being Grand Champions at this weekend's tournament

  • Congrats to the Speech team for taking 4th at the Thornridge Tree Tournament

  • Excel Edge SAT Prep forms are in counseling office now

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...

Eighth graders come to Eisenhower

Eighth graders come to Eisenhower

Stephanie Mendoza, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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On Nov. 29, 26 chosen eighth graders from Veterans, Kerr, Nathan Hale and Hamlin Middle Schools, were invited to come to Eisenhower and have an opportunity to see how a day of high school works. Shadow day is a day for eighth graders to come see potential classes that they would like to take in the...

8th Grade Open House deemed a success

8th Grade Open House deemed a success

Branden Shelwood, Staff writer

December 4, 2017


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Eisenhower successfully hosted another Eighth Grade Open house on Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The event started with a welcoming speech from Associate Principal Malinda Majoch and Principal Erik Briseno. Families were given the chance to explore the school and see different academics...

Aerobic Conditioning changes name, content

Aerobic Conditioning changes name, content

Brianna Smith, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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New times bring changes to the Physical Education department. The current Aerobic Conditioning class, lead by gym teacher Ms. Jennifer Sievers, is changing its curriculum to become more modernized. The class will officially be changing it's name to Total Body Conditioning next year to better match...

Operation Snowball motivate students on retreat

Operation Snowball motivate students on retreat

Brianna Smith, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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Operation Snowball attended their annual retreat to Camp Manitoqua that took place from Nov. 2-4. The retreat was a three day, two night trip will take place in Frankfort, IL. The retreat is lead by the Operation Snowball sponsor Ms. Melissa Kenkel with the help of counselor Ms. Ali Patchak. During...

District 218 hosts annual College, Career Fair

District 218 hosts annual College, Career Fair

Selena Washington, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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The Annual College and Career Fair was a huge success this year with over 200 students and parents attending the event. The fair was held at the District 218 Building in Oak Lawn from 3:30 p.m.- 6 p.m. on Oct. 25. Buses were available to all students who wanted to attend. The event was allows students...

Archery Club hits Eisenhower

Archery Club hits Eisenhower

Branden Shelwood, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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Archery club is hitting the target with the expanding intramurals club. Archery is now aiming big being active for the fourth year now at Eisenhower. Archery is part of an outdoor club under Mr.James Weber's  guidance and led by Mr. Bryan Barham, physical education teacher. The activity is open to...

Cardinal Regiment undefeated season

Cardinal Regiment undefeated season

Stephanie Mendoza, Staff Writer

November 4, 2017


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The Eisenhower Cardinal Regiment just finished a record-breaking and undefeated season: eight wins and zero losses. The band of 73 members, who with a lot of dedication and hard work succeeded at what they are calling an “8-4-8”. This is a slogan for the eight competitions they competed at and...

Homecoming pep rally performs with spirit

Homecoming pep rally performs with spirit

Stephanie Mendoza, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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This year's pep rally kicks off this year with a lot of visible school spirit. The first group that performed was the Cardinal Regiment Band, they performed with the color guard, which finished their season with a 7-0 streak. The school saw multiple dance performances by Latin Explosion, Cardinal...

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. Nikki 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...

Students begin preparing for SAT

Students begin preparing for SAT

Juliana Verduzco, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Come one come all, SAT prep has started and over 40 students are already taking advantage of this great opportunity. SAT prep is held in the LRC after school from 3:20-4:15p.m. There is no need tosign 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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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 is a new addition at Ike, the AACA Majorettes....

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