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GSA attends big queer gathering

GSA attends big queer gathering

Aaliyah Gamboa, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

We’re here, we’re queer, let’s talk about it! The Gay Straight Alliance at Eisenhower visited Elmhurst College for the Big Queer Gathering on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 from 4-10 p.m. The BQG had an hour and a half Q&A, followed by workshops that were each an hour long, and a two hour dance...

Key Club motivates students for upcoming finals

Key Club motivates students for upcoming finals

Gabriella Gallegos, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

Key Club started selling holiday grams to help motivate students on their upcoming finals. Key club members are selling the candy cane grams before school and during lunch periods from Dec. 10-12 in the cafeteria. Key club decided to make and sell holiday grams this year to help students get through...

Main entrance undergoes secruity upgrade

Main entrance undergoes secruity upgrade

Joel Herrera, Editor-in-chief

December 17, 2018

As the threats of school violence become inherent, Eisenhower High School is already thinking about safety improvements. EHS is in week two of renovations for school security upgrades. The School Board agreed to work with a Waukegan-based construction company to build the entrances at a bid of $1,...

Cereal celebration serves up smiles

Cereal celebration serves up smiles

Gisselle Almazan, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

Cereal Celebration is back again and helping raise school spirit. During 5th period lunch, juniors Nick Granados and Alexis Martinez organize a monthly celebration every Monday to help spread school spirit by bringing cereals to lunch and sharing them with students. After seeing students enjoy the ...

Lift every voice, sing

Lift every voice, sing

Maya DIngle-Huntley, Managing Editor

December 17, 2018

Dwight d. Eisenhower High School hosted their Annual Winter concert. The concert was held in DDE Performing Arts Center on Tuesday December 12, 2018. The other choir was directed by Choir teacher, Ms. Tina Jacklin. There are currently 184 students in the choir. There are four different types of choirs...

Music Department hosts annual pancake breakfast

Music Department hosts annual pancake breakfast

Viviana Castillo, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

The Music Department hosted the annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in the cafeteria from 7 a.m.- noon. The event, held by the staff of the Music Department, was a success with 302 tickets sold. The pancake breakfast has been around for twelve years, with the batter being provided by a full servic...

Eisenhower’s girls basketball team dribbles into new season

Eisenhower’s girls basketball team dribbles into new season

Anese English, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

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

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

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,...

Dia De Los Muertos a success

Dia De Los Muertos a success

Aaliyah Gamboa, Staff writer

November 16, 2018

Dwight D Eisenhower hosted a dance for Dia De Los Muertos.The dance was held on November 2 from 7-11 p.m. in the DDE cafeteria. The event was a community scholarship dance, with the money going towards scholarships for DDE students. There were live bands like Los Kuates de la Sierra and Los de...

Leo Club helps raise money for Blue Cap

Leo Club helps raise money for Blue Cap

Gisselle Almazan, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Auction night is a success once again as Leo Club continues to spread awareness through volunteer work. On Nov. 2, Leo Club volunteered at the Blue Cap Auction at The Doubletree Hotel in Alsip from 5:45 - 11 p.m. Students greeted auctioneers at the door, sold raffle tickets, and man the tables...

Band Season Wrap Up

Band Season Wrap Up

Calvin Poe, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

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...

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