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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...

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 has undefeated season

Cardinal Regiment has 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...

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