• Congratulations to our cross country runners who placed at the South Suburban Conference

  • Interested in shadowing? Eisenhower Shadows day Nov. 14

  • Come out to the College and Career Oct. 24

  • Seniors complete FAFSA!

New restrictions to be imposed on iPads

New restrictions to be imposed on iPads

Lincoln Szczypka, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


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Due to undesirable behavior from the freshman class this semester, the administration plans on imposing restrictions to the object they cherish most, their iPads. Because of overwhelming consensus from freshman teachers,  social media apps like Snapchat and Instagram will be blocked from the iPads...

Youth and Government goes to Pre-Leg II

Youth and Government goes to Pre-Leg II

Angelica Madera, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


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Youth and Government goes to Westmont High School for Pre-Leg II on Saturday Dec. 3. Students from different schools voted for upcoming representations in the group for governor, lieutenant governor, and Secretary of State for this year and next year. Elizabeth Gallegos ran for governor but lost by 3...

Movie Night in the LRC

Movie Night in the LRC

Amari Glover, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


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Movie Night in the LRC The Eisenhower cheerleaders held their first ever fundraiser movie night. On Friday, Dec.4 the cheerleaders showed Insidious in the LRC at 4 p.m. The event was held to raise money for competition fees that will be needed during the season and to promote the boys basketball...

Eisenhower hosts annual Eighth Grade Open House

Eisenhower hosts annual Eighth Grade Open House

Hailey Hecht-O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


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Eisenhower hosted its annual 8th Grade Open House on Nov. 30 from 6 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Booths were set up with information for various clubs, sports, and other opportunities for the incoming freshman of next year. Tours of the school were given by students in JROTC and the Dance Team. Show Choir and Performance...

Seniors must do FAFSA

Seniors must do FAFSA

Heather Tempel, Staff writer

December 5, 2016


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Two-thirds of the senior class has yet to complete their FAFSA. This is a problem. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid; It determines a student’s eligibility for need-based federal financial aid for college, which may include grants, scholarships, work-study and loans, according...

Great things happening with Key Club

Great things happening with Key Club

Aviance Waters, Staf Writer

November 16, 2016


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Key club is hard at work continuing to do great things for the community this school year. Key club is a way to get students involved in community service. The club has been around for ten years and has created bigger projects each year. Mrs.Jeannette Quinn, the director of the club, makes sure...

Youth and Government prepares for Springfield

Youth and Government prepares for Springfield

Joel Herrera, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


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On Saturday, Nov. 5 Youth and Government traveled to Victor J. Andrew High School to attend a weekend workshop called Pre-Leg 1. The group was able to experience a small version of the Springfield weekend committee sessions that will take place in March. Students learned how to speak on the floor...

Leo club annual thanksgiving food drive is here

Leo club annual thanksgiving food drive is here

Heather Tempel, Staff writer

November 15, 2016


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Leo Club annual Thanksgiving food drive is on its way from Nov. 4-18 with hopes of giving to local families. The goal is to collect enough food to help between 10-15 families. Each family gets two boxes and $20-$40 grocery store gift card. Last year Leo club  gave $75 grocery store gift cards...

Eisenhower introduces coding to students

Eisenhower introduces coding to students

John Langlois, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2016


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The newest language to take the latest generation by storm is here.   Coding is the process of assigning a code to something for the purposes of classification and identification.   On Tuesday, Nov. 1 all freshman in the district were given time during their Algebra I class to play coding games...

Students prepare for second trip to Latin America

Students prepare for second trip to Latin America

Lincoln Szczypka, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


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From June 6-20, 40 students enrolled in Spanish students, and four staff  members, plan on taking an international trip from Nicaragua to Panama City. The students will have the opportunity to go on an “adventure” like tour of Latin America that gives them an authentic Spanish speaking experience. “This...

New Illinois public act improves Eisenhower

New Illinois public act improves Eisenhower

Angelica Madera, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


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Thanks to Governor Bruce Rauner, Eisenhower looks way better than it did a couple of years ago. On Sept. 15, 2015, Rauner issued a new act, Illinois Public Act 99-0456, concerning student discipline. This act allows schools to change their disciplinary code to limit the amount of days students have to...

Academic supports rising; not high enough

Academic supports rising; not high enough

Heather Tempel, Staff writer

November 3, 2016


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It’s time to put down those phones and pick up those books!  Eisenhower pushes for more academic support this year both during and after school. Assistant Principal Mr. Justin Clark has been working to create more tutoring programs since his arrival to Eisenhower this August. Prior to that, C...

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