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Eisenhower’s show choir wins first place

Eisenhower’s show choir wins first place

Aaliyah Gamboa, Staff writer

May 22, 2019

Eisenhower’s show choirs teem, Express, won first place in their division and got a “superior” rating, which is the highest possible score. Not only that, but Express also scored the most points out of all their groups in all the categories at the Six Flags Music Competition 

Eisenhower track team head to sectionals

Eisenhower track team head to sectionals

Anese English, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Eisenhower girls track team competed for Sectionals on May 8.  The meet started at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Reavis High School. After a long afternoon of racing events, Eisenhower did not have any athletes qualify for States, but Coach Sosnowski hopes to have athletes qualify next year....

The Closet offers free dresses

The Closet offers free dresses

Gabriella Gallegos, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Prom dresses were donated to the closet on Tuesday, May 7 and are now available to any student in need of a prom dress. The gowns are completely free and do not have to be returned once worn. Five SPED students have already benefited from the donated gowns for the R Spring Formal. The remaining prom dre...

Lifeguard training held at Eisenhower

Lifeguard training held at Eisenhower

Aaliyah Gamboa, Staff writer

May 14, 2019

Eisenhower held lifeguard training at its pool for the Alsip Aquatic Park. Training was held from Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 10 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the pool an then moved to study hall for CRP training until 9 p.m. There were eight new guards in total and returning guards came back from that Wednesday...

Culinary competitors take first place

Culinary competitors take first place

Viviana Castillo, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Janiya Foney, Nyah Bejarano, and Duru Sancak, seniors, competed in the Moraine Valley Culinary competition on April 24, 2019. Their dessert took first place and they won third place overall.

Thank you Ms. Hite

Thank you Ms. Hite

Joel Herrera, Editor-in-chief

May 11, 2019

When I signed up for newspaper in high school I did not know exactly what the class would entail. All I had really been told by other students was that it was more than just a English elective. I soon learned over the course of three years that I would gain much more from the class than I initially expe...

Eisenhower celebrates clubs

Eisenhower celebrates clubs

Hailey Hecht-O'Connor, Editor

May 10, 2019

With the school year coming to a close, Eisenhower shows their appreciation for its large roster of clubs. On Thursday, May 9, Eisenhower hosted its annual Activities Celebration from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. The celebration had a slideshow played, showcasing all of the...

Varsity Girls Soccer celebrate their senior night

Varsity Girls Soccer celebrate their senior night

Gisselle Almazan, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

Seniors, Gisselle Almazan, Jocelyn Astrada, Deja Torres, Veronica Torres, Leah Cavazos, Karina Delgado, Ailyn Gallardo and Nyah Bejarano played their last high school home game on Tuesday May, 8 2019. The eight lady cards have been apart of the the soccer program for all  four years.

Pabon showcases talent at Art Extravaganza

Pabon showcases talent at Art Extravaganza

Joel Herrera, Editor-in-chief

May 3, 2019

Pabon wins logo design contest Congratulations to Eisenhower art student Mariah Pabon on winning the contest to design the logo for the Arts Extravaganza. The District 218 Education Foundation sponsors the contest annually for all art students.

Congratulations to Joel Herrera on his third place finish at State!

Congratulations to Joel Herrera on his third place finish at State!

April 29, 2019

Herrera competed at IHSA Journalism State competition in Headline Writing winning third place!  Last Friday, April 26, Herrera along with two other teammates competed at Heartland College in Normal, Illinois. Joel placed second at Sectionals two weeks prior which won him the bid to State. This is...

Congratulations to junior clarinetist Katie Montoya

Congratulations to junior clarinetist Katie Montoya

Gisselle Almazan, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Montoya was nominated to be  Cardinal Regiment's new Drum Major for the 2019 season.

Instagram page challenges school cafeteria food

Instagram page challenges school cafeteria food

Hailey Hecht-O'Connor, Editor

April 24, 2019

Historically cafeteria food has always been subpar. However, a new student-run Instagram page made headlines showing how bad it really is. In December 2018, junior Amber Christensen started a Instagram page called ikeprsionsfood to call attention to an issue she believes was plaguing the school: ca...

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