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7 Surprising Facts About Evanston Township High School

Did you know that 16,000 ETHS alumni live in Evanston? Or that the school has a planetarium and migratory tortoises?

Photo Credit: Jordan Graham.
Photo Credit: Jordan Graham.
Parents of incoming and new students who participated in a campus tour of Evanston Township High School Wednesday learned some interesting stats.

Ald. Jane Grover (7th Ward), tweeted some of the things she learned during the tour, which we've posted above. For more facts and figures about Evanston Township High School, you can check out the school's website, which has a page devoted to just that.

Other notable facts:

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Ann Dunlop August 22, 2013 at 12:02 AM
Concept and initial plan for ETHS created by my ancestor Otis Erastus Haven.
Procrustes' Foil August 22, 2013 at 08:09 AM
Thanks, Jenny. How interesting! In these days of condemning public schools, it is refreshing and honest to see and read an article about good public schools - and there are many across the country.
Jennifer Fisher (Editor) August 22, 2013 at 10:32 AM
You're welcome! Thank you for reading. And Ann Dunlop, that's a great additional fact. Definitely worth including on this list!

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