Do school rivalries still exist?
Is there still a rivalry between ETHS and New Trier?
What other high schools around Chicago have intense rivalries that sometimes result in violence, cyber-bullying or hating?
Why do you hate us so much?– ETHS student to New Trier student and New Trier student to ETHS student, 2003
Part I - Resolutions: Introductions This video is part one in a three part series called Resolutions: A Digital Dialogue conducted in 2003 between students from New Trier High School and Evanston Township High School. Mindy Faber (ETHS) and Stephen Murphy (New Trier) collaborated to serve as project leads and curriculum designers. The project was funded by a grant from Northwestern University...
I think they do [look down on us]. What do they call us? Ghetto High.– ETHS Student, 2003
Part I of Resolutions: A Digital Dialogue - First Impressions. Students from ETHS and New Trier formed questions that they posed on video to their classmates and one another. This video shows responses to two of those questions: 1) Does New Trier look down on ETHS, 2) What is the first thing you think of when you hear “New Trier” or “Evanston”? The video shows ETHS first...
I’m not even gonna lie, straight up, they get a better education than us.– ETHS Student commenting on New Trier students, 2003
From Part I of Resolutions: Perceptions on Education Quality This video contains excerpts from DVDs students created from New Trier and Evanston Township High School about their perception of the quality of education between the two schools.
I don’t know why you guys think we’re racists…I was just born into a family and...– New Trier student, after viewing Part I of Resolutions, 2003
Part II of Resolutions: Reactions and Identity Corrections - The students from the two high schools exchanged and watched each others’ videos on the same day. After the viewing, they recorded their reactions. As teachers, we asked if there were misperceptions or representations of identity that they wished to “correct.” These videos about their reactions were then also exchanged....
When we were in that room…it was a real deep moment because people started...– ETHS Student at conclusion of project, 2003
Part III - Resolutions: A Digital Dialogue. This video was made by ETHS students and interweaves footage shot from when the students shadowed each other at one another’s schools as well as clips from a three hour discussion that took place in the TV studio at ETHS. That discussion was catalyzed by the videos each group made and was facilitated by Ra Joy. The discussion probed issues of how...
Choice excerpts from the face to face conversation. This two hour dialogue between New Trier and Evanston high school students was facilitated by Ra Joy. It was transcribed and analyzed by Professor Sophie Hartounian-Gordon for her study on Deep Listening and Learning Transformation. Sophie is the Chair of the Dept of Learning and Social Sciences at Northwestern University and author of Turning...