DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Schedule for:

Thanksgiving Week- November 23-27th

Monday, Nov 23– Remote day

Tuesday, Nov 24 – Remote day

Wednesday, Nov 25– NO School

Thursday, Nov 26 – HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! NO School

Friday, Nov 27 – NO School

1st week of December

Monday, Nov 30 –  NO School-Remote Planning Day

Tuesday, Dec 1 – Remote day

Wednesday, Dec 2– Remote day

Thursday, Dec 3 – Remote day

Friday, Dec 4 – Remote day

  • EHS Drama Club will be holding virtual auditions for the Spring musical: All Shook Up! We are seeking singers, dancers, actors of all experience levels! All Shook Up is a musical comedy that brings the famous songs of Elvis Presley to life. Auditions via zoom on December 8th

To sign up and prepare for an audition visit this link to the Drama Club Website:

https://amillermelton.wixsite.com/ehsdrama/audition

  • Lit Mag is happy to announce the theme for our 2020 publication is “Change”! Want to become a published author or artist? Then submit your work to the Lit Mag at thelitmagehs@gmail.com by March 31st, 2020 to see your work featured in this year’s publication. Please include your name with any submissions. Be sure to note if you would your name published with your work or if you would like to publish anonymously.  Submissions can be related to the theme of “Change,” but this is not a requirement.
  • Virtual math tutoring will be available via Zoom during Academic Hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please ask your math teachers for the link.
  • Seniors and Graduating Jrs., Josten’s has sent materials that need to be picked up and taken home.  There is a table out in front of the office with packets.  A video explaining ordering has been sent to Schoology and also home to your parents/guardians.  Please follow all deadlines laid out as to avoid any issues as graduation approaches.
  • Are you interested in hosting your own podcast, editing, or learning more about podcasting in general? Then consider joining Tiger Talk. We meet over Zoom every Friday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Please contact Ms. Mudge on Schoology for more information.

Please remind your student that they are required to wear a mask at all times in the building. Masks must adhere to all dress code regulations on what is acceptable to be displayed and what is not.

The academic tutoring hour runs from 12:35 pm until 1:30 pm.

Unless otherwise approved, Group A students are last names A-L and Group B students are last names M-Z.

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 Counselor Name                   e-mail / phone extension         Students Last Name

 

Heather Neese                      hneese@ecusd7.org  20132            A-Dia

 

Sally Atwood                         satwood@ecusd7.org 20133           Dib-Ho

 

LaShonda Coleman               lcoleman@ecusd7.org 20137           Hu-Mc

 

Samantha Kistner                 skistner@ecusd7.org  20136            Me-Sc

 

Chung Baker                          cbaker@ecusd7.org    20134            Se-Z

 

Tara Quinn                             tquinn@ecusd7.org    20135            South

 

NOTE: STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS HAVE CHANGED FOR THIS YEAR.

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We invite you to use, and we hope you will link to http://www.college-scholarships.com/schools/illinois/ , which lists and offers contact information for virtually all post-secondary schools, colleges, and universities in your state.

Elsewhere on http://www.college-scholarships.com are links to 70 scholarship search data bases, GPA and student loan calculators, a guide to the FAFSA, information on online degree programs for adults, and dozens of helpful articles for college students of all ages.

ACT Prep Sessions

2020-2021 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
December 12, 2020 November 6 November 7 – November 20
February 6, 2021 January 8 January 9 – January 15
April 17, 2021 March 12 March 13 – March 26

 ***Signing up for EHS ACT Prep classes does NOT sign you up for the national ACT testing. That must be done through them at www.act.org.

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Please visit http://ecusd7.org/parents/digital-resources-asp/  for digital resources available.

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Truman’s Special Virtual Presentations

Join Truman for virtual presentations relating to the college application process and college costs! These presentations are designed to help you navigate the various aspects of your college search and get your questions answered by an expert. All presentations are virtual. Parents are welcome to join their students for these presentations.

After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the event access link. Please let the Office of Admission know if you have any questions!

https://connect.truman.edu/portal/specialvirtual

College Virtual Visits

December 2nd-The Murray State University Honors College will be hosting a virtual visit @ 12:35 p.m.  Please visit

https://murraystate.zoom.us/j/83490984727 to sign up.

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Military Visits

-The United States Air Force will be holding virtual visits on Wednesdays weekly @ 4 p.m.  Please visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6189712252 to join the meeting.

 

 

ANY JUNIOR OR SENIOR WHO WISH TO SEE ANY OF THE ABOVE COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES, SHOULD GET A PASS FROM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE BEFORE THE VISIT.

Scholarship Procedures 2020-2021

-Scholarships will be updated weekly on Schoology, EHS Website, & morning announcements.

-Scholarship drawer will be available in the Guidance Office (please email Mrs. Kaffer or your counselor ahead of time for specific scholarship questions)

-Most Scholarships will be able to be emailed to you this year.  Please email Mrs. Kaffer @ jkaffer@ecusd7.org to get a copy of scholarship emailed/mailed directly to you.

-Please read all Scholarship applications thoroughly for due date and where they should be turned in to.  Not all Scholarships are turned in to the Guidance Office.  Please email your counselor or Mrs. Kaffer if you have any questions.

Scholarships 2020-2021

American Welding Society Scholarships-Please visit www.aws.org/scholarships for more information. 

-Various Student Scholarships available @ www.studentscholarships.org/newsletter.php

-Davenport University Scholarships- Please visit www.davenport.edu/financial-aid/scholarships for more information.

-Lewis & Clark Community College Scholarships-Please visit www.lc.edu/scholarships for more information.

-STEPS (Student Training & Education in Public Service): https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/

-Illinois Scholarship Website-Please visit https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/residence-state/illinois 

-Illinois Scholarship Website-Please visit https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/residence-state/illinois

-Equitable Excellence Scholarship.  Please visit www.equitable.com/foundation for more information.  Deadline is December 15, 2020.

-PBR Scholarship.  Please visit https://www.pacificbayrecovery.com/rehab-center-scholarship/ for more information.  Deadline is December 31, 2020.

-SAR General George Rogers Clark Knights Essay Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 1, 2021

-VERNA ROSS ORNDORFF Scholarship – Illinois State Historical Society.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 15, 2021.

-Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 25, 2021.

-Quest for Education Scholarship.  Please visit www.vcu.com/qfe for more information.  Deadline is January 30, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation L.J. and Faye E. Burrus Family Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Busey Bank Community Scholarship. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Dirty Dozen Class of 1953 College Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Wilbur H. Smith Bohm EHS Educational Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Charles A. Wentz Jr. EHS Student Athlete Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Charles A. Wentz Jr. EHS Student Athlete Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Charles A. Wentz Jr. Family Scholarships.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Immanuel United Methodist Church Charles A. Wentz Jr. EHS Educational or Vocational School Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Wentz Church Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Charles A. Wentz Jr. EHS Engineering Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Dennis DeToye Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation EHS Drama Club Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Karen Bardelmeier Albrecht Medical Technology Scholarship Fund.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Nadine Penelton Bradshaw Vocational Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Mildred A. Carr Scholarship at EHS.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Charles A. Wentz Jr. EHS Business and Science Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Wesley Chapel AME Church Charles A. Wentz Jr. EHS Educational or Vocational School Scholarship. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Mt. Joy Missionary Baptists church Charles A. Wentz Jr. EHS Educational or Vocational School Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Mark Speciale Family Vocational Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Ryan Garbs Gold Star Memorial Scholarship.   Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Fine Arts Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation St. John’s United Methodist Church Charles A. Wentz Jr. EHS Educational or Vocational School Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Dirty Dozen EHS Class of 1953 Vocational Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation New Bethel United Methodist Church Charles A. Wentz Jr. EHS Educational or Vocational School Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation Goshen Rotary Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Edwardsville Community Foundation L.J. and Faye E. Burrus Family Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is January 31, 2021.

-Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Scholarship.  Please visit www.cicil.net/undergraduate-scholarship-application for more information.  Deadline is February 24, 2021.

-The AGCMO Education Foundation Scholarships.  Please visit the following links for more information.  Application Information, Skilled Trades Application, College ApplicationDeadline is March 1, 2021.

-Sons of the American Revolution Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 1, 2021.

-CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 3, 2021.

-Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship.  Please visit https://ilengineeringinitiative.org/scholarships/ for more information.  Deadline is March 15, 2021.

-The Beta Sigma Psi Educational Foundation Scholarship.  Please visit https://www.betasigmapsi.org/scholarships-for-high-school-students/ for more information.  Deadline is March 20, 2021.

-HB & R Union Contractors Council Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 31, 2021.

-HB&R Professional Women in Building Council Metro East Scholarship.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 31, 2021.

-The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Scholarship.  Please visit www.goldenapple.org/scholars for more information.  Priority deadline is December 15, 2020.  Deadline is April 1, 2021.

-Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Southwest Illinois Chapter (BSMSWIL) Scholarship. Applications available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 16, 2021.

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