ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The media center will open after school starting Monday, August 26th from 1:50-4:15 (Monday- Thursday). Students must have a pass from a current teacher to use the media center for computer use for class assignments, research, or homework completion.
  • The first Medical Occupations Meeting will be in room C112 on Monday, August 26 from 1:55-2:20 if you have any questions please see Mrs. Weller.
  • The boys and girls bowling teams will hold an informational meeting Wednesday 8/21 after school in room 331. Any boy or girl wishing to bowl on this years team should attend.
  • Are you interested in Business and all related topics such as computer trouble shooting, computer programming, video production, banking and finance, world economics just to name a few? Come to Mrs. Harris room A-226 on Tuesdays after school. See you then.
  • There will be a meeting for any boys interested in playing tennis this year this Thursday at 2:00 in room A206. Boys playing a fall sport should not attend. Boys unable to attend should email or stop by Coach Lipe’s room this week.
  • Do you want to make a difference? The EHS Interact Club is a Rotary sponsored club dedicated to making our school, community, and world a better place. All students are invited to attend our first meeting after school this Thursday in A217. Please see Mrs. Pontious with any questions. Hope to see you there!
  • There will be an informational meeting for all students who are interested in joining the Black Student Union on Thursday, August 29 from 2-3pm in room 309. Please see Ms. Logan in the Math Office for additional details.
  • National English Honor Society will have an all member meeting this Friday at 2pm in the iCafe.
  • Are you interested in learning language? Are you interested in Japanese culture? If so, come to Japanese Club. Meetings are every Thursday in Mrs. Hicks’ room (A234).
  • The boys and girls bowling teams will hold an informational meeting Wednesday 8/21 after school in room 331. Any boy or girl wishing to bowl on this year’s team should attend.
  • The first meeting for anyone interested in joining math team will be Monday the 26th at 2pm in A315. If you want to participate in the winter/spring but are currently in a fall sport, see Mrs. Easley in A315.
  • Anyone interested in joining EPIC please stop by C110 to pick up of drop off your information sheets. EPIC first meeting will be August 23 in c110. If you can’t make it please stop by and see Mrs. Sanders at your convenience.
  • There will be an information meeting for anyone interested in trying out for girls’ basketball Thursday August 22nd 2:00 in room C110. If you cannot make the meeting please see Coach Blade in the locker room for paperwork.
  • Special Olympics are in need of Peer Partners to participate in Special Olympics Flag Football. Peer Partners are students without disabilities who participate in practices and competitions along with their peers with disabilities. This is open to all students male and female. Please see Mr. Sumpter in room D176 as soon as possible if interested.
  • Project 612- Let nothing be wasted. During lunch there will be collection bins and coolers for unused food items. Bins will be used to collect items like whole fruits or chips. While coolers will be for unused perishable items such as milk. All items collected will be given to local food pantries.Please direct any questions to Jen Weller (C112). Food collection will begin on Monday, August 19th.
  • On Friday the varsity girls’ golf team took third place at the Prep Tour tournament at Hickory Point golf course in Decatur. Riley Lewis and Nicole Johnson led the team both shooting a 78. Grace Daech shot a 79 and Jessica Benson brought in the fourth score shooting an 87.
  • Do you want to make a difference? The EHS Interact Club is a Rotary sponsored club dedicated to making our school, community, and world a better place. All students are invited to attend our first meeting after school this Thursday in A217. Please see Mrs. Pontious with any questions. Hope to see you there!
  • All passwords and extra ids need to pick up in the media center by Friday the 23rd.
  • The Tiger Den is having a raffle to kick off the school year! You could win a Tiger Den shirt, coffee cup, and a $1 coupon! Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. They can be bought in the Tiger Den. Have a great year & don’t forget to be kind!
  • Wargames Club will meet in Room A248 on Thursdays.
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ACT Prep Sessions

Fall Session #1: Prep Dates ( Saturdays): Oct. 5, Oct.  12, and Oct. 19/ACT Test Date: October 26

TIME: 8:00 – noon

PLACE: EHS

WHAT: ACT Practice test, 2 hour blocks of English and Math prep

COST: $50 per student

HOW: Pre-register in Guidance Office

Fall Session #2: Prep Dates (Saturdays): Nov. 16, Nov. 23, and  Dec. 7/ACT Test Date: December 14

TIME: 8:00 – noon

PLACE: EHS

WHAT: ACT Practice test, 2 hour blocks of English and Math prep

COST: $50 per student

HOW: Pre-register in Guidance Office

Spring Session #1: Prep Dates (Saturdays): Jan. 18,  Jan.  25,  and Feb. 1 /ACT Test Date: February 8

TIME: 8:00 – noon

PLACE: EHS

WHAT: ACT Practice test, 2 hour blocks of English and Math prep

COST: $50 per student

HOW: Pre-register in Guidance Office

Spring Session #2: Prep Dates (Saturdays): March 14, March 21, and March  28 /ACT Test Date: April 4

TIME: 8:00 – noon

PLACE: EHS

WHAT: ACT Practice test, 2 hour blocks of English and Math prep

COST: $50 per student

HOW: Pre-register in Guidance Office

2019-2020 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 14, 2019 August 16, 2019 August 17-30, 2019
October 26, 2019 September 20, 2019 September 21-October 4, 2019
December 14, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 9-22, 2019
February 8, 2020 January 10, 2020 January 11-17, 2020
April 4, 2020 February 28, 2020 February 29-March 13, 2020

 ***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.

College Visits

September 9th– University of Kentucky will be in the Guidance Office during 3rd hour.

September 12th– Murray State University will be in the Guidance Office during 3rd hour.

September 23rd– William Woods University will be in the Guidance Office during 6th hour.

September 25th– University of Missouri will be in the Guidance Office during 1st hour.

September 25th– University of Nebraska will be in the Guidance Office during 3rd hour.

September 27th– SIUE will be in the Guidance Office during 3rd hour.

September 30th– Quincy University will be in the Guidance Office during 6th hour.

October 2nd– Bellarmine University will be in the Guidance Office during 2nd hour.

October 9th – SIUE will be in the Guidance Office all day for on-site registration.

October 15th– University of Iowa will be in the Guidance Office during 2nd hour.

October 22nd – Indiana University will be the Guidance Office during 2nd hour.

November 7th – Valparaiso University will be the Guidance Office during 5th hour.

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Military Visits

August 27th – The Navy will be visiting during lunch.

August 28th – The Army will be visiting during lunch.

September 17th – The Navy will be visiting during lunch.

October 15th – The Navy will be visiting during lunch.

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.

Scholarships

ASVAB TEST

THE ASVAB TEST (ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY TEST   will be given on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2019 AT 7:30 A.M. AT THE JON DAVIS WRESTLING CENTER.  The ASVAB test provides you with career information for various civilian and occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school , or a military career. This test is free. SIGN UP IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE WITH MRS. KAFFER if you wish to take THIS TEST AND RECEIVE A PRACTICE BOOKLET