ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Attention all Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors interested in running for a class officer position for next year: Each class has 5 class officer positions available: President, Vice- President, Secretary, Treasurer and Historian.Voting will begin Monday, May 6, 2019, and be completed at the end of lunch on Friday, May 10, 2019. On line voting will close at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Only paper ballots will be accepted at lunch on Friday, May 10, 2019.
  • A class officer candidate meeting will occur on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in the Media Center.
  • Class officer candidates may pick up an application in the Main Office and you must submit an application with the appropriate signatures by Friday, April 26, 2019.
  • The E.H.S. Bass Fishing team recently competed in the Belleville Althoff Invitational Bass Fishing Tournament at Coffeen Lake on April 13th. Team members participating included A.J. Robertson, Adam Hoelscher, Nikolaus Traiteur, Tyler Schiebel, Murphy Ethington, Luke Slemmer, and Jonas Akeman. Way to go Bass Fishing Tigers!
  • The team of Tyler Schiebel and Murphy Ethington took first place with a total catch of 14.19 pounds. There largest bass was 3.65 pounds, which was the third largest fish caught in the tournament.
  • Any student who has an interest in applying for admission to one of the United States Service Academies for the Summer of 2020 are encouraged to attend the Service Academy Night in Springfield, IL, on Tuesday, May 7. For more information, stop by the Student Services Office to pick up a flier from Mrs. Kaffer.
  • It’s time for The Eddies again. Our student film festival and award show is THIS Wednesday, April 24th at the Wildey Theater. Get your tickets during lunch today or tomorrow. Tickets for The Eddies are $4 in advance, $5 at the door. Tickets will sell fast.
  • Anyone interested in kicking for the Tiger football team this coming Fall, there will be open field Wednesday April 24 4:30-5:30 pm on the turf.
  • Anyone interested in trying out for the 2019-2020 EHS Dance team needs to attend the informational meeting on Thursday May 2nd at 7pm in the EHS media center. You and a parent need to attend. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. L in room D150.
  • There will be a blood drive on Wednesday, May 1st in B gym from 7:30 am – 12:00 pm. If you are interested in donating please sign up for a time during your lunch period. You must be 16 years old to be able to donate. Each person who donates will receive a free t-shirt!
  • Students interested in joining next year’s yearbook staff: applications are on the spinny thing in the main office. If you have any questions, then please see Mrs. Thrun in A113 or Ms. Mudge in A218.
  • Do you like democracy, equality, and environmentalism? Do you want to change our society? Come to the Young Democratic Socialists Club on Thursdays in Ms. Mudge’s room.
  • If you are an 11th or 12th grade student you should think about attending AFTER PROM! After Prom will run on Saturday, April 27th from 11 pm- 2 am and is FREE! Make sure to sign up at lunch or in room A229 and turn in your waiver by April 26th to get a FREE EXTERNAL POWER BANK for your cell phone. There will be Knocker Ball, video games, skating, the rock wall, the gymnastics room and DELICIOUS food! Some of the prizes for attendance will include scholarship money, airbuds, speakers and TVs. Sign up today!
  • Don’t forget to visit the Spirit Store in the cafeteria open every Friday during lunch. All items are on sale this week, get them while they last.
  • Math Tutor Lab will be moving to the second floor in Room A261. Math Tutor Lab is open Monday-Thursday and staffed by an EHS Math teacher and members of Mu Alpha Theta.

Scholarship/College Announcements

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

 

***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.

2018-2019 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
 June 8, 2019 May 3, 2019 May 4-20, 2019
 July 13, 2019 June 14, 2019 June 15-24, 2019

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THE ASVAB TEST (ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY TEST   will be given on TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2019 AT 7:30 A.M. AT THE JON DAVIS WRESTLING CENTER.   The ASVAB test provides you with career information for various civilian and military 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

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College Visits

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Military Visits

May 1st – The Navy will be visiting during lunch.

May 7th –The Army 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

-Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro Scholarships– Please apply by visiting http://www.campcardiac.org and http://www.campneuro.org

BJC Scholars Fund 2019– The BJC Scholars Fund is a renewable $10,000 scholarship for 14 students annually from communities served by BJC HealthCare, including two students who are residents of Madison County.  Interested students must be current high school seniors who plan to attend a public 2 or 4-year college in Missouri or be receiving in-state tuition reciprocity at a public university in another state. Students have financial need, must demonstrate academic potential (2.0 cumulative GPA or higher) and exhibit strong character through honesty, and integrity.  Students can apply online at St. Louis Graduates Scholarship Central: www.bit.ly/STLGrad.

Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce Scholarship-Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 26, 2019.

The Jason Steward “MOB” Memorial Scholarship-Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 30, 2019.

Friends of the Library Scholarship-Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 30, 2019.

ESSPA SCHOLARSHIIP– Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is May 1, 2019

– Hammett, Bellin & Oswald, LLC in Appleton, Wisconsin– Deadline is May 31, 2019.  Please apply online @ http://hbolawfirm.com/law-justice-scholarship/.

-BBB of Eastern & Southwest Missouri & Southern Illinois-Please apply online at https://www.bbb.org/stlouis/student-of-ethics-awards .  Deadline is May 31, 2019.

Lincoln College- Scholarship available for eSports– Please email Chris Slaby at claby@lincolncollege.edu for details.