ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Congratulations to Scottlynn Ballard and Isabella Brown for placing first and second at the regional Poetry Out Loud competition.  Both will represent the South Central region at the state competition on March 8th.  And a special thanks to all students and teachers who participated in this year’s competition.

 

  • Congratulations to the EHS JV Winter Guard for their 3rd place finish in the Regional A Division at the MCCGA festival held at Frances Howell North this past weekend. This was the 1st ever competition for the newly formed group.  Also, a huge congratulations goes out to the EHS Varsity Winter Guard for their 1st place finish in the Scholastic A Division at the same festival.  Both groups will be competing this weekend here at Edwardsville High School, please come out and show your support.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Attention Saturday Scholar participates who are attending the Cadaver Field trip on Saturday February 23rd. Bus leaves from the circle drive at 9 am.  Wear long pants, closed toed shoes, and have long hair pulled back.  You must eat something before you get on the bus.

 

  • There will be a Guide Right meeting on Thursday, February, 28th at 3pm in Rm A154. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Guide Right Program, please see Ms. Coleman in the Guide Dept.  We are planning our next 5k Run at SIUE.  We would love to have your support…..volunteers are welcomed.  We will be waiting for you in Rm A154.  Hope to see you there!!!

 

  • Tutor lab is open, and in room 304 from 2-3 p.m.

 

  • There will be a tryout meeting Thursday after school in room 307. Any boy interested in trying out for boys volleyball should attend.  If you can’t make it see Coach Allen or contact Coach Smith on for the information.

 

 

 

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.

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ACT Prep Sessions

2018-2019

***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.

 

Spring Session #2: Prep Dates (Saturdays): March 16,  March 23, and March  30 /ACT Test Date: April 13

 

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

 

2018-2019 Test Dates (National)
Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
  January 12-18, 2019
April 13, 2019 March 8, 2019 March 9-25, 2019

 

 

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College Visits

February 25thUniversity of Southern Alabama will be in the Guidance Office during 5th hour.

February 25thIndiana University will be in the Guidance Office during 6th hour.

February 26th McKendree University  will be in the Guidance Office during 5th hour.

February 27thWestminster College will be in the Guidance Office during 2nd hour.

March 5thUniversity of Kentucky will be in the Guidance Office during 5th hour.

March 8thLewis & Clark  on-site registration @ Nelson.

March 12thUniversity of IL.-Springfield will be in the Guidance Office during 6th hour.

March 14thLewis & Clark  on-site registration @ Nelson.

March 19thGreenville University will be in the Guidance Office during 2nd hour.

March 27thWestern IL. University will be in the Guidance Office during 3rd hour.

March 27thColorado State will be in the Guidance Office during 6th hour.

March 29thUniversity of Alabama will be in the Guidance Office during 6th hour.

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Military Visits

March 6th– The Navy will be visiting during lunch.

March 12th- The Army will be visiting during lunch.

April 3rd – The Navy will be visiting during lunch.

April 9th– The Army will be visiting during lunch.

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:

Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention Scholarship Program.  Deadline is Feb. 22, 2019.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

JOSEPHINE MARLEY BECKWITH FUTURE LEADER SCHOLARSHIP-Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is February 28, 2019

2019 OLIVER KNAPP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP– Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline is March 1, 2019

Township Officials of Illinois-$1500 Scholarship. The deadline for applicants to mail in completed materials is March 1, 2019 (postmark date of 3/1/19 is acceptable.)

Farm Credit of Illinois-Deadline is March 1, 2019. Applications available online @ www.farmcreditIL.com

– OLIVER KNAPP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (graduating Band, Guard, Choir, Orchestra and Drama students are eligible to apply).  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 1, 2019.

Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship– Deadline is March 4, 2019.  Please apply online @ www.publish.illinois.edu/illinois-admin-professionals/secretariat

-Association of The United States Army– Applications available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline March 12, 2019.

Doris Dankenbring Memorial Nursing Scholarship-Applications available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline for completed application is March 14, 2019.

St. Louis Chapter of the Association of the United States Army. Deadline is March 12, 2019. Please apply online @ www.gatewayausa.org

Edwardsville Branch NAACP Education Grant – Deadline is March 15, 2019. Applications are available in the Guidance Office ore online @ www.edwardsvillenaacp.org.

Illinois Sheriff’s Association– Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 15. 2019.

Sons of The American Revolution (SAR) General George Rogers Clark Chapter– Applications available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is Mar. 18, 2019.

-Don Wilson Memorial Scholarship– Applications available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 23, 2019.

-Cory Wilson Memorial Scholarship– Applications available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 23, 2019.

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, integrity, and sound judgement.  Students can apply online at St. Louis Graduates Scholarship Central: www.bit.ly/STLGrad.

-Springfield in Illinois Diocesan Council of Catholic Women-$500 Scholarship for outstanding Catholic Senior Young Ladies.  Deadline is March 30, 2019.

1st Mid Union– $1000 scholarship to any graduating high school senior who will be attending a post-secondary America Credit institution.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline March 30, 2019.

Heneghan & Associates, P.C. – Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is March 31, 2019.

Midwest Members Credit Union-Applications available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 1, 2019.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Upsilon Phi Omega Chapter-Applications available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 8, 2019.

Notre Dame Club of St. Louis Scholarship– Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline is April 8, 2018.  Applicants should have a sincere desire to attend Notre Dame, a strong academic background, broad interests as demonstrated by participation in extracurricular activities, and work experience during high school.  Further details @ www.alumni.nd.edu/~ndc_stl.

Edwardsville American Legion Post & Unit #199 Annual Joint Scholarship-Applications are available in the Guidance Office. Completed application must be submitted in 9.5” x 12” envelope or like folder (not folded) not later than April 9, 2019 to the Edwardsville American Legion Post #199.

Edwardsville Knights of Columbus Council #1143– Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline:  April 12, 2019.

The Lincoln School Alumni Foundation Grant-Applications are available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is April 15, 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/.

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

American Society of Military Comptrollers-Applications available in the Guidance Office.