DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

                      

Schedule for March 1-5th 

Monday, Mar. 1st – All Students

Tuesday, Mar. 2nd – All Students

Wednesday, Mar. 3rd– All Students

Thursday, Mar. 4th– All Students

Friday, Mar. 5th-All Students

***This week is Respect week!! Please see the list of what is happening is below. Please make sure anything you wear for these days are school appropriate.

Monday

Theme- Tie dye 

Video- What is your superpower- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYUgtQbR7Hc 

EHS Ends the R word- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X-NEV3HpP0 

Activities 

  1.  Show us your coolest Tie Dye
  2.  Special olympics bingo (at bottom)

Facts

Special Olympics was founded on August 2nd, 1968 for people with intellectual disabilities. The first special olympics was held in Chicago, Illinois. Since  then special olympics has started many programs based on inclusion and helping people with all sorts of disabilities both physical and intellectual helping over 5 million people. There are a total of 172 countries that are involved in the Special Olympics association.

Tuesday 

Theme-Disney

Video-  I am- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWwMPcYaK1I 

Activities  

  1.  dole recipe https://youtu.be/OmuT-Tgq6gc 
  2. Special olympics disney ears https://youtu.be/qd1NthIm4FE 
  3. Find the hidden disney characters
    1. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScFFsiLKCiGwkh_fWgxJMkH95AOyeZ2Mvmx0KsSkuTj6dsY-g/viewform?usp=sf_link

Facts

Polar Plunge is one of the many activities that Special Olympics has made a tradition out of over the years. Occuring in february or march thousands of people jump, dive, or run into freezing cold water to support Special Olympic athletes who have a disability. The polar plunge helps raise millions of dollars for special olympic athletes. 

Wednesday 

Theme-Celebrity 

Video- The New R word- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTsBemJrhGo 

Activities  

  1.  Who’s your favorite celebrity bracket tournament 
    1. First round voting https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdRFPSOV5P_bIOi1JqqxoioG2vm_v8xh-ok6zWtvEjC2fCFjQ/viewform?usp=sf_link 
  2. Guess the famous SO athlete     https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-gud-WBqq2Rtakm3UGPm73YTxr_R1VWzodpq1GnkPA0/edit?ts=5e6059d9 

Facts

A huge program in the Special Olympics is the Unified sports program. This program is where a mix of athletes with and without intellectual and physical disabilities participate in a variety of sports.

Thursday 

Theme-Jersey

Video- Edwardsville Banner school- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZSBodR9d9c 

Activities

  1.  Name that sports team (logos)
    1. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc2vEZkljANGlyPmwnGA24XSTSfp1PTU3l5rKhEcHa5w0gFBA/viewform?usp=sf_link 
  2.  Pledge to end the R-Word   https://www.spreadtheword.global/pledge 

Facts

The “spread the word to end the word” campaign encourages people all over the world to stop using the R word and promotes inclusion. This word was used as a medical term to describe people with intellectual disabilities, however this word is irrelevant now and offensive. Now there are 80+ countries who participate nationwide in pledging to end this word. 

Friday 

Theme- Pj

Video- polar plunge video- https://youtu.be/Ktxvp0tz8j4 

Activities 

  1. Dance party zoom
  2.  Polar Plunge

Facts

National Banner School is the highest achievement a school can receive working through Special Olympics. The National Banner School is awarded to  the school that has met 10 requirements. Some of these requirements are: Unified Sports throughout two sports seasons, Unified Sports occur regularly throughout the school year, unified offers student leadership, and at least two Whole school engagement opportunities are implemented each year. Edwardsville High School just recently received this award in 2020 and got the highest honor roll award from ESPN.

 

  • To all juniors or seniors who received an NHS invite in Schoology, please apply electronically or drop off a paper packet by Friday March 5th in order to be considered. Email or Schoology message Mrs. Hoshor with any questions @ AHoshor@ecusd7.org
  • Virtual math tutoring will be available via Zoom during Academic Hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please ask your math teachers for the link.
  • Seniors!! Lewis & Clark Early Bird Registration is now open!! The dates are March 2nd and 4th from 1:00 – 3:30 pm. The registration page is open and available for students at www.lc.edu/earlybird/
  • 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.
  • Chess Club 2021 will have their first meeting of the year Friday, March 5 at 12:30 in Room a206. The club is intended for intermediate, advanced and even total beginners. No experience, no problem! We will teach you! Prospective members should bring their school-issued device. See you on Friday, and Check mate!
  • Would you like to make a difference? The EHS Interact Club invites you to join us for our first general meeting of the Spring semester. We will be meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, March 3rd at 1:30 PM via Zoom. Please join the EHS Interact Club Schoology Group page to access the Zoom link. See Mrs. Pontious in the English Office with any questions.
  • Any Junior or Senior interested in being an election judge qualify if they have a grade point average between 3.0 and 4.0 and are able to show proof of U.S. Citizenship by Election day (Tuesday, April 6, 2021). On Election Day students will work from 5:30am until all duties are completed after the close of the polling place. He or she will qualify for UP TO $150 for working as an Election Judge. You will also receive credit for school attendance while working! You may get forms from Mrs. Shaw in the main office.
  • 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.
  • ATTENTION TIGERS. EHS Spanish Club now has an Instagram. Follow us @evillespanishclub and look for upcoming contests with giveaways! Club officers will meet Wednesday @ 11:50 in room A225
  • Have you ever wanted to see a live theater production but didn’t want to leave your couch? Now is your chance! EHS Drama presents an exclusively livestreaming production of All Shook Up,an Elvis musical, March 18th through 20th at 7:30 p.m. and March 21st at 2 p.m. Livestream tickets are $7 and can be purchased starting from 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Friday, March 5th outside the main entrance and also on ehsdrama.booktix.com.

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.