Mr. Basketball to stay in state, play for Illini next year

Morgan Goebel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

From his 45-point sectional championship game against Danville to the various facial expressions after every dunk he makes, senior point guard Mark Smith has always had a...

April 27, 2017

Tournament rain-out doesn’t dampen EHS baseball

April 27, 2017

The baseball team traveled 2 and a half hours to Metamora, Ill. last weekend after their tournament in Kentucky was rained out. The Tigers...

The man in the orange shirt

April 5, 2017

He can be seen on the sidelines of nearly every EHS boys basketball game wearing the same collared, orange T-shirt underneath the camera that...

Boys Volleyball Sets Season Up for Success

March 30, 2017

As basketballs are put away and three-point shooters hang their jerseys up for the season, Edwardsville’s gymnasium swaps basketball hoops...

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Student Life

Seniors Celebrate Senior Year With Vacations

Jade Weber, News Editor

Summer break usually motivates students of all ages, but for seniors, it’s much more impactful. It’s one of the last summers living under parents’ roof and the last summer as a kid, and some EHS seniors use it to its full advantage and leave Edwardsville for one last senior trip before moving out. Senior trips are different than regular vacations; they’re usually...

Influential Seniors Say Goodbye to High School, Look to Future

Jane Thompson, Co-Editor

The countdown to the last day of school began on August 16. Now, nine months later, seniors are preparing for May 12 when they will experience their final six hours as high school students. Senior Class President Ike Bertels, who has been avidly involved in clubs and teams at EHS including the Edwardsville Peer Influence Club (EPIC), class officers, National Honor Society...

Seniors to Leave with Lessons, Regrets

Emma Lipe, Life Editor

They’ve had the date marked on their calendars, counted down the days, and finally it’s here: the class of 2017’s last week of high school. The week induces mixed emotions. Matt Gregor describes it as bittersweet because it’ll be the last time he’ll see some of the people he has grown up with. Gregor is particularly sad about leaving his friends in...

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Jack Vuagniaux, Staff Writer

The final week.  If you haven’t heard that statement at least five times, you don’t know a senior.  Graduating high school is a huge milestone. So, before the seniors...

May 11, 2017

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Netflix Originals Redefine Television

Nara Markowitz and Hannah Willmore, Staff Writer and Views Editor

I used to think I watched every kind of film there is, from American Pie to unknown independent flicks. TV was getting boring and every show I tried ended with the same plot...

May 12, 2017

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