Orchestra Seniors Play their Farewells

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018

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Each year comes and goes seemingly quicker than the last. But each year is a new set of farewells to the graduating seniors for each club and activity. Appreciation for the orchestra seniors takes place at their final concert...

EHS Journalism Places Second at State Competition

Sam Lance and Jessica Fosse, Sports Editor and Staff Writer

May 11, 2018

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The EHS journalism team placed second at this year’s IHSA State Competition on April 27 following their second place finish in their sectional.   Scoring a total of 23 points, the journalism team had seven people...

EHS Orchestra Hears From Accomplished Violinist

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

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As part of the SIUE Arts and Issues series, renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine headlined a masterworks class as part of the series. The EHS Orchestra Program was able to attend the two hour workshop on April 23.   Pine...

Edwardsville Places Second at Journalism Sectionals

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

April 26, 2018

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After a five year winning streak, Edwardsville High School’s fell to Taylorville Senior High School at the IHSA Journalism Sectional Championship.   Taylorville ended the day with 70 points and Edwardsville ended...

After-Prom May Not Have Freedom, But at Least it’s Free

Joshua Perry, News Editor

April 26, 2018

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Prom night is almost upon us, along with its often-ignored counterpart, After-Prom. However, this year is different. This is the first year that After-Prom will be free for any student who wishes to attend. According to senior ...

Lit Mag Gets Physical

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

April 13, 2018

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For the first time in approximately a decade, EHS’s Literature Magazine will have a printed presence in the school. Although   Before, it was published solely online. But with a new sponsor, Mrs. Loesche, the magazine...

‘Hamilton’ Bouces into St. Louis

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

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Winning the huge million dollar lottery seems like a huge success, but winning a $10 ticket to see “Hamilton” at the Fabulous Fox Theatre is huge success to a theater fan.   Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton”...

Students Sync for a Good Cause

Sam Lance, Sports Editor

March 22, 2018

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Crazy costuming, devious dancing and money making. These are all elements of the Lip Sync Battle sponsored by Health Occupations Club, an event where contestants go on stage and lip-sync their favorite songs, all to raise money...

Staff Reporter Acknowledges Error

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

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I would like to formally apologize for a mistake I made in my gun control views piece in the most recent issue of The Claw. I used a statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and wrote that 5.3 percent of...

Locked Lavatories Lead to Student Frustrations

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

March 15, 2018

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If you have classes in the C and D wings, you’ve probably noticed the change in a moment of hurried panic: the bathrooms are locked. You run from your location by the locker rooms to find the bathroom near the performing...

The Spring Musical Tickets are ‘Poppin’ Off the Shelves

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

March 9, 2018

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The Drama Club’s fall and spring productions are always a hit in the community, and this year is no exception. The students in publicity have had a busy week selling tickets and preparing to bring “Mary Poppins” to students,...

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