New Media Center Rules Unpopular Among Students

Katelyn Harris, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The Media Center now requires students to have a pass any time they need to use it. The rule went into place on Sept. 23. Media Secretary Stacey Schulte said the passes are now required because of the amount of students that...

The Impeachment Process, Explained

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor in Chief

October 10, 2019

Over cafeteria French fries and trigonometry homework, I mentioned to the people sitting at my lunch table on Wednesday the impeachment proceedings that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has pursued against President Trump. Senior...

Illinois Supreme Court Trip Educates Students on Local Gov’t

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

September 24, 2019

On Sept. 18, students and staff from EHS were bused to Godfrey to see two Illinois Supreme Court cases be deliberated. The first case heard was a criminal case, People v. Morger, which concerned the First Amendment rights of...

Edwardsville Tennis Coaches, Program Receive Regional Awards

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

With free clinics for kids and a professional tennis tournament, the Edwardsville Tennis program has it all. The USTA St. Louis District recognized the team’s efforts and named the program the St. Louis Organizational Member...

CDC: Cases of Vaping-Related Illnesses Are Increasing

Taylor Meek, A&E Editor

September 19, 2019

Researchers are still searching for the reason vaping is causing severe lung illnesses. “On Tuesday, a 50-year-old Kansas City woman died from a vape related illness,” NBC News reported. Secretary of Kansas Department...

Good Weather Gallery To Open, Showcase Local Art

Cassi Reaka, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

When walking down Main Street, one can wander in and out of locally owned shops, grab a pastry or smoothie, or even a meal, and will soon be able to view and appreciate local art. The Good Weather Gallery will hold its grand...

Edwardsville City Council Approves Sale of Marijuana

Katelyn Harris, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Cannabis is being legalized throughout Illinois starting Jan. 1, 2020. Despite this, cities can pass a local ordinance to opt out of selling it. According to the Riverbender, communities can’t opt out of personal use; they...

Tiger Den Expands Horizons

Cassidy Reaka, Student Life Editor

September 5, 2019

The EHS Tiger Den has become a staple of many students’ daily routines, but just three years ago the Den was only three coffee pots and a dream. The Tiger Den started as a way to provide real life work experience for students...

StuCo Unveils Homecoming Theme

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2019

Glittering lights, hand-painted skylines and vibrant faux graffiti will greet EHS students on the evening of Oct. 12. StuCo members announced this year’s homecoming theme, “A Night in the City”, on Aug. 26. Although the...

New Club Podcasts Its Way onto the Scene

Katelyn Harris, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

EHS has acquired a new club: podcasting. Eh English teacher Lauren Mudge, the club co-sponsor, said the club has been a “growing project.” The idea came from The Digital Storytelling Project that Ms. Mudge did with her...

Project 612 Brings New Recycling Plan to EHS

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

Although plastic recycling at EHS is gone, food recycling is stepping up to take its place. Project 612 proclaims “let nothing go to waste” and donates uneaten food from the EHS lunchroom to area food pantries. Started...

Pritzker Signs Bill Increasing Illinois Teachers’ Salaries

Taylor Meek, A&E Editor

August 29, 2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a new bill on Aug. 15. “J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation raising teachers’ minimum salary to $40,000 over four years to address the statewide shortage of classroom teachers,” the Daily Herald re...

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