News of Kobe Bryant’s Death Shocks

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

On Sunday, January 26, the entire world was shocked when the news of Kobe Bryant's passing along with eight other people, including his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, broke. The cause of death for all nine victims is blunt force...

Corona Virus Closes Doors for Students

Jack Pifer, Views Editor

February 6, 2020

The start of 2020 brought along many new things, including a new coronavirus originating from China. According to WebMD, A coronavirus is a kind of common virus that causes an infection in your nose, sinuses or upper throat....

EHS Students Share Opinions on Impeachment

Lauren Johnson, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

As President Trump’s impeachment trial moves forward, there is less and less information surfacing In the inquiry, the Democrats of the House have investigated whether or not the president withheld military aid from Ukraine,...

Literary Magazine Gains Fresh Perspectives

Cassi Reaka, Student Life Editor

January 30, 2020

EHS is full of activities for all students with a variety of interests. Literary Magazine allows students with an interest in creating their own literature a chance to be published. “The Literary Magazine staff encourages...

Ethics Bowl Teams Triumph at 6th-Annual Competition

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2020

With tears pricking her eyes and fond memories of her three years in the club consuming her mind, senior and Ethics Bowl President Elise Griffin accepted the shiny glass trophy that crowned her team winners.  “I was so ...

EPIC Raises Money; Fundraisers Help Peers

Taylor Meek, A&E Editor

January 23, 2020

For the last four years, EHS has students that have made it their duty to help peers and faculty who are in need by raising money through fundraisers throughout each school year. EPIC raises money for organizations such as...

Trebuchet Club Takes Aim at Competition

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Squash balls, soda cans and students will come together on March 13 to battle physics in the 13th-annual Lewis and Clark Community College Trebuchet Contest. A trebuchet, according to physics teacher and trebuchet club sponsor...

EHS Participates in Illinois High School Theatre Festival

Taylor Meek, A&E Editor

January 16, 2020

EHS drama students ventured to the Illinois High School Theatre Festival on Thursday, Jan. 9. IHSTF is the largest, oldest high school theatre festival in the nation that lasts three days and takes place at Illinois State University. Around...

Chinese Exchange Establishes Friendships, Connections

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Coming from the “Chicago of China” to southern Illinois, 12 Chinese exchange students arrived on Jan. 6 to learn and build relationships. As the first part of the Chinese exchange program organized by social sciences teacher...

Talent Show to Amaze, Showcase EHS Skill

Sydney Hershberger, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

As winter break comes to an end, many performers await the upcoming showcase of themselves and their peers. Some will sing, some will dance, but all will blow you away. Performers old and new are coming to the EHS Talent Show...

Impeachment Trial Moves forward Amidst Uncertainty

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

January 9, 2020

On Dec. 18, President Donald Trump became only the third president next to Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton to be impeached. In the U.S. Constitution, one must be guilty of “treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”...

Project 612 to Look Forward

Cassi Reaka, Student Life Editor

January 9, 2020

Project 612 came to EHS at the beginning of this year as a way to help students waste less food. However, after a semester the project is not gaining as much student engagement as originally hoped for. The project consists...

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