Clay Club Commences at EHS

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

November 16, 2017

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The art classes at EHS cover the gamut: sculpture, fibers, printmaking and more. However, not all students have the opportunity to utilize the art program, mostly because of a jam-packed schedule.   After taking art...

Fall Play Finishes for the First Time under New Leadership

Joshua Perry, News Editor

November 16, 2017

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On the first day of school after the weekend showings of the EHS fall play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” cast members, tech crew and drama students all met one last time on their beloved set—and tore it down. Striking...

Barbie Puts on a Hijab

Devin Johnson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

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Barbie, since her invention in 1959, has been all there is to be. She started out small, working solely as a schoolteacher and a veterinary nurse. But as the times progressed, Barbie developed into a modern role model for young...

EPIC Makes Strides Towards Student-Inclusive Spirit Day Selection

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

October 26, 2017

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Spirit days are a staple of the American public high school experience. However, in most cases, the students have no actual say in what themes they’ll have to adhere to.   The Edwardsville Peer Influence Club is taking...

ISU Marching Band Competition Loss Doesn’t Bring EHS Down

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

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With weeks of preparations and many competitions prior, the EHS marching band performed in the competition at Illinois State University (ISU)  but unfortunately did not make it into the finals.   Even the qualifying...

Concerts Canceled in St. Louis Following Protests

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

September 21, 2017

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Chaos erupted in St. Louis over a recent court ruling, leading to two artists canceling their concerts and disappointing local fans. After white former-police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of murder charges in the death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith, protests e...

Creativity Counts for Students at the Edwardsville Art Fair

Joshua Perry, News Editor

September 21, 2017

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You wouldn’t expect a teenage artist to make much money, or any at all. But student artists now have the chance to make some bank with their brushes, and support the community as well. At the annual Edwardsville Art Fair,...

President Trump Repeals DACA, Leaving Many Uncertain for the Future

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writed

September 14, 2017

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In the eight months President Trump has been in office, he has managed to make many changes that greatly affect the people of the United States, but the DACA repeal may be one of the most jarring.   DACA, or the Deferred...

Secret Service Territory: NYC, Dubai, Mar-a-Lago (And Maybe the White House)

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

September 7, 2017

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They were by President Kennedy’s side on Nov. 22, 1963, when he was assassinated.  They arrested 29,000 criminals for counterfeiting, cyber and other financial crimes in 2008, just five years after being transferred to the...

What’s Poppin’ with the Video Morning Announcements

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

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Friday mornings at EHS are filled with excitement for the weekend. With faces of seniors Joe Paolucci and Justin Schulz in the video morning announcements, Fridays are more entertaining.   The EHS video announcements...

Recovery Road or Unpaved Lanes: A Look into Higher Education Funding in Illinois

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

August 24, 2017

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For EHS seniors, the once looming “C” word has emerged from foreign territory, no longer lingering in a hazy periphery of hometown happiness.  Yes, the college season has begun. With that, seniors must surmount a host...

Hate Groups Stir Up Headlines

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

August 24, 2017

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Charlottesville, VA: This town has been buzzing through the air, throughout social media and the White House more than ever before since the events that occurred in the small university town on Saturday, Aug. 19. After a large...

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