Math Tutor Lab Adds Tuesday Mornings

Cassi Reaka, Life Editor

October 23, 2019

For those struggling with math, the math tutor lab offers a free tutoring opportunity. The lab is run by members of Mu Alpha Theta, the math honors society. Mu Alpha Theta started at EHS just three years ago, according to Mollie...

Craft Fair to Stitch Together Eventful Weekend

Taylor Meek, Culture Editor

October 23, 2019

On the first floor of EHS, the halls are engulfed in an aura of creativity, culture, handmade trinkets and an array of passion stemming from the annual weekend event known as the EHS Craft Fair. This year’s Craft Fair will...

First Hour Room Decoration Contest Promotes School Spirit

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

At the height of school spirit, it is easy to overlook the effort that EHS students and teachers put into inspiring enthusiasm.  Behind the parades, football games and dances, teachers are encouraging their students to carry their s...

EHS Nintendo Club Indulges Fan Base

Sydney Hershberger, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

With many clubs spread about the school, some might find it hard to stand out among the crowd, however a new club has emerged, devoted to researching their heroes who’ve been with them since childhood. These heroes? Mario and...

Homecoming Window-Decorating Contest Winners Announced

Cassi Reaka, Life Editor

October 18, 2019

Homecoming week is full of activities to get students involved in their school. The annual window decorating contest fills the cafeteria with spirit and color and is a change from the typical empty windows. The window painting...

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...