Tiger Den Expands Horizons

Cassi 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...

Newest EpiPen Bill Passed In Illinois

Katelyn Harris, Staff Writer

August 22, 2019

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill on Aug. 8 that says that health insurances or managed care plans must provide epinephrine injectors for anyone 18 or under. An epinephrine injector is used to treat a life-threatening...

Conspiracy Theories Grow with News of Jeffrey Epstein’s Death

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2019

The controversy sparked with the outing of financier Jeffrey Epstein as a sex trafficker had wide ramifications and brought up many conversations in the media about power and abuse. Epstein’s apparent suicide has also served...

Mr. Battle to Become Administrator at EHS

Joshua Perry, Co-editor-in-chief

May 10, 2019

Marvin Battle, the director of EHS’s band program for 19 years, has announced that he is taking an administrative position at the high school next year. “I’ve always been a person who likes challenges and being an Administrator i...

WikiLeaks Assange Extradited, Sentenced in London

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks took asylum in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in 2012 to dodge extradition to Sweden. A few days ago, Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks of jail time by British authorities. In 2010,...

Field Day Unifies Locals Schools for First Time

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

May 9, 2019

We may not all operate at the same level or have the same abilities, but we all love to have fun. And EHS’s Unified Field Day, headed by senior Patrick Driscoll and sophomore Zack Gibbs, brought students together to do just...

EHS Student Takes Second at Poetry Out Loud Nationals

Jacqueline Glenn, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Junior Scottlynn Ballard rose to the podium in George Washington University’s auditorium, shut her eyes for a moment and glanced up at the anticipating audience and judges at the National Poetry Out Loud Competition. Then the...

Rapper Cardi B Video Resurfaces, Draws Major Attention

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

A video of Cardi B, a 26-year-old rapper, claiming that she used to lure men with the promise of sex, and proceed to drug and rob them, has recently resurfaced. The video, which Cardi did over an Instagram live to an audience...

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