EHS Students, ‘Neighbors’ Rally Behind Faculty Member

Loewy Noud, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

Stan Meeks has worked at EHS for more than 25 years. He can be seen in the halls monitoring students through passing period, distributing notes or regulating after school commotion. Now, a man who helps so many each day is receiving...

EHS Welcomes Chinese Foreign Exchange Students

Jacqueline Glenn, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

The Chinese foreign exchange students have arrived to their host families’ homes in Edwardsville after traveling more than 7,000 miles across the world. It’s junior Muriel Bowen’s first time hosting, which she decided...

Pelosi Uninvites Trump to Deliver State of the Union Address

Cierra Veizer, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Jan. 16 informing him that he was no longer invited to give his planned State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Jan. 29. According...

Government Shutdown Leaves America Questioning

Joshua Perry, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2019

This latest government shutdown is the longest in U.S. history, and the economic and social damage is beginning to take its toll on the country, with no clear end in sight. The financial aftershocks of the shutdown aren’t ...

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Documentary Reveals Allegations

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

R&B singer Robert Kelly, known as R. Kelly, has been in the news for sexual assault and rape allegations for over 20 years. With every lawsuit against him failing, Kelly repeatedly claims his innocence. “Kelly says...

StuCo Initiates ‘Earn Your Stripes’

Loewy Noud, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

What’s a tiger without its stripes? Hopefully more excited to support our athletes. Student Council has decided to implement a new program to motivate higher attendance at sporting events. The “Earn Your Stripes” program...

NEHS Leads Literary Groups at Cedarhurst Senior Living Center

Jacqueline Glenn, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

It might offer volunteer hours, but senior Chris Lott said the Cedarhurst book club is not about just that. “Being able to get the…hours is nice, but the purpose behind the program is the main reason I participate,” Lott...

The Mathacre: Freshman Failures Cause Scheduling Nightmare

Joshua Perry, Co-editor-in-chief

January 4, 2019

Due to a large group of freshmen Algebra 1 students failing the first semester of the class, the math department and school administration have been working to provide alternatives for the students by altering class scheduling...

Warren Announces Candidacy, Other Democrats to Follow

Anna Farrar, News Editor

January 4, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced her bid for the 2020 Presidential election on Dec. 31. She is the first of many Democrats expected to run against Trump in the upcoming race. In fact, according to the New York Times,...

Students Donate to Blood Drive

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

December 13, 2018

Without blood transfusions, 4.5 million Americans would die every year. On Friday, over 60 EHS students did their part to help by donating blood at the school blood drive. National Honor Society sponsors a blood drive each...

Viox Places 2nd in Art Center Contest

Anna Farrar, News Editor

December 13, 2018

Twenty-eight student artists were able to showcase their original pieces in the Southwest Conference Art Competition last week. The annual contest is hosted by the Edwardsville Art Center, located in Edwardsville High School. Student...

Japanese Club: A New Club and Experience

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

With so many clubs at EHS, and so many announcements in the morning, it can be difficult to know all the details of that new club you wanna try out. For example, what do you really know about the new Japanese club? The first...

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