Students Build Relationships and Bid Farewell to Beloved Teachers

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

May 11, 2018

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In times as turbulent as the high school years—an era where the only guarantees are sleepless nights, acne and embarrassment—it’s necessary to have a great support system. And sometimes these systems boast teachers that...

Totally Tubular Summer Trips Get Global

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

May 11, 2018

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Standing 984 feet above the world, senior Anna Conner will join a multitude of people in one unified theme: their love of Paris. Conner will join the American Council for International Studies, or ACIS, in touring Europe. According...

Students Prepare to Face the AP Exam

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

May 11, 2018

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In the month of May, students have two things in mind: finals and the coveted summer vacation. Advanced Placement students, on the other hand, are focused on scoring well on the AP exam after preparing all year long.   According...

Edwardsville Places Second at Journalism Sectionals

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

April 26, 2018

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After a five year winning streak, Edwardsville High School’s fell to Taylorville Senior High School at the IHSA Journalism Sectional Championship.   Taylorville ended the day with 70 points and Edwardsville ended...

Students Skip out on Prom

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

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Prom is one of the most popular events of a high schooler’s career. You get to dress up like you’ve never dressed up before, take pictures you’ll look back on for years and dance the night away with a date or with your group...

Allergy Season Creates Damper for Sufferers during Spring Season

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

April 13, 2018

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Dear sniffle-sufferers, allergy-muddlers, Claritin-lovers and itchy eye-strugglers, welcome to St. Louis.   As of March 10, St. Louis was named the No. 6 worst city for asthma and allergy sufferers by the Asthma and...

Student-led Celebration Focuses on Friendship, Acceptance and Entertainment

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

April 5, 2018

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Every year, prom season rolls around. And every year, only a few guest dates permeate the crowd of Edwardsville students. But New Friends Prom, a Key Club and student council run event, is the exception: FLS students from the metro-eas...

Poetry is in the Air this April

Nicole Burbach, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

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As James Tate — Pulitzer Prize winner and well-known poet — once said, “Poetry is everywhere; it just needs editing.”   And this month, by holding their first poetry contest, Poetry Club hopes to find your inner...

EHS Takes a Vintage Twist on Prom

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

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A red carpet is to be rolled out for one night for EHS students. Prom is less than a month away and prom committee is working hard to make the night spectacular.   “Old Hollywood” was announced as this year’s...

Keep on Packing . . . Or Maybe Not

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

April 5, 2018

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In the final leg of the college season, there is little left to do.  Maybe you’re still deciding between a few schools, hoping to hear if you got in off a waitlist or holding off on paying a deposit.  But no matter where you...

Cultural Trivia Wraps up Diversity Week

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

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Walking through the many hallways of EHS, you come across a variety of different people. Whether it’s sexuality, race or gender, the roughly 2000 students roaming the school display a wide diversity of people.   Due...

Students Sync for a Good Cause

Sam Lance, Sports Editor

March 22, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Crazy costuming, devious dancing and money making. These are all elements of the Lip Sync Battle sponsored by Health Occupations Club, an event where contestants go on stage and lip-sync their favorite songs, all to raise money...

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