Research Papers: Preparing is Half the Battle

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

September 14, 2017

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It's inevitable, an ever-looming presence in English courses. The sound of it makes students' palms go sweaty and their anxiety kicks in. The dreaded assignment, the hardest month for any student: the research paper. Though...

Sleepless Nights: Shedding Light on the Plight of the Drowsy Teenager

Joshua Perry, News Editor

September 14, 2017

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Late to bed and early to rise does not make a high schooler healthy and wise. It’s no secret that many EHS students are shameless night owls. They fit homework, sports, clubs, volunteering, entertainment and more into their...

Local Families Advocate Natural Disaster Preparedness

Devin Johnson, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

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With hurricanes Harvey and Irma damaging the southern states, it is only natural for citizens nationwide to think about their own natural disaster preparedness. Whether it be a hurricane, a tornado or even a wildfire, people...

Taking a Break from Tech

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

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It’s the twenty-first century, and teenagers are constantly on their cell phones texting, Snapchatting, watching videos, looking things up on the internet and taking photos of everything they find picture-worthy. According...

Campaigning for Homecoming Court

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017

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The expenses of buying a dress, shoes, a tie or a ticket are customary for Homecoming, but most students don't include bags of candy on that list. While it is an event for all grades, selected students experience more by being...

Students With Jobs: Is It Worth It?

Nicole Burbach, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017

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About 18 percent of high school students have jobs. But does having a job in high school damage the student’s academic career or does it aid in preparing them for life after graduation? Working as a student teaches responsibility,...

EHS Students Graduating Early

Nicole Burbach, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

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Many juniors and seniors have chosen not to graduate early this year, but some upperclassmen still believe that the gain is worth the loss. The number of mid-year graduates has dropped by half since 2014. Forty out of 546 total...

Band Marches Against Pre-Show Nerves

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

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Friday night lights aren’t just on the football team, they’re also focused on the highly anticipated halftime marching band show. As each show seems to increase with level of intensity, the pressure to keep up impressive...

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...

The Loop Attracts High School Students

Devin Johnson, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

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There is no shortage of activities in Edwardsville, Illinois. A fan of coffee could frequent Main Street locations such as 222 Artisan Bakery or Sacred Grounds, while a fan of theatre could attend the Wildey Theater for concerts...

The Loop Attracts High School Students

August 31, 2017

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The Loop Attracts High School Student By Devin Johnson   There is no shortage of activities in Edwardsville, Illinois. A fan of coffee could frequent Main Street locations such as 222 Artisan Bakery or Sacred Grounds, ...

Tiger Den Enters its Second Year, Bringing New Faces & Items

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

August 24, 2017

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As the school year begins, a student’s amount of sleep slowly decreases, and the caffeine intake and lack of time for breakfast seems to increase.  Lucky for you, the Tiger Den has got you covered. The Tiger Den will being...

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