Annual Craft Fair Funds Band Program

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

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The craft fair brings creativity, color and kettle corn to the halls of EHS for one weekend in November. The craft fair also brings the majority of the year’s funds to band students, giving them opportunities for new equipment.   Each...

Predicting Halloween Costume Trends

Devin Johnson, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

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From the Elsa craze to the stampede of Harley Quinns, Halloween costume trends have come and gone each year. “I remember the Elsa craze,” said sophomore Marie Thompson. “My little sister and twelve other girls in her...

EPIC Makes Strides Towards Student-Inclusive Spirit Day Selection

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

October 26, 2017

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Spirit days are a staple of the American public high school experience. However, in most cases, the students have no actual say in what themes they’ll have to adhere to.   The Edwardsville Peer Influence Club is taking...

’90s Trends Are Chic Again

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

October 26, 2017

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The Bible proclaims that there’s nothing new under the sun, and with the latest fashion trends, that certainly seems to be the case. The 1990s was a quote-on-quote “eclectic” period according to The Guardian—an era...

‘Fall’ for These Fall Ideas

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

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As the temperature begins to drop, clothes get warmer, drinks get hotter and trees get more colorful. Autumn is right around the corner. If you’re blanking on some fall ideas, these are some basic but fun days or nights out...

ISU Marching Band Competition Loss Doesn’t Bring EHS Down

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

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With weeks of preparations and many competitions prior, the EHS marching band performed in the competition at Illinois State University (ISU)  but unfortunately did not make it into the finals.   Even the qualifying...

Examination Spawns Esoteric Memes

Joshua Perry, News Editor

October 19, 2017

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The internet seems to be able to make anything hilarious these days. Its most recent fixation: standardized testing. The annual administration of the PSAT sparked an odd trend of posting cryptic snippets of test passages and...

EPIC Tailgate Hopes for Large Turnout

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

October 19, 2017

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Looking for free food before the football game? Free giveaways? The Edwardsville Peer Influence Club hosts its yearly EPIC Tailgate this Friday Oct. 20 from 5 to 6:30 on Circle Drive. EPIC co-sponsor Missi Sanders is using...

Fright Fest Attracts Halloween-Ready Students

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

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As Halloween approaches, students are taking every opportunity to partake in the festivities such as dressing up, visiting haunted mazes and indulging in candy corn.  One of the highlights of St. Louis’s Halloween celebration...

Written in the Stars

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

September 27, 2017

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  High schoolers are plagued by stress stemming from classwork to sports. Students turn to teachers, parents, friends, guidance counselors for relief- and some even turn to the stars.   Twelve of the 88 constellations...

Introducing EHS’ Most Recent Club: Yacht Club

Sam Lance, Sports Editor

September 21, 2017

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The newest of more than 75 clubs at EHS requires only six meetings a year, constructing card board and duct tape boats, and having a whole lot of fun. The newest club at EHS, Yacht Club, was recently started by junior Regan...

Creativity Counts for Students at the Edwardsville Art Fair

Joshua Perry, News Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

You wouldn’t expect a teenage artist to make much money, or any at all. But student artists now have the chance to make some bank with their brushes, and support the community as well. At the annual Edwardsville Art Fair,...

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