Totally Talented: Another Packed EHS Talent Show

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

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It might have been the students in the show or it might have been the incentive of Chick-Fil-A for the sixth hour class with most attendance. Either way, many students attended the annual EHS talent show.   The talent...

EHS Students Bring Back Boy Bands

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

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Down the halls of the B-wing are the performing arts of orchestra, choir, band and theater, where different forms of music can be heard. But some students took it a step further. That’s right; the boy band trend is back. Senior...

EHS Speaks Out at Annual Poetry Competition

Joshua Perry, News Editor

January 25, 2018

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A large gathering/Lovers of verse must decide/On their champion. Students with a passion for poetry participated Wednesday at EHS’s Poetry Out Loud competition, reciting works from prominent writers in front of their peers. Senior...

EHS Prepares for Annual Arrival of Exchange Students

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

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International travel can be intimidating.  Add to that anxiety by attending a new school and staying with a new family, all while speaking one’s second language—it can prove to be a challenging task, but it is one that 14...

Beauty Week Brings New Ways to Encourage Students to Love Themselves and Others

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

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This week marked the third annual Beauty Week at EHS,  when students and staff celebrate both their inner and outer beauty. This year, the daily themes included clothes-pinning compliments to classmates, handing out candies...

Orchestra Travels to All-State Conference

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

January 18, 2018

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After hours of practice, eight Edwardsville High School orchestra members will travel to Peoria to audition for the All-State Orchestra. To be eligible for All-State, a member of orchestra has to be a sophomore or older and...

Illinois High School Theater Festival Provides Learning Experiences

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

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Behind closed curtains, actors, techies and costume designers prepare the final touches before the stage opens to a crowd of students.  This time, instead of taking the stage, EHS drama sits in the audience as they eagerly wait...

Oprah for President?

Nicole Burbach, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

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Imagine: it’s the election year 2020 and you just registered to vote. Before you know it, it’s Nov. 3. You arrive at the local courthouse, grab a ballot and start reading through it. As you’re reading, two names stick...

Local Guide Right Chapter Continues to Influence Student Lives

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

January 11, 2018

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The morning announcements are pretty much all the same. Every day, the same few sports and clubs meander their way over the loudspeakers, and every day, people ignore what is being said. But if you really listen, you might find...

Unraveling the College Interview: Do’s and Don’ts

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

January 5, 2018

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Panic!  You’ve just sat down to a college interview and have no idea what to do.   Yes, the college interview can often feel like a nightmare and move one to heart palpitations, but it really isn’t as dire as it...

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...

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