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Parent teacher conferences take to Zoom this year

Sarah Fidahussain, Student Life Editor

October 25, 2020

For many students, seeing their parents on Zoom with their teachers feels like a strange dream. Well, this year it is a reality. Parent teacher conferences are being held via Zoom this year and along with it comes technical concerns...

Class president Patrick Cheatham promises change this year

Daniel Garrison, Staff Writer

October 17, 2020

Since Patrick Cheatham began his campaign, he has advocated for one thing: change.  Cheatham’s campaign revolved around promises such as lowering the cost of pizza and increasing the publishing of The Claw. However, now that ...

AP students share their experiences with hybrid learning

Landon Vuagniaux, Sports Editor

October 17, 2020

Because AP tests require a certain amount of information to be taught, AP curricula have not been shortened this year despite the school’s hybrid schedule, and many AP students find this challenging. Senior Abby Liu, who is in AP Statistics, AP...

Yearbook adapts to ever-changing year

Abi Zajac, Opinion Editor

October 17, 2020

When it comes to content, the EHS yearbook staff are thinking outside the box for the 2020-2021 school year. COVID-19 has presented many challenges for the staff, requiring them to be more flexible and dig for stories. “Some...

Hybrid Schedule Hinders High School Social Lives

Lily Heddinghaus, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

High school, under normal circumstances, is made up of equal parts learning and socializing. Friends carpool to and from school, eat lunch together, chat in the halls and collaborate on projects and assignments. However, CO...

Due Date Chaos Creates Opinions Among Students and Teachers

Sarah Fidahussain, Student Life Editor

September 18, 2020

The phrase “we had homework?” is being used all too often by students this year. In combination with physically attending school only twice a week and the multiple platforms teachers use, students are having a difficult t...

Class-Officer Candidates Find New Ways to Campaign

Marian Steinmann, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

Campaigning is an important part of every election, but it can be difficult to run for office when the candidates can’t interact with half of the voting population. Though this school year will have fewer events for the class...

Distribution of New Laptops Sparks Conflicting Opinions

Tyler Chrenka, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

Screens illuminate, keyboards click, and virtual accessories connect. After a timely school-wide distribution of the brand-new Dell Latitude 3410 laptops in late August, students are ready for class at EHS.  The devices have l...

Students and Teachers Weigh the Pros and Cons of Remote Learning

Lily Heddinghaus, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

Before the pandemic, staying home from school sounded like a dream to most high schoolers. Now COVID-19 has made that dream a reality.  According to Assistant Principal Kyle Stewart, over 300 Edwardsville High School students dec...

Band Seniors Celebrate Early Finale

Landon Vuagniaux, Sports Editor

September 5, 2020

The EHS marching band’s exhibition at the sports complex on Monday, Aug. 31, marked an early end to a season and career for seniors. The COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for the band’s limited marching season this year, for...

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