EHS Student Spreads Hope

Sydney Hershberger, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Orphans are rescued, meals are served monthly, and communities are served. Would you be able to believe that all of this is possible through the help of students like you? African Vision of Hope is a nonprofit organization...

Tiger Den Expands Horizons

Cassidy Reaka, Student Life Editor

September 5, 2019

The EHS Tiger Den has become a staple of many students’ daily routines, but just three years ago the Den was only three coffee pots and a dream. The Tiger Den started as a way to provide real life work experience for students...

Dungeons and Dragons Lovers Unite, Create Club

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Groups of students descend upon the Heroic Adventures comic book shop each week with one goal: to create an epic fantasy quest. No, this isn’t a creative writing class; this is Dungeons and Dragons, one of the newest clubs at...

Intruder Drills Elicit Relief, Anxiety

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

The school district has responded to the recent increase in gun violence in schools by instituting more frequent and thorough intruder drills.  But what we have not discussed is how the drills affect the students and their mental...

Got Merch?: EHS Entrepreneur Expands Horizons

Lauren Johnson, Views Editor

August 30, 2019

By the time we finish school, most of us will have participated in numerous clubs, sports and other activities outside of school. But who, out of the entire soon-to-be-graduating class can honestly say that he/she has managed a s...

EHS Students Join St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

Cassidy Reaka, Life Editor

August 29, 2019

Colleen McCracken broke her foot the summer before fourth grade and couldn’t swim competitively. Instead of letting her sit at home bored, her parents enrolled her in flute lessons. Little did they know she would one day perform...

Early College Commits: What’s Next?

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

August 22, 2019

Senior year comes with an immediate college checklist: visits, applications and major decisions.  However, this checklist is completed before senior year even begins for the athletes who have already committed to continuing their...

Students Jump Headfirst Into AP Classes

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

August 22, 2019

The first week of school this year included all of the typical elements: syllabuses, Dr. Cramsey’s class speeches and getting-to-know-you games. For some AP students, however, tests, quizzes and lots of homework were also on...

Foreign Exchange Students Join EHS

Cassidy Reaka, Life Editor

August 22, 2019

As all EHS students have been adjusting to the new school year, this year’s foreign exchange students have been adjusting to a whole new life. While the idea of moving across the world to immerse oneself in a new culture and me...

Field Day Unifies Locals Schools for First Time

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

May 9, 2019

We may not all operate at the same level or have the same abilities, but we all love to have fun. And EHS’s Unified Field Day, headed by senior Patrick Driscoll and sophomore Zack Gibbs, brought students together to do just...

EHS Student Takes Second at Poetry Out Loud Nationals

Jacqueline Glenn, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Junior Scottlynn Ballard rose to the podium in George Washington University’s auditorium, shut her eyes for a moment and glanced up at the anticipating audience and judges at the National Poetry Out Loud Competition. Then the...

Yearbook Staff Debuts ‘Everything in Between’

Cierra Veizer, Sports Editor

May 9, 2019

For most students, yearbook day just means signing their friends’ books and having shortened classes. But for the yearbook staff, it’s one of the most meaningful days of the year. No yearbook is made overnight, and it takes...

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