Edwardsville Students Give Back in a Tech-tacular Way

Sydney Hershberger, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Sports players have tournaments, artists have galleries and performers have competition. But what do tech savvy people have to show off their skills to the world? For Edwardsville students, this would be the Hack-a-thon. The...

Mt. Joy Church Takes Time to Reflect on MLK

Cassi Reaka, Life Editor

January 23, 2020

With the third Monday of every January comes a day of remembrance, a day dedicated to a man who changed the face of the civil rights movement and America forever: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mt. Joy Missionary Baptist Church...

Young Republicans Club Looks Forward

Jack Pifer, Views Editor

January 16, 2020

Because Independent Party Club and Young Democrats Club are no longer meeting, Young Republicans Club is the only remaining political club at EHS. The club is sponsored by Dan Morrisey and meets every Thursday after school...

Students Set Goals for the New Year

Cassi Reaka, Life Editor

January 16, 2020

With the New Year comes an opportunity for a fresh start that many people take advantage of by creating New Year’s resolutions. According to The Odyssey Online, self-reflection is what makes resolutions so beneficial. “Once...

Saturday Scholars Program Provides Broad Learning Experiences

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Three lectures. Three experts. Three chances to learn. Through 90-minute lectures for three Saturdays in February, the Saturday Scholars Program introduces students to different careers and experiences. The sessions offered...

Unexpected Snow Days Disrupt Finals

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Snow days are typically celebrated by EHS students; however, this wasn’t the case in December when inclement weather forced the administration to close school the Monday and Tuesday before final exams. With the loss of the...

Prom Committee Commences Planning

Katelyn Harris, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

You walk into prom. Tables are set with beautiful centerpieces, the candy bar is stocked. Prom committee is behind this well done setting. Social sciences teacher Siaree Knabe is the sponsor of prom committee. Anyone...

Breast Cancer Awareness Club Spreads Hope

Taylor Meek, A&E Editor

November 7, 2019

A new EHS club has drawn back the hot pink colored curtain on breast cancer awareness and is working towards helping local patients on their journey. Less than a month ago, senior Gabriella Regalado founded the Breast Cancer...

BPA Brings Chicago Favorite to Edwardsville

Cassi Reaka, Life Editor

November 7, 2019

Business Professionals of America (BPA) will be serving EHS a Chicago staple through their latest fundraiser. The club is bringing Portillos to Southern Illinois as a way to fund their annual garden project and Special Olympics. According...

Souls of Art Creates Inclusive Environment for Students

Taylor Meek, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

You are in the crowd of another EHS assembly. Hip-hop music begins to blare from the speakers and you hear rhythmic stomping and clapping emulating the beat of the song that echoes from various corners of the gym. As the bass...

Stressing Seniors Race To Meet College Deadlines

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2019

Threats of looming college deadlines swirled around in senior McKenna Vereeke’s head: her personal statements for scholarship consideration, her first-choice major declaration, her second-choice major declaration. After a...

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