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For more info, call 655-6555. Events are subject to change without notice.

Daily Announcements

 

  Students interested in joining the boys or girls bowling teams should plan to attend a meeting on Thursday September 28th after school in A-331. See Coach Wilderman if you cannot make the meeting.

  

  Congratulations to the Boys J.V. golf team on their 1st place win at the Alton J.V. invitational tournament.  Individual medalists are Ben Patterson 8th place, Aaron Young 3rd place, Ben Basarich 2nd place and Parker Griffiths to the 1st place medal.  Great job Tigers!!!!!

 

  Attention class of 2018:  If you have not had your senior portrait taken by Cilento Photography, you have one LAST opportunity to do so on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Students will be called to the Media Center by alphabetical groups beginning at 8 a.m. Please note that you have to be appropriately dressed to be photographed. You will NOT appear in the senior section of the yearbook if you don't have your portrait taken by Cilento. ID photos will NOT be used. See Mrs. Thrun or Ms. Mudge if you have any questions.

 

  EHS Baseball Open Fields will begin Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 2:15-3:45 at Tom Pile Field.  All sophomores, juniors and seniors not involved in a fall school sport with an updated physical on file may participate.  Upcoming dates will be Tuesdays & Thursdays through Oct. 10.  Baseball equipment may be stored before school in the office directly across from the boys locker room.  Questions: Please see Coach Funkhouser.

 

  Lit Mag meets on Thursdays after school to document the creative and literary scene here at EHS. If youre interested in joining, meet on Thursday in A216 at 2.

 

  If you are interested in traveling to Peru and the Amazon next summer, stop by A226 and see Mrs. Harris.

 

  The spirit store will be open during lunch periods in the concession area in the cafeteria until the end of the school year.

 

  To All boys interested in wrestling this winter, there will be pre- season workouts starting this week on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays after school at the Jon Davis Wrestling Center after school. Please see Mr. Wagner in room C113 if you have questions.

  Attention Seniors:  SIUE Office of Admissions will be hosting an on-site admissions day here in our guidance office on Tuesday, October 3rd.  SIUE admission counselors will sit down with the students to review their application, transcripts and ACT score for admissions in hopes for an instant admissions decision.  SIUE will waive the $ 30 application fee for all participating seniors.  Interested seniors should go to the guidance office and see Mrs. Gebhart as soon as possible to set up a time to meet with an admissions counselor on October 3rd.

 

  Are you part of the LGBT community? Do you know & support anyone in the LGBT community? If yes, then Spectrum may be right for you! Spectrum is held on Wednesdays at 2pm in room 209.

 

  Do you want to become bilingual? Join us for sign language club on Thursday in B164 at 2pm! No previous knowledge of sigh language is necessary. Hope to see you there!

 

  Do you like watching anime? Do you like hanging out with friends and discussing anime? Then Pokmon Go to Anime Club! Meetings are Thursdays from 2-4pm in room A215. See you there!

 

  Guest forms for juniors and seniors that want to bring an outside guest to homecoming are in the main office on the spiny thing.

 

  Attention Juniors:  The PSAT test which is the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test will be given on Wednesday, October 11th at the Jon Davis Wrestling Center.  The PSAT/NMSQT measures skills that are important for success in college:  verbal reasoning, critical reading, math problem solving and writing.   Registration fee is $16 and may be paid by check (made out to EHS) or cash and a practice booklet will be given to each student that registers.  Juniors who are interested in registering for the PSAT may register with Mrs. Gebhart in the Guidance Office.  Registration deadline is Friday, October 6th.

 

Scholarship/College Announcements

 

SIUEs Illinois Regional College Fair (IRCF) will be held on October 24, 2017 6-7:30p.m. in the Morris University Center.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will be hosting an Explore Day on September 30th from 8:30am 12:00pm for prospective students interested in academic programs from the College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior. At the Explore Day, students will be able to meet with faculty in lab and studio settings to see first-hand the innovative facilities and equipment used at SIUE. Students will have the opportunity to ask faculty about opportunities to get involved in research and creative activities, service learning projects, simulations, and field experiences/internships.

 Academic Programs at the Explore Day on September 30th include ---

         Applied Health (Exercise Science, Nutrition, Public Health, Speech Language Pathology & Audiology)

         Communications (Applied Communications Studies, Mass Communications)

         Fine & Performing Arts (Art & Design, Music, Theater & Dance)

         Humanities (English Language & Literature, Foreign Languages & Literature, Historical Studies, Philosophy)

         Natural Sciences & Mathematics (Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics)

         Psychology

         Social Sciences (Anthropology, Criminal Justice Studies, Economics, Geography, Historical Studies, Political Sciences, Social Work, Sociology)

         Teacher Education (Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education

Students can sign up for the Explore Day by going to http://www.siue.edu/explore-days.

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ACT Prep Sessions

2017-2018

 

 

Fall Session #1: Prep Dates: Saturdays, Sep 30, Oct 14 and 21/ACT Test Date: Oct 28

 

TIME: 8:00 noon

PLACE: EHS

WHAT: ACT Practice test,  2 hour blocks of English and Math prep

COST: $50 per student

HOW:  Pre-register in Guidance Office

 

 

Fall Session #2: Prep Dates: Saturdays, Nov 11, 18, and Dec 2/ACT Test Date: Dec 9

 

TIME: 8:00 noon

PLACE: EHS

WHAT: ACT Practice test,  2 hour blocks of English and Math prep

COST: $50 per student

HOW:  Pre-register in Guidance Office

 

 

Spring Session #1: Prep Dates: Saturdays,  Jan 20, 27, and Feb 3 /ACT Test Date: Feb 10

 

TIME: 8:00 noon

PLACE: EHS

WHAT: ACT Practice test,  2 hour blocks of English and Math prep

COST: $50 per student

HOW:  Pre-register in Guidance Office

 

 

 

Spring Session #2: Prep Dates: Saturdays, March 17, 24, and Apr 7/ACT Test Date: Apr 14

 

TIME: 8:00 noon

PLACE: EHS

WHAT: ACT Practice test,  2 hour blocks of English and Math prep

COST: $50 per student

HOW:  Pre-register in Guidance Office

 

 


Sylvan Learning Center of Edwardsville will be at the Edwardsville Public Library to administer either a practice ACT or SAT test for local high school students.  The test will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 7th at the Edwardsville Public Library.  You must register at www.edwardsvillelibrary.org.

There will be a FREE financial aid workshop at Edwardsville High School in the High School Auditorium on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for senior parents that would like to find out more information on the financial aid process for their student entering college in the fall of 2017.  The workshop will be given by an Assistant Director of Student Financial Services from Washington University.  If you have any questions, you may call the guidance office at 618-655-6719. 

Attention Juniors:  The PSAT test which is the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test will be given on Wednesday, October 11th at the Jon Davis Wrestling Center.  The PSAT/NMSQT measures skills that are important for success in college:  verbal reasoning, critical reading, math problem solving and writing.   Registration fee is $16 and may be paid by check (made out to EHS) or cash and a practice booklet will be given to each student that registers.  Juniors who are interested in registering for the PSAT  may register with Mrs. Gebhart in the Guidance Office.  Registration deadline is Friday, October 6th.

On Sunday, September 17th the Infinite Scholars Program will host its eleventh annual fall Scholarship Fair for the high school graduating classes of 2018/2019.  The event will be held at the Busch Center on the campus of St. Louis University from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Students need to bring multiple copies of their transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, two letters of recommendation, an essay titled Why I want to go college, and a resume as some colleges will be admitting students and awarding institutional scholarships on site.  Student may register for this event at:   www.infinitescholar.org   

THE ASVAB TEST (ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY TEST  will be given on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th AT 7:30 A.M.  AT THE JON DAVIS WRESTLING CENTER.    The ASVAB test  provides you with career information for various civilian and military occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school , or a military career. THIS TEST IS FREE.  SIGN UP IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE WITH MRS. GEBHART if you wish to take THIS TEST AND RECEIVE A PRACTICE BOOKLET

Attention Seniors:  SIUE Office of Admissions will be hosting an on site admissions day here in our guidance office on Tuesday, October 3rd.  SIUE admission counselors will sit down with the students to review their application, transcripts and ACT score for admissions in hopes for an instant admissions decision.  SIUE will waive the $ 30 application fee for all participating seniors.  Interested seniors should go to the guidance office and see Mrs. Gebhart as soon as possible to set up a time to meet with an admissions counselor on October 3rd.

 

COLLEGE VISITS FOR SEPTEMBER

A representative from Maryville University will be in the guidance office on Monday, September 25th during 1st hour.

A representative from MacMurray College will be in the guidance office on Monday, September 25th during 2nd hour.

A representative from Lindenwood University - St. Charles will be in the guidance office on Monday, September 25th during 3rd hour.

A representative from the National Guards will have a table in the lobby during the lunch hours on Monday, September 25th.

A representative from Truman State University will be in the guidance office on Monday, September 25th during 6th hour.

A representative from University of Illinois-Champaign will be in the guidance office on Tuesday, September 26th during 5th hour.

A representative from Mt. Mercy College in Iowa will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, September 27th during 1st hour.

A representative from Eastern Illinois University will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, September 27th during 6th hour.

A representative from Blackburn College will be in the guidance office on Thursday, September 28th during 2nd hour.

A representative from University of Missouri - St. Louis will be in the guidance office on Thursday, September 28th during 3rd hour.

A representative from Illinois State University will be in the guidance office on Thursday, September 28th during 6th hour.

COLLEGE VISITS FOR OCTOBER

A representative from Greenville University will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, October 4th during 3rd hour.

The Marines recruiter will have a table set up in the lobby during the lunch hours on Wednesday, October 4th.

A representative from Fontebonne University will be in the guidance office on Thursday, October 5th during 3rd hour.

A representative from Bellarmine University will be in the guidance office on Thursday, October 5th during 6th hour.

A representative from University of Illinois Chicago will be in the guidance office on Tuesday, October 10th during 1st hour.

A representative from Marian University in Indianapolis Indiana will be in the guidance office on Tuesday, October 10th during 3rd hour.

A representative from Drury University will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, October 11th during 3rd hour.

A representative from Missouri State University will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, October 11th during 5th hour.

A representative from the University of Notre Dame will be in the guidance office on Thursday, October 12th during 1st hour.

A representative from Murray State University will be in the guidance office on Thursday, October 12th during 2nd hour.

A representative from St. Louis University will be in the guidance office on Thursday, October 12th during 5th hour.

A representative from University of Alabama-Huntsville will be in the guidance office on Friday, October 13th during 1st hour.

A representative from University of Missouri-Columbia (MIZZOU) will be in the guidance office on Monday, October 16th during 2nd hour.

The Army recruiter will have a table set up in the lobby during the lunch hours on Monday, October 16th.

A representative from Western Illinois University will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, October 18th during 2nd hour.

A representative from Quincy University will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, October 18th during 6th hour.

A representative from Illinois College will be in the guidance office on Thursday, October 19th during 5th hour.

A representative from The University of Alabama will be in the guidance office on Thursday, October 19th during 6th hour.

A representative from Vanderbilt University will be the guidance office on Friday, October 20th during 1st hour.

A representative from Suffolk University in Boston will be in the guidance office on Monday, October 23rd during 1st hour.

A representative from Westminister College will be in the guidance office on Monday, October 23rd during 2nd hour.

A representative from Missouri Baptist University will be in the guidance office on Monday, October 23rd during 5th hour.

A representative from Illinois Institute of Technology will be in the guidance office on Tuesday, October 24th during 2nd hour.

A representative from Milikin University will be in the guidance office on Tuesday, October 24th during 3rd hour.

A representative from University of Arkansas will be in the guidance office on Tuesday, October 24th during 5th hour.

A representative from Michigan State University will  in the guidance office on Tuesday, October 24th during 6th hour.

A representative from Hannibal/LaGrange will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, October 25th during 3rd hour.

A representative from Bradley University will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, October 25th during 5th hour.

A representative from Knox College will be in the guidance office on Thursday, October 26th during 6th hour.

A representative from Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) will be in the guidance office on Friday, October 27th during 5th hour.

COLLEGE VISITS FOR NOVEMBER

A representative from Lake Forrest College will be in the guidance office on Wednesday, November 1st during 1st hour.

The Marines recruiter will have a table set up in the lobby during the lunch hours on Wednesday, November 1st.

The Army recruiter will have a table set up in the lobby during the lunch hours on Wednesday, November 15th.

A representative from Lewis University will be in the guidance office on Tuesday, November 28th during 2nd hour.

 

ANY JUNIOR OR SENIOR WHO WISH TO SEE ANY OF THE ABOVE COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES, SHOULD GET A PASS FROM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE BEFORE THE VISIT.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

The 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Award is being offered to high school seniors who have participated in community service activities over the past year.  Students may apply on line at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit. Applications must be submitted by November 7, 2017.

The Home Builders Association Professional Women in Building are offering a scholarship to encourage qualified women students to continue their interest in the construction related career path which may include construction management, construction technology, civil engineering, artchitect, design, or any of the trade specialities at the college trade school or university they attend.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Application deadline is March 31, 2018.

Vantage Credit Union is offering scholarships to their high school credit union members.  Applications are available in the guidance office.  Application deadline is January 5, 2018.

 

 

 

 

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