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

Daily Announcements

 

Starting this week, Math Tutoring Lab will move to Room A314 for the remainder of first semester.  Math Tutoring is from 2-3pm Mon-Thurs. Math tutoring is staffed by EHS math faculty & Mu Alpha Theta members.

 

Debate Club will meet this Wednesday, October 17th after school in room A263.  All are welcome!

 

The Interact Club will be selling a variety of ridiculously tasty Chef's Shoppe popcorn during all lunches this week. Pop on by the lobby and pick up a delicious treat! :-)

 

There will be cheerleading tryouts for the competition team on Tuesday, October 23rd starting at 2:30pm in C gym. Please pick up an informational packet in the athletic directors office if you are interested.

 

Did you know that EHS has Boys and Girls Bowling Teams? Did you also know that the program has won 6 sectional titles, had 5 individual sectional champions, 9 state tournament appearances, and 2 state individual state champions since 2002? Come and be a part of a fun team during the winter sport season and improve your game! Dont have a ball? We have one! No shoes? No problem we have those too! All skill levels are wanted! Lets get the bowling team back to the state tournament! There will be a meeting in Room A-331 on October 16th after school. See Ms. Moscardelli in A-331 if you cannot attend for more information. All participants must have a sport physical completed prior to tryouts.

Congratulations to the Special Olympics Unified Flag Football Team for winning gold medals in the regional tournament. They will compete at the state tournament on November 4th. If you are interested in volunteering with Special Olympics, see Mr. Sumpter in room D176 or join the Key Club.

 

Come on out and support EHS Black Student Union! Our meetings will be held on Thursdays after school in Mrs. Wrights room (A-164). This is our second year at EHS and we would love to see new faces! All are Welcome!

 

The EHS CASTLE Program is looking for students who are interested in joining PMII. PMII stands for Peer Mediated Intervention & Instruction. This is a volunteer experience and involves students working with peers who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. This is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students in the CASTLE Program while working to improve their social skills. Come to A144 by September 28th to pick up consent forms if interested. Volunteering takes place during 5th hour on Thursdays 2 times per month and is contingent on teacher, administrator and parent approval. We hope you can join us!

 

Do you like movies and documentaries? Join the EHS Filmmakers club to make your own and have them shown at an award show at the Wildey.

 

Lit Mag meets on Thursdays after school to document the creative and literary scene here at EHS. We work publish student created works of art, poetry, and prose. If youre interested in joining, meet on Thursdays in A208 at 2 or see Ms. Loesche in room A208 or A266 for an application.

Do you have appreciation for animation and hanging out with others who enjoy the same hobby? Come join us at Anime Club! See us on Thursdays after school in room A215 (Mrs. Skaggs Room).

 

SIUE Office of Admissions will be hosting an on-site admissions day here in our guidance office on Thursday, October 4th.  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. Kaffer as soon as possible to set up a time to meet with an admissions counselor on the 4th.

 

Are you interested in debating economics, government issues, entrepreneurship, and business topics in general? Have you thought about your college application and community involvement? Then, come to BPA and learn about all these issues. We meet every Tuesday after school in room A-226, Mrs. Harris room.

 

Are you a part of, know someone part of, or you support the LGBT community? Well, Spectrum is the club for you! Wednesdays at 2pm in room 209. Wed love to see you there!

 

KEY CLUB---Fun Fact: We dont actually make keys! But we do open doors! Meetings will be posted on the board. You can join at any time!

 

 

Scholarship/College Announcements

 

We invite you to use, and we hope you will link to http://www.college-scholarships.com/schools/illinois/ , which lists and offers contact information for virtually all post-secondary schools, colleges, and universities in your state.

Elsewhere on http://www.college-scholarships.com are links to 70 scholarship search data bases, GPA and student loan calculators, a guide to the FAFSA, information on online degree programs for adults, and dozens of helpful articles for college students of all ages.

 

ACT Prep Sessions

2018-2019

***Signing up for EHS ACT Prep classes does NOT sign you up for the national ACT testing. That must be done through them at www.act.org.

 

Fall Session #1: Prep Dates ( Saturdays):  Sept.  29, Oct.  6, and Oct. 20/ACT Test Date: October 27

 

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. 10,  Nov. 17, and  Dec. 1/ACT Test Date: December 8

 

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. 19,  Jan.  26,  and Feb. 2 /ACT Test Date: February 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 #2: Prep Dates (Saturdays): March 16,  March 23, and March  30 /ACT Test Date: April 13

 

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

 

2018-2019 Test Dates (National)

Test Date

Registration Deadline

(Late Fee Required)

 

 

 

October 27, 2018

September 28, 2018

September 29-October 14, 2018

December 8, 2018

November 2, 2018

November 3-19, 2018

February 9, 2019*

January 11, 2019

January 12-18, 2019

April 13, 2019

March 8, 2019

March 9-25, 2019

 



 

 

 

 


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McKendree Office of Admissions will be hosting an on-site admissions day here in our guidance office on Friday, November 9th Applications are available in the Guidance Office or online at www.apply.mckendree.edu.  McKendree 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.  Interested seniors should go to the guidance office and see Mrs. Kaffer as soon as possible to set up a time to meet with an admissions counselor on the 9th.

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THE ASVAB TEST (ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY TEST   will be given on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2018 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. KAFFER if you wish to take THIS TEST AND RECEIVE A PRACTICE BOOKLET

 


MILITARY VISITS:

 

October 16th- The Army will be visiting during lunch.

 

 

COLLEGE FAIR

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Morris University Center

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

6:00 pm 7:30 pm

www.siue.edu/ircf

#SIUEFair

 

COLLEGE VISITS:

October 15th - A representative from St. Louis University will be in the guidance office during 3rd hour.

October 15th - A representative from Harris Stowe State University will be in the guidance office during 6th hour.

October 16th- A representative from Blackburn College will be in the guidance office during 3rd hour.

October 16th - A representative from Miliken University will be in the guidance office during 5th hour.

October 19th - A representative from Vanderbilt University will be in the guidance office during 5th hour.

October 22nd- A representative from University of Iowa will be in the guidance office during 1st hour.

October 22nd - A representative from University of IL @ Chicago will be in the guidance office during 5th hour.

October 22nd - A representative from University of IL @ Champaign will be in the guidance office during 6th hour.

October 23rd- A representative from Bradley University will be in the guidance office during 3rd hour.

October 23rd A representative from University of Kansas will be in the guidance office during 6th hour.

October 24th A representative from University of Arkansas will be in the guidance office during 1st hour.

October 24th A representative from Hannibal LaGrange College will be in the guidance office during 2nd hour.

October 24th A representative from Dominican University will be in the guidance office during 3rd hour.

October 24th A representative from Michigan State University will be in the guidance office during 5th hour.

October 24th A representative from Quincy University will be in the guidance office during 6th hour.

October 25th - A representative from Lake Forest College will be in the guidance office during 1st hour.

October 25th A representative from Knox College will be in the guidance office during 6th hour.

October 26th A representative from IL. Institute of Tech.-Chicago will be in the guidance office during 1st hour.

October 26th - A representative from SIU - Carbondale will be in the guidance office during 2nd hour.

October 29th- A representative from Fontbonne University will be in the guidance office during 2nd hour.

October 29th A representative from Western IL. University will be in the guidance office during 5th hour.

October 29th - A representative from Drury University will be in the guidance office during 6th hour.

October 31st -  A representative from St. Louis Community College will be in the guidance office during 3rd hour.

November 2nd - A representative from Westminster College will be in the guidance office during 3rd hour.

November 9th-On-site registration for McKendree College will be held in the guidance office. 

November 14th- A representative from University of Alabama will be in the guidance office during 5th 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 Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.  Eligibility criteria include:  high school graduation in spring/summer, demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), and United States citizenship.  Deadline is October 25, 2018.

 

-Newcomer Funeral Service Group-Please apply online at www.NFSGI.com/scholarship - Deadline is Oct. 28, 2018.

 

-Nomination to one of the United States military academies for the class entering in summer 2019.  Successful applicants will have a broad academic background, the ability to pass a physical aptitude test, and strong leadership potential.  Students may find the Congressional application online at https://shimkus.house.gov/services/academy  Applications due by November 1, 2018.

 

-2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award-The top high school youth volunteer will be named State Honoree and receive an award of $1000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., in May.  Runners-up will also be selected in each state and named Distinguished Finalists, receiving a bronze medallion.  You may access the application at www.spirit.prudential.com  or www.nassp.org/spirit Deadline is November 6, 2018.

 

-Worden Sons of the American Legion Post #564-Available to students whose parents, grandparents, or legal guardians have served in the United States Armed Forces and who have been honorably discharged.  Please come to the guidance office for an application.  Deadline November 9, 2018.

 

-Edwardsville Community Foundation-Ryan Garbs Gold Star Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Applications are due on or before January 31, 2019.

 

-Edwardsville Community Foundation-Goshen Rotary Scholarship Award.  Applications are due no later than January 31, 2019.

 

-Edwardsville Community Foundation-Mark Speciale Family Vocational Scholarship.  Applications due on or before January 31, 2019.

 

-Edwardsville Community Foundation-Fine Arts Scholarship Application.  Deadline for completed application to be returned to the EHS Guidance Office by January 31, 2019.

 

-Seventeenth Annual National Co-Op Scholarship Program- Please apply online at www.waceinc.org or pick up application in Guidance Office-Deadline is February 15, 2019.

 

-Notre Dame Club of St. Louis Scholarship-Applicants should have a sincere desire to attend Notre Dame, a strong academic background, broad interests as demonstrated by participation in extracurricular activities, and work experience during high school.  Further details at www.alumni.nd.edu/~ndc_stl Applications are available in the guidance office.  Deadline is April 8, 2018.

 






 

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