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Fresh faces: Shreya Bandyopadhyay (10)

Fresh faces: Shreya Bandyopadhyay (10)

Micah Wengler, Writer

September 1, 2015

"I'm in theater. I was props leader for One Acts. Theater is a really fun environment where everybody, no matter what your age or what grade you're in, just sort of interacts with you. You can explore different things in theater. You can do tech, or you could do acting, and there's a certain respect...

Cheering for a change

Cheering for a change

Tiffany Skaggs, feature writer

May 19, 2015

Adam Wendler (10) will be pioneering new territory next school year as the first male EHS cheerleader in school history. “I hope that people will accept me,” Wendler said. “I hope they see that I was brave enough to try out, to get out there and try something new instead of following the crowd.” Wendler...

Humans of EHS: Shontavia Moss

Humans of EHS: Shontavia Moss

Micah Wengler, News writer

May 7, 2015

Shontavia Moss (12) has big plans for success. Unlike some impractical dreams (becoming an astronaut or a recording tycoon), Moss plans to be a marriage counselor. "Most of my friends come to me for advice,"  Moss said. "Boy advice, school advice, just whenever they have a problem they come to me;...

Humans of EHS: Caley Martin

Humans of EHS: Caley Martin

Micah Wengler, News writer

April 14, 2015

Although she is only 15, Caley Martin (10) already knows how she wants the rest of her life to play out. She is an aspiring artist--and a good one at that. "I really want to be an art teacher when I grow up because Mrs. [Erin] Miller has inspired me," Martin said. "She’s really positive all of the time. Even whe...

Humans of EHS: Andrew Peraino

Humans of EHS: Andrew Peraino

Micah Wengler, News writer

March 31, 2015

Enlisted in the United States Navy, Andrew Peraino (12) tested and scored in the 94th percentile on his ASVAB, a near perfect score, according to Peranio. By having such a high score on the test, he is qualified for every one of the estimated 85 jobs in the US Navy.  "I auto-qualified for the hi...

Humans of EHS: Sophana Holdegraver

Humans of EHS: Sophana Holdegraver

Micah Wengler, News writer

March 3, 2015

Sophana and Vennie Holdegraver (9) are two non-biological sisters adopted from Haiti. They have lived in America for seven years now. This is Sophana's story. The transition was a tough for Sophana; at first she wasn't even able to speak English. "When I first got here, my sister and I were home-...

Humans of EHS: Mr. Steve Wilson

Humans of EHS: Mr. Steve Wilson

Micah Wengler, News writer

February 19, 2015

Hundreds of students walk the halls daily, but only one man truly sees them all. His name: Mr. Steve Wilson ('Wilson'), hall monitor. Each day, he gets to interact with all of the different personalities of EHS. "I get to know the students on a one on one level," Wilson said. "My only regret is t...

Humans of EHS: Samuel Huff

Humans of EHS: Samuel Huff

Micah Wengler, News writer

February 9, 2015

Samuel Huff (10) lifts his leg above his head, while standing up and hops down the hallway with a sucker in his mouth. "I do it a lot during school. It’s actually encouraged," Huff said. "I started becoming known as the leg guy to people in my classes. I unconsciously do it sometimes." So, the...

Behind the scenes: An introduction

Behind the scenes: An introduction

Tiffany Skaggs, Feature Writer

February 5, 2015

Editors Note: Now that the spring play is in the works, one might wonder what exactly is going into it. This behind the scenes exclusive, from the fall musical Oklahoma!, will give one an insight into the work that the technicians do to help produce an etc... show. Eight seconds. That's the goal. All dressed in b...

Humans of EHS: Mrs. Sara Schroeder

Humans of EHS: Mrs. Sara Schroeder

Micah Wengler, News writer

January 30, 2015

Although she has been living in the US for 16 years, Mrs. Sara Schroeder, Social Studies teacher, just recently made her decision to become an official citizen. "It's hard to be away from your family and from your friends," Schroeder said. "I have no family here except for my husband's family." Orig...

Humans of EHS: Matthew Schmaltz

Humans of EHS: Matthew Schmaltz

Micah Wengler, News writer

January 21, 2015

Hobbies are vast and varied and (11) Matthew Schmaltz' is unusual. He likes to work on cars and plans on making his hobby into a career. His father, Mr. James Schmaltz, a mechanical engineer for Ameren, has a passion for engines that he has passed onto his son. Matthew now has a childhood full of...

Unique Student Holiday Traditions

Unique Student Holiday Traditions

Tiffany Skaggs, Feature writer

December 20, 2014

Every household usually has some kind of holiday tradition, may it be hiding a pickle in a tree or bathing in coins, each are special in their own way. EHS has their own tradition of wearing holiday sweaters to school on the Friday before finals week. This tradition has been around for over 13 years. This...

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