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Flood Watch 2019

Flood Watch 2019

Audrey Brown, reporter

April 23, 2019

Even the slightest mention of the word “flood” brings back vivid memories for Eureka residents. During record-breaking floods of December 2015 and May 2017, hundreds of members of the community were surprised to find that their houses were in harm’s way. “I remember that I was out of town when all the rain started and when I came back I didn’t think it was going to be as bad ...

Reading the signs

Reading the signs

Kate Laubacker, reporter

September 26, 2017

TWO 100-YEAR FLOODS IN 17 MONTHS No school for five days. People trapped in their neighborhoods. Volunteers storming downtown. The second historic flood, April 30-May 4, hit way closer to home that the flood of 2015. The Meramec River crested at 46.06 feet, Dec. 30, 2015, and crested at 46.11 feet, May 3, according ...

Sink or swim

Sink or swim

Lauren Glascock, news reporter

May 27, 2017

Walking into the A.D.'s office, the smell of Febreeze hangs over a moldy aroma overtaking the room, May 8. The carpetless floors are now just a slab of concrete next to walls of foundation bases that are quite the eyesore. Adhesive residue makes visitors’ shows stick an extra second to the floor as...

Making a comeback

Making a comeback

Kate Laubacker, editor-in-chief

May 11, 2017

Recovery efforts after another historic flood and flooding of the gym buildings continue less than a week after campus reopens. Catco, the fire restoration, water damage repair, and mold removal company, makes progress each day. The current status of the PE complex? "I'll have to check...

EBN: Rising tides

EBN: Rising tides

Nick Weaver

May 4, 2017

The flood of 2017 is quickly becoming the largest natural disaster to occur in Eureka within recent memory, eclipsing the flood that occurred in 2015. With such a large incident taking place so suddenly, the community has quickly rallied and volunteered their time sandbagging businesses and local homes....

Know/inform/care

Know/inform/care

Madison Eble, reporter

May 4, 2017

Local Know: April 29 set records with 3.15 inches of rain contributing to 10.27 inches of rain  in nine days and causing flooding all over St. Louis. Inform: Flooding not only shut down EHS for the entire school week and the district for the past four days but caused major highways to be closed. St. L...

Flood

May 2, 2017

AP testing schedule options

AP testing schedule options

May 2, 2017

This text is from an email sent by Austin Kirby, A+/testing coordinator, May 1. Dear AP Students, Parents, and Staff: With the recent and impending flood, EHS Administration, the EHS Building Testing Coordinator, the RSD District Testing Coordinator, and the College Board met this morning to pl...

Bracing for the water

Bracing for the water

Taylor Werges, JWR

April 29, 2017

"The City of Eureka is preparing for a large amount of rainfall during the next few days. The Police Department and Fire Department are increasing manpower to ensure everyone's safety. As a result of this massive amount of rain we are expecting to see moderate to severe flooding effecting our EHS Family....

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