Finals are rapidly approaching! Students will take their 5th hour final on Tuesday (12/16) morning, their 1st and 2nd hour finals on Wednesday, 3rd and 4th on Thursday, and 6th and 7th on Friday. Make up days for final exams are after school January 5-8. Students are not allowed to take a final exam early. In order to preserve an appropriate testing environment, please remember students will not be dismissed from class during an exam session. Even if they are finished with their exam, students will not be allowed to leave until the exam time is over. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Registration has begun for the ACT Prep course beginning January 7, 2015. This course meets 5 times in the evening and is taught by EHS teachers. More information and registration forms can be found in the Guidance Office and the Jr./Sr. Office.
This class will be offered one more time in the spring in preparation for the ACT test that ALL juniors will take in April.
The ASVAB is a multiple aptitude test that helps
identify your skills and potentially satisfying
civilian and/or military careers.
The ASVAB will be given on Friday, Dec. 12th
Register by Dec. 8th in Room 723 (A+ Office).
Second semester schedules are now available for viewing on the Infinite Campus Portal. Please check your schedule to make sure
the classes your are scheduled to take are correct. Please see your counselor if you have questions or concerns with your 2nd
semester schedule. ALL SCHEDULE CHANGE REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO DECEMBER 12TH @ 3:00 P.M. If you are concerned about failing a first semester course, please check with the Guidance Office no later than December 15th.
Juniors may apply for the Young Scientists Program for
summer 2015 through Washington University. Applications are now open, and
it is a fantastic experience (and it is paid!). This is a competitive
program for motivated students interested in research science. http://ysp.wustl.edu/SummerFocus.php
Parent Teacher Conferences are today, October 15, and next Thursday, October 23. Conference times have changed a little bit. They now run from 4:00 - 7:30. Today is supposed to be for last names A-L and next week is M-Z, but if you can't make your designated evening, please feel free to come on the other evening! It doesn't matter to us when you come; we just want to see you and talk about your student(s)!
Monday, October 6th, will be the last opportunity for students to get their pictures taken. If a student does not yet have and id, s/he must get their picture taken whether purchasing photos or not. Students need an id to use the library and other tutoring facilities. It is expected that students carry an id at all times.
Beginning this Tuesday, September 23rd, the EHS Library will be open in the evening on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.! In addition to the evening hours, the library is open at 7:00 a.m. daily and is also open until 4:15 p.m Mon-Thurs.
The PSAT is coming up fast! Not sure why your junior should be taking the PSAT? Scholarships!!! Based on nearly 1.5 million junior year PSAT scores, the top 50,000 are considered "high scorers"; about 1/3 of those are named Semifinalists. That means scholarship!
Here's some information about this year's PSAT:
PSAT registration 9/22 thru 9/26 in the A+ Office, room 723.
Cost is $20 – cash or check made payable to EHS.
Test Date: October 15th!
Junior year is the time for seriously looking at colleges. Our College & Career Specialist, Mr. Buckman, has some valuable events coming up in the near future:
1. Countdown to College -- Sept. 9th from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. in the Large Theater
2. Rockwood College Fair (over 130 colleges and universities) -- Spet. 15th form 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at EHS
Please visit Mr. Buckman's website for more details!