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EHS EVENTS TODAY:
6:00 PM Basketball (Girls JV) Crossover Game vs. North Putnam (Senior Night)

EHS EVENTS SATURDAY:
9:00 AM Wrestling (Boys V) W.I.C. tournament (Home)
10:00 AM Swimming & Diving (Girls/Boys) W.I.C. @ Indian Creek 
6:00 PM Basketball (Boys Fr) @ Bedford North Lawrence
6:00 PM Basketball (Boys JV/V) @ Bedford North Lawrence


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: The yearbook class needs your baby pictures. Please email them to cmbennett@rbbschools.net

Join WonderLab and Edgewood High School Biology students on Sunday, January 28, 1:30PM - 3:30PM to learn all about DNA. See and touch models of DNA, and learn about a variety of DNA technologies including CRISPR, cloning, IVF, forensics and many more. WonderLab will also provide a DNA-inspired construction project that is sure to engage and intrigue learners of all ages! Come support your peers and their hard work on their projects. The event is 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES


Tonight between the JV and Varsity games, Edgewood will be honoring our seniors on the girls basketball team.  Come out and show your support for Taylor Acuff, Maribeth Gardiner, Alex Huebner, Claire Phillips, and Melea Shockney.  

This week the Key club is selling YUDA bands during lunch periods to help raise awareness and financial support for the education of their chosen student in one of many disadvantaged countries. A small contribution can make a big difference in one person's life! This video gives a better picture of the hardship faced.

Auditions for two Spring Drama Productions:
Auditions for "Mort" by Terry Pratchett (to be presented on April 13, 14, 20, 21) and "An Evening of One Act Plays" by David Ives and Shel Silverstein (to be presented May 17, 18, 19) will take place in the Edgewood High School Auditorium on: January 16 & 17 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, and January 18 & 19 from 2:35 PM - 4:30 PM. You may come to more than one audition but it is only necessary to be at one. “Mort” is based on the 4th Discworld novel of the same title and follows the exciting misadventures of Death’s apprentice. There will be a cast of 15-19 members. “An Evening of One Act Plays” is a set of 4-5 one act comedies of varied and unexpected subject matter. Each play has 2 - 4 cast members. Contact Mrs. Carter at scarter@rbbschools.net for more information.

GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT

The next  career panel is scheduled for Friday, January 26, during Homeroom in C115A. The panel will include professionals from the engineering field (including chemical, biomedical, civil, and mechanical). You must sign up for the panel in advance. Sign up in the Counseling Office by the end of the day on Wednesday, January 24. No late sign-ups will be accepted. Please report directly to C115A by 7:30 AM on January 26; do not go to Homeroom.

Ivy Tech's selective Associate Accelerated Program
(ASAP) provides students with the opportunity to earn a degree in one year instead of the traditional two-year track. ASAP is currently accepting students for the 2018-2019 school year in Liberal Arts/General Studies, Education, Business, Informatics and Psychology. EHS students and parents are invited to come and have pizza with ASAP and learn about the program. Current ASAP students and staff will be on hand to answer questions on Tuesday, January 9 from 5:00PM - 7:00PM in room D220 at the Main campus building of Ivy Tech Community College, 200 Daniels Way, Bloomington. Students will also have the opportunity to win a free class. Contact jrusk5@ivytech.edu if you have any questions. While this is geared toward current high school seniors, students at any grade level are welcome.

Seniors: EHS Financial Aid Night will take place Monday, January 29 at 5:30PM. From 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM there will be an informational session about financial aid for college and completing the FAFSA which is what is used to apply for state and federal financial aid. From 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM there will be a FAFSA help session in which you will be able to log on to a computer to work on your FAFSA and get help from a FAFSA expert. If you or your parents plan to attend, be sure to reply to the email that Mr. Faust sent to all seniors January 4. Be sure to reply to Mr. Faust's email so we know how many will be attending.

STUDENT EXTENDED OPPORTUNITIES

On Wednesday February 28 at 5:30PM, the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology will be holding a launch event surrounding its initiative #ImTechieToo. #ImTechieToo is an event that will allow attendees to fellowship and work to de-bunk the myth that only Computer Science majors can be considered 'techie'. The primary goal is to show participants that technology can be found and intertwined​ in ALL disciplines, not just those which directly work with technology. This link from the IU Media School provides more information.

Prom is coming soon! The 2018 Brown County Glass Slipper Event, will be held on Saturday, February 3 from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM in the Brown County High School Gymnasium. All young women are invited to attend the Glass Slipper Event regardless of need or where you attend school. Pricing on everything will be donation only. Any proceeds will be used to better the Glass Slipper Event for next year, with a portion going to a local charity. Look for the "Brown County Glass Slipper Event" on Facebook to find more details.




EHS Mission Statement

The mission of Edgewood High School is to develop responsible, self-motivated, and culturally aware citizens in an engaging learning environment that includes a wide range of curricular and extracurricular experiences. We challenge our students to achieve the highest individual level of success as knowledgeable, resourceful learners who emerge as critical thinkers, communicators and collaborators.