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WORD OF THE WEEK (words & definitions taken from www.greatexpectations.org):
garish (adjective)
: showy; overly decorated

EHS EVENTS TONIGHT

5:00 PM Softball (Girls V/JV) @ Sullivan
6:00 PM Baseball (Boys V) @ Sullivan

EHS EVENTS SATURDAY
8:00 AM Golf (Boys V) @ BNL Invite -Otis Park
8:30 PM Prom (see details in the announcements below)

Follow this link to this week's athletic schedule.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Next week, Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2 there will no homeroom period.  We will be following a 50-minute period schedule.

Hoosier Hills Seniors: There will be a meeting on Monday, May 1 at 7:15 AM in the auditorium to discuss the senior class trip, graduation information and other end-of-the year items. These are the same items that were addressed with your classmates at Friday's meeting.

The Hoosier Hills Career Center annual awards ceremony will be held Thursday, May 11, 6:30 PM at Bloomington High School North. Awards will be presented for: Program Completers, Most Outstanding Students, Most Improved Students, and Scholarships.


STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Are you a positive role model? A good listener? Want to make a difference in our upcoming freshmen's lives? Consider applying to be a Mustang Mentor or Council Member (for those who were mentors last year) for the 2017-2018 school year! Find out what would be required of you on the website. If this interests you, the application is found here. Applications are due by May 5, 2017 so that decisions can be made before the end of the school year!

Student Council Applications
for next year are available from Miss Norman in room E 148 and Mrs. Boisvert-Storey in room E 117. They are due back to Miss Norman by Friday, May 5 and you MUST sign up for an interview outside Miss Norman's room for May 9-11.

Student Council Officer Applications for next year are available from Miss Norman in room E 148. They are due Friday, May 5.

Class Officer applications for next year are available from Miss Norman in room E 148. They are due Friday, May 5.

The Senior Trip to Holiday World is May 19.  The cost is $30 and money will be needed for lunch as well. The bus will be leaving at 8:00 AM from school and return around 6:30 PM.  Sign up and pay for the trip in the commons April 26 - May 5.

Cheer tryouts will be held on May 30, 31 and June 1. Applications are available in the athletic office. Follow this link for more information.

Student Council will be hosting their annual Riley Dance Marathon on Saturday, May 6 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. The registration cost for the marathon is $5. Register during lunch in the commons through Friday, May 5. If you sign up after April 28, your t-shirt will not be guaranteed.

JUNIOR/SENIOR PROM, APRIL 29, 2017, "ELEGANCE IS KEY"

When: 8:30 - 11:30
Where: IU Auditorium
Parking: Jordan Parking Lot
Hors d'oeuvres provided
Once you have left the prom venue, you will not be admitted back into prom.

Post Prom (Paid for when you purchased your ticket)
When: 12:00-2:00
Where: Classic Lanes
There will be prizes, food, bowling, and pool

Reminder: Check the prom lists posted outside of the cafeteria and in commons. If there is an issue please see Mrs. Taft or email her rtaft@rbbschools.net.


GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT

Seniors: If you are receiving a college scholarship you will be recognized at EHS Honor Night (May 17, 7:00 PM). We are not necessarily notified of scholarship recipients and often do not know if you are receiving a scholarship unless you tell us of this. Please bring some sort of documentation of your scholarship to Mrs. Waterford in guidance

EHS will offer summer school from May 30-June 22 from 8:00 AM-11:45 AM. Students must arrive by 7:45 AM on May 30. Registration is now open. Please refer to the registration form and the e-mail sent by Mrs. Winkler on April 3 for more details on course availability, etc. Contact your counselor with any questions.

STUDENT EXTENDED OPPORTUNITIES

The Ellettsville Parks & Recreation Board is holding an essay contest for its Memorial Day Program.  The winner will be recognized publicly and be awarded with a prize. See the rules and prize information for more details.

Interested in technology, Internet media, gaming, or engineering?
Do you love hands-on experience and creating your own tech?
Get a taste of what college is like! Join the expert faculty and student counselors at the IU School of Informatics and Computing for a 5 day overnight experience on the Bloomington campus. Find more info at soic.indiana.edu/summercamp.

If you want to learn how to make the engineering discoveries that will shape the future, join the Intelligent Systems Engineering (ISE) Department at School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, in the first ever Intelligent Systems Engineering Summer Camp Series. In these camps, you will explore how to engineer small-scale, networked, and mobile technology that changes lives and the world. Intelligent Systems Engineering is a bourgeoning field, rich with opportunity for discovery. Find more information here: http://camps.engineering.indiana.edu/about-ise.html.

The Monroe County 4-H Program is putting on a Natural Resource/Ecology field day at Flatwoods park on April 29. The event is open to all students in grades 3 through 12, even if they are not a 4-H member. There will be professionals from 4 different natural resource/ecology career areas conducting hands on activities and teaching about what makes a habitat healthy.

Solution Tree is offering a six-week summer internship opportunity for incoming juniors and seniors to gain experience in six of their departments. Please see the attached sheet that contains more information about the internship program as well as the application.

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.