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WORD OF THE WEEK:
cacophony (noun)
: an unpleasant mixture of sounds; harsh noise; discord

EHS EVENTS TODAY:
7:00 PM Edgewood Theatre Arts presents “Terry Pratchett’s Mort”

EHS EVENTS SATURDAY:
9:30 AM Girls Tennis at Owen Valley Doubles Tournament
10:00 AM Track and Field Mustang Inivitational
10:30 AM JV Black and Red vs Whiteland - Double Header
11:00 AM Varsity Softball at Cascade - Double Header
11:00 AM Varsity Baseball at Cascade - Double Header
7:00 PM Edgewood Theatre Arts presents “Terry Pratchett’s Mort”

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS


Below is the link to the online ordering gallery for all of the Spring Sports photos.
Link: http://kirkwoodphotolab.zenfolio.com/f559633900

Sport Physical exams
will be offered at Edgewood High School on Monday, April 23, 2018 from 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM. They will be held in the main gym. Please enter through entrance 6 at the back of the school. The cost is $20 payable by cash or check only. All high school and junior high school athletes are required to have a pre-participation physical exam and all consent forms signed by parent and athlete on file before they are permitted to participate in any practices or athletic contests. The 2018-19 PPE Packet is available online here and can be printed at home and filled out in advance.

There will be a senior class meeting to discuss graduation and the senior trip during homeroom on Thursday, April 26 at 12:20 PM.

Round 2 of ISTEP testing runs from April 18 - April 27. Assigned testing rooms for all 10th grade students have been posted in English 10 classes, Algebra II classes, and in the hallways. Students in 11th grade who are testing should see their email for their testing location(s). US History teachers also have this information. All testing will be done during homeroom periods. Because of this, the whole school will be on an altered schedule during ISTEP. Students taking ISTEP will report directly to their testing location on test days, not homeroom. The remaining daily schedules are as follows:
Friday, April 20
Monday, April 23: We will be on a regular Monday schedule
Tuesday, April 24
Wednesday, April 25
Thursday, April 26
Friday, April 27

The 2018 EHS Prom is Saturday, April 28. Details are include on this flier. This is the last week to purchase your prom tickets and they have now gone up $10 from the prices listed.. They will be sold outside of the cafeteria on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. Please note that you need to sign up for prom even if you have sold enough magazines to earn a free ticket or won tickets at the all nighter.  Forms for non-EHS Prom Guests are due this Friday and should be turned into the front office.

Post Prom will be held at the IU Memorial Union Bowling Alley from 11:30 PM - 1:30 AM. 

The following students have been nominated by juniors and seniors as prom King and Queen representatives. Congratulations!!!
Ashley Woods and Robert Hannah
Annie Francis and Nathan Miles
Bailey Brooks and Evan Whitlow
Emily Kinnett and Zachary Kovach

STUDENT ACTIVITIES


Attention all Football Players: There will be a call-out meeting on Monday, April 30 at 6:30 PM in the EHS gymnasium for anyone interested in going out for football for the 2018 season. This meeting is for both the athletes and the parents. 

Girls soccer
will be having open practices for any girl interested in playing next year every Wednesday, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM at the soccer fields, weather permitting.

Are you an aspiring poet, fiction writer, essayist, or 2D artist? Want the chance to publish your work? AESOP, Edgewood's own literary magazine written by students, for students, is seeking submissions for this year's issue! If you're interested, check with your English teacher or Mrs. Junken to find out more.

Edgewood Theatre Arts presents “Terry Pratchett’s Mort”
adapted for stage by Stephen Briggs. What happens when Death takes an apprentice who ends up taking the wrong soul his first day on the job? Reality falls apart and must correct the mistake, but it seems to be having a hard time of it! Remaining performances are this Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 at 7:00 PM in the Edgewood High School Auditorium. Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for students & senior citizens.


GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT

Summer school courses will be available at EHS for credit recovery. EHS summer school dates are May 30 - June 22. Registration forms are available here or in the Counseling Office. For additional information about summer school please refer to the e-mail sent by Mrs. Winkler on March 23.


STUDENT EXTENDED OPPORTUNITIES

The IASC would like to invite all student leaders to attend the SLI (Students Leading Indiana) summer camp at Manchester University on June 12-17. The cost is $400 with scholarships available. For more information, please see follow this flier here. Registration deadline is May 15. If you have questions, please email Mrs. Clay at bclay@rbbschools.net.

The Indiana University Integrated Program in the Environment (IPE) is hosting a Summer Experience in Sustainability and the Environment (SESE) summer camp from June 28 - July 1. Students will learn about environmental and sustainability scholarship at IU through hands-on activities. While SESE is open to all applicants, preference will be given to rising juniors and seniors, and underrepresented minority, low-income, and 1st generation college students. More information about SESE and IPE, can be found at these sites:
SESE website (and application): https://environment.indiana.edu/programs/SESE.html 
SESE Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SESE.IPE/
Integrated Program and the Environment website: https://environment.indiana.edu/
IPE’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/iuipe/

Please encouraged interested students to apply soon, as we only have 30 spots for this year and applications are due Monday, April 30 at 11:59 PM!
The IU Office of Science Outreach is offering high school students an opportunity to take part in The Foundations in Science and Mathematics (FSM) Program, a two week hands-on program where students will learn about science and math. It will be held in two sessions (June 4-15 and July 9-20). A variety of classes will be offered, including Astronomy, Biology, Brain Sciences, Chemistry, Forensic Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Programming. The classes will be held on IU Bloomington's campus for two hours every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, allowing the students to experience some of what it means to be a 'real college student.' For more information about FSM please visit www.indiana.edu/~fsm or email fsm@indiana.edu.

Edgewood Primary School will once again be hosting Camp Invention this summer. This camp will be held, June 18-21, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. The camp is for students entering grades K-6. RBB local teachers run the camp, but they looking for high school students to be LITs (Leaders-In-Training).
If you have questions, you can email adrewes@rbbschools.net or register at www.inspire.com (or www.campinvention.org) and choose the Inspire tab and Register!

Curious about the brain? Girls with Nerve is a free week-long summer day camp (9 am- 4 pm) aimed at empowering girls to explore neuroscience. Girls will experience the diversity of neuroscience through visiting IU research laboratories and participating in fun, hands-on learning activities. Campers will also receive mentorship from female graduate students and faculty that continues beyond the camp. The camp is free, with lunch and snacks provided. Camp dates are: June 25-June 29 for high schoolers. Apply online by May 18: http://go.iu.edu/1T2c. For additional information please visit: https://www.blocklab.net/girls-with-nerve.html. Questions? Contact Jasmine: jmirdama@indiana.edu

Solution Tree is again offering a six week summer program for incoming juniors and seniors to gain experience in six of their departments. Find out more details about this  summer intership opportunity here.   The deadline to submit applications to Solution Tree is May 1.

This year Indiana University is partnering with Top of the World, a collegiate licensed headwear and apparel company, in Declaration Days 2018. Declaration Days is a national campaign developed to celebrate high school seniors transitioning to college.  For the third year Top of the World will award one lucky student with a $5,000 scholarship for declaring the college they plan to attend in the fall. This year, they have added two additional scholarship opportunities for $1,000 and $500. Students enter for a chance to win one of the three scholarships by visiting declarationdays.com, sharing their college’s official graphic or selfie frame and using the hashtag #declarationdays on their social media sites.
Students should follow these steps to enter:
1. Submit their enrollment commitment to Indiana University
2. Declare Indiana University. Go to declarationdays.com and let the world know you have chosen to attend IU. 
All terms and conditions are in the link above.





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.