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JUL
06

EHS Athletics - Protocols for 2020-2021

The 2020-2021 athletic year brings new protocols and guidelines.

The IHSAA (Indiana High School Athletic Association) is allowing 2019-2020 physicals to carry students through the 2020-2021 school year. However, parent(s)/guardian(s) must fill out the 2020-2021 Health History Update and turn it in before athletes are able to participate in workouts. If  a "yes" response is given for any of the questions on the Health History Update, a new physical is required. 
2020-2021 IHSAA Physical Form
2020-2021 Health History Update

The COVID-19 Player Self Evaluation Reporting Form must also be completed EVERY DAY before attending practice:
Boys Soccer https://forms.gle/WwhpoSWdCSXjCWGH6
Girls Soccer https://forms.gle/XcUMqpxZoEXHSr1H6
Cross Country https://forms.gle/bwuvpFmzpVKLuNxs6
Football https://forms.gle/Eo6hr8VVQ88L67Sd6
Golf https://forms.gle/BJ3NZfHWqQ8VtnMm8
Tennis https://forms.gle/fotxBURRFdEPCfRQ6
Volleyball https://forms.gle/VYG5QEpv2tSnetGb7
Girls Basketball https://forms.gle/dkypfBSQDLc1h6UKA

Return To Play” guidelines were approved by the RBB School Board on Monday, July 6. The document was created following recommendations passed down from the Governor’s office, the IHSAA, IDOE, and the Monroe County Health Department.
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MAY
29

EHS Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony

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The Class of 2020 virtual ceremony will be streamed on Smithville Youtube Premium Channel for family and friends to view on Saturday, May 30 at 11:00 AM. The link to the ceremony will be posted on the Youtube channel just before the start time. 
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APR
15

RBB eLearning Support for Students & Families

The RBBCSC tech team has been working nonstop to support staff, students and families during e-Learning this spring. Find resources, DIY suggestions, and more on the Google site they've put together:
RBB ELearning Support for Students & Families
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APR
07

Dr. Sanders announces Contingency Learning Plan through End of School Year

Governor Holcomb announced that all Indiana schools would be closed through the end of the school year. Administrators met on Friday afternoon and released a new contingency learning plan for RBBCSC. The new plan can be found here and was also emailed to staff and students.
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MAR
30

ELearning Update Letter from the Principal - New Daily Schedule

Dear Students, Parents and Guardians,

I hope everyone in your family, friends, and neighborhood are healthy and safe. We are starting to hear of more cases of COVID-19 in our county, state, and country. Unfortunately, much of the spread of the virus occurred before individuals were aware. We know of one person in the RBB community being diagnosed and I have heard there might be other individuals. I mention this to remind everyone that social isolation is the best way to keep from contracting the virus; I know this is difficult, especially for high school-age teenagers. I’ve spent the last few years discouraging students from spending too much time on social media. However, during this period of social isolation, I encourage you to make it your primary contact with your friends.

The staff was pleased with how well the first week of eLearning went not only for the students and staff. I participated in a few online class sessions and observed that both students and staff enjoyed the opportunity to meet and collaborate with one another. Some classes had less face-to-face time, but the teachers prepared assignments to help them continue through the curriculum. I have also received feedback from numerous students via email who indicated that Zoom and Google Hangout classes went well.

Now that we know the technology is working to allow teachers to have effective face-to-face meetings with students, we are going to make adjustments to the schedule and to the requirement to be online during each period. Beginning Tuesday, March 31, all teachers will be online each period and students should be prepared to be online for attendance at the beginning of every period, with the exception of homeroom, study hall, and office/library/teacher assistant periods. In addition, to help make this time more productive and to give teachers and students an opportunity to take a break from being locked into the computer for the entire day, we are also changing the eLearning class schedule. Beginning tomorrow, classes will meet on the hour for 30 minutes (longer for individual students that request additional teacher resource time in a period). The schedule will be as follows:

Period 1 8:00 - 8:30
Period 2 9:00 - 9:30
Period 3 10:00 - 10:30
Period 4 11:00 - 11:30
Lunch 11:30 - 12:00
Period 5 12:00 - 12:30
Period 6 1:00 - 1:30
Period 7 2:00 - 2:30

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns as we work together making this eLearning experience the best it can be. Email teachers for class issues. If you have other questions or issues, you can address them to me at dackerman@rbbschools.net. Technology issues can be sent to itsupport@rbbschools.net. Take care of yourselves and one another!

Sincerely,
DIrk Ackerman
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MAR
27

Letter from the Principal & FAQ's

EHS eLearning Plan Letter from Mr. Ackerman
COVID-19 FAQ's
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FEB
26

McDonald's donates towards EHS STEAM Education

Assistant Principal Jerry Bland accepted a $1000 Grant from Ebrahim, the new owner of the Ellettsville McDonald's. This will be used for STEAM Education.20200221 190146
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FEB
11

Best Friends Club attends Night to Shine

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DEC
02

Edgewood FFA Members Give Back

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Edgewood FFA Members Abigail Hamilton, Wesley Garrison and Landen Chaudion participated in a meal packing event during the Indiana FFA "Foundations In Reaching Excellence" (F.I.R.E) Leadership Camp this past November. Indiana FFA Members from across the state of Indiana came together at the camp and filled baskets with Thanksgiving food items to take back to deserving members of their local communities. Edgewood FFA members were able to bring back two baskets and they were donated to the Ellettsville Food Pantry - Pantry 279.
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DEC
18

Making Spirits Bright

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The members of Spanish Club enjoyed spreading holiday cheer by singing loud for all to hear! The members sang Spanish carols on Kirkwood in Downtown Bloomington, and afterwards, enjoyed dinner together at Café Pizzaria.
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DEC
11

It's a Wrap!

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The EHS Drama Club spent Sunday afternoon spreading cheer at College Mall in Bloomington.  Wes Santy (pictured), along with other drama club participants and their parents wrapped holiday packages for mall patrons.  A service to shoppers, the "donations welcome" wrapping also raises funds to support the annual fall play and spring musical.
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NOV
07

Animal Science Show-and-Tell

Animal Science Show-and-Tell
image1Meet Prickly, one of the creatures brought into the animal science class on the Small Animal Care Day. Devontia Harper-Owings brought in this bearded dragon and presented information about the reptile and the care required by owners. Mrs. Ferguson welcomed many small animals into her classroom thorughout the day.
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MAY
11

ACT ONE: SCENE ONE...

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What do one tennis shoe, three monkeys, a dead horse, and a mountain climber’s axe have in common? They are all part of a collection of one acts presented by the Edgewood Theatre Arts program, May 17, 18, 19 at 7:30 pm at the High School Auditorium. “Act One: Scene One…” is a collection of six short one act plays with a slightly twisted sense of humor by Shel Silverstein, David Ives and one more that showcase the acting talents of some of the best of the Edgewood Theatre Arts students. Tickets are $8 for General Admission & $5 for Students and Senior Citizens (65+). Come prepared to laugh and enjoy the evening!
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MAY
01

Maker Opportunity at Purdue @ Westgate TONIGHT!

Calling all Makers! It's short notice, but if you've been itching to check out a fully-functioning Makerspace and tinker yourself, buzz down I-69 to Purdue @ Westgate tonight from 4:00 - 6:00! The STEM Educators are opening their doors to all 7-12 graders and any family members!
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APR
16

Edgewood Theatre Arts Presents Spring Play

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 will take place April 20 &21 at 7:00PM in the Edgewood High School Auditorium.  Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for Students & Senior Citizens.
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13

Spanish Exchange students visit EHS

Spanish Exchange students visit EHS
EHS Spanish teacher, Brittney Norman spent the 2014-2015 school year teaching English at IES Angel Corella, a high school in Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, Spain. She left there with a vision to create a partnership by means of a Spanish exchange program, allowing American and Spanish students a grander cultural experience. On Sunday, March 26, that became a reality as a group of 16 students and 2 teachers from IES Angel Corella arrived in the US, welcomed by several Edgewood host families. During their 10-day stay the students had the opportunity to attend classes at the high school with their host students on two separate days. They also took field trips to a variety of locations including downtown Bloomington and Indiana University,  Nashville, IN,  Blue Cavern Springs, Indianapolis and Louisville.  From bowling to high school athletic events, evening activities were scheduled as well, giving the Spanish exchange students a full spectrum of the American student culture.  

Check out the blog from our visitors during their stay in America. (You may need to use your device's translation tool.)
http://iesangelcorella.weebly.com/blog-2017
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FEB
28

Wesley Settle, EHS Student

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FEB
22

Indiana SAR Daniel Guthrie Chapter awards RBB Board Member and EHS Students

Indiana SAR Daniel Guthrie Chapter awards RBB Board Member and EHS Students
On Tuesday, February 21 the Daniel Guthrie Indiana Sons of the American Revolution Chapter held its quarterly meeting. RBBCSC School Board President and Ellettsville Town Marshal, Jimmie D. Durnil was awarded the Law Enforcement Commendation Medal and Certificate. Melea Shockney, a junior at Edgewood High School was also in attendance and received a monetary award and certificate for winning the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest.  Edgewood High School students Emily Headdy and Kelsey Lavendar were the first and second Runner-Up in the essay contest, respectively.
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FEB
21

2017 Polar Plunge

2017 Polar Plunge
On February 18, Best Friends Club and Unified Track members participated in the 2017 Bloomington PolarPlunge at IU Assembly Hall with the purpose of raising money for Special Olympics. EHS students collected donations from family, friends, and local businesses. Edgewood students raised the second highest amount of funds for the event and EHS sophomore, Drew Fletcher, was the 5th highest individual overall in collecting donations.
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FEB
21

Quiz Bowl Team Wins WIC Title

Quiz Bowl Team Wins WIC Title
The 2016-17 Quiz Bowl team participated in the Western Indiana Conference competition at Sullivan High School on January 31, 2017. Coached by English Teacher, Melissa Junken the students competed against other schools, answering questions about math, world history, arts and entertainment. This year’s team made up of five seniors and two sophomores walked away with the WIC title!
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