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DEC
17

The Hoofbeat

newspaperThe Hoofbeat Newspaper has been a print publication for many years. This year, they are making the transition to an online newspaper. The staff will be posting new stories and photos weekly, and posting polls, and quick read bios daily. They also have a Twitter, and can be followed at @ehshb for links, interesting stories, and school updates. Check out the online edition at www.ehshb.com.
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NOV
20

'Tis the Season

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! Edgewood Choral Department will be presenting their annual Christmas Show Saturday, December 6, 7:30 PM and Sunday, December 7, 2:00 PM in the EHS auditorium. Pre-sale tickets will be sold in the EHS Commons each night this week through Thrusday, December 4 from 5:30-7:00PM or Saturday, December 6 from 10:00-12:00PM. Tickets are $6 and $8 dependent on seating location.
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NOV
10

Veteran's Day Program

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On November 10, Edgewood Junior High Students joined Edgewood High School for a joint Veteran's Day program. Special recognition was given to many family members of staff and students who have served in the military. Active military members were also honored. The junior high band, and choirs from both schools provided musical tributes.
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OCT
23

EHS Presents GREASE

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Edgewood Theatre Arts sponsored by Masqued Crafters will present the fall musical GREASE on Thursday, Friday and Saturday - November 13-15th, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. General admission is $8. Students and Seniors, $5.

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AUG
21

EHS German Exchange Program

This summer 19 students who had never traveled to Germany before made the trip with EHS German teacher, Amy Norris.

Over two weeks they were immersed in German culture attending school, living with host families, visiting historical sites, and tasting German food.

“That first time abroad experience is so eye opening,” Norris said. “You see their minds opening up and gaining confidence.” She said one student hardly talked throughout the school year, and while in Germany he really came out of his shell.EHS-German-Cologne

Among the sites the students visited were Munster, Cologne, and Bremerhaven. They went to the German Emigration museum where some students traced their ancestry, took a bicycle tour of Berlin, and went to Sachsenhausen, a concentration camp.

“A lot of them had interest in Holocaust history before they went,” Norris said. “The first time you witness something like that…it left a big impression on them.”

While the students learned about German history and got to experience a new country, there were other benefits to taking the group overseas. For one, they got to try out the German they’d learned in class on people who grew up speaking the language.

“For them to actually be someplace where they hear that language that they’ve been learning all around them, they realize people really do speak this someplace,” Norris said. “It was an opportunity to practice what they learned in class.”

Not only did the students get to try carrying on a conversation in German, taking a class of students from the United States helped to strengthen the 30-year tie Edgewood High School has with the German exchange program.

- taken from the HTO education blog

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MAY
23

Edgewood Bands Receive All-Music Award

bandEach year the Indiana State School Music Association recognizes Indiana High School bands who participate and achieve high ratings in all state competitions. Edgewood High School bands have received the distinction "All- Music Award" for their outstanding performances. In 2013-14 the Marching Mustangs were state finalists, and Edgewood's concert and jazz bands received gold ratings. In addition many of our solos and ensembles also qualified for the state finals. Congratulations to Aaron Wells and the EHS bands!
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MAY
09

EHS Readers Cast their Votes for the Rosie Award

divergentEach year, students across the state help to choose the winner of the Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award. Edgewood High School students have the chance to casts their votes as well. This year EHS readers rated The Fault in our Stars the highest, but statewide the competition among authors was breathtakingly close: Divergent 6277 and Fault in our Stars 6264. A difference of 13 votes. Both books are being made into movies, starring the same pair of celebrity actors—Ansel Elgort & Shailene Woodley.
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APR
18

Social Media Apps Parents Should Know About

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Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat - these are all social media apps that most parents are familiar with. However as fast as technology is moving, so are the apps being created and targeted toward teenagers. With social media bullying on the rise, awareness to social media apps is one of the first steps to prevention. Check out this article, 7 dangerous Apps parents need to know about, from Cook Children's Newsroom to find out some of the latest apps to monitor.
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APR
16

Key Club holds Kiss-a-Pig Contest

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piggykissThe EHS Key Club, a service oriented and student led club, recently hosted a contest to benefit the Boys and Girls Club. Club members nominated a handful of teachers to be part of a Kiss-a-Pig contest. Monetary donations were collected to cast votes for the winning teacher. Choir teacher, Mr. Paulsen, was this year's lucky winner!

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APR
09

EHS Unified Track Team promotes Autism Awareness

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In conjunction with Autism Awareness, members of Edgewood's inaugural Unified track team have been partnering up to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of each day this week. Each morning two students are working together to help the student body understand that students with autism are "just like any other student here at Edgewood!"

Unified Sports® Track and Field is a program developed by Special Olympics to encourage students with and without special needs to form friendships and participate together in sports training and competition. The team members will have the oppportunity to compete side-by-side in a state championship that will be held at Indiana University the same weekend as our Boys' and Girls' Track and Field Championships. Edgewood High School is one of only 20 schools in the state taking part in this new event.

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APR
04

Traveling Abroad

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Over spring break, I was part of a group that went to France and Spain. We spent the first two days in Paris, where we visited Sacré Coeur, Notre Dame, the Louvre, and the Eiffel Tower. Half of the group also went to the Catacombs, where approximately 6 million people are buried.

A quick plane ride took us to Barcelona, where we visited the Sagrada Familia, the Parc Güell, the Cathedral of Barcelona, La Boqueria, and a beach in Sitges. One night, many people tried calamari for the first time. After three nights, we boarded the bus for the seven hour drive to Madrid. Halfway between Barcelona and Madrid, we stopped at the Monasterio de Piedra, where we walked through the park.

In Madrid, we saw the famous Puerta del Sol, and the Prado museum. Later, part of the group walked to the Estación de Atocha, where we saw over 100 turtles. We also went shopping in the Plaza Mayor before finishing our tour with a tapas night, where we sampled tortilla de patatas, jamón, and pimientos. Finally, we tried churros con chocolate. The next morning, we woke up bright and early to return home. (Submitted by Megan Vladoiu)

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MAR
05

Fat Tuesday in French Class

On Tuesday, March 4, EHS French students celebrated Mardi Gras. Mrs. Tiller, leading by example, encouraged the students to dress in costume, wear beads and masks or wear the traditional Mardi Gras colors green, gold, and purple for the festivities. Students also prepared traditional Cajun dishes, as well as Mardi Gras King cakes, and other creative and unique cakes to share with their classmates. Some students even participated in learning a Mardi Gras dance to celebrate the occasion. Finding one more way to connect EHS students to world culture, Fat Tuesday has become an annual celebration at Edgewood.
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FEB
25

More than a Class - EHS Show Choir Season Begins

What goes on in class, is shown at the competitions, at least when it comes to Edgewood show choirs. During their first three weeks of competition, our EHS show choirs have brought home four Grand Champion trophies, two 1st Runner-Up, and two 2nd Runner-Up awards, all while often competing against schools much larger than Edgewood.EHS show choirs started their season at the Anderson Show Choir Singsational Invitational. Music Warehouse & Sophisticated Ladies both won Grand Champion, and both were also awarded best Vocals and Best Choreography caption awards as well. New Edition was also named Grand Champ of their division.At the DeKalb Show Choir Invitiational, the lineups were a bit larger. Sophisticated Ladies outscored twelve other unisex choirs to take both captions again. New Edition made finals for the second consecutive week, and walked away with best vocals, but lost out on 1st place to the top choir from Pendellton. Music Warehouse competed against fourteen choirs including Anderson, Fishers, Lawrence Central, Carroll, and Bishop Luers. In the end they were honored to have placed ahead of all but one. Twinsburg, Ohio edged out Warehouse by five points. This past weekend, Music Warehouse and Sophisticated Ladies competed at Franklin Central. Ladies placed 3rd out of eleven groups, just behind unisex choirs from Zionsville and DeKalb. Warehouse was in first place in the preliminary competition against top choirs from Zionsville, Pike, DeKalb, Carroll, Lawrence Central, Warren Central, Noblesville, and Shepherd Hill, Massachusetts. In the end, MW placed just behind Zionsville and Pike - schools with average enrollment numbers around 2400 students, but still had spectators from other the schools on their feet cheering. Congrats to all students! What an awesome start to the season!
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FEB
24

EHS Journalism Students Headed to National Conference

San-Diego-promo-web2Six students from the Edgewood Newspaper and Yearbook will be making waves at the JEA/NSPA National Journalism Convention this April. The students will have the opportunity to meet with professionals about different multi-media careers, attend rigorous workshops and the students will be able to meet different people and explore the unique culture San Diego has to offer. This truly will be a trip the students and the Journalism Adviser, Mr.Sanders, will never forget. #6kids1Dream
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DEC
17

What are Students Saying ...

0What our students are saying about EHS Teachers:

Rosie "Mr. Rosenburgh makes PE fun and exciting. He has the biggest heart and is great at what he does. He is very caring for everyone."
"Mr. Sims makes class fun. He lets us do fun assignments that help us remember what he's teaching." Sims
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