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ISTEP SCHEDULE 4/24/19
ISTEP SCHEDULE 4/25/19

EHS EVENTS TODAY:
5:00 PM Baseball (Varsity) @ Owen Valley - cancelled
5:30 PM Softball (V/JV) @ Owen Valley - cancelled
5:30 PM Baseball (Freshman) vs Terre Haute South - cancelled


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

The 2019 Edgewood Junior-Senior Prom will be May 11. See the flyer for more details. ***UPDATE: Prom tickets will remain as normally priced through Friday April 26. Tickets will go up $10 the week of April 29. The last day to purchase prom tickets will be May 3.
Student guests who are not affiliated with a high school will need to complete the Independent Prom Request Form.
Student guests who currently attend another high school will need to complete the Non-EHS HS Student Prom Request.
Hard copies of guest forms are available in the front office.


STUDENT ACTIVITIES


Congratulations to Claudia Koontz and Hallie Schmucker for making the top 3 in the state for Academic Super Bowl. They will compete at state finals  on Saturday, May 4 as they compete against four other teams for the Class 2 English Super Bowl Title.

Student writers of Edgewood, the staff of AESOP is eagerly seeking your original poetry, short fiction, and other creative writing for publication in this year's magazine! Student artists, we'd also love to publish your 2D artwork (drawings and photographs). The submission window has been extended through Friday, April 26. Contact your English or art teacher if you have questions about how to submit your work for consideration!

Do you want to be a part of the Varsity Mustang Dance Team? Please click here to sign up by May 1 to get the information you need for the 2019-2020 school year. All students are welcomed to join!

Sophomores and Juniors: Mustang Mentor applications are here! Do you want to be there for this year's incoming freshmen? Are you a good role model? Can you show our freshmen how to get around the school and lessen any concerns for the new year? Consider becoming a Mustang Mentor for the 2019/2020 school year. Go to this site to learn more about it and see what your obligations would be. If you were a Mentor last year and wish to apply to be a Council Member, see your obligations here. If it interests you, follow this link to apply to be a Mustang Mentor or Council member. Decisions will be made in early May and posted on my door. If you are chosen, your $10 fee will be due before finals.


COUNSELING DEPARTMENT
A list of this year's Superintendent's Award recipients has been posted outside the guidance office on green paper. To receive this award,
you must have, for the first three nine-week grading periods, no nine-week grade below an A- and can have no final first semester grade
below an A-. If you believe you should receive this award, be sure to check this list. If you are not on the list but think you should be, see
Mrs. Waterford in the guidance office.

Freshmen through Juniors:
Our Early Awareness Financial Aid Program will take place Thursday, May 2 at 6:00 - 7:30 PM at EHS. This program is to show students, in grade eleven and below, and parents tools to help with finding the right college major, career, selecting the right college, learning about college financial aid and scholarships, understanding college costs with net price calculators, and the impacts of social media on college admission & scholarship decisions. If you plan to attend, email Mr. Faust by this Friday.

AP Students:
Due to a change in this week's schedule, the AP pre-administration session has been moved to Wednesday during homeroom in the auxiliary gym. Report straight to the auxiliary gym at the beginning of homeroom.

A reminder to seniors – following are approaching scholarship application deadlines:
19th Century Club Scholarship (Deadline April 26, 2019)
Oliver Deckard Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: April 29, 2019)
Ivy Tech New Horizons Scholarship (Deadline May 3, 2019)
Don & Bev Cowden Scholarship (Deadline extended to May 8, 2019)
RBB Family Store Judah Memorial Scholarship (Deadline May 8, 2019)
These applications can be downloaded from the EHS counseling page at:
https://sites.google.com/a/rbbschools.net/ehs-guidance/home/scholarships-and-financial-aid

Seniors: The deadline to apply for the Cowden Scholarship has been extended to May 8. This is a $4,000 scholarship that will be awarded to one EHS senior.
Requirements for the Cowden Scholarship are:
· Graduate from Edgewood High School by end of the 2018-19 school year
· 2.5 GPA or higher
· Family income of $60,000 or less
· Must have attended RBBCSC since elementary school (grades K through 12)

Seniors: If you are receiving a college scholarship, we want to recognize you for this at Senior Honors Night (Wednesday, May 15, 7:00 to about 9:30 PM). We are not necessarily notified of scholarship recipients so be sure to let Mrs. Waterford in guidance know of any scholarship you are receiving. Along with this, we ask that you bring documentation of the scholarship to the guidance office. This should be a copy of a letter, certificate, etc. from the college or organization that is awarding you the scholarship. See Mr. Faust or Mrs. Waterford if you have questions.

The final career panel of the year is scheduled for Monday,  April 29, during Homeroom in C115A. The panel will include professionals from the trades fields (possibly including electrician, HVAC, construction, etc). Students may sign up for this panel in the counseling office or by e-mailing Mrs. Winkler by Friday, April 26.

Summer school information has been emailed to all students and parents. If you have any classes that you need to repeat and would like to do so during the summer, be sure to check your school email. See your counselor if you have any questions.


EXTENDED OPPORTUNITIES
Solution Tree is a rapidly growing educational publishing company based in Bloomington, Indiana. Solution Tree offers a Summer Internship Program that has been developed to help pique the interest of college-bound high school students planning for a career in any number of business related fields, including (but not limited to): publishing, marketing/sales, accounting, professional development, customer service, or event/conference planning. Qualified students entering their junior or senior year in high school are eligible for this six-week internship program. Students are required to work 2 days per week, 6 hours per day, for the internship period. The internship will begin on June 10, and conclude on July 25 (with the week of July 4th off). Upon satisfactory completion of the six-week internship program, each intern will receive a $1000 monetary gift. Please contact 812-336-7700 ext. 231 or careers@solutiontree.com for more information about Solution Tree’s High School Summer Internship Program. The deadline to apply is May 1.

Kroger is now hiring
students at local Bloomington stores.  If interested, please go to jobs.kroger.com, search jobs and apply online.  You will receive an email indicating your application was received and you may receive a phone for a brief phone interview.  You can also call your store and ask for the Hiring Manager.

Monroe County is looking for poll workers. Students who are sixteen and seventeen are eligible to work. If interested, please email karenwheeler@co.monroe.in.us or text or call Katherine at 317-362-3247.

Jellystone Park at Lake Monroe is looking to hire high school students this summer. Please see the job posting flyer as well as the description of the opportunities offered at the campground.

Curious about the brain? Girls with Nerve is a free week-long summer day camp 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. Find additional information on this flyer.

Explorers Cam at Butler University is a unique summer learning opportunity for high school students. Open to 9-12 graders, Nextech’s Inaugural Explorers Camp will take place July 15-17. See the flyer for more information.

Project STEM Residential High School Summer Research Program
is a 3-week opportunity for high school girls interested in STEM fields to experience research first-hand at a college level while also getting to know Indiana University. The program will begin on Sunday, July 7 and end on Friday, July 26. Housing is in an IU residence hall and meals will be provided. If there are questions regarding the Project STEM Residential High School Summer Research Program, email iuprojectseed@gmail.com or call (812) 856-9833. The application deadline is April 1. For more information, visit the website https://engagedlearning.indiana.edu/project-stem-summer-program.html. Current Bloomington residents wishing to apply for the non-residential eight-week Project STEM program should apply at http://iuprojectstem.org/.

Register for the "Empowering the Girls 5K Run/Walk" sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 03146. Find information on this flyer.

 










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.