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WORD OF THE WEEK  (taken from http://www.greatexpectations.org/2017-word-of-the-week):
embellish (verb)
: to add exciting details to a story

EHS EVENTS TODAY:
No events today

Follow the link to this week's athletic schedule.


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS


Your homeroom will engage in a Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Giving War starting Monday and ending on Halloween. The homeroom that contributes the most to UNICEF Disaster Relief Fund can win a pancake breakfast cooked by NHS. Keep track of daily Giving War contributions in the COMMONS.

School picture retakes will be November 3.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES


Austin Haskett earned a start for the second consecutive year in the state finals for cross-country! He will be competing next Saturday in Terre Haute looking to improve on last year's 18th Place Allstate performance.

The girls cross country team has earned a spot at the state finals for just the second time in school history, the last time being in 2008! Annalyssa Crain, Sara Foster, Kaylee Meyer, Paige Abel, Olivia Werner, Bailey White, and Mikayla Deckard are all going to be competing next Saturday.

On October 24, the east side Chic-Fil-A (the one adjacent to Target, not the one in the mall) will be holding a Spirit Night for Edgewood Show Choirs. Show your support by visiting there between 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, mention you are there to support the Edgewood Show Choirs Spirit Night, and 15% of your bill will go towards the choir general fund to help towards the costs of the competition trip to Florida this spring.

Student Council is collecting shoe boxes
for a Christmas project that they would like to do. If you have any shoe boxes at home you would like to donate, please bring them in and drop them off in Mrs. Clay's room or Mrs. Boisvert-Storey's room. 

Want to join the Mustang Dance Team?
Tryouts will be held next week in the auxiliary gym, October 24, 5:00 PM -7:00 PM, October 26, 5:00 PM -7:00 PM , & October 28, 2:30 PM -5:30 PM.

Girls Who Code Club
will meet Monday, October 23, directly after school in the STEAM Room (E125). No coding experience necessary - come learn coding in a fun and friendly environment. Refreshments served. Bring a friend for a chance to win a $10 Itunes gift card!


GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT

Reminder to seniors applying to IU or Purdue: November 1 is the priority deadline to apply for admission to IU or Purdue. To meet this deadline, IU or Purdue must have a complete application by November 1. This means they must have your part of the application, your high school transcript and Secondary School Report which is competed by your counselor, and SAT/ACT scores. Remember - you must have your SAT or ACT scores sent to IU and Purdue directly from the College Board or from ACT.

Sophomores and juniors:
if you have not checked to see where you will take the PSAT, be sure to do so soon. Do not wait until Wednesday morning to do this.

For the 11 freshmen taking the PSAT: You will test in room F125 which is right across the hall from the library doors.

PSAT Day is Wednesday, October 25.
All seniors will participate in a college visit, job shadow, or volunteer/community service activity away from school; seniors must submit their form with parent signature. All sophomores and juniors (and freshmen who signed up) will take the PSAT. Freshmen who are not taking the PSAT will participate in a variety of activities throughout the day including a career panel, an EHS grad panel, employability skills activities, team building activities, and watch a movie for English class. Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will have a convocation at the end of the day about drug prevention and related topics.

The selective Associate Accelerated Program (ASAP) at Ivy Tech provides students with the opportunity to earn a degree in one year instead of the traditional two-year track. ASAP is currently accepting students for the 2018-2019 school year in Liberal Arts/General Studies, Education, Business, Informatics and Psychology.  You are invited to come and have pizza with ASAP and learn about the program. Current students and staff will be on hand to answer questions on Tuesday, October 24 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM in D220 at the main campus building of Ivy Tech Community College, 200 Daniels Way, Bloomington. Student will also have the opportunity to win a free class. Contact jrusk5@ivytech.edu if you have any questions.

The next career panel of this school year is scheduled for Friday, October 27, during Homeroom in C115A. This panel will focus on careers in the public safety field including police, fire, and homeland security. Sign up in the Counseling Office by Wednesday, October 25.

Seniors: If you are interested in becoming a teacher, see Mr. Faust's email about the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. Two-hundred scholarships will be awarded to high achieving Indiana students. Each scholarship is worth up to $7,500 per year for four years of college.


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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.