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WORD OF THE WEEK  (from http://www.greatexpectations.org/2017-word-of-the-week):
obliterate (verb)
: to wipe out; delete

Revised Daily Schedule for Monday, August 21

EHS EVENTS TODAY:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Mustang Freshmen Tailgate
7:00 PM Football (Boys V) Vs. Mitchell 

EHS EVENT SATURDAY:
9:00 AM Cross Country (Co-ed V) Early Bird Meet @ Lavern Gibson
10:00 AM Volleyball (Girls V) @ Brown County
11:00 AM Soccer (Boys V) Vs. Greenwood Christian Academy
12:30 PM Soccer (Girls V) Vs. Greenwood

Follow the link to this week's athletic schedule.


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

EHS Parking Permits:
 If you are a current student driver, your car must be registered by Monday, August 21 as stated in the class meetings. You will find the online registration form on the EHS website under the "Student" tab.

FRESHMEN TAILGATE THIS WEEKEND:
Our first home football game is fast approaching, this Friday, August 18. Every year we kick off this first home game with a freshmen and Mustang Mentor tailgate! Join us from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM for free food, fun, and games before heading over to the football game! The tailgate is located in the practice field, across from the football field. Kick off is at 7:00 PM. The tailgate is free for freshmen though it does cost $5 to get into the game. Should the weather postpone the first home game, we will reschedule the tailgate to a new date.

Reminder: RBBCSC is again offering the opportunity to purchase an annual Chromebook protection plan for your student’s required rental device. The protection plan is optional. Parents who wish to purchase the plan can complete this form and send it along with cash or check to the school. All families should fill out a form to accept or waive coverage. Only one form is necessary per family. The protection plan will only be available to purchase until September 1.

Germans are coming! We will have a group of 20+ German students at EHS from September 2-15 and we one more host family! You would need to provide a bedroom, transportation to and from school and food for a student for the two weeks that they are here. If you are interested, please see Frau Norris in room E151.

School pictures will be August 22. Seniors who have not been photographed for the yearbook may also have pictures taken on this day. Retakes for all students will be at a later scheduled date.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES


The EHS Student Activity Fair will be held on Wednesday, August 23 in the commons during lunch.. Make sure to check out all of the great EHS opportunites!

Red Nation
is going Hawaiian TONIGHT
to support the Mustang Football first game of the season.  The Kona Ice food truck will be selling snow cones and the first 100 students will receive a free pair of sunglasses. Don't miss it!

To anyone interested in joining Key Club, the first meeting will be held on August 29 in Mr. Ennis' room. This is a great way to meet new people, help your community, and enhance your college applications! Make sure to sign up during lunch on Monday.

Student Council will be hosting a car wash
TOMORROW, Aug. 19 from 11:00 AM -2:00 PM at Healthsource Chiropractic of Ellettsville! It's free, but donations will be taken.

The boys and girls cross country teams are getting geared up for their first meet of the season, TOMORROW at Terre Haute. They have put in a lot of work to position themselves for a great season, and now the real fun begins!

Homecoming is the week of September 11-15 and we need a theme!
Student Council has put forth some suggestions but wants your input. Follow this link to vote for your favorite theme or submit your own! We'll take suggestions until Wednesday August 22.

Get your Homecoming T-shirts!  Student Council will be selling homecoming t-shirts at lunch until August 31. Please pay $10 to reserve yourself a shirt and remember if you buy a shirt, you get in FREE to Class Clash! Questions? See Mrs. Clay in room E148.


GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, Mr. Faust emailed all seniors information about the IU Wells Scholarship. This is a highly competitive academic scholarship for current seniors who have taken demanding classes throughout high school, have earned excellent grades, and have very strong SAT or ACT scores. If interested, be sure to check yesterday's email. Information is also available in the guidance department.

Seniors: If you have a 3.7 GPA, you were emailed information about the Lilly Scholarship on July 19 and again yesterday. If interested in applying for the Lilly Scholarship be sure to check your email.


STUDENT EXTENDED OPPORTUNITIES

Please see the notice from the Boys & Girls Club about club closure dates.

Interested in being a part of the Monroe County Youth Council?  Applications are available in the high school office.  The deadline to apply is August 25.



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.