Effingham Community Schools Unit District Number 40 Seal


EJHS Handbook



Contact Information

600 S. Henrietta
Effingham, IL 62401
PH: 217/540-1300
Fax: 217/540-1362



Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for 5 to 8:30pm Thursday, Oct. 23, and 8am until noon Friday, Oct. 24.  Conference requests were sent home with any student who had a D or F in a class as of Sept. 29.

Any parent who would like to schedule a parent-teacher conference may do so by contacting Mrs. Minor at 540-1307 if your child's last name begins with A-K or Mrs. Fruchtl at 540-1306 if your child's last name begins with L-Z.

Conferences will be scheduled in each individual teacher's classroom in 10 minute time slots. 



Parent-Teacher ConferencesRSSRSS
View Archives
National Anthem

8th Grader B. LeFever starts the EJHS Basketball Game with the National Anthem.

The Little Mermaid
Tickets are now on sale in the EJHS office for the Play, The Little Mermaid.  Tickets are $6.00
Red Ribbon Drug Awareness Week
Drug Awareness Kicks off at EJHS October 27-31
Red Ribbon Week is coming up. Show your drug-free spirit by dressing up during the week. Students will get a small prize for dressing up and one homeroom will get a pizza party for the most people dressing up each day. By: T. Gordon

Red Ribbon

Monday-"Wear Red TODAY to Keep the Drugs AWAY!" - Wear red (Jolly Ranchers)
Tuesday - "Smarites Don't Do Drugs!" - Nerd day dress-up (Smarties)
Wednesday - "I'm too BRIGHT to do Drugs!" - Wear Bright or Neon colors (Pencil)
Thursday - "Sock it to Drugs!" - Crazy Sock Day (Tootsie Rolls)
Friday - "Stay in the Game - Be Drug FREE!" - Wear a Sports Shirt

Students of the 1st Quarter

Following are the students that were chosen as Student of The Quarter (1st quarter). Some of the qualities and characteristics that are used in choosing these students are: Positive leader; positive attitude towards learning; passing grades; cooperative attitude in classroom; volunteer to peers, teachers, or staff and good attendance, to name a few.  Students are nominating and subsequently voted on by EJHS Staff. CONGRATULATIONS!!!

6th grade (1)
6th grade Students of the Quarter

7th Grade (2)
7th Grade Students of the Quarter

8th Grade (1)
8th Grade Students of the Quarter


Effingham Jr. High School will have Individual and Group Pictures for sports and extra-curricular activities throughout the day on Tuesday, Nov. 4th.  All pictures will be taken at the Jr. High School.

Page 1 of 3


News Articles Per Page: