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

 Effingham Junior High School


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Welcome to Effingham Junior High School. We are a 6th, 7th, and 8th grade building which typically educates 600 students per year. Academics is our foundation. We teach 5 core classes -Reading, Writing, Math, Social Studies, and Science. We have elective classes by grade level in computers, Family and Consumer Sciences, Physical Education, Health, Chorus, Band, Fine Arts, Art, and Computer Technologies.

We are proud of our sports teams such as baseball, softball, boys and girls Basketball, volleyball and track. Our students also have the opportunity to join many clubs and extracurricular activities such as Mustang Outreach, Student Council, Tech Ninjas, Drama and the Fall Musical.


Daily Announcements

Box Tops: Student Council will begin collecting box tops on Fridays throughout the school year. Please make sure to take them with you to your homeroom. 10 box tops = a piece of candy! Contest for December: The homeroom that collects the most box tops from December 1st-December 16th will win a pancake breakfast!

Yearbook Staff: The yearbook staff will be meeting from 3:00-4:30 PM each Monday in December starting on Monday, December 5th. 

7th Grade Volleyball: The following list of girls will make up the 7th grade volleyball team for the 2016-17 season: S. Althoff, M. Angel, M. Ballman, B. Belcher, T. Budde, G. Bushur, A. Chrappa, B. Deain, L. Kull, K. Phillips, R. Rothrock, E. Shuler, K. Sowell, B. Walls, and E. Wendling. The team managers will be C. Lewis and N. Lohman.  

8th Grade Volleyball: The following list of girls will make up the 8th grade volleyball team for the 2016-17 season: E. Albert, R. Arend, T. Armstrong, K. Dasenbrock, H. Diveley, M. Griffy, M. Hagler, G. Hibbetts, A. Hodges, A. McDermith-Herron, S. Morrissey, S. Rieman, M. Shoot, S. Stone, and M. Wittenberg. 

Mustang Minutes: The Mustang Minute is a recap of upcoming events at Effingham Junior High School. Link: Mustang Minute