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. 



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8th Grade VB Team

Congratulations to the 2014 8th Grade Volleyball Team:

Miranda Fox ~ Carsyn Fearday ~ Kiyah Kuhlman ~ Madison Buscher

Chloe Funneman ~ Lauryn Douthit ~ Logan Borries ~ Skyler Schafer      

Alexus Russell ~ Iabella Munoz ~ Payton Koester - Haidyn Lewis

Hanna Lewis ~ Abby Weis

Player Manager - Keira Hirtzel





Lady Mustangs Win State

Congratulations to the 8th Grade Lady Mustangs on their
1st place finish at the State Basketball Tournament! We are
so proud of you!!!

Girls Basketball State

8th Girls State Game
CONGRATULATIONS to the 8th grade Girls Basketball team for winning a Sectional Title and advancing to the Championship game this Thursday evening (Dec 18) at Rochester.  Game Time is set for 7:30.  EJHS will have a Fan bus available to those students wishing to attend the game.  Students will be REQUIRED to have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian in order to ride.  They are available in the office today and MUST be signed and returned to the office NO LATER than the end of the day Wednesday, Dec 17th.  The fan bus and admission ticket will be free.  Sportsbackers will also provide a meal for all students riding the fan bus who stay after school until the bus leaves at 5pm.  Those students staying on campus will meet in Mrs. M. Pals room at 3pm on Thursday.  (Students who have had a suspension since Nov 14th are not eligible to ride the fan bus) PLEASE NOTE:  Fan bus will not be returning to EJHS until 10:30 or 11pm Thursday night.  Students will need to make arrangements for a ride home at that time.
8th Grade Girls Sectional Champs


8th gr girls basketball

                         GOOD LUCK AT STATE TOMORROW!!!

8th Grade Girls State Bound!

Congratulations to the 8th Grade Lady Mustangs Sectional Champions!  Good luck at the state tournament Saturday - they will play Bloomington Evans at 11:30 at Rochester JHS.

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