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





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April Attendance
April is Attendance Awareness month at EJHS.  Beginning Monday, March 30th, any student who has perfect attendance at the end of each week will be entered into a drawing to be held each Friday.  A selection of gift cards to area businesses can be chosen by the winning student.  At the end of the month, each student who has had perfect attendance for the entire month will be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Fire!  One winner from each grade will be chosen!! Good Luck!!
Important Date Change
Important Date Change The Scholastic Awards Night has been changed to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14, due to scheduling conflicts.  Students will be recognized that evening for the following:American Legion Award, Illinois Elementary Association Scholar Attitude Award, 3-year honor roll, spelling bee finalists, President’s Award for Educational Excellence, Drama Team, Yearbook Staff, Scholastic Bowl, Mustang Outreach, Student Council, Tech Ninjas, Perfect Attendance, Departmental Awards.The program will last about an hour.  Please have your child dress as he or she would for a special event such as a wedding or celebration and follow our school dress code.


Mrs. James Scavenger Hunt
Mrs. James' Science classes participated in a Scavenger Hunt on Google Sky.  They are working in the Solar System Unit.Mrs. JamesMrs. James (1)
EJHS Announcements
Please be sure to check the weekly announcements found under the "Announcements" section to your right.  We post weekly activities, sporting events and changes, and several important upcoming events here.  As always, if there is a question, feel free to contact the office staff for further assistance!
EJHS VB Regional Winners
CONGRATULATIONS to the 8th Grade Volleyball Girls on their Regional win over Mattoon yesterday! The scores were 26-24; 18-25 and 25-13.  The Mustangs play Monday @ Tolono Unity against Champaign Edison.  Good Luck girls!!!

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