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EJHS Handbook



Contact Information

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





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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.
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Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for 5 to 8:30pm Thursday, Oct. 23, and 8:am until noon on 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 clasroom in 10 minute time slots.

EJHS Pep Assembly

There was a Pep Assembly on Friday, Sept. 26th to recognize those students in Fall activities.  The EJHS Band gave a stellar performance and kept the kids entertained.  The students in the following activities were recognized:  Boys Baseball, Girls Softball, Tech Ninjas (formerly known as Image Makers), Drama Team and the Fall Musical.

Sept 29, 2014 (1)
EJHS Band keeps everyone entertained! The students are under the direction of Mrs. Leach.

Sept 29, 2014 (2)
The EJHS Boys Baseball Team are the South Central Conference Champions.  They are unbeaten 4-0 for the 4th straight year!! The Mustangs are coached by Mr. Wiethop.

Sept 29, 2014 (3)
The EJHS Girls Softball Team was introduced by Coach Whitaker.

Sept 29, 2014 (4)
The Tech Ninjas, formerly known as Image Makers, are under the direction of Mrs. Flack.

Sept 29, 2014 (5)
Members of the Drama Team gather to be introduced.  They are under the dirction of Mrs. Phillips.

Sept 29, 2014 (6)
The students and teachers were given a surprise, mini performance by some of the members of the Fall Musical, The Little Mermaid, Jr.  The cast and crew were introduced by Director, Donna Hall.

Officer Feldcamp presentation

Officer Feldkamp has been teaching about alcohol laws for many years in Mr. Brandenburg's and Mrs Niebrugge's 8th grade Health classes. Students use fatal vision goggles to simulate vision problems during intoxication.

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