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EGHS could shift to hybrid learning in mid-October

Natalia Habas, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2020

On Friday, March 13, 2020 all students were sent home from school a week early for spring break. Many students thought it would just be an extra week before spring break as the Covid-19 pandemic started to pick up. However...

New building and parking lot updates arrive at EGHS

Alek Para, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2020

Although there are only a few students who have seen them so far, there have been several significant changes to building spaces at Elk Grove High School for the 2020-21 school year. Along with the new advanced machinery lab,...

EGHS English classes shift to earned honors format

Hailey Gray, Sectional Editor

September 22, 2020

Beginning this year at Elk Grove High School, freshmen no longer have the option to take an official honors English course. They do, however, all have the opportunity to earn honors credit at the end of each semester through a ...

Remote learning provides routine changes, challenges during COVID-19 pandemic

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

April 14, 2020

For EGHS sophomore Brady Tosterud, it was a big adjustment to get used to the new routine. “E-Learning has been going pretty good so far, but it still doesn’t feel like real school,” Tosterud said via Snapchat.  O...

Opinion: What efforts are out there to combat COVID-19?

Luka Turanjanin, Sectional Editor

March 28, 2020

The novel coronavirus COVID-19, has spread drastically across the world since the first reports of the disease emerged in Wuhan, China in January. With now more than half a million people sick and thirty thousand deaths internat...

Despite COVID-19 limitations, boys water polo team maintains high hopes

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

March 18, 2020

Knowing that the spring sports season is hanging in the balance due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Elk Grove boys water polo coach Mike Nauert and his athletes are being patient.  But he is also eager to get his squad back in the pool. “Th...

Student needs at forefront of decision to close schools in wake of COVID-19 spread

Natalia Habas, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2020

As of Friday, March 13, all Township High School District 214 schools including Elk Grove have been closed due to the spread of COVID-19, the condition caused by a novel coronavirus.  Students were told to bring home any materia...

Update: EG, D214 schools to close starting March 16

Gavin Ewen, Sectional Editor

March 12, 2020

In an email to all parents and staff, Township High School District 214 Superintendent David Schuler announced Friday morning that all of its six high schools will close starting March 16 due to an "abundance of caution" regarding...

Principal Kelly named Golden Apple finalist

Alek Para, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

Elk Grove High School Principal Paul Kelly was named one of the six finalists for the Golden Apple award on Feb. 3. The Golden Apple Award is “the leading Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting great e...

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