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Encyclopedia > Elgin High School (Illinois)
Elgin High School
Image:Elginhslogo.gif
Motto Education for all.
Established 1869
Type Public secondary
Principal David Smiley
Faculty 211
Students 2,344
Grades 9–12
Location 1200 Maroon Dr.
Elgin, Illinois USA
Campus Suburban
Colors Maroon and cream
Mascot Maroons
Yearbook The Maroon
Newspaper The Mirror
Website www.u46.k12.il.us/ehs

Elgin High School, or EHS, is a public four-year high school located in Elgin, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Elgin Area School District U46, which also includes Bartlett High School, Larkin High School, South Elgin High School, and Streamwood High School. 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Educational institutions are often categorised along several dimensions. ... only hoes live in elgin == [[Image: == [[[[[[[[[Image:Example. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, Florida. ... The word Maroon can have the following meanings: Maroon is a color mixture composed of brown and purple. ... A yearbook, also known as an annual, is a book to record, highlight, and commemorate the past year of a school or a book published annually as a report or summary of statistics or facts. ... High school - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... only hoes live in elgin == [[Image: == [[[[[[[[[Image:Example. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... U46 Logo Elgin Area School District U46 is a school district in Illinois [1]. It serves an area of some 90 square miles in Cook, DuPage and Kane Counties. ... Bartlett High School is one of five currently operated by Elgin Area School District U46. ... Larkin High School, or LHS, is a public four-year high school located in Elgin, Illinois, a north-west suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ... South Elgin High School, or SEHS, is a public four-year high school located in South Elgin, Illinois, a north-west suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ... Streamwood High School, or SHS, is a public four-year high school located in Streamwood, Illinois, a north-west suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. ...

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History

Elgin High School is one of the oldest public high schools in the state. Its first graduation ceremony was held in 1872 and its accreditation dates back to 1904. High school - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Academics

In 2005, Elgin had an average composite ACT score of 18.3, and graduated 81.1% of its senior class. The average class size is 23.7. Elgin has not made Adequate Yearly Progress on the Prairie State Achievements Examination, a state test part of the No Child Left Behind Act.[1] This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) is a term defined by the No Child Left Behind Act. ... Signing ceremony at Hamilton High School in Hamilton, Ohio. ...

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Athletics

Elgin competes in the Upstate Eight Conference. Its mascot is the Maroons. The Upstate Eight Conference (UEC or U8C) is an organization of eleven high schools in northeastern Illinois, representing eight communities in Chicagos suburbs. ... The word Maroon can have the following meanings: Maroon is a color mixture composed of brown and purple. ...

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Activities

  • Architecture Club
  • Audio Visual Club
  • Auto Club
  • Band
  • Cheerleaders
  • Chess Club
  • Choirs
  • Clumsy Chef
  • Cooperative Work Training
  • Drug Prevention Club
  • E-Booster Club
  • Environmental Club
  • FCCLA
  • French Club
  • Future Teachers
  • German Club
  • Graphic Communications Club
  • Hispanic Students Club
  • Health Occupations of America (HOSA)
  • Junior Classical League
  • Lao Club
  • Marketing Management
  • The Maroon yearbook
  • The Mirror
  • Mathletes
  • Meanderings
  • Mechanical Drafting/CAD Club
  • Metals Club
  • Models 2000 (Fashion Club)
  • National Honor Society
  • NVTHS
  • Orchestra
  • Nature Trail
  • Orchestra
  • Peer Mediation
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Pom Pons
  • Principal's Advisory Committee
  • Quick to Rise Catering
  • Scholastic Bowl
  • School plays/Musicals
  • Spanish Club
  • STEP
  • Student Council
  • Theatre Club
  • Woods Technology
  • World Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE/JETS)
  • S.A.V.E.
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Notable alumni

A complete list of notable alumni can be found: here.
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References

  1. ^ Illinois School Report Card
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External links

  • Official Website
  • EHS Basketball
Elgin Area School District U46
Bartlett High School: Eastview, Centennial, Hawk Hollow, Prairieview, Spring Trail, Sycamore Trails, Tefft, Laurel Hill, Horizon, Ontarioville
Elgin High School: Ellis, Channing, Hilltop, Huff, Lords Park, Kimball, Sheridan, Larsen, Coleman, Lincoln, McKinley, Timber Trails, Sheridan
Larkin High School: Abbott, Harriet Gifford, Lowrie, Otter Creek, Washington, Creekside, Hillcrest, Kenyon Woods, Fox Meadow, Kimball, Century Oaks, Highland, Creekside, Hillcrest
South Elgin High School: Kenyon Woods, Clinton, Garfield, Liberty, Nature Ridge, Wayne, Willard
Streamwood High School: Canton, Glenbrook, Hanover Countryside, Hilltop, Oakhill, Ridge Circle, Sunnydale, Tefft, Heritage, Laurel Hill, Parkwood, Eastview, Bartlett
Upstate Eight Conference
BartlettEast AuroraElginLake ParkLarkinNeuqua ValleySt. Charles EastSt. Charles NorthSouth ElginStreamwoodWaubonsie Valley

 
 

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