One more day of school left

Attention all students the final day of school and testing is tomorrow, make sure you are ready for your test and make sure you pass and if you are a senior congratulation on finishing high school and now you all are off to collage and or working. To every student have a fantastic summer and see you next year. For the up an coming freshmen here’s a little bit of advice just focus on turning stuff in and you’ll do just fine in all your classes.

For me personally the final days of school are the worst because they are so slow and the day is long and tiring also all the classes are so quiet yes testing is a part of it but even after people finish the test its still super quiet like in physical science today we only had to do like thirty questions. I think and everyone was done except for this on girl and by the end of class she was only on question 19 then the bell rang so thanks to her we have to be quiet again until she finishes the test the wasnt even that hard in the first place.

Okay but in all seriousness in sure we can all agree that we all are happy that summers here and now we can all go on vacation and go to the beach and just relax and sleep in and be with friends and have fun.

 

 

Summer Fun

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The ending of school and the beginning of summer can be bittersweet for many. Throughout the the entire school year, students count down the days until they are able to sleep in as late as they want, spend countless hours at the lake, better themselves in their sports, or go through as many netflix series possible. These are all very enjoyable things, but there will come a day where maybe you want to be bold or try something new. Here are some ideas to make Summer 2018 a memorable one.

  1. Have a bonfire with friends
  2. Go to the drive-in
  3. Catch fireflies
  4. Go hiking
  5. Watch the sunset from a beach
  6. Go to a concert
  7. Pick wildflowers
  8. Last minute road trip
  9. Kayaking
  10. Summer Camp
  11. Explore a farmer’s market
  12. Stay with your grandparents
  13. Have a waterballoon fight
  14. Go tubing on the lake
  15. Take a zoo trip
  16. Set off fireworks
  17. Attend a carnival you’ve never been to (or one you’ve been to)
  18. Ride a hot air balloon
  19. Eat at a new restaurant
  20. Make your own ice cream
  21.  Go rollerskating
  22. Camping trip
  23. Make new friends
  24. Go-cart racing
  25. Bowling
  26. Learn a new talent
  27. Play sand volleyball
  28. See the waterfalls at Turner Falls
  29. Water gun fight
  30. Stargaze

Tans may fade, but memories of summer last forever. You wait a whole year for summer, so go out and make as many memories as you possibly can. Those bittersweet moments from late lake nights to midday last minute lunch in the city. These are the times you will never forget.

School Days

The school year for 2017-2018 maybe over but it’s still beginning. Summer’s gonna go by fast so don’t drop your books just yet. School year for 2018-2019 is already about to begin. Get your schedule all set and grab some pencils while they’re cheap. The first day will be August 22, 2018 so dressed your best. If you don’t get the electives you want don’t fret for up to two weeks you’ll be able to change them. Now try not to let this news bring you down there’s still four months to relax.

 

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Brownies On A Stick

Ingredients

1 box (1 lb 6.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ Supreme original brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
15 craft sticks (flat wooden sticks with rounded ends)
2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips (4 oz)
1 1/2 teaspoons shortening

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Line 9-inch square pan with foil so foil extends about 2 inches over sides of pan. Spray foil with cooking spray. Make brownies as directed on box for 9-inch pan. Cool completely, about 1 1/2 hours.
  • 2
    Place in freezer 30 minutes. Remove from pan by lifting foil; peel foil away. Cut into 15 rectangular brownies, 5 rows by 3 rows. Gently insert craft stick into end of each. Place on cookie sheet; freeze 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High about 1 minute; stir until smooth. If necessary, microwave additional 5 seconds at a time. Dip top one-third to half of each brownie into chocolate; sprinkle with candy sprinkles. Lay flat on waxed paper or foil to dry.

Summer Time

Thursday May 24, 2018 will be the last day of the 2017-2018 school year, and summer will finally be here.  Eighth graders will be going into high school and start preparing for the future. Freshman will have survived their first year of high school preparing for sophomore year. Sophomores will be getting serious into junior year. Juniors will will be getting ready to, end their high school career, graduate, and head into the real world. Last but not least Elgin will be saying farewell to the seniors, that will be going their separate ways to go to collage and start their lives.
Elgin High School will miss you, and to ever one else we hope to next year. Enjoy your  summer.

FFA Night at Tiny Mae’s

FFA members will be attending the Washington Leadership conference. The conference is a five-day national conference where FFA members travel to Washington D.C. to learn how to become effective leaders by learning their purpose, how to value people, how to take action and how to serve others. FFA will be having a fundraiser night at Tiny Mae’s on Thursday, May 24th! Come out for a delicious meal and support FFA members on there way to success.

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Elgin High School

Elgin is a great school. It has a fantastic community on helping others and participating in afterschool events like helping clean Lake Ellsworth. We have a state winning Boys Baseball team and state playoffs Girls Basketball and Soccer team plus Boys Football team. Elgin high offers all types of classes and sports. We also have some great clubs you could be in. Here in elgin we have fun while learning.

Image result for elgin owls The logo of Elgin High School