Parents:  The 5 Essentials Survey is Coming Soon!
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) will again partner with UChicago Impact to administer the Illinois 5Essentials Survey this year. Teachers, students, and parents will be able to complete the survey Dec. 11, 2018, through Feb. 19, 2019. Starting in school year 2018-19, the law requires all districts to administer a climate and culture survey annually. 





  • From The Athletic Dept.
  • Football Playoff at Carlinville - 2018 The Oilers - after a 6-game winning streak featuring a perfect 6-0 record in the PSC and an undisputed PSC Championship - are paired up again vs. Carlinville. Hope to see all of our Oiler faithful make the trip up to Macoupin County, Friday night, Oct. 26th, at 7:00 PM! Students are being provided a fan bus - see Mrs. Robinson's email for details.
    Posted Oct 25, 2018, 7:30 AM by John Pearson
  • Fall 2018 Team Schedules Now Posted The Oilers fall sports schedules for each team is now uploaded to the Documents Tab / Athletic Team Schedules. Plus, all fall sports are uploaded to the Calendar section of this Website, along with other school events.Go Oilers!!!
    Posted Aug 8, 2018, 11:23 AM by John Pearson
  • Jayden Ulrich - 4th in State!! Congrats to Jayden Ulrich on her 4th Place finish at the Class 2A IHSA Girls State Track & Field  Championships, held at Eastern Illinois University. Jayden is only a freshmen, and Coaches Colona and Tyler expect even greater success from Jayden in her future here at EAWR. Here's a link to the recent story in the Riverbender https://goo.gl/WGz894
    Posted May 31, 2018, 11:20 AM by John Pearson
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East Alton-Wood River H.S.


  • What's new at EAWR!
  • Principal Appreciation Day - Oct. 26 Right before school started this morning, the staff and students honored our wonderful administrators, Principal Leigh Robinson and Asst. Principal Kevin Gockel with a morning reception in the Courtyard. Hundreds of students and staff members had the opportunity to wish both well on this Principal Appreciation Day.Principal Appreciation Day is a national and state wide recognition of all school principals and assistant principals for the tough jobs they do in leading their schools. Each received a couple of tokens of the District's appreciation as well as great caricatures drawn by Art Teacher, Mr. Charlie James. A large banner - made by students in Mr. James' classes was also displayed. Mr. Mattix-Wand provided music. Doughnuts were served to the ...
    Posted Oct 26, 2018, 9:37 AM by John Pearson
  • Presidential Alert TODAY (Oct. 3rd) - Rescheduled Attention parents, students. staff, and community: A test "Presidential Alert" will be sent to all cell phones in the nation today (Oct. 3rd) at 1:18 Central time. This is a re-scheduled date from the original notice. The alert title is "Presidential Alert." A similar alert will be sent across EAS systems (You may have seen these interrupt programs on broadcast TV before) at 1:20 p.m. - also today.   We are told that some older cell phones may not receive this message.  Please pass the word along.   Here's a link with additional information ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2018, 8:38 AM by John Pearson
  • Active Shooter Drill - Friday, Sept. 28 During the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 28th, the EAWR staff and the Wood River Police Department will conduct an active shooter drill at EAWR. Students will not be present during this drill, since they only attend in the morning that day.Police will use blank ammunition during the drill, so community members in the neighborhood may hear the shots.EAWR is working with the Wood River Police in this effort to improve security for our students and staff, and to prepare its emergency response.
    Posted Sep 26, 2018, 8:51 PM by John Pearson
  • Thespian Society Induction The International Thespian Society has recently honored several EAWR Drama students by being inducted into the International Thespian Society - Troupe 733, the honor society for high school theatre students. Each Thespian inductee has completed over 100 hours of excellent work in theatre arts and related disciplines. In doing so, they have acquired essential 21st Century life and career skills that include creativity, innovation, critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and effective communication. Our inductees now join the ranks of over 2.3 million Thespians and Thespian alumni, such as Jane Lynch, John Goodman, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Tom Hanks.EAWR's current students so honored are: Breanna Gernon, Breanna Belfield, Nicole Lane, Dylan Martinez, Tiffany McMahan, Skyler Blair, Emma Copeland, Summer ...
    Posted Sep 21, 2018, 12:08 PM by John Pearson
  • Renaissance Winners! Today (9/20/18), EAWR hosted its semi-annual Renaissance Assembly. This event recognizes students for grade point average, attendance, and good behavior. Students must meet defined criteria in all of these areas to be honored as a Renaissance winner. We are so very proud of all of our Renaissance Award honorees!Below are the winners from the 2nd Semester of the 2017-18 school year:Gold Level (4.0 / 4.0 scale or higher; 3 or fewer excused absences, no tardies, no suspensions)Second Semester2017 - 18Hannah Allen, Jillian Barber, Evan Bardsley, Kate Baskin, Gage Booten, Katelyn Booten, Makayla Dolbee, Jasmine Finley, Summer Fulkerson, Chase Garland, Kaitlin Goodbrake, Allison Hill, Trent Klabough, Julia Kovar, Nicole Lane, Reghan Levinson ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2018, 2:11 PM by John Pearson
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