Parents:  The 5 Essentials Survey is Open
Parents of EAWR Students can now participate in the 5 Essentials Survey for Parents.  This survey gives parents the opportunity to participate in School Improvement for EAWR.  Please click https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/  to begin the survey.
• Select the necessary language to complete the survey. (English or Spanish)
• Enter your email address
• Enter the county of your child’s school [Madison] - as you type it will search and autofill
• Enter the name of your child's school [East Alton-Wood River High Sch (777 N Wood River Ave, Wood River, IL 62095)] - again as you type it will search and autofill
• Advance to survey questions
• Answer all applicable questions
• Click Submit Survey.

You may take this survey one time or you may complete it for each child that you have in school.

Thank you for your participation in the improvement of East Alton-Wood River H.S.





  • From The Athletic Dept.
  • Winter Season Team Schedules For those of you who would like a season schedule for your favorite Oiler team(s) (without looking at the Google Calendar on the Home Page), you can find each team schedule for 2018-19 on the Documents Tab, in the Athletic Team Schedules, or by clicking here.
    Posted Nov 30, 2018, 6:54 AM by John Pearson
  • Girls BKB Wins Dupo Tourney! Congrats to our EAWR Oilers on winning the Dupo Tourney last Saturday! The Oilers defeated Marissa, Waterloo Gibault, and Glen Carbon Father McGivney to begin the season at 3-0 and bring some hardware!
    Posted Nov 19, 2018, 9:29 AM by John Pearson
  • Boys Tourney Brackets Posted The EAWR Boys Basketball Team will play in two pre-Christmas tourneys this year: The Metro-East Lutheran Tourney beginning Nov. 19th and a new tournament for the Oilers: The Lutheran Cougar Classic in St. Peters, MO running on Dec. 13-14-15, 2018.Both brackets can be found in the Athletic Team Schedules under the Documents tab or by clicking here.
    Posted Nov 19, 2018, 8:17 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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