It is just the beginning of a great four years. You are encouraged to keep up with your academics, have excellent attendance, use your time wisely, and get involved. We offer many activities - from athletics to debate to drama to music to Key Club and more. Getting active is a great way to meet life-long friends and build a nice resume for college applications. A few reminders to help you along the way:


    To become a sophomore, you need at least 14 credits. For detailed information about credits and class requirements, see the counseling tab.



    Every day except Wednesday, teachers are in their rooms from 7:15 to 7:35 am. You may get extra assistance or have a quiet place to work on assignments.


    Students must pass a state proficiency test to graduate from high school.

    Attendance Reminder

    Students may not miss more than 3 classes per semester or they will lose credit for the class. This does not include doctor visits, funerals, approved advanced absences, and other waived absences.


    To do well at EHS:  Work hard, be kind!


Assistant Principal and Counselors

  • Assistant Principal:
    Counselors are assigned by a student's last name
    A-Dem: Ame Trull
    Den-Kno: Karen Evans
    Knu-Rio: Leanne Kendall
    Rip-Z: Francesca Murphy
  • Graduation Requirements
    Joint School District No.2 high schools are accredited by both the State of Idaho and the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools. As a member of these associations, Meridian Schools meet the requirements for graduation as established by both of these organizations. Graduation requirements are listed below. 

    Class of 2015 and beyond
    English 8 credits
    Speech/Debate 1 credit
    Mathematics 6 credits**
    Lab Science 6 credits*
    Global Perspectives 1 credit
    U.S. History 4 credits
    American Government 2 credits
    Economics 1 credit
    Physical Education 2 credits
    Health 1 credit
    (foreign language, music, visual arts, drama) 2 credits
    Electives 24+ credits
    Total 56 credits

    Students must also be proficient on ISATs and the Senior Project. 
    *Shall include instruction in Biology; Physical Science or Chemistry; Earth, Space, Environmental, or an approved applied science. 
    **Students must also be proficient in Geometry and take/pass 2 credits of math their senior year.

    How does a junior know they are on track to graduate? 
    Counselors meet individually with their juniors in the Spring to do a Junior Conference. At this time counselors evaluate transcripts to make sure all graduation requirements are met. Seniors are surveyed to discuss post high school plans and whether they have taken a college entrance exam (ACT or SAT). Students are supplied the forms to register for ACT and SAT if applicable. Credits are reviewed and schedules are adjusted for missing classes. If there are missing classes, then a plan is implemented so the credits can be taken through correspondence or night school.

    Is it possible to graduate early? 
    Yes, students may decide to graduate a semester or a year early. Students who are interested in graduating early must meet with their counselor to be sure they meet the eligibility criteria and make a graduation plan. Parents are encouraged to attend the meeting so they have a clear picture of what is expected. If the student is graduating a year early, then they must write a letter to the principal for confirmation and get permission to take senior classes.