Opened in 1974, Eisenhower Junior High was named after the prominent World War II general and 34th U.S. President, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
That characteristic is obvious. Here are a few things about this school in Taylorsville that you may not have known:
World records – Eisenhower has a long tradition of setting and breaking numerous world records, including the world’s longest paper clip chain, the fastest human conveyor belt, the largest Post-It Note mosaic, the largest wobble board ensemble, and the world’s largest marshmallow fight.
The school’s attempts at breaking quirky records have been featured in publications such as “Ripley’s: Believe It or Not” and “Guinness World Records.
Diverse teaching staff – Eisenhower is home to a nationally certified master teacher, Ms. Andrews, who serves as a mentor for provisional teachers. EJH also boasts teachers from France and China.
Model school – Eisenhower was selected as a “School to Watch” by The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. The designation identifies Eisenhower as “well on their way to meeting criteria for high performance.”