Entries by ejacobs

Social Science Curriculum Review Update

As a kick-off for our Social Science Curriculum review, our committee members spent some time learning about what the committee entails and discussing items they would like to see addressed during the review.  Committee members also learned what is currently taught across grade levels and courses, and then began to dive into the Illinois Social […]

Reminders for the Month of October 2019

  Reminders for the Month of OCTOBER  Friday, October 4:    Teacher Institute Day, No Student Attendance    Friday, October 11   End of 1st Quarter ½ Day Teacher In-service, No PM Student Attendance ·        EHS will dismiss at 10:20 a.m. ·        Middle School will dismiss at 11:00 a.m. ·        Elementary will dismiss at 12:15 […]

Scheduling Parent-Teacher Conferences

http://ecusd7.org/wp-content/uploads/bsk-pdf-manager/2019/09/FINAL_PT_Conference_Scheduling_Info_2019-2020.docx The District will again use Pick-A-Time to schedule PreK-12 parent-teacher conferences to be held from October 23-25. Like prior years, Pick-A-Time will allow parents to schedule all of their children’s parent-teacher conferences through the internet using the account from last year or by creating a new account.  Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. on […]

1st Grade Science Curriculum Update

Hands-on learning is a big part of the new Science curriculum.  Check out some of our first graders as they learned how craters are formed by experimenting with marbles, flour and cocoa powder. Do you know what happens if you drop a marble from a farther distance?                  […]

Coins for a Cure: September 23-27

In support of Painting the Town Gold and Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, the Edwardsville School District is GOING GOLD. Each school in District 7 will be collecting coins that will be donated for Pediatric Cancer Research. This initiative, led by Todd Schultz, Edwardsville High School Graduate and Founder of Painting the Town Gold, has a […]

Science Curriculum Update – 5th Grade

Check out this 5th grade classroom as they become hands-on with the new science curriculum!  The class used Oobleck to explore the properties of solids and liquids. Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid that has properties of both. When you pour it or slowly dip your fingers in it, it acts like a liquid, but when […]