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Additional Meal Pick Up Times Available

After meal pickup on Monday morning, the District still has a substantial amount of lunches and breakfasts left.  If any family would still like to pick up meals, they can do so at the Glen Ed Pantry located at 125 5th Ave. in Edwardsville from 3:00-5:30 PM on Wednesday and on Thursday morning from 9:00-11:30.  Although […]

School Closure Update: April 3, 2020

Dear District 7 Families,   On March 31st, Governor Pritzker issued an extension of the Illinois Stay At Home Order and school building closures through the end of April. Please know that at District 7, our buildings may be closed, but teaching and learning continues.  The Edwardsville School District has developed a Remote Learning Plan for all students PK – 12th grades. […]

School Closure Update: April 2, 2020

District 7 Parents, Thank you for being patient over the past two weeks while we shifted gears to a new way of teaching and learning.  As you know, on Tuesday, March 31st, the Governor announced an extension of the stay-in-place and school closure through the end of April. During the first two and a half […]

School Closure Update: March 31, 2020

District 7 Parents, I wanted to provide you with an update based on the latest information available.  Within the last hour, the Governor has extended school closure for all Illinois School Districts through April 30th.   Remote Learning Days (e-Learning) Update Last weekend, District 7 along with all school districts in Illinois received updated guidance […]

School Closure Update: March 26, 2020

District 7 Parents,   I wanted to provide you an update with the latest information that we know at this time regarding school closure, e-Learning, and a couple other topics.  Within the coming days, we expect to receive more guidance from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) that will allow us some local control […]

School Closure Update: March 24, 2020

District 7 Parents, I hope that each of you are staying safe at home and beginning to get into a routine with your students regarding home-based learning.  I wanted to give you an update on a couple of questions that we have been receiving:     How can I contact schools or the district office […]

School Closure Update: March 22, 2020

District 7 Parents,   I wanted to give you a brief update on school closure and building access for the upcoming week.   School Closure Extended On Friday, Governor Pritzker extended the school closure through April 7th.  Because District 7 is on spring break that week, this effectively closes the district until April 14th.     […]

School Closure Update: March 20, 2020

District 7 Parents, I wanted to give everyone an update on a few topics related to school closure.  This afternoon at 3 PM, Governor Pritzker will deliver a press conference and we believe that he will extend the school closure at least two additional weeks.  I wanted to reassure parents that District 7 will continue to do […]