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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 […]

School Closure – eLearning & Internet Access Update: March 18, 2020

District 7 parents, I’m hopeful that everyone is safe at home today and that your students have been able to access the assignments that the teachers have provided.  I also hope those of you that requested meals were able to pick them up today or that they have been delivered. I wanted to reassure those […]

School Closure Update: March 17, 2020

District 7 parents and community members, I am sending this brief message today to let you know of some updates to the District 7 web page located at www.ecusd7.org.  On the homepage, you will now see only two banners to click on in the middle of the page.  The first of these banners is labeled […]

School Closure Update: March 16, 2020

District 7 Parents, I wanted to thank all the members of the community who have reached out to volunteer their services or areas of expertise in this time of need. In particular, I wanted to update the community that District 7 is ready to begin providing breakfasts and lunches to those families who completed the […]

FAQs Regarding District 7 School Closure

District 7 Parents and Community Members, I would like to thank District 7 parents and community members for being patient as we move into the unchartered waters ahead of mandated school closure.  I have been contacted by dozens of community members who have asked to assist with various activities such as delivering meals.  At this […]