Entries by ejacobs

District 7 Nurses Organize Thanksgiving Donation Drive

This year, the annual Thanksgiving drive organized by District 7 nurses, provided more than 70 District 7 families in need with food baskets for the Thanksgiving holiday that contained a variety of canned and boxed foods, fresh fruit, and vouchers or gift cards to purchase turkeys and other items for a complete family meal.  These baskets […]

K- 5 Grade Level Meetings

Teachers had the opportunity to participate in district-wide grade-level meetings focused on the current Social Science review.  Teachers in grades K-5 were introduced to the new Illinois Social Science Standards and provided a brief update on the tasks the committee is working towards.  Teachers also had an opportunity to share information regarding how the implementation […]

Teachers attend Interactive Writing Book Study

Recently, primary teachers in District 7 had the opportunity to attend a book study titled “Interactive Writing:  How Language and Literacy Come Together.” Teachers in attendance participated in conversations about how interactive writing supports young writers.  Using interactive writing, teachers not only show children how writing works but allow them to participate with support in […]

Reminder – Inclement Weather Procedures

With the weather earlier this week, we wanted to send a reminder  regarding how inclement weather information is shared with families through our SchoolMessenger system. SchoolMessenger will communicate the information in the following ways: deliver a recorded message via live answer or voicemail send an email to all parents’ email addresses with the same information […]


This is a message from Jason Henderson, Superintendent of Schools.  Due to the potential of dangerous road conditions, specifically on rural routes, classes at all District 7 schools are cancelled for Tuesday, November 12th.   Further notification will be given for afternoon and evening activities.

Board of Education to Use BoardDocs

Effective Thursday, November 7, Edwardsville School District will implement the use of this new Board management solution, called BoardDocs, Pro. BoardDocs can be accessed via our web site at www.ecusd7.org under Board of Education. BoardDocs is a cloud-based technology that will radically improve the governance process while saving staff time and taxpayer dollars. The remarkably […]

A Message from the Superintendent

To the Edwardsville District 7 Community: The purpose of this letter is to personally update you regarding an isolated incident that began yesterday, Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Edwardsville High School that escalated as a result of an off-campus electronic Snapchat post.  Due to the nature of social media, the Snapchat post spread quickly through […]