Inclement Weather & Notices

Please bookmark this Page for the most up-to-date information about Edwardsville School District inclement weather closings, delayed openings, early dismissals, event cancelations, and other important messages.

3.31.23 Early Dismissal Due to Potential Severe Weather

Due to the forecasted timing of severe weather, including high winds, tornadic activity, and possible hail, we will be dismissing all schools 30 minutes early today. We will continue to monitor the forecast and hold students if necessary.

We apologize for the short notice of this announcement, however, student safety is our number one concern.

Please note that Kid Zone will still function as normal.

Thank you for your patience and your understanding.

Winter Weather Announcement (1/30/23)

Winter weather has caused hazardous road conditions in the District 7 area this morning and as a result, classes at all District 7 schools have been cancelled today, Monday, January 30, 2023. This will be a true snow day and no e-learning will take place.

Announcements regarding after school activities and events will be communicated through coaches and sponsors.

Be safe!

Winter Weather Announcement

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning beginning at 6 p.m. this evening, indicating snow fall of 4-9 inches. These conditions have the potential to make hazardous road conditions. As a result, classes at all District 7 schools will be canceled for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 25, 2023. This will be a true snow day and no e-Learning will be taking place at this time.

An announcement regarding any after school or evening activities will be communicated by coaches or sponsors.

Thank you and be safe!

January 24, 2023 | 6:00 p.m.

Winter Weather Announcement

After monitoring the road conditions and the forecast for winter weather throughout the day tomorrow, all classes at all District 7 schools are cancelled for Thursday, February 24, 2022.

As of today, the last day of school will be Friday, May 27, 2022.

As a reminder, there is no school on Friday, February 25, 2022 due to a previously scheduled institute day.

Be safe and have a good weekend!


Patrick Shelton, Ed.D.

Winter Weather Announcement for 2/18/22

After evaluating the road conditions across the district, multiple roads remain snow and ice covered. As a result, tomorrow, Friday, February 18, 2022, will be a snow day for all District #7 schools.  

Coaches will be in contact with student-athletes regarding evening activities. 

As a reminder, there will also be no school on Monday in observance of Presidents Day. Have a great weekend and stay safe.  

Early Dismissal – Thursday, February 17

After monitoring the weather and studying the forecast for the remainder of the day, we have decided to dismiss early from school today, Thursday, February 17.   

Dismissal times are as follows:

  • EHS South will be dismissed at 11:40 a.m. 
  • Edwardsville High School will be dismissed at 11:50 a.m. 
  • Both middle schools will be dismissed at 12:50 p.m. 
  • All elementary schools will be dismissed at 1:50 p.m.; PM Preschool will be cancelled. 

Elementary Parents: If you are unable to pick up your child or cannot have them ride the bus, please contact the school office and let them know. We will be able to provide assistance with alternate arrangements until our normal dismissal time. 

All school-wide activities scheduled for today are cancelled. Student athletes will be contacted by their coaches later today if their event is cancelled. We recognize that early dismissals can be an inconvenience for our families, but also need to maintain a focus on student safety. Thank you for your understanding and support of District #7. Please be safe!

Important COVID-19 Update

January 2, 2022

Dear District #7 families,

During the last two weeks while we have been on winter break an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases,
both locally and nationally, has occurred with the omicron variant.

Unfortunately, this surge has had an impact on our staff and the ability to adequately serve our students. As a
result, 6th – 12th grade students will begin the second semester remotely on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. This
adaptive pause will continue through Friday, January 7, 2022, at which time we will re-evaluate data. At this
time, K-5th grade students are unaffected and will begin the second semester as scheduled, but please be
advised things could change.

Important information to know now:

  • Administrators, teachers and support staff will be at their respective schools to provide remote
  • FLS and CASTLE students will be in attendance in all grade levels. All special transportation and
    schedules will remain the same.
  • Students who attend CAVC will continue to do so for their scheduled class periods.
  • Students who need to pick up devices may contact their school office to schedule a time to pick up a
  • Athletics will continue through the adaptive pause. However, during this pause, no spectators,
    including parents, will be allowed to attend home games.

More specific information from your school and/or grade level will be forthcoming.

Thank you for your continued support as we work through the impact and disruptions of COVID-19.



Patrick Shelton, Ed.D.


COVID-19 SHOTS Event @ Liberty, Tuesday, June 8th

There will be a COVID-19 SHOTS event at Liberty Middle school on Tuesday, June 8th, form 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  For more information, please see the flyer.


Important School Closure Message from District 7

This is a school closing announcement for Edwardsville District 7. All District 7 schools will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 17th due to inclement weather and dangerous road conditions.  There will be no in-person or remote instruction.  Students will receive additional information by noon on Wednesday regarding the status of any afternoon or evening activities.

Important School Closure Message from District 7

This is a school closing announcement for Edwardsville District 7. All District 7 schools will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16th due to inclement weather.  There will be no in-person or remote instruction and all activities are cancelled for the day as well.  Thank you.