Entries by mmitchell

Upcoming District #7 Bond Proposal

March 13, 2023   Dear District #7 families,   In a few short weeks, residents in our community will vote on April 4 on our district’s zero-tax-rate-change bond issue. We will continue to share information, but I wanted you to know just a little more about what this proposal will do for our schools, our students, and […]

EHS Senior Named Illinois Journalist of the Year

EHS senior Caspar Dowdy has been named the Illinois Journalist of the Year by the Illinois Journalism Education Association, the highest honor the organization awards a student journalist. Applicants had to submit portfolios of their work demonstrating expertise/experience in numerous areas, including writing and reporting; editing, leadership, and team building; web and social media; design; […]

S&P Upgrades Credit Rating for District

District #7 has announced the S&P Global Ratings has raised its underlying rating on the district’s general obligation debt two notches to A- from BBB. A higher bond rating typically allows the borrower to enjoy lower interest rates, which could result in the savings for the average taxpayer in District #7. According to the S&P, […]

Pratt Wins State Title in Girls Wrestling

Congratulations to Edwardsville High School sophomore Mackenzie Pratt who won the girls wrestling state championship at 140 pounds! The championship is the first in the two-year history of the girls program. Pratt, who was state runner-up last year, pinned Goreville junior Alivia Ming in 1:07 to claim the title on Saturday in Bloomington, Ill. Pratt finishes […]

Lincoln Informational Night & Open House

  District 7 will hold an informational night and open house at Lincoln Middle School on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. for community members to learn more about how the zero-tax-rate-change bond, if passed, would address needed renovations and a partial rebuild of the aging school building.   District 7 will have a $100 million […]

EHS Summer School 2023 Enrollment & General Information

Due to construction at Edwardsville High School, all Summer School 2023 classes will be at Liberty Middle School. Enrollment: Enrollment for Summer School 2023 will open at 8:00 a.m. on February 13, 2023, and close at 5:00 p.m. on April 21, 2023. You will need your student’s ID number (found in TigerView) to enroll for […]

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 […]

EHS Students Work to Solve “Murder”

EHS Honors Biology and AP Biology students were hard at work last week trying to solve a murder during its annual CSI unit.   Since 2004, Mrs. Julia Doll, EHS science teacher, has been coordinating this yearly activity.  “Throughout the years, we’ve learned lessons on different things and have come up with different ways to keep […]

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 […]

2023-2024 School Calendar Approved

At Monday night’s regular meeting, the Board of Education approved the 2023-2024 school calendar.   2023-24 School Calendar   The first date of student attendance will be Wednesday, August 16, 2023 (half day), while the last day will be Friday, May 24, 2024 (half day), unless emergency days are used. Each Wednesday will continue to be an […]