Entries by mmitchell

District #7 Honors Employees at Awards Banquet

Edwardsville Community Unit School District #7 honored several of its outstanding employees, recognized the contributions of those employees with 25 years of service, and bid farewell with a salute to its retirees on Thursday night during its District Awards Banquet.   The event was held at the SIUE Meridian Ballroom and included comments from Superintendent Dr. […]

2023 Summer Camps Through EHS

Summer is right around the corner, which means many of our athletic teams and extracurricular groups have announced their summer camps.   Please see the list below of camps offered at EHS and click on the respective link for more information.  Additionally, several other summer camps and events locally are being added to our Virtual Backpack […]

Student Recognition Breakfast

One of District #7’s favorite things to do is honor its students! On Thursday morning, 16 students from all our schools were honored for not only being outstanding students in the classroom, but for being outstanding school citizens. Each spring, District #7 students are honored alongside other students from the Southwest Region at the Illinois […]

Registration Information for 2023-2024

The following communication was sent to all district families on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. May 2, 2023   Dear District #7 Families:  Online registration for the 2023-2024 school year will open tomorrow, Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., for all new and returning District #7 students.   Returning families will receive an email from PowerSchool […]

District #7 Substitute Teacher Pay Rate Increased

Substitute teachers are an important part of maintaining continuity in education and ensuring that students receive instruction and proper care even when our regular staff may be absent. To show their value, District #7 has increased the pay rate for substitute teachers to $125/day. Among the many benefits this position offers include:   Working while your […]

2023 Summer Enrichment

Summer Enrichment opportunities are back! See the attached flyers for exciting summer opportunities for students in grades K-8. K-2 Art (K-2nd grade students only)  3-5 Art (3rd-5th grade students only) Middle School Art (6th-8th grade students only)  STEMscopes (3rd-8th grade students only)  Links to sign up for summer courses are in the PDFs. Once completed, […]

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. […]

District #7 March Update

  Hello District #7 and Happy Friday! As of 3:35 p.m. today our students and teachers will be on a well-deserved break. Spring break begins today and school will be back in session on Tuesday, April 11.    I wanted to take a few moments to update you on our recent Board meeting. Mr. Michael […]

Friday Feature: Lynne Kusnerick, Goshen Nurse

by Mary Ann Mitchell, public relations and communications coordinator After working as a nurse in oncology for 10 years, Lynne Kusnerick wanted to look for something opposite of what she was doing.    “I was working with a lot of elderly patients in my previous position, so I thought it might be fun to work with […]