Entries by mmitchell

District #7 Announces Young Authors Winners

Edwardsville Community Unit School District #7 has announced its Young Authors winners for the 2021-22 school year.   Each spring the Madison County Regional Office of Education recognizes Young Authors winners in grades K-8 from Madison County schools at a county-wide event. Students have the opportunity to share their books with each other, participate in reading/writing […]

District 7 Celebrates Black History Month

Throughout February, District #7 recognized and celebrated Black History Month with a variety of events and activities that celebrated the accomplishments of African Americans. A summary of these activities and events include:   4th grade students in Mrs. Hall’s, Mrs. Law’s, and Mrs. Tebbe’s classes worked on a collaborative poster Albert Cassens Elementary. The 72+ students […]

Updated Guidance for Masks on School Buses

February 27, 2022  Dear District #7 families and staff,  On Friday, February 25, 2022, the CDC amended its federal mask order to no longer require that people wear masks on buses or vans operated by school systems when they are carrying out school related business.   In accordance with that regulatory change, effective Monday, February 28, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Joint Committee on Administrative Rules Vote

February 15, 2022   Dear District #7 families and staff,   Earlier today, we learned of an action from the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) which voted 9-0 to reject a reintroduction of emergency rules for COVID-19 protocols in schools which include masking, testing, and exclusion. JCAR is not connected to the Illinois Appellate Court process, which […]

TRO Update

February 6, 2022   Dear District #7 families,  We are looking forward to welcoming students back to school tomorrow! After the three snow days last week, the end of the school year now will be a half-day of student attendance on Thursday, May 26, 2022.   As you may know, on Friday, January 4, 2022, Judge Grischow […]

Winter Weather Announcement for 2/4/22

District #7 and the surrounding area continues to experience blowing snow which is impacting road conditions. As a result, all classes at District 7 schools are cancelled for Friday, February 4, 2022. Just as in today, tomorrow’s snow day will not include e-learning. An announcement regarding any after school or evening activities will be posted tomorrow on […]