Entries by mmitchell

Board of Education Approves Bond Referendum

January 9, 2023    Dear District #7 community,   Earlier this evening, the Board of Education voted unanimously to put a $100 million zero-tax-rate change bond referendum on the April 4, 2023, ballot, aimed at improving school safety and the infrastructure of District 7 buildings.   If the referendum is approved by voters in April, District #7 would:  […]

Internet Safety Parent Information Night

District #7 will host a “What Parents Need to Know About Internet Safety” presentation on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023, at 6 p.m. in the EHS Auditorium. Alyssa Castlemann of the Office of Illinois Attorney General Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force will be the special guest speaker. The targeted audience is for 3rd-8th grade parents/guardians. […]

Engage District 7 Final Report & Recommendations

  Watch the video version of this communication HERE.   December 16, 2022   Dear District #7 community,    Last Monday, the Board of Education held a special meeting to hear the final report and recommendations for a facility plan from the Engage District 7 facilitating team.   For the past four months, over 250 individuals from the […]

District 7, Local Libraries Provide Access to Each Student

For the past several months, District #7 has been working closely with the Edwardsville Public Library and other libraries in the District #7 footprint to provide every student enrolled in District #7 access to a public library card. That program is now active.    “This partnership between District #7 and the public libraries serving the school […]

2022-23 Winter Weather Plan

November 13, 2022    Dear District #7 families,   As we saw this weekend, winter is fast approaching, and along with it comes the potential for weather and travel concerns. If inclement weather prompts District #7 to cancel school, alter bus schedules, or hold an e-Learning day, we will notify parents and staff as soon as possible […]