Entries by mmitchell

Dr. Duncan Named IPA Southwestern Region Middle School Principal of the Year

Liberty Middle School principal Dr. Allen Duncan has been nominated for and selected as the Illinois Principals Association Southwestern Region Middle School Principal of the Year.    “To be named the Illinois Principals Association Southwestern Region Principal of the Year is an amazing recognition,” said Duncan. “It’s always nice to be appreciated for working hard […]

Unified Sports at District #7

Unified sports are one way District #7 promotes inclusion within its District. Unified sports means that students with and without disabilities play together on the same team. District #7 currently offers unified sports at the middle school and high school level, although some sports do allow students eight years of age or older to participate. […]

Early Release Wednesdays Begin August 24

On Wednesdays during the 2022-23 school year (beginning on August 24), all District 7 schools will be dismissed early to allow for consistent staff collaboration in identifying priority standards, utilizing common formative assessments, and determining instructional needs for students. This time will allow our teachers to collaborate with one another, plan intentionally and grow professionally. […]

District 7 to Initiate PLCs for Staff in 2022-23

Professional Learning Communities (also referred to as PLCs) are new to District 7 this year and will provide educators with the time to work in collaborative teams to have a positive impact on student learning. Nelson Elementary School reading specialist Cari Wencewicz and Edwardsville High School English teacher Nickie Pontious tell us more about PLCs, their […]

2022-23 School Year Info

Watch the video version here   August 10, 2022  Dear District #7 families,   Earlier this week, I provided our Board of Education with a comprehensive update on the 2022-2023 school year as well as an update on the 2022-2023 Return to Learn plan, which is now updated on the District #7 website. We are excited about […]

Hadley House Closing at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday

Due to ongoing construction work, Hadley House will close at 3:30 p.m. today (Thursday, August 4). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Offices will reopen Friday at 7:30 a.m. A reminder that all registration is being done online: http://ecusd7.org/district-information/registration/. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Hadley House at 618-656-1182 and […]

District #7 Job Openings

July 28, 2022   Dear District #7 families, Like school districts and businesses both locally and nationally, District #7 is facing an employee shortage. To seek individuals to fill these important roles, we’ve increased our presence at job fairs and on college campuses, posted on a variety of sites including student job platforms at SIUE and […]