Entries by mmitchell

2022 Summer Sports Camps

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 District offered camps and click on the respective link for more information.  Additionally, several other summer camps and events are being added to our Virtual Backpack daily. The […]

#FridayFeature: Peggy Emling and Michelle Goebel

#FridayFeature Peggy Emling and Michelle Goebel | 8th Grade DC Trip Coordinators   Planning a trip for nearly 150 eighth graders is no simple task, but Peggy Emling and Michelle Goeble make it look easy.   The duo took over as trip leaders of the Washington DC trip in 2013, planning for their first trip together in […]

Summer Enrichment Opportunities

Summer Enrichment opportunities are back!   See the attached flyers for exciting summer opportunities for students in grades K-8 and STEM courses for students in grades 3-8.   Please use the links below to sign up for summer courses.    STEM Summer Enrichment  ART Summer Enrichment  Once completed, send or bring payment to: District 7 Center […]

#TeacherTuesday: Sean Mead, Liberty Computers

#TeacherTuesday Sean Mead | Liberty Middle School | 7th Grade Computers   Being comfortable on a computer is a necessity in today’s workforce. As the computers teacher at Liberty Middle School, Sean Mead helps prepare his students for that.   “Building skills that allow them to feel comfortable and confident using a computer can open a lot […]

District Principals and Guests Attend 2022 IPA Breakfast

Edwardsville Community Unit School District #7 principals honored students with an invitation to join them for the Illinois Principals Association (IPA) Southwestern region 2022 Student Recognition Breakfast at the Gateway Center in Collinsville on April 27.  Students were selected for their character, hard work and leadership. Those students from District #7 who were invited include: […]

2022-27 Strategic Plan Draft Announced

May 4, 2022  Dear District #7 Community,  We are excited to present the draft of our 2022-2027 Strategic Plan, which will take District #7 from 2022 through 2027.   Below you will find a link to watch a video that outlines the plan as well as a link to a PDF of the draft plan. […]

Letter to the District #7 Community: Prop E Follow-Up

April 27, 2022  Dear District #7 Community Member:  Edwardsville Community Unit School District #7 is in a better place than it was five years ago when voters passed Proposition E in April of 2017, a referendum which provided an additional $0.55 to the District’s Education Fund tax rate and over $7 million annually in additional […]

District Updates

April 7, 2022  Dear District #7 families,  As we near the end of this week before Spring Break, I wanted to share a few District updates.   As you may recall in last week’s communication, I noted the e-Learning plan that was presented to the Board of Education. According to Section 10-20.56 of Illinois School Code, […]

Inaugural Middle School Junior Olympiad Held

This past Saturday (April 2), math team members from Liberty and Lincoln came together to participate in the first-ever Edwardsville Middle Schools’ Junior Olympiad competition organized by middle school math teachers Gardner Holland, Katie Sok, and Kyle Lask.    This friendly competition mixed students from each school into four-person teams. These teams completed six rounds which […]

District #7 Updates

District #7 updates from Superintendent Patrick Shelton. Read below or watch the video.    March 31, 2022   Dear District #7 families,  Warmer weather is here (or was until today), our spring sports teams are back on their respective fields playing, the spring musical is this weekend and there is so much to celebrate in District […]