Entries by mmitchell

Strategic Planning Community Event on March 16

March 10, 2022  Dear District #7 community,   Outstanding work and progress continue to be made with our new strategic plan that will take District #7 from 2022 to 2027.   In January, the Board of Education approved our new mission statement, vision and values that will serve as the foundation of that strategic plan.   Mission Statement: Empowering […]

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 […]

2022 Summer School Registration

Registration for Summer School 2022 (available for students currently in grades 8-12) will open on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. We are excited to offer online registration to streamline and ensure consistency of our enrollment process. Please complete the steps below to register for summer school courses. Course options can be reviewed by […]