Entries by mmitchell

Announcement of IAR Parent Portal

District #7 is pleased to inform parents/guardians of a new and innovative method for presenting their student’s Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) test results. IAR Parent Portal – Introducing https://il-results.pearsonaccessnext.com, where you can access individual student results and resources to support everything you need to know about your child’s performance on the Illinois Assessment of Readiness […]

FastBridge Assessment

Dear District #7 K-8 Families,  During the 2020-2021 school year, District #7 began using new universal screening assessments, the FastBridge Assessment System. FastBridge provides for the efficient administration of various types of assessments used to screen, monitor and inform instruction/intervention. Teachers and psychologists have been working diligently to screen students in kindergarten through 8th grade in the areas of reading and math.    On […]

Parent-Teacher Conferences Pick-A-Time

Read a PDF of the letter below or watch the video.  Dear District #7 Community:    The District will again use Pick-A-Time to schedule PreK-12 parent-teacher conferences to be held via Zoom on Thursday, October 28, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday, October 29, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. As in prior years, Pick-A-Time will allow parents to schedule their children’s parent-teacher conferences through the internet using the account from […]

Superintendent Update: September BOE Recap

October 3, 2021 Dear District #7 Community: The District #7 Board of Education met last Monday (September 27, 2021) for their regular monthly meeting, which included approving the purchase of 1,800 Dell Latitude 3310 XCTO computers with a total cost of $1,024,200.00. This purchase comes after extensive work by several individuals in District #7 to identify a device which will withstand […]

2021-22 School Calendar Change

At the Monday, September 27, 2021, regular school board meeting, the Board of Education voted to approve a change in the 2021-22 school calendar.   Friday, November 12, 2021, will now be a no attendance day for students. This date falls after Veterans Day on November 11, which is a holiday.   The district has been experiencing a shortage of substitute teachers this year, which […]

Strategic Plan Community Kick Off Held

Nearly 150 District #7 community members gathered at the EHS Commons on Thursday night, September 23, to hear plans for the 2022-27 Strategic Plan and to provide input on where they hope to see District #7 in the year 2027. This strategic plan follows the previous strategic planning process that began in December 2019 and […]

COVID Testing at Liberty Middle School

District #7 continues to partner with Northshore Clinical Labs to provide COVID-19 testing for its staff and students. Testing is being done at Liberty Middle School in the back parking lot, Monday through Thursday from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. Appointments are requested and can be made online. Please also note that even with appointments, there […]