Entries by mmitchell

Message From Dr. Shelton

On the eve of the first day of school tomorrow, watch this message from District #7 Superintendent Dr. Patrick Shelton. He shares highlights going into the 2023-2024 school year as well as some of the recent challenges. Read the video transcript here | Watch on YouTube with subtitles      

Power School Parent Portal Access

The District #7 PowerSchool Parent Portal is parents’ tool for staying connected with their child’s educational journey. Below are directions to set-up and log in to the Parent Portal. Once completed, you will be able to access your student’s teacher, schedules and transportation (once it is available). A reminder that if you have not fully […]

Letter to the District #7 Community

July 24, 2023  Dear District #7 family,   Over the past year, we have encountered incidents of harassment based on sexual orientation, gender, and race within our school community. This behavior is not only deeply hurtful and disrespectful, but it also undermines the inclusive and welcoming environment we strive to create for all students, teachers, and […]

2023-24 Back to School Information

July 20, 2023   Dear District #7 families,    Welcome to the 2023-24 school year! We are excited to welcome all our students back to school on Wednesday, August 16, 2023! Our staff has been busy preparing for another exciting year and to help our families prepare, we wanted to share some information. Please note that each […]

2023-24 Start of School Year Dates

As the calendar flips to July and puts us closer to the start of the 2023-24 school year, we wanted to share some dates with you for the start of year:   Friday, August 11, 2023 Mascot Welcomes for 3rd, 6th, and 9th grades 3rd grade: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  6th grade: last names that […]

Kid Zone Registration Opens July 10 at 8 a.m.

KID ZONE 2023-2024 REGISTRATION OPENS 7/10/23 AT 8:00AM! Kid Zone offers before and after school care as a service to District 7 families with children in grades K-5. Little Kid Zone is offered to preschool-aged children enrolled in District 7 Preschool Academy. Kid Zone is a multi-aged, large group, socially based program located in eight […]

Board of Education Approves 2023-24 Student Handbook

The Edwardsville Community Unit School District #7 Board of Education approved the 2023-24 District #7 Student Handbook on Monday night during its regular monthly meeting.    The handbook underwent a comprehensive review that included input from a parent-teacher advisory, the superintendent teacher advisory, district principals, student advisory, legal team, district leadership team and the Board of […]

District #7 Honors Employees at Awards Banquet

Edwardsville Community Unit School District #7 honored several of its outstanding employees, recognized the contributions of those employees with 25 years of service, and bid farewell with a salute to its retirees on Thursday night during its District Awards Banquet.   The event was held at the SIUE Meridian Ballroom and included comments from Superintendent Dr. […]

2023 Summer Camps Through EHS

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