Posted: December 19, 2014
The District and its stakeholders have been extremely fortunate this year. We introduced new math and language arts curricula, upgraded our parent communication system, and branched out into social media with the incorporation of Facebook pages covering every District 7 school. [More Info]
District 7 Launches Partnership with Edglentoday.com
Posted: December 15, 2014
Beginning today, Monday, December 15, District 7 is taking the next step to provide a broader and more comprehensive form of communication for parents, employees, students, and citizens.
The District has partnered with Riverbender.com to launch a new website
www.edglentoday.com, which is targeted to the communities of Edwardsville and Glen Carbon, as well as the communities within District 7 boundaries. We would encourage all of you to join the mailing list for this new website. The address to subscribe is
District Encourages Teachers, Parents, and
Students to Take Steps to Minimize Type A Influenza
Posted: December 11, 2014
Currently, District 7 has 54 students who have been diagnosed with Type A influenza. In addition, we have received numerous reports of students and staff members experiencing gastrointestinal illness. We are asking you to pay close attention to your children’s symptoms and not hesitate to confer with your physician.
Board Receives Update on State Finances - Illinois Approaching Three Month Delay in School District Payments
Posted: December 9, 2014
District 7 Superintendent Ed Hightower reminded the Board at its meeting on
Monday, November 24, 2014, that it must be mindful of the State’s financial
condition as it continues to impact the District’s current and future budgets.
The State of Illinois is nearly three months behind in its payments to school
districts and currently owes District 7 $1.3 million for the 2014-2015 school
year in the following areas: Special Education, Transportation and Early
Childhood Education. [More Info]