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IMSA Funshop

Posted: February 22, 2018

The Edwardsville School District is partnering with the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) to host an IMSA Funshop. This event will be held for students in grades 3-6 at Liberty Middle School on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 6:00-8:30p.m. [Continue Reading →]

Calling All Readers - Grade K-5

Posted: February 20, 2018

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, District 7 will sponsor an event along with the Edwardsville Education Association (EEA), and Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK), an International Organization for Women Educators. Kelli Steward and Lora Wagner, EEA Co-Chairs for this event, have invited numerous community members to read to K-5 students across the district. [Continue Reading →]

Teachers Continue Learning on Institute Day

Posted: February 20, 2018

Though students were not in attendance, District 7 buildings remained opened as our staff participated in a wide range of professional development opportunities. Continued School Safety was a major topic across the District as our staff members participated in a review of school safety plans and school safety practices. Teachers also participated in mandated state and federal trainings, Schoology training, and other numerous topics related to their specific grade-level and/or content areas. [Continue Reading →]

Superintendent’s Comments - February 15, 2018

Posted: February 15, 2018

  • School Safety and Security 
  • Summary of 2018 Ten-Year Health Life Safety Survey
  • Update on 2017-2018 Fiscal Year State Funding
  • Uses of County School Facility Sales Tax Funds
  • 2016 and 2017 Illinois Science Assessment Results

School Safety and Security
On behalf of the District 7 staff, students, parents, and citizens, I want to join the rest of our country in expressing our condolences to the families of students who lost their lives yesterday in the Florida school shooting. It is a stunning tragedy that is occurring far too frequently in this country. I want to reassure parents that District 7 places school safety and security as our first priority. We maintain a strong and productive partnership with local law enforcement agencies and regularly practice with all employees the emergency plans that are in place. Our goal is to be as prepared as we can be for any potential emergency. In addition, each school’s emergency plans are reviewed and improved as part of an ongoing effort to ensure that we are providing the safest possible environment for our students and staff. [Continue Reading →]

Do the Right Thing Recognition

Posted: February 13, 2018

The Board of Education and administration recognize students for “doing the right thing.”
Do the Right Thing Recognition
Congratulations to the students and their families who were honored at the February 12, 2018 Board Meeting. Each student recognized was nominated by a teacher, his/her principal, or another staff member because of an act of kindness that was observed somewhere in the school. The program regularly recognizes students who exemplify good judgment in a variety of situations. [Continue Reading →]

Special Olympics Basketball Competition

Posted: February 9, 2018

Students from District 7 competed at the Special Olympics Region J basketball competition on Sunday, January 28, 2018 in Trenton, Illinois. District 7 competed in the team competition as well as the individual skills competition. [Continue Reading →]

Black History Month

Posted: February 9, 2018

District 7 schools are celebrating Black History Month throughout the month of February. Students will participate in both classroom-based activities, as well as school-wide activities. [Continue Reading →]

District 7 Kindergarten Registration Set

Posted: February 7, 2018

District 7 has scheduled spring kindergarten registration for March 6th from 12:00 - 6:30 p.m. at each of the District’s primary buildings: Hamel, Midway, Nelson, Glen Carbon, Goshen and Leclaire Schools.

Parents of kindergarten-age students are encouraged to begin the registration process at this time even if they have not gathered all of the required registration materials. Completing preliminary paperwork will put parents and children in the District database, ensuring they receive notification of kindergarten related information as it becomes available. [Continue Reading →]

2018 Young Authors Contest

Posted: February 5, 2018

District 7 is pleased to announce that 807 submissions were received for the 2018 Young Authors Contest. Building winners were selected based upon each school’s enrollment, and the 48 building winning books were delivered to the central office for district-level judging. Each submission was judged by a panel of 3-4 judges on the basis of creativity, appearance, idea development, and mechanics. [Continue Reading →]

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