Reminder: Monday, April 22nd through Friday, April 26th there will be no school. Please plan accordingly. Classes resume on Monday, April 29th.
EHS will represent Vermont in the 2019 New England Drama Festival, hosted by the New England Drama Council (NEDC) and the Rhode Island Theatre Education Association (RITEA), April 15-17. EHS was chosen by the Vermont Drama Council as one of two representatives for the state to the New England festival. Essex performs Frankenstein, the famous thriller about the creation of a monster creature.
On Saturday, March 23, an EHS team won the state competition for Academic WorldQuest 2019, edging out the team from SBHS. Students compete on their knowledge of current international politics, geography, global economics, history, and world cultures. Sponsored in Vermont by the Vermont Council of World Affairs.
The Essex HS Scholars' Bowl team completed a great season on 3/31/19. The team of Henry Wu, Nathan Wu, Grace Lu, Peregrine Ibarra, Sam Evans and Anders Holm-Brown defeated teams from Windsor (370-170) and Burr and Burton (460-255) to make it to the state quarterfinals before losing to eventual champion, Burlington HS (350-315) in a match that was close throughout. The team went 13-6 in overall state competition, and 38-18 in all its matches this year. The team is coached by David Rome.
Wounded Warrior and para-athlete Christy Gardner, her service dog Moxie, and school therapy dog in training, Lucky Tim, visited Founders Memorial School on April 18.