As the first year as a new district begins to wind down, we are already planning for the fall and looking for ways to grow both efficiently and effectively in how our students learn and how our systems function. Hiawatha will have an earlier start and release time next year, as well as an early release on Tuesdays.
Read more on the District's homepage (opens in a new browser window).
Second graders from Hiawatha learned about the community of Essex Junction by visiting various sites all around town - from behind a computer screen!
A steering committee was formed in the fall of 2016 called Voices for Education (VFE). Made up of students, teachers, school administrators, community members, and school board representatives, VFE is in the process of being actively involved in helping to facilitate dialogue and other engagement opportunities to help the EWSD. Learn more about VFE and the activities that they are taking part in.
The entire Delta team (sixth grade) at Essex Middle School spent three Fridays in May taking part in a service learning unit, where students volunteered in the community.
GLP is for students in any grade level at EHS who want to work in a global economy and get a feel for it through globally-focused coursework, events, and personalized internships.