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EHS Newsletter: 10/22/21

Youth Risk Behavior Survey on 10/26

Our school is taking part in the 2021 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) on Tuesday, 10/26. The YRBS was developed in 1991 by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and is sponsored in Vermont by the Vermont Department of Health and the Agency of Education. Please read this letter for further details about the YRBS. If you are concerned about your student's participation in the survey, you will find further information in the letter. Students will follow a modified morning school schedule with block 1/2 8 am - 9:10 and block 3/4 from 9:15-10:25, YRBS in the block 3/4 room from 10:30-11:20, and no FLEX block.

Last Day of Quarter 1

The last day of Quarter 1 will be on Wednesday, October 27.

Band and Choir Concert!

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Drop Date for First Semester and Yearlong Classes

The deadline to drop a first-semester class is November 1st. The deadline to drop a year-long class is January 14th. After 11/1 for a first-semester class, or after January 14th for yearlong course students who withdraw from a course receive a mark of "WF" on their transcript and negatively impact a student's GPA. In most cases, the smartest decision is to remain enrolled in a class, work with a teacher and other supportive school personnel to make a plan, and invest the effort needed to successfully meet the learning targets and earn credit for a course.

Picture Retake Day on 11/3

Picture Retake Day will take place on Wednesday, November 3 from 8-12 pm in the EHS gymnasium. Staff and students that did not get their picture taken, or are in need of a retake, should plan on going to the gym during this time. ***Picture Packets will be distributed during advisory on Monday, 10/18.

NHS Induction Ceremony

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place Thursday, October 21. To watch the pre-recorded event, click here.

Spirit Week Photos

Essex High School

At Essex High School, our mission is to engage students in learning that is intellectually vital, personally meaningful, and socially valuable.