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EHS Newsletter: 4/29/22

DESSA Self Assessment

Just like this past Fall, EHS will be gathering some information about how everyone is doing when it comes to social/emotional skills. You can take the DESSA anytime in the month of May and early June. There are instructions for creating an account or logging into the assessment in the shared slides. The assessment takes about 10-15 minutes to complete. Click here - EHS DESSA Student Guide

Advisory Slides

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Tri-M Food Drive

As a way to give back to the community, Tri M will be hosting a spring food and personal care item drive! We have reached out to Aunt Dot's Place, and although anything is appreciated and will be accepted, they have asked for juice boxes, spaghetti, laundry and dish detergent, personal care items, and toothpaste. Items should be brought to advisory classes. We look forward to coming together to provide for our community, and if you have any questions please email Elaina Hertle (

EHS Prom

The Junior and Senior Prom will be held on May 21st from 8-11 pm in the EHS Rink. Tickets will be sold beginning on Monday, May 9th in the Main Office (cash only).

*Students planning to bring a non-EHS guest must stop into the main office for a guest permission form and complete it before purchasing a guest ticket.

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Essex Jazz Festival

The ADL, EMS, and EHS jazz ensembles will all perform on Monday, May 2nd at 7 pm in the EHS auditorium for the Essex Jazz Festival. This show will be sure to delight all who love jazz. Free and open to the public.

Final Coffee House

The EHS Music Department presents its final Coffee House on Friday, May 13. To sign up to perform, use the google form QR code. Must sign up by Wednesday, May 11.

AP Exam Schedule

Advanced Placement exams will run from Monday, May 2nd to Thursday, May 12th.
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EHS Students Win Vermont Highway Safety Alliance Video Contest

The Vermont Highway Safety Alliance's annual video PSA contest asks high school students to submit a creative video, 25-seconds in length, on the dangers of distracted driving to help prevent serious car crashes and deaths. Essex High School students Daniel Airoldi and Lexington Page were announced winners and awarded a prize during the awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 27.

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