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Essex National FFA Week

Last week was a great week for the Essex FFA Chapter celebrating National FFA Week. On Tuesday students and staff dressed like a farmer; Wednesday was Drive Your Tractor to School Day; Thursday people dug out their favorite hat for Pay a $1 to Wear a Hat Day; and Friday people showed their FFA pride by wearing Blue and Gold. The Chapter also sponsored a Farmer Appreciation Breakfast Saturday morning.  Pictured are, from left . . .

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Essex Speech Results

Essex High School students that competed in the individual speech contest Saturday, Feb. 17 were, from left: Bella Simmons, interpretive prose; Lydia Edwards, storytelling; Aila Valdez, storytelling; and Ashon Kline, interpretive poetry. Kline advanced to the state competition with his entry. The students are coached by Marty Mason. Photo by Marty Mason   2024 . . .

Link to article: Essex Speech Results
May 2024
May 1, 2024
All DayMay DayEssex Community School
8:30amGirls & Boys CC Golf Meet @ SidneyFremont County Golf Course
8:30am to 10:30amSenior CPR- required
6:00pmSeniors & Senior Parents MeetingTrojan Hall
May 2, 2024
All DaySeniors Last Regular School DayEssex Community School
3:45pmDLT meetingConference Room
4:30pmHS Girls & Boys Track at Southwest ValleySouthwest Valley High School
May 3, 2024
All DaySenior Trip
7:00amSenior Breakfast TBD
8:30amSenior Awards Assembly Allen Stuart Gymnasium
1:30pmearly dismissalEssex Community School
May 4, 2024
All DayLegacy Garden Sale (Trojan Hall in case of inclement weather)
All DaySenior Trip
May 5, 2024
All DayLegacy Garden Sale
All DaySenior Trip
May 6, 2024
All DayLegacy Garden Sale
All DaySenior Trip
12:00pmArmy Recruit Visit
4:30pmHS Girls & Boys Track @ Fremont Mills Fremont Mills High School
May 7, 2024
All DaySenior Grades DueEssex Community School
All DayLegacy Garden Sale
All DaySenior Trip
All DayNo school for Kindergarten- Prek visits
4:00pmJH Track @ Griswold
May 8, 2024
All DayLegacy Garden Sale
6:00pm6-8th grade Parent Meeting for EYS
May 9, 2024
All DayProgress Report DueEssex Community School
4:00pmG&B District Track (State Qualifying)Fremont Mills High School
May 10, 2024
All DayGirls Regional Golf MeetTBA
All DayEast Gym reserved for Grad ReceptionsEast Gym
12:15pmPre-School GraduationTrojan Hall
1:30pmearly dismissalEssex Community School
4:00pmCorner Conference JH Track @ Griswold
May 11, 2024
All DayEast Gym reserved for Grad ReceptionsEast Gym
May 12, 2024
2:00pmHigh School Graduation
May 13, 2024
5:30pmVarsity Softball @ Stanton
7:30pmVarsity Baseball @ Stanton
May 14, 2024
All DaySpanish Field Trip
All DayZoo Trip Henry Doorly Zoo
6:30pm2nd Annual FFA BanquetTrojan Hall
May 15, 2024
All DayGirls Regional Golf MeetTBA
6:00pmBoard Meeting
May 16, 2024
All DayState TrackDrake University
May 17, 2024
All DayState TrackDrake University
1:30pmearly dismissalEssex Community School
May 18, 2024
All DayState TrackDrake University
May 20, 2024
5:30pmVarsity Softball vs. Bedford
7:00pmJV Softball vs Bedford
May 22, 2024
8:30am to 9:45amElementary Bike Rodeo
12:00pmPlay Day/FFA Petting ZooTrojan Field
4:00pmVarsity Softball vs. Red OakTrojan Field
May 23, 2024
All DayEnd of 2nd Semester- Last day of schoolEssex Community School
10:00amearly dismissalEssex Community School
10:30am8th Grade PromotionTrojan Hall
May 24, 2024
6:00pmPk-5th grade EYS Parent Meeting
May 25, 2024
9:00amSB Tourney @ Clarinda vs. MO Valley Far South Field
1:00pmSB Tourney @ Clarinda vs. Earlham Far South Field
May 27, 2024
All DayMemorial DayEssex Community School
May 28, 2024
5:30pmVarsity Softball vs. East Mills Trojan Field
7:30pmVarsity Baseball vs. East Mills
May 29, 2024
5:30pmVarsity Softball @ Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson High School
May 31, 2024
5:30pmVarsity Softball @ SidneySidney High School
7:00pmJV Softball @ SidneySidney High School
7:30pmVarsity Baseball @ Sidney
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Essex CSD offers the following CTE Programs: ● Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources ● Business, Finance, Marketing and Management ● Human Services ● Applied Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing Essex School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact the district's Equity Coordinator, Dr. Mike Wells, Superintendent, 111 Forbes St, Essex, IA 51638; Phone 712-379-3114; Email: wellsm@essex.k12.ia.us