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Iowa Cheer Honor Squad

Kirsten Kalkas was selected to represent Essex for the Iowa Cheer Honor Squad. The Iowa Cheerleading Coaches’ Association and the Iowa High School Athletic Association are proud to sponsor the Iowa Cheer Honor Squad. This squad will perform at the half time of the two Iowa High School Football Championship Games on Friday, November 17, 2023. There will be almost 250 cheerleaders participating in this event, representing ICCA . . .

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NHS New Inductees

Essex High School held its annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony Thursday, Nov. 9, in Trojan Hall.  Existing members Tony Racine, Brooke Burns and Tori Burns welcomed new members Bradley Franks, Cynthia Swain, and Lydia Edwards. The EHS NHS Chapter is under the advisement of Kathleen Johnson. (Photo provided) 

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February 2024
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February 1, 2024
3:45pm to 5:45pmHS Girls Basketball Practice- 3:45-5:30Allen Stuart Gymnasium
6:00pmEssex vs. East Union
7:15pmBoys JV vs. East Union
2
February 2, 2024
All DayDate to Donate Fundraiser begins
1:30pmearly dismissalEssex Community School
1:45pmElementary Cheer Camp
6:00pmGirls Varsity Basketball @ East MillsEast Mills High School
7:15pmBoys Varsity Basketball @ East MillsEast Mills High School
3
February 3, 2024
All DayState Large Group SpeechAnkeny Centennial High School
4
February 4, 2024
TBDEYS Basketball Camp
5
February 5, 2024
3:45pm to 5:45pmHS Girls Basketball Practice- 3:45-5:30Allen Stuart Gymnasium
6:00pm to 8:00pmGirls Varsity Basketball @ Diagonal Diagonal Community School
6
February 6, 2024
No Time ListedElementary Cheer performs during halftimes
All DaySenior NightAllen Stuart Gymnasium
5:45pmPage County Spelling Bee
6:00pmGirls Varsity Basketball vs GriswoldEssex High School
7:15pmBoys Varsity Basketball vs GriswoldEssex High School
7
February 7, 2024
2:30pmMacho Mania Volleyball Game- Open to the public
6:30pmAfter Prom Parent MeetingMrs. Johnson's room
8
February 8, 2024
3:45pmDLT meetingConference Room
7:00pmGirls District Basketball at BedfordTBD
9
February 9, 2024
All DayCNA to IWCC Shen Campus
12:45pmJunior & Senior meetings during HRHomeroom
1:30pmearly dismissalEssex Community School
2:30pm to 4:30pmPlay Rehearsal
7:00pmBoys Basketball vs. Hamburg Allen Stuart Gymnasium
10
February 10, 2024
All DayACT TestTBD
All DayBoys District Wrestling MeetUnderwood High School
5:00pm to 7:00pmSweetheart Dance- Middle School 5-7 PM
8:00pm to 11:00pmSweetheart Dance- High School 8-11 PM
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February 12, 2024
All DayBoys Basketball DistrictsTBD
3:30pm to 5:00pmPlay Rehearsal
13
February 13, 2024
All DayProgress Report DueEssex Community School
All DayTarkio Tech Rep Visit
All Day7-8th Field Trip to KC
3:30pm to 5:00pmPlay Rehearsal
14
February 14, 2024
No Time Listed2-5th grade field trip to Porters Lake
1:30pmEarly DismissalEssex Community School
1:30pm to 3:00pmPlay Rehearsal
4:00pmParent Teacher Conferences 4-8PMEssex Community School
5:30pm to 6:30pmTitle 1 Parent Meeting
15
February 15, 2024
All DayBoys Basketball DistrictsTBD
All DayNo SchoolEssex Community School
8:00amParent Teacher Conferences 8AM-12PMEssex Community School
9:30am to 11:00amPlay Rehearsal
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February 16, 2024
All DayNo SchoolEssex Community School
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February 17, 2024
All DayAll State Large Group FestivalISU
All DayNational FFA Week
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February 18, 2024
All DayNational FFA Week
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February 19, 2024
All DayNo School- President's DayEssex Community School
All DayGirls & Boys Track Practice StartsEssex Community School
All DayNational FFA Week
20
February 20, 2024
All DayBoys Basketball DistrictsTBD
All DayNational FFA Week - Dress Like a Farmer Day
5:00pm to 7:00pmPlay Rehearsal
21
February 21, 2024
All DayNational FFA Week - Drive Your Tractor to School Day
5:00pm to 7:00pmPlay Rehearsal
6:00pmBoard Meeting
22
February 22, 2024
All DayCC Individual Speech @ East MillsEast Mills High School
All DayNational FFA Week - $1 to Wear a Hat to School Day
5:00pm to 7:00pmPlay Rehearsal
23
February 23, 2024
All DayNational FFA Week - FFA Pride - Wear Blue & Gold Day
12:45pmFFA Meeting during HRMrs. Sampers room
12:45pmJunior & Senior meetings during HRHomeroom
1:30pmearly dismissalEssex Community School
2:30pm to 4:00pmPlay Rehearsal
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February 24, 2024
All DayDistrict Individual Speech ContestTBD
All DayNational FFA Week
7:00am to 10:00amFarmer's Breakfast- All Public Invited! 7-10 amTrojan Hall
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February 26, 2024
All DayGirls State Basketball TournamentTBD
4:30pmJH Wrestling @ Rock Port
5:00pm to 7:00pmPlay Rehearsal
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February 27, 2024
All DayGirls State Basketball TournamentTBD
5:00pmJH Wrestling @ Tarkio
5:00pm to 7:00pmPlay Rehearsal
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February 28, 2024
All DayGirls State Basketball TournamentTBD
5:00pm to 7:00pmPlay Rehearsal
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February 29, 2024
All DayGirls State Basketball TournamentTBD
5:00pm to 7:00pmChili/ Potato Soup Dinner for After Prom Fundraiser
6:30pmPOPS Concert
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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