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Students from Bosse, Reitz, and Harrison High Schools were selected to sing and have formed a combined choir that will accompany the Liverpool Legends, this Saturday. Signature School student orchestra will also accompany the Beatles tribute band in their performance.

The concert is at 7 p.m. in the EVSC's Academy for Innovative Studies - Diamond auditorium, 2319 Stringtown Road. It is sponsored by the EVSC Friends and Alumni Association

Tickets to see the concert are available at www.evscschools.com/alumni for $25 prior to the concert; or $30 at the door.

Tim McIntosh, principal at Helfrich Park STEM Academy, was named “Educator of the Year” at Peabody Energy’s Leaders in Education Awards dinner Saturday night. Peabody Energy President-Americas Kemal Williamson and Indiana Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann announced McIntosh’s accolade at a celebration that included local academic, business and civic community members.

Marking the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four coming to America, “Come Together, Right Now with Liverpool Legends and EVSC” – a live concert featuring the Grammy-nominated Beatles tribute band of the same name – will take place on Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Academy of Innovative Studies-Diamond campus auditorium.  Doors open at 6 p.m. for the open seating event. Accompanying the Liverpool Legends during the performance will be the high school students from throughout the EVSC and Signature School.

Students in 12th grade from throughout Vanderburgh County are invited to apply for the $2,500 Mitch Daniels Leadership Foundation scholarship that will be awarded on September 16, 2014, at William Henry Harrison High School by representatives of the Daniels Foundation.

Students interested in applying for the Daniels Leadership Foundation scholarship must be high school seniors in Vanderburgh County. Applicants can click on the following link to obtain a  Mitch Daniels Leadership Foundation Scholarship Application. In addition, applicants must write and submit a 500-word (minimum) typed essay on the following topic:  “What is the greatest leadership challenge your generation will face as it relates to the State of Indiana?”

The Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation will be rolling out a new visitor sign in system over the coming weeks, so that all schools and other EVSC buildings will have increased safety, and will expedite the sign in process for regular visitors and volunteers.

The Evansville Teachers Association (ETA) and the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC) have reached a tentative agreement on the 2014-15 collective bargaining agreement.  Formal collective bargaining for teachers legally could not begin until August 1.

The tentative agreement:
•    Provides for a salary increase for the 2014-15 school year
•    Includes a compensation model that provides increases to base salary for teachers who qualify

Other details included in the tentative agreement will be held until they can be shared with all members at upcoming general teachers’ meetings.

First day of school in the EVSC is Monday, Aug. 11.  For all of your back to school needs and questions please click here.  Be sure to scroll down the webpage after clicking to see all of the attached documents regarding bus transportation, immunizations, school hours, and more.

EVSC schools will operate under new school hours this year:

Have you been wondering about school lunch changes due to new regulations from the USDA?  This video with Director of Food and Nutrition Linda Eidson may help answer your questions.  Click here.

“We are very pleased with the continued increase in our students’ ISTEP+ scores,” said EVSC Superintendent David Smith. “We have more students who are now passing the test at even higher levels in mathematics (Pass+), surpassing the state’s expectation for ‘proficient’ on the test.”  Each grade level increased between 2%-7% in the number of students scoring at the Pass+ level in math.

Enrollment days have been set for all elementary, K-8, junior high and middle schools in the EVSC.  They will be Tuesday, July 29 - Friday, August 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; except for Aug. 5, which will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.(only).

High school enrollment begins Friday, Aug. 1 and is by appointment only. To make an appointment, call: