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:

The EVSC is again sponsoring Townsquare Media’s “Back 2 School Expo” at Eastland Mall on Saturday, July 26. It will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and will offer a variety of booths with information and items associated with students going back to school. The EVSC booth will again present demonstrations on the Promethean Board, and this year have a special session on how parents can see their child’s class scores, discipline history, and attendance record through RDS Parent Access. There will also be opportunities for children to see and play instruments; as well as a chance for families to talk with the Office of Transportation about their bussing needs.  Much information about the EVSC will also be available for families to pick up at the booth.

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.

EVSC Alumnus Bryce Bunner, who plays violin with the Airforce Strings Band, shares his view of the early years of his life in Evansville and EVSC schools.  Click here to view video.

Recent North High School graduate Raegan Ball was announced recently as this year’s Young Artist of the Year through the Mayor’s Art Awards.  The Mayor’s Arts Award is a prestigious honor give to individuals whose contributions to the arts have had a significant impact on the community.

Raegan has been involved the EVSC/PEF Summer Musical and just this past year organized a musical, “The Last Five Years,” with Claire Wright which raised more than $6,000 for EVSC special needs students. The project earned the duo this year’s Jefferson Award.

The EVSC School Board heard information on June 16 regarding classroom resource rental rates for the 2014-15 school year. High School and Grades 6-8 rental rates are down slightly.  Elementary rates are up on average slightly less than $13, due to new state-mandated materials for K-5 reading. Last year these resources were included at no charge by the book publisher, but this year there is a charge for the materials. Final vote will be June 30.

Rates being considered include:

Deaconess is hosting the EVSC/Deaconess 24th annual Health Science Institute from Sunday, June 1, through Saturday, June 14. The two-week program allows high school students to experience first hand the wonders of medicine and gives them insight into a variety of medical careers.

Students attending the Health Science Institute receive one semester of high school credit. During the two-weeks, 31 students will interact with health care professionals and observe a variety of procedure throughout the hospital. They will learn about many areas of medicine, including acupuncture, cardiology, radiology, phlebotomy, obstetrics, gerontology, physical medicine, anesthesia and holistic medicine. 

Plan now to attend the upcoming meetings of the EVSC Board of School Trustees this school year.  The entire schedule can be found by clicking here.

Are you looking for a career change?  Driving our future with part-time hours and full-time benefits is the message that the EVSC’s Office of Transportation wants people to know about school bus drivers. To help get that message out and to find new drivers, the EVSC is hosting a Bus Driver Career Fair on Wednesday, June 11, from 8 a.m. to noon at Bosse High School.

The career fair will give interested individuals an opportunity to get behind the wheel of a school bus and talk with EVSC Bus Transportation management. EVSC trainers also will be available to answer any questions related to driving a school bus such as work schedule, licensing, school bus laws and more. In addition, the EVSC will be holding on-the-spot interviews for interested individuals.

The Indiana Department of Education has offered access to families to over 5,000 books online this summer, to keep students reading.  The website, MyON may be located by clicking here.  Complete directions are including in the information.