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A big shout out to the following students who have been selected for the District Band Festival! These students auditioned and were selected from the best musicians within Chittenden County. They will join their peers for a 2 day festival hosted at CVU in November. If you get the opportunity, please join me in congratulating them!  Read More

It's the time of year when our AVPA seniors present their Senior Community Capstone Projects, in which they use their talents to give back to the community in some meaningful way.   Read More

Teddy Ninh, a junior at Essex High School, won “Best of Show” for his duck painting for the State of Vermont in the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest. This program is administered b the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior. Students from all over the state research waterfowl anatomy and habitat and then illustrate their knowledge by drawing, painting or sketching a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl   Read More

First Annual Essex Jazz Festival on Tuesday, May 6th at 7pm in Essex High School Auditorium  Read More

EHS chorus concert is set for May 21 at 7:00pm. This is a long, but special concert as we pay tribute to our 23 seniors enrolled in one of the choral classes. Each will present a very short solo of their choice and all of the choral ensembles will perform.   Read More

Essex filmmakers The Action 5 ( Ben Kagan, Adam Potasiewicz, Lukas Armstrong-Laird, Andrew Cimonetti, Nate Miles, Zack Falls, Jeff Kent, Rembrandt Otto-Meyer) once again took Best Overall Film in The 50 Hour film contest for their film DISCHARGE.  Read More

Sign ups for AVPA and the STEM Academy will close on Friday, April 18. The Academies are places where you can explore your passion for creativity and exploration, this recent video from WCAX highlights a fun collaborative effort between art and science at Essex High School. If you have any questions about the Academies, please see Mr. Pauly in the band room or Mrs. Smith in the math office. (watch video) ->  Read More

It's not often that our students get to work with Grammy award winning artists, but that's exactly what happened at this morning's EJO rehearsal. Pianist and band leader, Arturo O'Farrill is in town for his gig at the Flynn on 04/19/2014 night and swung by to work with our musicians.  Read More

There will be a Parent/Student information night on AVPA and STEM on Monday, January 27 beginning at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. The Academy for Visual and Performing Arts will present from 7 to 7:30 what the student experience will be for the 2014-2015 school year. There will be opportunities for questions and comments. Academy pathways are opportunities for students to focus in on these specific areas of interest, while at Essex High School, to better prepare them for college and career aspirations.   Read More

January 31st and February 12th - EHS Coffee House: Open Mic Night at 7:00 pm in Cafeteria.  Read More

Enjoy a fabulous meal and swing away those winter blues at the Essex Bands annual spaghetti dinner and dance on Saturday, January 25th.   Read More

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