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ETHS ID Requirements, Summer Hours, & Construction Closures

May 21, 2024


Beginning June 3 through July 26, ETHS will operate on a Monday through Thursday summer work schedule. District offices will be closed to the public on Fridays, and Prep to ETHS does not meet on Fridays in June. All other summer school courses will be in session on Friday, June 7 and Friday, June 14. Regular hours will resume Monday, July 29. 


In addition, construction and renovation projects will take place at ETHS July 11-28. There will be limited access to the ETHS building during this period and at certain times when all staff are in required meetings or training. Please note the following information:


To support our commitment to create a safe, welcoming environment for our students, staff, and visitors, ETHS is implementing a new process of scanning student IDs.

Beginning May 29 and moving forward, all ETHS students will scan in with their student ID to enter the building at all times. Please allow extra time for scanning to ensure you get to your class, practice, rehearsal, or event on time.


Summer School (May 29 - July 10): Summer School Sessions 1 and 2 will take place primarily in the South, West, and East wings. Students attending summer school may enter through Entrance 1 (Dodge Avenue) or Entrance 2 (Wildkit Drive).

The Summer School office will be located in the Deans’ Office (H109; use Entrance 1). The Summer School office staff includes the director, secretary, dean(s), counselor, and social worker. The office will be open from 7:30am – 2:00pm, Monday-Thursday, and can be reached at (847) 424-7950. For more information, visit the Summer School web page.


ETHS Closed for Construction:

To allow time to complete several construction projects, we will limit access to ETHS from July 11-28.  - Essential personnel only

    • During this period, the Gym Wing will remain open.

    • In addition, 12-month offices in other wings will be able to schedule visitors to conduct district business on a limited basis. Visitors will only be able to access the ETHS building by appointment. 


The Gym Wing will be closed August 4-11. This will allow us time to prepare athletic facilities for the upcoming school year.


Staff Institute Days: August 8-9; Building closed Aug. 8: ETHS will be closed on Thursday, August 8, to welcome back staff for our opening institute day. Visitors will not be able to conduct general business in the school on this day, as all staff members will be involved in institute training sessions. The high school will reopen on August 9, at 9:30am. 



The first day of school for students is Monday, August 12, 2024.