The Essex District High School Grade 11 Leadership class is participating in the Purse Project, a charitable fundraiser event where they are collecting gently used purses, baby products, toiletries and feminine hygiene products. Classes at EDHS began donating on October 20th ,2019. Since then, they have brought in over 300 purses and 5000 total items. The Purse Project is a global charity that helps support local women suffering social issues such as poverty, abuse, assault and human trafficking. The students of EDHS have participated with enthusiasm, donating with their hearts to help the local women in need. On November 21st students from the leadership and STEPS classes packaged all 5000 items in purses to prepare for delivery on the 28th. They will be donating all items collected to local charities including The Salvation Army, Hiatus House, Downtown Mission, House of Sophrosyne, Well-come Centre, and The LaSalle Hangout.
Written by: Mitchell Girard and Hudson Colasanti
The Essex DHS English Department will be having a fundraiser at Indigo St. Clair Beach from 6-8 PM on Tuesday January 14, 2020.
The Essex Red Raiders Senior Boys Volleyball team was crowned WECSSA Champions on Saturday November 9 at St. Clair College. The Raiders won in three tightly contested games against the Tecumseh Vista Vortex. Congratulation to the coaches and players on a strong showing and for representing Essex with class. The Raiders took the SWOSSA Gold Medal on Thursday November 14 in four games against Great Lakes Secondary School from Sarnia. The Raiders will travel to Stratford to compete at OFSAA on Wednesday November 20, 2019. Well done and good luck Raiders!