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PTA Council

Welcome to the District 205 PTA Council

The Elmhurst District 205 PTA Council is comprised of PTA Presidents from each of our local PTAs, including York High School's PTSA. 

The PTA Council provides an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and information between the local PTAs within District 205.  The Council disseminates Illinois and National PTA updates, sponsors an annual community forum in conjunction with the District 205 Board of Education, organizes an annual open house of area summer camps for children, and raises funds for scholarships awarded to York High School graduating Seniors each year. 

PTA Council Presents: A Review of Middle School Recommendations

Join the PTA Council on Tuesday, January 16, beginning at 7:00 PM in the York High School Commons for an overview of the middle school recommendations. PTA Council officers will moderate a question-and-answer session between parents of middle school students and the District 205 administration.

PTA Council Scholarships

The District 205 PTA Council works hard to raise funds throughout the school year in order to award a number of scholarships to graduating York High School Seniors.


The Elmhurst Council of PTA's Scholarship is a one-year, non-renewable award, given to York Community High School (York) seniors. Award amounts are determined by the scholarship committee after the completion of its fundraisers. Applications are available in the York College & Career Resource Center.


Deadlines for the 2018 awards will be posted as soon as the information is available. If you have questions, please contact the PTA Council Scholarship Chairs, 



Applicant must be a high school senior graduating from York planning to enroll in an accredited college, university, community college, trade or technical school in the fall. There are 3 scholarship criteria Academic, Commended, and General.





GPA of 3.965 or higher


GPA of 3.964 - 3.3


GPA of 3.29 or lower



Members of the Elmhurst Council of PTA Scholarship Committee will award scholarships based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the Student Statement
  • Involvement in school activities and positions of leadership
  • Participation in non-school activities
  • Public services, hobbies, work experience
  • Other interests
  • Scholastic ability


Determination of the scholarship winners is made in mid-April. Recipients will receive an invitation to the York Scholarship Awards Night.



This scholarship will be payable upon receipt of proof of enrollment. Payment will be made directly to the educational institution.



Next Meeting

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

7:00 p.m.

All Meetings are held at the District 205 Offices

162 York Road

PTA Council Officers

President Casey Braun
President-Elect Kristi Amendola
Treasurer Jill Hayes
Corresponding Secretary Jill Kelley
Recording Secretary Allison Dondlinger
VP Programs open
VP Scholarship/ Ways&Means Emily Bastedo and Heidi Maier