PTA Council Sponsors Legislative Forum on February 23
According to the Illinois Constitution, “The State has the primary responsibility for financing the system of public education.”  Yet local property taxpayers in District 205 fund approximately 90% of the total cost of educating o... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 1/27/15

13th Annual Summer Recreation Open House This Wednesday
Mark your calendar to attend the PTA Council's 13th annual Summer Recreation Open House. This is a free event open to all families in Elmhurst and neighboring communities. Plan to bring your children to browse the tables of various organizatio... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 1/23/15

Institute Day, January 30; President's Day, February 16
Reminder: There will be no school for students on Friday, January 30, an Institute Day for teachers. In addition, there will be no school for students and staff on Monday, February 16, Presidents' Day. To view the scho... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 1/22/15

2015 Illinois 5-Essentials Parent Survey Available Online
Teachers, parents, and middle and high school students across Illinois have the opportunity to participate in the Illinois 5-Essentials Survey. This survey was designed to generate a detailed picture of the inner workings of your child's ... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 1/22/15

Special Message from the Superintendent
After a 42-year educational career, I have made the difficult decision to retire from Elmhurst District 205 at the end of the 2014-15 school year. It has been an exceptional journey, and I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity ... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 1/15/15

Purchase Silver Ball Tickets Now, Before They're All Gone!
The District 205 Foundation's Silver Ball 25th Anniversary celebration and fundraiser will be held at the fabulously refurbished Drake Oak Brook hotel on February 7th. Ticket price includes beverages, plated dinner and a variety of musical ent... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 1/14/15

City Seeks Crossing Guards for District 205 Locations
The City of Elmhurst is now hiring part-time School Crossing Guards. Open positions are available for Regular and Relief Crossing Guards during the school year. Lead a safe environment for our children and become a staff member of the Elmhurst Pol... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 1/13/15

Be Ready for Weather-Related Late Start or School Closures
Five years ago, District 205 implemented a Late Start plan as an alternative to cancelling school for an entire day due to an emergency, such as inclement weather. A Late Start schedule (not to be confused with Student Late Arrival days) would be ... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 12/15/14

City's Commission On Youth Seeks Nominations for Exemplary Service Awards
Know an amazing kid? The City of Elmhurst’s Commission on Youth is currently seeking nominees for its annual Exemplary Youth Service Awards, which will be presented on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Sandburg Middle School. Nominations are... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 12/10/14

2015 Thiems Grant Applications Now Available Online
Since 1990, 552 grants totaling $1,358,954 have been awarded through the Thiems Grant program, sponsored by the District 205 Foundation for Educational Excellence. The program is named in memory of the late Dr. Russell Thiems, Superintendent of Di... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 12/2/14


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