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Be Ready for Weather-Related Late Start or School Closures
Audience: Homepage
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

Niche Listing Ranks District 205 Among Top 10 in Illinois
Audience: Homepage
York Community High School was ranked 28th out of 100 in Illinois. Sandburg Middle School was ranked 10th; Bryan Middle School was ranked 15th; and Churchville Middle School was 23rd among the top 100. All District 205 elementary schools also made... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 12/12/14

City's Commission On Youth Seeks Nominations for Exemplary Service Awards
Audience: Homepage
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

Cold and Flu Season Are Here; DuPage County Offers Helpful Guidelines
Audience: Homepage
Like many other school districts, Elmhurst District 205 is experiencing higher than usual absenteeism rates in its elementary and middle schools, due to fever, cough, etc. Some of these point to influenza-like illness, which the District nursing s... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 12/9/14

Senate Bill 16 Dies With the End of the 98th General Assembly
Audience: Homepage and PTA Council
According to State Representative Ron Sandack (R-Downers Grove), who led the opposition effort in the Western suburbs, the School Funding Reform Act of 2014, known as SB16, has died in the Illinois House. Elmhurst District 205 was expected to lose... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 12/5/14

2015 Thiems Grant Applications Now Available Online
Audience: Homepage
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

District 205 PTA Sponsors 13th Annual Summer Recreation Open House
Audience: Homepage
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: 12/2/14

District 205 Receives CHC Wellness "Culture of Health" Award
Audience: Homepage
CHC Wellness has selected Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 to receive its 2013-2014 Culture of Health Award, which will be presented to the Board at its December 16, 2014 meeting. This award recognizes District 205’s leadersh... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 11/25/14

Materials Available from the City's November 10 Heroin Forum
Audience: Homepage
The City of Elmhurst’s Commission on Youth sponsored a community education forum, “The New Face of Heroin, It’s Not What You Think,” on November 10. About 150 people turned out to hear featured speakers Dr. Richar... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 11/17/14

State of Illinois Releases Annual School Report Cards
Audience: Homepage, Bryan Middle School, Churchville Middle School, Edison Elementary School, Emerson Elementary School, Field Elementary School, Fischer Elementary School, Hawthorne Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Madison Early Childhood Center, Sandburg Middle School and York Community High School
The State of Illinois released the annual school report cards for 2013-14 on October 31, 2014. They are published on the District 205 website under District -> State School Report Cards or are available through the Illinois Report Card website ... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith, District Admin, Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205
Published: 11/4/14

Spring 2015 Consolidated Election: Filing Laws Have Changed
Audience: Homepage
Procedures for the coming April 7, 2015, Consolidated Election (including Board of Education seats) have changed significantly. For example, instead of picking up and filing nomination petition forms at their local school district office, candidat... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 9/29/14