Elmhurst, IL – York Community High School students and staff have raised over $25,000 in support of the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. Joining 17 other school teams in the fundraiser, York is on track to raise the highest amount of any of the participating teams and you can still help them with their goal!
Elmhurst, IL – Ossuary, noun, os·su·ary; ˈä-shə-ˌwer-ē - This is the word that Sean Gibbons, eighth grader from Bryan Middle School in Elmhurst School District 205, confidently spelled to become the official winner of the DuPage County Regional Spelling Bee this week. Sean will now move on to represent DuPage County, competing against more than 200 spellers from across the country and around the world.
Elmhurst, IL – The York High School Interact Club, a division of Rotary, is doing their part to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In 2022, club members set out on a mission to launch a service project to provide support for breast cancer patients. The club created a plan and set forth to complete an interactive project to make hand-sewn pillows for breast cancer survivors to use after undergoing surgery. Continuing the project this year, students completed their pillows this month and are excited to be able to continue providing support to help those who are battling breast cancer.
Elmhurst, IL – The data released today in the 2023 Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)
for District 205 shows a strong return on investments with multiple areas increasing
beyond predictions after a year focused on data, research and implementation of new
curricula and professional development. The annual Report Card data provides a detailed
look at each school’s progress on multiple areas including academics, student success,
school culture and climate, and financial investments. Elmhurst District 205 students
demonstrated significant academic achievements in many areas, compared to prior years and again this year all schools in District 205 have received the top two designations of
Exemplary or Commendable.
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 is a national leader in future-ready learning. The District currently serves more than 8,000 students who reside primarily in the City of Elmhurst and small portions of Oak Brook, Bensenville and Addison.