Communications team
Executive Director of Communications & PR
Bev Redmond Headshot
Bev Redmond
(630) 993-8863
Communications Coordinator
Kate Sampson Headshot

Kate Sampson
(630) 993-6679

Administrative Assistant - Communications & Alumni Relations

Jenna Ernst
(630) 941-4719


The Communications and Public Relations Office acts as a liaison between the school district and its various stakeholders including students, parents, employees and community members. This department coordinates various communication efforts, including print and online publications, Talk205 email and telephone messages, news releases and community engagement opportunities. Numerous additional programs are implemented through this office, including coordination with the Elmhurst District 205 Foundation, York Community High School alumni relations, volunteer recruitment and placement, as well as community/committee involvement. For more information, call 630-993-8863 or 630-941-4719.

What is Your Goal this School Year?

That is the question we asked our students on their first day of the 2019-2020 school year. Watch the video below to see their answers!

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2018 Award of Excellence
All Day Kindergarten Update
York Student Raises Money for Make-a-Wish Foundation
York Distinguished Alumni Program
Annual Report

2018 Award of Merit
What is a PLC?
#IgniteD205 Social Media Campaign

Past INSPRA Awards


2017 Award of Excellence 
Welcome to Elmhurst Community Unit
School District 205 Video

2017 Award of Merit 
York Distinguished Alumni Program
Focus 205 Community Engagement e-Newsletters
York Community High School Alumni Newsletters


2016 Award of Excellence 
Focus205 Community Engagement Mailers
Dukes of Distinction Program 2015

2016 Award of Merit 
Focus205 Community Engagment Website
York High School Alumni News


2015 Award of Excellence 
Alumni News 2014-15
Facilities at a Glance 2014-15
Dukes of Distinction Program 2014

2015 Award of Merit 
Budget at a Glance 2014
Dukes of Distinction Reception Video 2014


2014 Award of Excellence
York Distinguished Alumni Program


2013 Award of Merit
Facilities at a Glance 2012-13
Showtime, Fine Arts Program 2012-13


2012 Award of Excellence 
Budget at a Glance 2012