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York National Merit Finalists 2020

Elmhurst Community Unit School District D205 congratulates nine York High School seniors, who were announced as Finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The seniors are: John Devine, Timothy Hradil, Aaron Ludkowski, Dylan Mahoney, Kol Rollins, James Sampson, Allison Splitstone, Matthew Splitstone and Paige Szipszky.

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In the ongoing monitoring of restrooms at York High School, student vandalism was discovered in restroom stalls containing language of self-harm and hate speech. This vandalism was also reported from a student and parent. D205 administrators and the Elmhurst Police Department thoroughly investigate any and all situations such as this, and believe it is important for parents and family members to have a full understanding of the situation. 

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The Elmhurst Board of Education approved the appointment of Dr. Kevin Rubenstein as the new Assistant Superintendent of Student Services. He will begin his duties on July 1, 2020.

Dr. Kevin Rubenstein comes to Elmhurst D205 from Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65 in Lake Bluff, IL where he served as Director of Student Services, Technology and Assessment.

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Welcome to 2020. People in education get two opportunities to celebrate the “New Year,” so why not take advantage of it?!

Just prior to the break, District 205 learned that the Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development has recognized the District as the state’s Exemplary District for Whole Child education for providing Healthy, Safe, Engaged, Supported and Challenged learning environments for students. 

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Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education and the City of Elmhurst are pleased to announce that an intergovernmental agreement has been finalized to address tax increment financing and longstanding stormwater relief issues. The D205 Board of Education voted to approve the collaborative IGA during a special meeting on Wednesday December 11, 2019 and the City Council followed with an approval during its regular council meeting December 16th. After several years of mediating and working towards this agreement, both parties are thrilled to move forward together.

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