Elmhurst, IL – Cheryl Porter, lovingly referred to as “Mama Cheryl” and considered the number one vocal coach in the world, Porter is returning to Sandburg Middle School on Thursday, March 9, 2023. Porter previously stopped by Sandburg Middle school in the fall of 2022 when eighth grade students planned a surprise event for the choir teacher, John Gaunt. Porter is returning to the school to vocal coach students in the choir department on solos from the Great American Songbook.
Elmhurst, IL – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 launched an inclusive and thorough search to find the next Sandburg Middle School Principal in January, immediately following the retirement announcement of the current principal. With a driving mission to bring in top talent that would ensure continued student growth and success, the rigorous multi-stepped process began.
York Performance in the Round Team Shares Message of Kindness With the State
– Earning the First State Championship title in school’s history at the Illinois High School Association Speech State Finals –
Elmhurst, IL – After back-to-back regional and sectional championships, the York Community High School Speech & Drama’s Performance in the Round (PIR) piece, “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse,” earned a state championship at the Illinois High School Association Speech State Final on Feb. 18 for the first time in the school’s history. The team of 12 students brought their 15-minute adaptation of Charlie Mackesy’s 2019 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year to compete against teams from across the state.
Elmhurst, IL – Following the resignation of the York High School Principal, the
Elmhurst District 205 administration immediately began an inclusive and
thorough search to find the next York Principal. With a mission to bring in top
talent to ensure continued student growth and success, the multi-stepped
The Elmhurst District 205 Board of Education has approved the appointment
of Ms. Jessica Hurt as the next leader of York High School.
Elmhurst, IL – Elmhurst School District 205 will join the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) in the eleventh statewide survey of school climate and learning conditions. The survey provides a unique opportunity for students, teachers and parents to have a voice in improving their schools. From January 24 through March 31, students in grades 4-12 and teachers will be asked to take a 25 -minute research-based survey to help identify strengths and weaknesses in their school’s learning environment. The parent survey supplement will also be administered during the same survey window. These surveys will serve as an opportunity for schools to reflect on progress since the last statewide implementation.
Elmhurst, IL – York Community High School proudly presents “Twelve Angry Men” on Feb. 2-4 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. in the Baker Auditorium. A play known for its origins as the teleplay by Reginald Rose and starring Henry Fonda, York Drama looks forward to breathing new life and improved commentary to this classic drama.
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The Illinois Music Educators Association (ILMEA) competitions are considered the most prestigious state-wide student recognition program in music education. This program recognizes some of the best musicians in the State of Illinois and rewards excellence on the part of individual students, while encouraging further music study and artistry.
Message from the Superintendent
January 13, 2023
Dear Elmhurst School District 205 Community,
It has been such a great couple of weeks getting to talk with so many students and hear about the exciting things that they did over winter break. Students and staff returned from break strong and dove right into the important work of teaching and learning.
Join us on December 15, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. for our next Conversation with the Superintendent where we will share a short presentation of the D205 Assessment System, followed by an opportunity to connect and talk with Superintendent Dr. Keisha Campbell and other District 205 administrators.
Location: Bridges Transition Center - 407 W. St. Charles Rd.
Time: 5:30 PM