District News

The York Album project is celebrating the release of its 7th album today! This winter’s album, "The Road Home", features thirteen different artists from York that have written and recorded original songs during the fall semester of this unprecedented school year. The album project is coordinated by York Music Teacher, Chris Gemkow, with audio engineering support by Grant Mitchell of Boulevard Studio in Oak Park. The York Album Project continues to highlight the incredible musical talent and creativity that exists at York High School.

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Beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2021, D205 schools will be handing out an optional shelf stable, one-day meal bag each day at dismissal time for students in grades K-12. Breakfast for the following morning is included in the bag as well. Families with allergy concerns or other dietary restrictions should contact your school nurse’s office to discuss your child’s specific situation before allowing your child to bring home a meal kit.  If you do not want your child to take a meal kit home, please tell your child and let the school nurse know. The food items offered in the lunch bag each day will vary. If your child is taking a meal kit home, please remind them that food is not to be eaten on the bus, and the food should not be shared with anyone due to concerns with food allergies and other dietary restrictions.  

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On January 18, 2021, the Elmhurst Police Department and Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 were notified of an incident that occurred on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the stadium. Sometime between 12:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, a group of adults gathered to play an informal soccer game at the field. During the course of their visit, the adults discovered two rope nooses hanging from the top of the metal bleachers.

Elmhurst Police evidence technicians have processed the scene at the football field. The incident is under active investigation by the Elmhurst Police Department as a possible hate crime to determine the motive and identify the suspect(s).  

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Last week, Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 and Elmhurst Park District finalized plans for the purchase and sale of the property at 407 W. St. Charles Road, commonly known as The Abbey. The $1.6 million deal makes room for the eventual relocation of the Park District’s senior center and a permanent solution for the York High School Transition Center. Both entities have long identified the need for larger space for the respective programs. Closing will take place in February 2021.

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