Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference


Elm Middle School participates in the Leyden­-Norwood Athletic Conference (LNAC).

Ten schools belong to the conference. LNAC serves the communities of Elmwood Park, Franklin Park, Harwood Heights, Melrose Park, Norridge, River Grove, Rosemont and Schiller Park.

For directions to LNAC schools, click here.


Conference Sports


LNAC members compete in basketball, cross country, soccer, softball and volleyball, with boys and girls teams in each sport. The conference also sponsors cheerleading and scholastic bowl activities.

Mr. Bob Biedke serves as director.

For more information about the conference, including complete season schedules, visit the Leyden-Norwood website.


Recent Highlights for Elm


BASKETBALL

► Three consecutive undefeated seasons and conference titles in 8th­-grade boys basketball (2014­-15, 2015­-16, 2016-17) 

► An undefeated season and two conference titles in 7th­-grade boys basketball (undefeated season and title in 2013­-14, title in 2016-17)

► A conference championship in 8th­-grade girls basketball (2014)


CROSS COUNTRY

► A first-place individual performance and two team conference runner­-up finishes in girls cross country (individual champion and team runner-up in 2015, team runner-up in 2016)

► A conference championship in boys cross country (2016)


SOCCER

► Two conference championships in girls soccer (2014, 2017)


SOFTBALL

► An undefeated season and conference title in boys softball (2013)

► An undefeated season and conference title in girls softball (2010)


VOLLEYBALL

► A conference runner-up finish in 7th-grade girls volleyball (2016) 


Conference Members


Elm Middle School
7607 W. Cortland St.
Elmwood Park, IL 60707


Giles School
4251 N Oriole Ave.
Norridge, IL 60706


Hester Junior High School
2836 Gustav Street
Franklin Park, IL 60131


Lincoln Middle School
9750 Soreng Avenue
Schiller Park, IL 60176


Mannheim Middle School
2600 Hyde Park Avenue,
Melrose Park, IL 60164


Pennoyer Elementary School
5200 N. Cumberland Ave.
Norridge, IL 60706


Rhodes School
8931 West Fullerton Ave.
River Grove, IL 60171


River Grove School
2650 Thatcher Ave.
River Grove, IL  60171


Rosemont School
6101 Ruby Street
Rosemont, IL  60018


Union Ridge School
4600 N. Oak Park Ave.
Harwood Heights, IL 60706