EPHS News Articles

EPHS Homecoming Week begins Monday, Sept. 24, and Disney is the theme. Check inside for a preview, including details about the Sept. 29 Homecoming Dance!

After a rigorous application and examination process, EPHS Athletic Director Douglas Noyes has been certified by the nation's top athletic administrators' organization.

You've probably noticed several newcomers among this year's EPHS faculty. Check inside to learn more about Ms. Battista, Ms. Bell, Ms. Shafer and Ms. Stankiewicz!

EPHS students and families came out in big numbers this week to pick up student Chromebooks for 2018-19, marking the start of the District's 1:1 era.

Ms. Kyleen Coia's knowledge of EPHS goes back to her own days as a visiting high school basketball player. Check inside to learn more about the school's new AP.

EPHS's new dean, Ms. Katie Plum, brings expert Spanish language skills to the job, as well as plenty of classroom experience and a commitment to equity in education.

Elmwood Park athletes will soon be hard at work practicing for their 2018 fall teams. Football leads the way on Monday, Aug. 6, followed by seven other teams later that week.

Kick off the 2018-19 EPHS sports year by attending Black & Gold Night on Friday, Aug. 17. Cheer on the Tigers in six sports — plus enjoy band and cheer performances!

The "1:1" era at EPHS has arrived! Each student will be assigned a Chromebook for the new school year. Students can pick up their devices during the week of Aug. 6-10.

Led by valedictorian Talia Nuzzo, more than 220 students said farewell to Elmwood Park High School in a ceremony held May 20. Congrats to the newest Tiger alums!

Eight EPHS boys track and field athletes qualified for the IHSA Class 2A state meet thanks to their impressive performances at the recent Glenbard South sectional.

Elmwood Park High School has just landed the No. 53 spot in U.S. News' latest rankings of Illinois public high schools — and it's made the top 10 percent nationally as well.

A district on the move — that's the message that came through loud and clear at Dr. Wade's first annual State of the District presentation. Check inside for video and slides.

What a night! EPHS Gym was the place to be when the District held "Into the Cloud," a community event showcasing how technology is transforming the classroom.

WYSE is an ultra-challenging academic contest that EPHS has never competed in — until now. Congratulations to our sectional runner-up trailblazers on their achievements!

Eight EPHS artists earned recognition for their skills, winning a total of 12 awards in Triton College's 2018 High School Art Contest. Check inside for their work!

EPHS and Elm students participated in a nationwide school walkout to honor the victims of the recent Florida school shootings. Read an update from Dr. Wade.

District 401's upcoming technology event, "Into the Cloud," is sure to be memorable — not least because the April 5 showcase will be DJed by EPHS's own Justin Eigenbauer!

The 2018 EPHS Spring Musical, "Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella," will be performed March 9-11, and we invited director Noah Pligge to tell us all about the show.

Ready to see what technology has to offer D401 students? Want to try out a few apps or even play some video games? Then the "Into the Cloud" tech event is for you!

Seniors Joey Giurini and Olsi Rama have once again qualified for the IHSA individual state wrestling finals. This is Joey's second trip to state and Olsi's third. Go, Tigers!

More than a dozen sports camps will be offered this summer at EPHS. Regardless of age, grade or sport, there's a camp for just about any student athlete!

With the fall semester winding down, the EPHS Band Program's annual Winter Concert brought the cheer with performances by the school's Jazz Band and Concert Band.

The EPHS Choir Program's annual Holiday Concert featured memorable performances by the school's Chorale, Concert Choir and Swing Choir — not to mention a few EPHS alums!

Twenty-four members of the EPHS Class of 2018 have been recognized for their academic achievements by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).