EPHS News Articles

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).

The arrival of winter means snow and frigid temps. Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade explains how District 401 handles weather-related school closings.

With crowd-pleasing favorites such as "Day by Day" and an uplifting message, "Godspell" took center stage Oct. 27-29 as the 2017 EPHS Fall Musical.

The 2017 EPHS Fall Musical, "Godspell," will be performed this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 27-29), and we invited director Noah Pligge to tell us about the show.

For only the second time in a quarter century, the EPHS Tigers have qualified for the IHSA football playoffs. The team travels to Genoa-Kingston this Saturday.

EPHS seniors and juniors got a chance to meet with representatives from more than 20 colleges and universities at the school's well-attended 2017 College Fair.

Meet Our New EPHS Faculty

September 12, 2017

With the school year in full swing, you've probably noticed some new faces among the EPHS faculty. Besides our principal, Mr. Douglas Wildes, we have 10 newcomers. If you haven't already met them, check inside!

When students arrived for the start of the 2017-18 school year, they were greeted by EPHS's first new principal since 2002: Mr. Douglas Wildes. Check inside for a Q&A!

What did you do over your summer vacation? For 20 EPHS students, a trip to the Central American nation of Costa Rica highlighted their time away from school.

EPHS students had a busy return to school as they spent much of their day learning the essentials of the school's new Google-based instructional technology.