District 401 Photo Galleries
From student-built hovercrafts to student-built robots, EPHS Gym was packed with displays and activities when District 401 held "Into the Cloud," a community event showcasing how technology is transforming the classroom. Check inside for photos from the big night!
Greetings! If you visited the photo booth at our April 5 tech event, "Into the Cloud," this is where you'll find your downloadable pictures. We hope you had a great time at the event learning about how technology fits into District 401's educational vision!
The ECC recently celebrated the birthday of one of America's most beloved children's writers: Dr. Seuss! Our students took part in activities related to such classics as "Cat in the Hat" and "Green Eggs and Ham." And they had plenty of oobleck to play with, too!
EPHS and Elm students participated in a nationwide walkout on March 14 to honor the victims of the recent Florida school shootings. Students at District 401's other schools participated in learning activities related to the walkout. Check inside for photos.
Are you ready to celebrate the arts? Then come on out to the 2018 John Mills Art Show! The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the school gym. Art teacher Mr. Todd Siegel has organized the show. Check out some of his students at work!
The 2018 EPHS Spring Musical, "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella," will be performed March 9-11 in the school auditorium. Cast, crew and musicians have been hard at work getting ready for opening night. Check inside for photos from a recent rehearsal session!
More than 100 parents and students turned out for District 401's STEMscopes Parent & Community Night, held Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Elm Middle School. The event gave attendees a chance to learn more about the District's science curriculum for grades K-8.
Andrew Ticao, a John Mills 6th grader, won the District 401 Spelling Bee for the third straight year as students from Mills and Elmwood Elementary Schools demonstrated their spelling skills yet again. Anastasia Prodanchuk, an Elmwood 6th grader, finished as runner-up.
The EPHS Jazz Band and Concert Band performed their annual Winter Concert inside a packed EPHS Auditorium on Dec. 20. And what a concert it was, with Mr. Kyle Rhoades leading his student musicians in a virtuoso musical celebration of the holiday season!
The Choir Program's annual Holiday Concert took place inside a packed EPHS Auditorium on Dec. 13. And what a concert it was, with memorable performances by the school's Chorale, Concert Choir and Swing Choir — not to mention a few EPHS alums!
Our student musicians celebrated the holiday season with the school's annual Winter Concert — and what a concert it was! Enthusiastic classmates and family members packed the school gym to enjoy memorable performances by the Elmwood Band and Elmwood Choir.
Our students and their families weren't shy about getting into the holiday spirit at the annual ECC Winter Concert. The show took place Dec. 14 at John Mills Elementary School. ECC parents and family members packed the school gym to cheer on their students!
Our student musicians recently celebrated the holiday season with the school's annual Winter Concert. And what a concert it was! Enthusiastic classmates and family members packed the school gym to enjoy memorable performances by the John Mills Choir and John Mills Band.
Our student musicians recently ushered in the holiday season with the school's annual Winter Concert. And what a concert it was! Enthusiastic friends and family members packed the school gym to enjoy memorable performances by the Elm Choir and Elm Band.
To the delight of ECC students, puppeteer Dave Herzog recently visited the school, where he performed two shows featuring his hand-carved marionettes. See what all the excitement was about!
With crowd-pleasing favorites such as "Day by Day" and an uplifting message, the 2017 EPHS Fall Musical, "Godspell," was performed Oct. 27-29. Check inside for photos from this musical retelling of parables from the Gospels.
The 2017 EPHS Fall Musical, "Godspell," will be performed this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 27-29) in the school auditorium. Cast and crew have been hard at work for almost two months. Check inside for photos from a recent rehearsal session!
State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly (D-78th District) spent several hours recently with some of her younger constituents as she visited social studies classes at Elm Middle School. Students asked her plenty of questions, and Rep. Lilly came away impressed!
EPHS seniors and juniors considering their higher education options got a chance to meet with representatives from more than 20 colleges and universities at the school's recent College Fair.
The Elmwood PATT's first Scholastic Book Fair of 2017-18 was a great success as students and parents supported their school with lots of purchases — and enthusiasm for reading! Check inside for photos from the weeklong event.
The John Mills PTA's first Scholastic Book Fair of 2017-18 was a great success as students and parents supported their school with lots of purchases — and enthusiasm for reading! Check inside for photos from the weeklong event.
The Elmwood PATT Scholastic Book Fair is coming up soon, and Elmwood students sure do like to read! Second-grade teacher Ms. Sandra Katsantones and 3rd-grade teacher Ms. Mary Vravosinos recently invited us into their classrooms so we could see for ourselves!
ECC's Fall 2017 Open House took place Wednesday, Sept. 13, as parents got a chance to talk with faculty about course offerings and expectations while their children participated in a variety of activities in classrooms and the school's all-purpose room.
The John Mills PTA Scholastic Book Fair is coming up soon, and Mills students sure do like to read! Third-grade teacher Ms. Traci Dean and 5th-grade teacher Ms. Elizabeth Murray recently invited us into their classrooms so we could see for ourselves!
This year's EPHS Open House took place Wednesday, Aug. 30, as parents and students got a chance to meet with teachers about course offerings, discuss expectations with administrators, and talk with student leaders, coaches and sponsors about extracurricular opportunities.