District 401 Photo Galleries
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 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!
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.
Elmwood Elementary students raised more than $1,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts thanks to their "Hats for Houston" fundraiser. By donating $1 or more, students were allowed to wear their hats inside school for a day. Thanks to all of our donors!
This year's Curriculum Night took place Thursday, Aug. 24, as parents got a chance to sample their children's schedules, meet Elm's teachers and learn about the school's courses.
The Marching Tigers traveled to Champaign to perform with the U of I Marching Illini during halftime of the Illinois football season opener at Memorial Stadium. Check inside for photos!
Elm Middle School students spent a good portion of Monday, Aug. 21, participating in Google circuit training. They rotated through multiple sessions in which they learned the essentials for navigating through the school's new Google-based instructional technology.
Elm Middle School students began the 2017-18 academic year Wednesday, Aug. 16, with a busy schedule of classes, including an introduction to expectations about positive student behavior.
It was standing-room only in the Elmwood Elementary School cafeteria the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 16, as parents got a preview of the 2017-18 school year. Meanwhile in the school gym, students enjoyed an opening-day assembly on character education.
Students and parents gathered outside John Mills Elementary School early Wednesday, Aug. 16, to wait for the official start of the 2017-18 school year. When the bell finally sounded, students followed their teachers inside for a busy and productive first day of school!
EPHS students didn't waste any time getting down to business as the 2017-18 academic year got underway. They spent the better of the first day of school immersed in Google circuit training.