Elm News & Announcements

PLEASE NOTE: This page displays the 10 most recent Elm news articles. For the complete archive of news articles published on this site, please click here.

Sam LaBarbera and sons Joe and Sammy

1990 EPHS graduate Sam LaBarbera was MVP on two Tiger golf teams, and he passed along his love of the sport to his sons, Joe and Sammy, the latest stars of EPHS golf.

Buildings & Grounds Director Michael Scheidt

Meet Michael Scheidt, a 1992 EPHS graduate and District 401's new Buildings & Grounds chief. He succeeds Joseph Sierra, who served from July 2018 to November 2022.

Chalkboard with dates of Fall 2022 Parent-Teacher Conferences: Nov. 2 & 3

Fall 2022 Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held in person at all District 401 schools on Wednesday, Nov. 2, and Thursday, Nov. 3. Sign up now online via PowerSchool.

Back to School graphic

The first day of classes is fast approaching on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Here are a few resources and reminders to help prepare for a successful start to the new school year!

Jairus Ponce receives the Cougar Pride Award

It was time to put middle school in the rearview mirror for some 220 students as Elm held its 2022 commencement ceremony on May 22. Good luck, graduates!

Elm Scholastic Bowl team members

For the third time since 2018, Elm Scholastic Bowl team members qualified for and competed in the national championship tournament. Way to go, Cougars!

Logo of the National Honor Society

As proud family members looked on, the latest group of Elm inductees entered the ranks of the prestigious National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony held May 3.

West40 logo

Each year West40, a nonprofit educational service center for western Cook County, honors select area students with the SCOTY Award. Here are this year's D401 winners!

EPHS girls volleyball players in action

Nearly 20 athletic camps covering a variety of sports will be offered this summer at EPHS. Regardless of age or sport, there's a camp for just about any student athlete!

District 401 news logo

Congratulations to the District 401 educators, including one from Elm, who have been recognized by ISBE's Those Who Excel and Teacher of the Year award programs!