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Elm students began the new school year with a busy schedule, including an introduction to expectations about positive student behavior. Despite the backdrop of construction work that will continue through next summer, the transition to a new year went smoothly!
If you drove past 7607 W. Cortland St. this summer, you couldn't help noticing a bit of construction work going on. Check inside for a slideshow and gallery documenting the progress on Phase 1 of the Elm expansion project, which will lead to the addition of 6th grade next year.
The Class of 2019 graduated from Elm Middle School in a ceremony held May 22. Check inside for photos as some 196 students said goodbye to 8th grade and set their sights on the next stage in their educational career. Congratulations to all, and best of luck in high school!
Elm recently held its annual Winter Concert in front of an audience of enthusiastic family members and friends. The show featured performances by the Elm Choir under the direction of Mr. Michael Popplewell and by the Elm Concert Band under the direction of Mr. Kyle Rhoades.
The 2018-19 concert season began in impressive fashion Oct. 4 with the annual Kaleidoscope Concert at Elmwood Park High School. The Elm and EPHS choirs led by Mr. Michael Popplewell and the EPHS Marching Tigers directed by Mr. Kyle Rhoades put on a show to remember.
The Elm girls softball team completed a perfect season with a dominating win in the championship game of the 2018 Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference playoffs on Sept. 27. Check inside for photos from the Cougars' memorable playoff run.
Elm Middle School students began the 2018-19 school year with a busy schedule of classes, including an introduction to expectations about positive student behavior. Students also met the school's new leaders: Principal Ms. Rebecca Siegel and Assistant Principal Ms. Ashley Groeneveld.
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!
Elm and EPHS 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.
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.
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.
State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly (D-78th District) spent time 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!
Elm Middle School's cross country teams ended their 2017 season as the Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference runners-up in both the girls and boys 7th/8th-grade divisions — the second straight year both teams have won conference trophies.
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.
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 time to put middle school in the rearview mirror for some 220 students as Elm held its 2017 commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 23. Good luck, graduates!