Elm News Articles

The Illinois State Board of Education has recognized District 401 with three major awards in the 2019 Those Who Excel program, which celebrates excellence in education.

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 April 30.

Congratulations to Nicole Taha, who was among an elite group of area students honored this week as a 2019 School Citizen of the Year (SCOTY) winner!

With spring officially here, it's time to prepare for Elm Middle School's traditional end-of-year events for our graduating 8th graders. Check inside for more info.

Twenty different athletic camps covering 10 sports will be offered this summer at EPHS. Regardless of age or sport, there's a camp for just about any student athlete!

This year's spring musical is Disney's "The Little Mermaid." Come out to EPHS March 15-17 and relive your favorite numbers from Ariel, Sebastian and the rest of the cast!

Elm Middle School will house grades 6-8 by the start of the 2020-21 school year. What will the expanded and renovated building look like? Check inside for a sneak peek.

Elm's move to 1:1 computing will take place right after winter break, a full semester earlier than originally planned. Chromebooks will be distributed on Jan. 7.

Parents and guardians, you can help us become an even better school by completing the 2018-19 5Essentials Survey. Check inside for more information and a link to the survey!

You knew the holiday season had arrived when Elm put on its annual Winter Concert, featuring memorable performances by the school's concert band and choir.

Ten local veterans, including Elm nurse Ms. Amy Cleff-Holic, spoke about their military experiences to Elmwood Elementary students in observance of Veterans Day.

Elm's 7th- and 8th-grade girls volleyball teams advanced to the final day of the Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference tourney last week, and each brought home a trophy.

The Illinois State Board of Education has released its new report cards for districts and schools. D401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade provides context for the numbers.

The 2018-19 concert season began in impressive fashion with the annual Kaleidoscope Concert. The event featured Elm and EPHS choirs as well as the Marching Tigers.

The Elm boys cross country team continued its record of excellence by ending the 2018 season with a third-place conference finish and two top 10 individual medalists.

With four 7th graders leading the way, the Cougars took home the 2018 Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference crown, Elm's first-ever girls team title in cross country.

The Elm girls softball team completed a perfect season with a dominating win in the 2018 title game of the Leyden-Norwood Athletic Conference playoffs.

You've probably noticed several newcomers among the Elm faculty. If you haven't already met them, check inside to learn more about Ms. Romano and Ms. Valle!

Elm Middle School will house grades 6-8 by the start of the 2020-21 school year, according to a plan approved by the District 401 Board of Education. Check inside for details.

With big changes ahead for Elm, Ms. Rebecca Siegel is ready to lead the way. Find out more about the school's new principal, including her service with the Marines.

After eight years as a physical education teacher, Ms. Ashley Groeneveld is moving into school leadership as Elm's new AP. Check inside to learn more about the Norridge native.

The Elm Scholastic Bowl varsity team capped off its season May 11-13 by participating in the Middle School National Championship Tournament. Check inside to learn more.

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.

Elm and EPHS students participated in a nationwide school walkout to honor the victims of the recent Florida school shootings. Read an update from Dr. Wade.