Elmwood News Articles

With the start of Step 3 hybrid learning pushed back to at least Jan. 19, 2021, here is an update on tentative schedules for Elmwood Elementary hybrid and remote learners.

The latest COVID-19 trends for Cook County have resulted in District 401 pushing back the start Step 3 hybrid learning to Jan. 19 and Step 4 hybrid learning to Jan. 25.

The Illinois Department of Public Health has issued new recommendations concerning COVID-19. Dr. Gauthier discusses what this means for District stakeholders.

District 401 parents/guardians have until Friday, Nov. 6, to decide whether they want their students to remain in Remote Learning 2.0 or enroll in Hybrid Learning.

The Board of Education has approved the District's hybrid learning plan. Hybrid learning will partially begin when COVID metrics allow for a safe return of students.

To minimize community transmission and stay focused on the health and safety of students and staff, District 401 has outlined its Steps to Return based on COVID metrics.

Erin's Law requires prevention education for PK-12 about child sexual abuse. Watch our presentation on Oct. 14 to learn about the content of these lessons.

District 401 educator and Elmwood Park native Traci Krueger has been selected as one of the top 10 teachers in the state by the Illinois State Board of Education.

In her new letter to the community, Dr. Gauthier discusses free meal pick-ups and three remote learning planning days that have been scheduled for this fall.

Our first day of classes is Monday, Aug. 31, as District 401 opens the new school year with Remote Learning 2.0. Read Dr. Gauthier's community letter for details.

Dr. Gauthier announces the District will commit to Remote Learning 2.0 through winter break while developing plans for a return to onsite learning.

After three years of overseeing changes in curriculum and instruction, Dr. Leah Gauthier is the Board of Education's choice to succeed Dr. Nicolas Wade as District leader.

The District 401 community is invited to learn the latest about the reopening of our schools by watching any of four YouTube Live presentations July 20-23.

The Illinois State Board of Education has released guidance for schools concerning the 2020-21 school year. Dr. Wade discusses what this means for District 401.

Following up on his letter concerning racism, injustice and equity, Dr. Wade offers a number of resources for families to engage in conversations about these topics.

In the wake of protests against the killing of George Floyd, Dr. Wade discusses how District 401 can and will be advocating for equity, anti-racism and racial justice.

In this video featuring Dr. Wade and District 401's school principals, the District reaffirms its commitment to equity and equality, justice, diversity, dialogue and reflection.

Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade discusses the formation of a transition committee to prepare for 2020-21 and offers his appreciation to all District 401 stakeholders.

In a letter prepared for the District 401 Board of Education, Dr. Nicolas Wade summarizes the results of the District's recent survey about the impact of COVID-19.

Information about Elmwood Elementary School's end-of-year procedures for picking up student materials is now available. The process will take place May 18-19.

District 401 is seeking stakeholder responses about learning and operations related to remote learning and COVID-19. Check inside for our feedback form.

District 401 will continue with remote learning for the rest of the 2019-20 school year following Gov. Pritzker's decision to keep schools closed due to COVID-19.

The start date for students is pushed back to Aug. 31, 2020, and the end date to June 9, 2021, but previously scheduled breaks and early release days are unchanged.

In a letter prepared for the District 401 Board of Education, Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade summarizes the impact of COVID-19 on current and future District operations.

District 401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade discusses remote learning expectations, changes in event dates and other matters in his new COVID-19 update.