Elmwood News Articles

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

In his latest community letter, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nicolas Wade provides an update on remote learning and other District operations during the COVID-19 closure.

District 401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade's new update provides clarifications on e-learning and "Act of God," as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

In his new community letter, Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade provides additional details about learning and operations during District 401's school closures.

Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade announces that District 401 schools will close beginning March 16 and shift to e-learning due to the coronavirus.

With the coronavirus increasingly at the forefront of national news, Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade discusses how the District is ensuring student health and safety.

Eighteen 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!

Kate Kondela, an Elmwood 4th grader, won this year's D401 Spelling Bee. Two other Elmwood students finished second and third — Mel Rubio and Anthony Huaman, respectively.

District 401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade explains how to stay informed and up to date about possible school closings due to extreme weather or other emergencies.

The Illinois State Board of Education has released its 2019 report cards for districts and schools. Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade provides context for District 401's numbers.

In "Operation Genius," students in grades 6-12 may tackle any problem they want. The best ideas and solutions will be presented March 12 in a community event at EPHS.

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.

Curious about a quick and hassle-free way to order supplies for the 2019-20 school year? Thanks to the Elmwood PATT, you can get what you need with one-stop online shopping!

Congratulations to Alyssa Anderson and Gianna Velazquez, who were among the area students honored this week as 2019 School Citizen of the Year (SCOTY) winners!

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!

Changes are on the way for District 401's summer programs for grades K-7, including free tuition! The 2019 Summer Academy will run June 3 to July 3 at John Mills.

Nico Di Naso, an Elmwood 6th grader, topped this year's field of 28 competitors to win the District Spelling Bee, and classmate Steven Rodriguez took second place.

Elmwood School musicians ushered in the holidays with "Sounds of the Season," their annual Winter Concert. Check inside for more about our band members — plus photos!

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!

Ten local veterans spoke about their military experiences to Elmwood Elementary students in grades 4-6 as the school celebrated their service in observance of Veterans Day.

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.

Just a reminder that Picture Day will be here soon. Please order your photos ahead of time and make sure your student brings the required payment on Picture Day.

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

Elmwood's new principal, Mr. Matthew Lerner, grew up in Wisconsin and spent the past six years as a principal in Rockford. Check inside to learn more about Mr. Lerner!

From Elmwood student to Elmwood assistant principal — that's the journey Ms. Stephanie Hagins has taken. Read on to discover more about the Elmwood Park native.