Elmwood News Articles

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.

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.

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 2019 Those Who Excel, 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 online!