EPHS News Articles

One of the most prestigious honors for educators in the Chicago area is the annual Golden Apple Award, and this year EPHS teacher Joshua Heinen is in the running.

For the third time in four years, an EPHS student has been named one of the top musicians in the state. This year the honor belongs to All-State Chorus selectee Jackie Vargas.

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!

The Tiger, an online student newspaper, debuted at Elmwood Park High School this week. Check inside to learn all about it and get quick links to the first issue.

Eighteen members of the EPHS Class of 2019 have been honored for their academic accomplishments by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).

The 2018 football season came to an end for the Tigers in the second round of the IHSA playoffs, but not before the team compiled the program's best record in 33 years.

Senior Khris Vicencio, junior Gabi Szado and senior Carlos Sanchez capped off their 2018 cross country seasons by running in the IHSA Class 2A state finals in Peoria.

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 EPHS Fall Play, "Clue: On Stage," will be performed this weekend (Nov. 2-4) in the school auditorium, and director Noah Pligge is here to tell us about the show.

For the first time since 1991, Elmwood Park will be hosting an IHSA football playoff game. The Tigers will take the field against Chicago Back of the Yards 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.

Helped by a senior sweep of the top three spots, the EPHS boys cross country team won its first regional title since 2012, setting the stage for a potential return to Peoria.

Led by junior Gabi Szado, the EPHS girls cross country team placed third at regionals, qualifying for the IHSA Class 2A sectionals for the second straight year. Go, Tigers!

Four EPHS students have earned district-level music honors from the Illinois Music Education Association. They will perform Nov. 17 in the District 1 Senior Festival in Oak Park.

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.

EPHS athletes will soon be practicing for their winter teams. Who will be this year's IHSA success stories, as state qualifiers Joey Giurini (left) and Olsi Rama were last year?

EPHS Homecoming Week begins Monday, Sept. 24, and Disney is the theme. Check inside for a preview, including details about the Sept. 29 Homecoming Dance!

After a rigorous application and examination process, EPHS Athletic Director Douglas Noyes has been certified by the nation's top athletic administrators' organization.

You've probably noticed several newcomers among this year's EPHS faculty. Check inside to learn more about Ms. Battista, Ms. Bell, Ms. Shafer and Ms. Stankiewicz!

EPHS students and families came out in big numbers this week to pick up student Chromebooks for 2018-19, marking the start of the District's 1:1 era.

Ms. Kyleen Coia's knowledge of EPHS goes back to her own days as a visiting high school basketball player. Check inside to learn more about the school's new AP.

EPHS's new dean, Ms. Katie Plum, brings expert Spanish language skills to the job, as well as plenty of classroom experience and a commitment to equity in education.

Elmwood Park athletes will soon be hard at work practicing for their 2018 fall teams. Football leads the way on Monday, Aug. 6, followed by seven other teams later that week.

Kick off the 2018-19 EPHS sports year by attending Black & Gold Night on Friday, Aug. 17. Cheer on the Tigers in six sports — plus enjoy band and cheer performances!

The "1:1" era at EPHS has arrived! Each student will be assigned a Chromebook for the new school year. Students can pick up their devices during the week of Aug. 6-10.

Led by valedictorian Talia Nuzzo, more than 220 students said farewell to Elmwood Park High School in a ceremony held May 20. Congrats to the newest Tiger alums!