EPHS News Articles

As proud family members looked on, the latest group of EPHS inductees entered the ranks of the prestigious National Honor Society in a ceremony held May 2.

Elmwood Park High School has earned a place in U.S. News' 2019 rankings of the nation's top public high schools. Congratulations to our faculty and students!

Young adults with special needs who are 18 to 21 will receive training to help with life after high school thanks to a new District program that will begin in August 2019.

Congratulations to juniors Jesse Salazar and Rebekah Spathies, honored this week as Elmwood Park High's 2019 School Citizen of the Year (SCOTY) winners!

The girls track & field team dedicated some of its extra time during spring break to Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit that sends food to more than 70 nations.

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!

The Elmwood Park DECA chapter earned more than two dozen awards, certificates and special honors at last weekend's Illinois Career Development Conference.

From more than 550 nominees, EPHS special education teacher Joshua Heinen has been named a finalist for one of the state's most prestigious teaching honors.

Thanks to business skills and lots of hard work, EPHS Virtual Enterprises International students came home with several major awards from the Great Lakes Trade Show.

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!

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.

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?