EPHS News Articles

With winter break already here, it's time to look back at District 401's holiday concert season. Check inside for links to each of our winter concert photo galleries!

Thanks to the EPHS chapter of the National Honor Society and the "Adopt A Kid" gift drive, scores of area children will have a brighter holiday season this year.

For the first time two years, District 401 will celebrate the coming winter holiday season with in-person concerts at each of our schools! Check inside for details.

Special Olympics Illinois recently recognized six District 401 student-athletes with first-place honors for their skills at soccer. Congratulations to all who competed!

The top scholastic music organization in the state has recognized six EPHS students with selection to several of its annual all-star choral performance groups.

Twenty-two members of the EPHS Class of 2022 have been honored for their sustained records of academic excellence by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

Fall 2021 parent-teacher conferences at all District 401 schools will be held Nov. 3 and 4. This year registration will be done via PowerSchool. Check inside for details!

The 2021 fall play, "She Kills Monsters," was performed Oct. 29-31. Check inside for a pre-opening night Q&A with Director Noah Pligge and Producer Grant McEachern.

Showcasing EPHS Choirs and the Marching Tigers, Kaleidoscope '21 kicked off the District's 2021-22 concert season with memorable performances all around!

Tiger fans celebrated Homecoming by turning out in big numbers Wednesday night for Powder Puff match-ups featuring freshmen vs. sophomores and juniors vs. seniors.

Homecoming Week got off to a great start with Camo Day, the first of five Spirit Days marking the festivities as EPHS counts down to the Big Game and Big Dance.

Already familiar to students and families from her previous job as EPHS social worker, Ms. Agnes Stankiewicz is now the school's newest dean of students.

Elmwood Park High School's new AP brings experience at both the high school and middle school levels to her new job, including eight years in Chicago Public Schools.

Positive Health Services in partnership with CCDPH is hosting free COVID-19 vaccination events in August and September for District 401 students 12 years and older.

Whether you're a freshman new to Elmwood Park or a senior who's been in District 401 since preschool or kindergarten, we've got an EPHS orientation for you!

As the 2020-21 school year comes to an end, EPHS students will begin returning their Chromebooks, chargers and bags. Check inside for the collection schedule.

District 401 families: You can sign up your students 12 years and older to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine at Elm Middle School next week and in early June.

For students 16 and older, the Pfizer COVID vaccine is now available at West Leyden High School from April 30 to June 30. Check inside for details on signing up.

District 401 is planning for 2021-22 with a focus on what can be done to ensure a safe in-person return for all students. Help includes one-time federal grant money.

Changes released in joint guidance from ISBE and the Illinois Department of Public Health will allow us to start the transition toward a pre-pandemic environment.

The next phase of the Hybrid Learning Plan will take effect April 6. Please submit your learning preference survey by Feb. 26 to choose the plan you want for your student(s).

At the Feb. 17 Board of Education meeting, the District will present a plan to offer more in-person instructional time for students. A town hall will follow on Feb. 18.

In Dr. Gauthier's latest update: Safety measures are in place for Step 4 hybrid learning, an early release day is coming up soon, and don't plan on snow days this year.

With hybrid learning now underway, here are a few updates for Step 4 families so your students will be ready when they begin in-person instruction next week.

With District 401's hybrid learning plan now underway, here are a few reminders for Step 3 families about the rest of this week as well as next week and beyond.