EPHS News Articles

With new courses such as Sports Medicine already in place and more opportunities on the way, District 401 is ready to unveil its College & Career Pathways program.

District 401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade explains how to stay informed 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.

The 2019 EPHS Fall Musical, "Once on This Island," will be performed Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 1 to 3). Check inside for a conversation with Director Noah Pligge.

Only five students in the entire state hold elected office as leaders of the Illinois Association of DECA, and EPHS senior Jackie Lasselle is now one of them!

The IHSA has recognized the values of good sportsmanship displayed by the Elmwood Park varsity football team during its Sept. 28 Homecoming win over Westmont.

EPHS Homecoming Week began Monday, Sept. 23, and will continue through Saturday the 28th, when the annual Homecoming Dance will conclude the festivities.

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.

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.