EPHS News Articles

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

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!

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!

Eight EPHS boys track and field athletes qualified for the IHSA Class 2A state meet thanks to their impressive performances at the recent Glenbard South sectional.

Elmwood Park High School has just landed the No. 53 spot in U.S. News' latest rankings of Illinois public high schools — and it's made the top 10 percent nationally as well.

A district on the move — that's the message that came through loud and clear at Dr. Wade's first annual State of the District presentation. Check inside for video and slides.

What a night! EPHS Gym was the place to be when the District held "Into the Cloud," a community event showcasing how technology is transforming the classroom.

WYSE is an ultra-challenging academic contest that EPHS has never competed in — until now. Congratulations to our sectional runner-up trailblazers on their achievements!

Eight EPHS artists earned recognition for their skills, winning a total of 12 awards in Triton College's 2018 High School Art Contest. Check inside for their work!