District 401 Photo Galleries
Greetings! If you visited the photo booth at District 401's first Title I Family Night Event of 2020, "Journey to the Center of the Earth," this is where you'll find your downloadable pictures. Check inside for the photos and instructions on how to download them. Enjoy!
Kate Kondela, a 4th grader at Elmwood Elementary School, won the 2020 Elmwood Park District 401 Spelling Bee on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The contest, which took place in a packed Elmwood gym, featured 22 of the best spellers from the District's two elementary schools.
Four members of District 401's first Special Olympics team recently participated in the squad's debut event, a Special Olympics Illinois basketball skills competition in Hoffman Estates. The students put their hoops talents to the test in shooting, passing and dribbling.
The 2019 EPHS Fall Musical, "Once on This Island," wowed audiences for three shows in early November. Featuring a stellar cast and crew led by senior Elizabeth Ruiz-Goranson as Ti Moune, the production gave everyone involved the opportunity to put their talents on full display.
The 2019 EPHS Fall Musical, "Once on This Island," will be performed Nov. 1 to 3 in the school auditorium. The cast includes several seniors who have won state or regional honors for their musical or theatrical abilities. Check inside for photos from a recent rehearsal.
Students were on their feet throughout the Fall Spirit Assembly as the EPHS cheerleaders led the way. But surprising everyone was the appearance of The Future Kingz, Chicago dancers extraordinaire!
The senior girls won the annual Powder Puff Game in convincing fashion over the junior girls and the Elmwood Park Tigers shut out the Westmont Sentinels in varsity football as EPHS celebrated Homecoming Week 2019. Check inside for photo coverage of both games!
"Decades" was the theme of this year's Homecoming Week at EPHS. Students celebrate the week with individual theme days as well as the annual Powder Puff Game, Spirit Assembly, Homecoming Football Game and Homecoming Dance. Check inside for photos from each of the spirit days!
If you drove past 7607 W. Cortland St. this summer, you couldn't help noticing a bit of construction work going on. Check inside for a slideshow and gallery documenting the progress on Phase 1 of the Elm expansion project, which will lead to the addition of 6th grade next year.
The Class of 2019 graduated from Elm Middle School in a ceremony held May 22. Check inside for photos as some 196 students said goodbye to 8th grade and set their sights on the next stage in their educational career. Congratulations to all, and best of luck in high school!
The Class of 2019 graduated from Elmwood Park High School in a ceremony held May 19. Check inside for photos as some 221 seniors said goodbye to their high school days, led by valedictorian Kristopher Diallo and salutatorian Hubert Witkos. Congratulations to all!
This year's EPHS fall play was "Clue: On Stage." Featuring an ensemble cast as iconic characters from the popular board game, the comedy-mystery was performed Nov. 2-4 in the EPHS auditorium. Check inside for photos from the crowd-pleasing show!
The 2018 EPHS Fall Play, "Clue: On Stage," will be performed this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 2-4) in the school auditorium. Cast and crew have been hard at work for almost two months. Check inside for photos from a recent rehearsal session!
District 401's STEMrangers Family Event took place the evening of Oct. 23 at John Mills Elementary School. K-8 families enjoyed hands-on science activities related to the theme of ocean exploration. Check inside for photos from the event!
The 2018-19 concert season began in impressive fashion Oct. 4 with the annual Kaleidoscope Concert at Elmwood Park High School. The Elm and EPHS choirs led by Mr. Michael Popplewell and the EPHS Marching Tigers directed by Mr. Kyle Rhoades put on a show to remember.
The EPHS community celebrated a Disney-themed Homecoming Week 2018 with plenty of great events from Sept. 24 to 29. Check inside for a photo recap of the highlights, including coverage of the pep assembly, Homecoming Game and Homecoming Dance.
The Class of 2018 graduated from Elmwood Park High School in a ceremony held May 20. Check inside for photos as more than 220 seniors said goodbye to their high school days, led by valedictorian Talia Nuzzo and salutatorian Sarah Ashby. Congratulations to all!
From student-built hovercrafts to student-built robots, EPHS Gym was packed with displays and activities when District 401 held "Into the Cloud," a community event showcasing how technology is transforming the classroom. Check inside for photos from the big night!
Greetings! If you visited the photo booth at our April 5 tech event, "Into the Cloud," this is where you'll find your downloadable pictures. We hope you had a great time at the event learning about how technology fits into District 401's educational vision!
The ECC recently celebrated the birthday of one of America's most beloved children's writers: Dr. Seuss! Our students took part in activities related to such classics as "Cat in the Hat" and "Green Eggs and Ham." And they had plenty of oobleck to play with, too!
EPHS and Elm students participated in a nationwide walkout on March 14 to honor the victims of the recent Florida school shootings. Students at District 401's other schools participated in learning activities related to the walkout. Check inside for photos.
Are you ready to celebrate the arts? Then come on out to the 2018 John Mills Art Show! The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the school gym. Art teacher Mr. Todd Siegel has organized the show. Check out some of his students at work!
The 2018 EPHS Spring Musical, "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella," will be performed March 9-11 in the school auditorium. Cast, crew and musicians have been hard at work getting ready for opening night. Check inside for photos from a recent rehearsal session!
More than 100 parents and students turned out for District 401's STEMscopes Parent & Community Night, held Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Elm Middle School. The event gave attendees a chance to learn more about the District's science curriculum for grades K-8.
Andrew Ticao, a John Mills 6th grader, won the District 401 Spelling Bee for the third straight year as students from Mills and Elmwood Elementary Schools demonstrated their spelling skills yet again. Anastasia Prodanchuk, an Elmwood 6th grader, finished as runner-up.