District 401 News Articles

District 401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade discusses remote learning expectations, changes in event dates and other matters in his new COVID-19 update.

In his latest community letter, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nicolas Wade provides an update on remote learning and other District operations during the COVID-19 closure.

District 401 Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade's new update provides clarifications on e-learning and "Act of God," as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

In his new community letter, Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade provides additional details about learning and operations during District 401's school closures.

Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade announces that District 401 schools will close beginning March 16 and shift to e-learning due to the coronavirus.

With the coronavirus increasingly at the forefront of national news, Superintendent Dr. Nicolas Wade discusses how the District is ensuring student health and safety.

Eighteen athletic camps covering a variety of sports will be offered this summer at EPHS. Regardless of age or sport, there's a camp for just about any student athlete!

Kate Kondela, an Elmwood 4th grader, won this year's D401 Spelling Bee. Two other Elmwood students finished second and third — Mel Rubio and Anthony Huaman, respectively.

Thirteen members of the EPHS Class of 2020 have been honored for their sustained records of academic excellence by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

Four members of District 401's first-ever Special Olympics team recently participated in a basketball individual skills event in Hoffman Estates. Congratulations to all!

After a month of practice, District 401's first Special Olympics team will make its debut Saturday, Dec. 7, in a basketball skills competition in Hoffman Estates.

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 and up to date 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.

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

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.

The Illinois State Board of Education has recognized District 401 with three major awards in the 2019 Those Who Excel program, which celebrates excellence in education.

Two of the top organizations in facilities management have recognized District 401's Director for Buildings & Grounds, Mr. Joseph Sierra, as an expert in his field.

In his 22 years as an educator, Frank Kuzniewski has worked at the high school, middle school and elementary school levels. Check inside for more about John Mills' new leader.

For Alexandra Oreluk, the climb up the educational leadership ladder has been a rapid one. Read our interview with John Mills' new assistant principal to learn more.

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.

The latest group of Elm Middle School inductees entered the ranks of the prestigious National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony held April 30 in the school gym.