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The home opener for York's Special Olympics basketball team is December 2. The game begins at 4:30 PM in the Campbell Gym when the Dukes will take on Riverside-Brookfield. Their next home game is Thursday, December 8, at 4:30 PM against Lyons Township. That match-up will also take place in the Campbell Gym at York Community High School, 355 W. St. Charles Road, Elmhurst.
Attention patrons of the arts and parents: the Show Time! Fine Arts Schedule for York High School, as well as Bryan, Churchville and Sandburg Middle Schools, is now posted on the District 205 website. Be sure to check out all of the holiday concerts and events taking place in December! Art, theatre and musical events are featured, along with information on obtaining tickets. Those with existing VIP (Very Important Patron) cards may attend any fine arts program for free. If you are 60 or older and would like to receive a VIP card, please contact the Office of Communications at 630-941-4719.
Looking for York Duke Apparel for holiday gifts? Here is your chance for easy shopping! Once a year, the York Athletic Boosters brings the entire inventory of York Apparel from the bookstore to the vestibule of Door 1 at York High School for easy shopping for you. No ID needed to get to the sale on this day only. It doesn’t get any easier than this to browse through our complete inventory of York apparel. This will be everything the bookstore offers – traditional hoodies, sweats, T-shirts, spirit jerseys, cozy flannel pants, hats, gloves, socks, house flags and more. Great gifts for any age –current students or future Dukes. Thursday, December 15th from 11:00-2:30pm and 7-8:30pm at Door #1, York Academic Bldg (west bldg)– Just come to York and you will see our signs!
Focus 205’s Community Engagement Session #6, which was originally scheduled for Monday, December 5, will be rescheduled to Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The Focus 205 Facilitating Team recently made the decision to reschedule because, not only is it a busy holiday season, District 205 has yet to receive the results of our recent Thoughtexchange survey, which will be an important factor in shaping the next meeting’s presentation. Please visit www.focus205.org for complete information regarding the Focus 205 process.
A candlelight vigil for peace and understanding, organized by members of the Elmhurst community, will be held on the east steps of Wilder Mansion beginning at on , in Wilder Park. Gathering under the banner, “Love Lives Here,” the vigil will be an opportunity for all who attend to show their support for Elmhurst as a community where all are welcome regardless of race, religion, orientation or country of origin.
The Elmhurst District 205 K-8 Music Department is proud to announce the names of the middle school students who auditioned and were selected into the Illinois Music Educators Association District 1 Junior Festival. Students had the opportunity to work with a distinguished conductor/clinician in the morning and perform a concert in the afternoon. The Junior Festival Band, Orchestra, and Chorus concert performed on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Lincoln-Way Central High in New Lenox, Illinois. The Junior and Senior Festival Jazz Bands perform November 12, 2016 at Thornridge High School in Dolton, Illinois.
Congratulations to the following students:
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 will be a national leader in educating children of all backgrounds and ability levels, promoting high individual student achievement. The district will incorporate student-centered decision-making, the highest academic standards, best practices in education, the highest caliber educational professionals, and leading edge resources to ensure an equitable education for all and success in a global society.
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The mission of Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 is to meet the educational needs of all students, challenging each to his or her full potential and ensuring a foundation for future success in life.
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 currently serves more than 8,000 students who reside primarily in the City of Elmhurst and small portions of Oak Brook, Bensenville and Addison. Approximately 93 percent of students live in Elmhurst with the remainder living outside of the City, but within the District 205 boundaries.