Welcome to the District 205 PTA Council
The Elmhurst District 205 PTA Council is comprised of PTA Presidents from each of our local PTAs, including York High School's PTSA.
The PTA Council provides an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and information between the local PTAs within District 205. The Council disseminates Illinois and National PTA updates, sponsors an annual community forum in conjunction with the District 205 Board of Education, organizes an annual open house of area summer camps for children, and raises funds for scholarships awarded to York High School graduating Seniors each year.
PTA Council Scholarship
The Elmhurst PTA Council Scholarship is a one-year, non-renewable award, given to York seniors. Awards are $750-$1,000.
Applicant must be a high school senior graduating from York High School planning to enroll in an accredited college, university, community college, trade or technical school in the fall following graduation.
Please see the application for complete details. For a copy of the application, please click here.
Application deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Star Educator Award
Kickoff for Kids wants to reward the people who enrich children's lives through education by recognizing one educator each month of the school year from September through May. The award recognizes the outstanding service of both Elmhurst's public and private school educators.
Nominate online by clicking here.
-- Anyone (parents, students, co-workers) can submit a nomination
-- All that is needed is the teacher's name, school, subject, grade and the reason why he/she deserves the award in 300 words or less.
-- Nominations remain confidential.
-- If your candidate isn't selected, he/she remains on the nomination list for future months.
PTA Council Scholarships
The District 205 PTA Council works hard to raise funds throughout the school year in order to award a number of scholarships to graduating York High School Seniors.
The Elmhurst Council of PTA's Scholarship is a one-year, non-renewable award, given to York Community High School (York) seniors. Award amounts are determined by the scholarship committee after the completion of its fundraisers. Applications are available in the York College & Career Resource Center.
Deadlines for the 2017 awards will be posted as soon as the information is available. If you have questions, please contact the PTA Council Scholarship Chairs,
Applicant must be a high school senior graduating from York planning to enroll in an accredited college, university, community college, trade or technical school in the fall. There are 3 scholarship criteria Academic, Commended, and General.
GPA of 3.965 or higher
GPA of 3.964 - 3.3
GPA of 3.29 or lower
Members of the Elmhurst Council of PTA Scholarship Committee will award scholarships based on the following criteria:
- Quality of the Student Statement
- Involvement in school activities and positions of leadership
- Participation in non-school activities
- Public services, hobbies, work experience
- Other interests
- Scholastic ability
Determination of the scholarship winners is made in mid-April. Recipients will receive an invitation to the York Scholarship Awards Night.
This scholarship will be payable upon receipt of proof of enrollment. Payment will be made directly to the educational institution.