Introduction Members Board Committees BoardDocs (Agenda) Calendar of Meetings (Audio, Highlights and Minutes) Board Highlights Board Recognitions Meeting Video Policy Manual
About Us Annual Report to Community Bid Requests & RFP Boundaries Calendars D205 Committees Food Services Government Transparency Health & Safety Safe Routes To School Schools Spotlight On 205 State School Report Cards Student Achievement
Communications and Public Relations Finance & Operations Human Resources Learning & Teaching Student Services Superintendent Technology
Back to School Community Events Community Resources ELL Resources Elmhurst Instrumental Music Boosters (EIMB) Foundation Library Resources Parent/Student Resources PTA Council Publications Quick Links QuickTip REACH PTA SERG PTA Student Registration Summer School TALK205 2016 Conferences
Job Opportunities Partnerships Volunteer Opportunity
York Alumni Home Alumni News Alumni Association Reunions YDAP Nomination Form York Distinguished Alumni Program (YDAP) Update Your Information
Address Administrative Departments Board of Education Elmhurst Copyright Policy FAQ FOIA Requests Staff

Melea Smith, APR

Melea Smith, APR


The Communications and Public Relations Office acts as a liaison between the school district and its various stakeholders including students, parents, employees and community members. This department coordinates various communication efforts, including print and online publications, Talk205 email and telephone messages, news releases and community engagement opportunities. Numerous additional programs are implemented through this office, including coordination with the Elmhurst District 205 Foundation, York Community High School alumni relations, volunteer recruitment and placement, as well as community/committee involvement. For more information, call 630-993-8863 or 630-941-4719.

INSPRA logo K 3005 tag.jpg

2016 Award of Excellence 
Focus205 Community Engagement Mailers
Dukes of Distinction Program 2015

2016 Award of Merit 
Focus205 Community Engagment Website

York High School Alumni News

2015 Award of Excellence 
Alumni News 2014-15
Facilities at a Glance 2014-15

Dukes of Distinction Program 2014

2015 Award of Merit
Budget at a Glance 2014
Dukes of Distinction Reception Video 2014

2014 Award of Excellence
York Distinguished Alumni Program

2013 Award of Merit
Facilities at a Glance 2012-13
Showtime, Fine Arts Program 2012-13

2012 Award of Excellence
Budget at a Glance 2012

2011 Award of Excellence
iNews 2011

2010 Award of Merit
District 205 Website 2010

Director of Communications

Smith, Melea
Director of Communications and Public Relations msmith@elmhurst205.or

Assistant to Communications and Alumni Relations

Hollstein, Debbie
Administrative Assistant - Communications/Alumni

Communications Coordinator

Schroeder, Katherine
Communications Coordinator