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Smith, Diana
Principal dsmith@elmhurst205.org
Covino, Christopher
Assistant Principal for Curriculum & Instruction ccovino@elmhurst205.org
Goldman, Karla
Assistant Principal for Student Services kgoldman@elmhurst205.org
McGuire, Drew
Assistant Principal dmcguire@elmhurst205.org
Corry, Kelly
Administrative Assistant to the Principal
Hughes, Suzanne
Secretary to the Assistant Principals shughes@elmhurst205.org
Czarnecki, Dana
Financial Secretary and Substitute Coordinator


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Next All-District Student Late Arrival Day - Wednesday, October 14
District 205 is scheduling professional development time for the purpose of school improvement planning throughout the year. This time is critical to the pursuit of exceptional student achievement and continued professional excellence. Certified s... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 10/12/15

Tickets on Sale Now - James and the Giant Peach
York High School has been honored with the rights to produce and perform the very first high school production of the brilliant musical, James and the Giant Peach. Tickets go on sale Thursday, October 8 at www.ticketpeak.com/events/yorkdrama&... Continue
Posted by: Kelly Corry
Published: 10/8/15

Fall Testing Day - October 28
On Wednesday, October 28th, York Community High School will implement a shortened schedule to accommodate student testing.  On this day, freshmen will take a Practice PLAN exam and sophomores and juniors will take either a Practice ACT o... Continue
Posted by: Kelly Corry
Published: 10/7/15

York Orchestras in Concert with Special Guests on October 14
On Wednesday, October 14, the York Cadet, Concert, and Symphony Orchestras, under the direction of Ray Ostwald, will perform with special guests, the Roosevelt University Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Emanuele Andrizzi. Also participating will b... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 10/6/15

Please Take the Parent-Teacher Conference Survey
District 205 is asking parents of students in grades 6-12, who participate in the October Parent-Teacher Conferences, to complete a short survey following their conference experience in order to gather feedback and improve our process. The surveys... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 10/5/15

Parent/Teacher Conference Information
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held separately for all three levels of District 205 students this year. High School Conferences are Tuesday, October 6, from 4 to 8:30 PM and Tuesday, October 13 from 1:00 to 8:00 PM. As a result, there will be ... Continue
Posted by: Katherine Schroeder
Published: 10/2/15

York Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists/Commended Students
Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Among them are seniors Kathryn “Julia” Dierksheide, Ro... Continue
Posted by: Katherine Schroeder
Published: 9/22/15

27 from York High School Named National AP Scholars for 2015
Twenty-seven York Community High School students have earned National Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar status in recognition of their exceptional achievement on last May’s AP Exams. An additional 142 were honored as an AP Scholar with Distinc... Continue
Posted by: Melea Smith
Published: 9/16/15

8th Grade Parochial School Shadow Dates
Below are the dates in which 8th grade parochial students, who are residents of District 205, may shadow a current York student for the entire school day. We will allow up to 30 students per date on a first come, first served basis. Students will ... Continue
Posted by: Suzanne Hughes
Published: 8/28/15

Important Dates

Oct. 12 No School, Columbus Day
Oct. 13 No School High School Students Only - PT Conferences
  Parent Teacher Conferences 1-8 PM
Oct. 14 Student Late Arrival Day 8:55 AM
  End of First Quarter
Oct. 20 8th Grade Activity Night, 7:00 PM
Oct. 21 Student Late Arrival Day 8:55 AM
Oct. 22 Parochial School Shadow Day
Oct. 26 Orchestra Chamber Ensemble 7:30 PM
Oct. 28 Fall Testing Day
Nov. 3 NHS Induction Ceremony 7:00 PM
Nov. 4 Student Late Arrival Day 8:55 AM
Nov. 5 York Distinguished Alumni Reception 6:00 PM
Nov. 6 Parochial School Shadow Day
  Fall Play - James and the Giant Peach 7:30 PM
Nov. 7 Fall Play - James and the Giant Peach 7:30 PM
Nov. 8 Fall Play - James and the Giant Peach 2:00 PM
Nov. 13 Parochial School Shadow Day
Nov. 18 Student Late Arrival Day 8:55 AM
  Advance Dance Performance 7:30 PM
Nov. 19 Holiday Orchestra Concert 7:30 PM
Nov. 20 Parochial School Shadow Day
Nov. 25 No School - Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 26 No School - Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27 No School - Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 2 Student Late Arrival Day 8:55 AM
Dec. 3 Holiday Band Concert 7:30 PM
Dec. 10 Holiday Choral Concert 7:30 PM
  Winter Art Show
Dec. 21 - Jan. 1 No School - Winter Break
Jan. 4 School Resumes
Jan. 27 Parochial School Shadow Day
Feb. 12 Parochial School Shadow Day
March 23 Parochial School Shadow Day

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