PTSA 2021-2022
Board Members

Beth Concannon

Katerina Hickey

Lara Stavridis

Recording Secretary:
Jen Baxa

VP Membership:
Tracey Bianchi, Julie Vacko, Wendee Reedy


Next PTSA Meeting

The PTSA meetings will be in person in the Yorker Room near the Main Entrance. These meetings include information from York's Principal, financial reporting, updates from various committees, information from the PTA Council (District) and relevant agenda items depending on the time of year.

2022-23 Meeting Schedule Coming Soon




2022-2023 York PTSA Slate

President - Katerian Hickey

Executive Vice President - Lara Stavridis

Vice President of Connections - Renee Pas

Vice President of Membership (co-VPs) - Julie Vacko and Diane Rand

Vice President of Events - Wendee Reedy

Secretary - Jen Baxa

Treasurer - Lori Harges


Senior Picnic is Friday, May 20! Donations Still Needed!

Thank you so much to all the York families who have already donated their resources and time! There are still some open sign-up slots and we'd love to get them all filled in order to make the Class of 2022 Picnic a spectacular event! Please click here for our list of prize requests. We are asking for a wide range of gift cards and prizes as well as cash donations so that we will have items and activities that appeal to all students. If you would like to donate a prize that we have not listed, please contact one of the chairs. If you prefer to send cash donations via Zelle or Venmo for a collection of a larger prize (i.e. iPhone, concert tickets, or $500 prize), please send them to:

Venmo: Jessica Czech @Zabki25
Zelle: or 630-946-4994

If you can support the picnic, please mail or drop off donation checks and/or donated prizes by May 19 to 378 N Oak St., Elmhurst.

Checks should be made payable to York High School PTSA with “Class of 2022 Senior Picnic” written in the memo line. If sending a check, please provide it by Tuesday, May 10.

Donations made to the York Class of 2022 Senior Picnic through the York High School PTSA are tax deductible, and a charitable contribution letter can be provided to you upon request.

For additional questions, contact: Jessica Czech or Margaret Skwiot.

May PTSA Connections

The final PTSA Connections meeting of the year was heldThursday, May 12 with York's College and Career Counselor, Amy Thompson. If you missed it, you can watch the recording here.

Recordings of Previous PTSA Connections

Missed the March PTSA Connections with Dr. Shahe Bagdasarian, York Principal, discussing York’s grading philosophy? Catch the replay here

If you weren't able to catch the February PTSA Connections with Assistant Principal for Student Services Ms. Meredith Sheriff, click here for the video replay.

The  January PTSA Connections Meeting with Mr. Kevin Poduska, English Department Chair, is still available as well right here.

Also, please click here for the slides referenced in the presentation.

York PTSA Student Parking Space Raffle

Congratulations to Trish Poulson (son Jimmy) for winning the PTSA parking spot for the 2022-2023 school year!

Thanks to all who purchased raffle tickets. The PTSA appreciates your support. Proceeds from the raffle ticket sales will be put toward the 2022-2023 York PTSA budget.

Approved PTSA Bylaws

Click here to review the 2021-2022 bylaws.


Join the PTSA!

Join us for the 2021-2022 Academic Year! Renew or become a member and show your support for our York Community! The PTSA sponsors a variety of events and initiatives throughout the year like social activities, seminars for parents and events for our teachers. Your financial support and membership helps make all of this possible!

Download a membership flyer, print some copies and help spread the word to encourage people to join the PTSA.

Got questions? Email our membership team!

Join the PTSA today by clicking here. Your PTSA Membership now includes access to an online copy of our valuable Student and Staff Directory!

We look forward to seeing our returning members and meeting new ones!

(Parent Teacher Student Association)

York PTSA is an independent, non-profit, volunteer-run organization and part of the PTA umbrella that has supported our students throughout their tenure in Elmhurst District 205 schools. PTSA at York promotes the welfare of all York students and the York community. 

We ask that you please join PTSA, and also please consider a Fair Share donation to show your support for all that your York PTSA does!  Please sign up at our new Member Hub link:

There are bundled Membership/Fair Share options under “Membership,” as well as a general donation option and the printed directory option under “Donations.” Any and all donations are appreciated and benefit the entire York community! 

Your amazing support allows York PTSA to organize and/or help fund programs and events such as the following:

  • Significant monetary support, as well as help securing chaperones, for York’s Post Prom event on the Odyssey, which is a substance-free, relatively low cost, safe activity for Prom attendees (most prom-goers attend and have a great time!)
  • Both the Freshman Picnic and the Senior Picnic
  • Fine Arts Week
  • Young Hearts for Life (free EKGs for students every other year)
  • National Honor Society reception for all students initiated into the group
  • The annual student directory (Directory Spot app)
  • Dinner for teachers before the annual Open House
  • Dinner for teachers during Teacher Conferences
  • Annual Teacher Appreciation Breakfast
  • Communication via the PTSA e-newsletter
  • Advocating for and supporting activities that encourage a robust academic environment at York
  • Supporting and contributing to a scholarship fund for York Seniors maintained by Elmhurst PTA Council