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24 Hour automated attendance line
(630) 617-2444

Pre-Arranged Absences: Medical, Court, College Visits, etc. Bring a note from your parent/guardian. Include: student name, ID number, year in school, date/time of absence, reason for absence and signature of parent/guardian.

Bring the note to the campus supervisor at door 1. You will be issued a pass to leave the building.

Please see your student agenda for York's official attendance policy.

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DeLuga, Erin
Principal edeluga@elmhurst205.org
Doherty, Ryan
Assistant Principal, rdoherty@elmhurst205.org
McGuire, Drew
Assistant Principal dmcguire@elmhurst205.org
Moore, Melissa
Assistant Principal, mmoore@elmhurst205.org
Wagner, Rob
Assistant Principal for Athletics rwagner@elmhurst205.org
Corry, Kelly
Administrative Assistant to the Principal
Hughes, Suzanne
Secretary to the Assistant Principals shughes@elmhurst205.org
Johnson, Rochanna
Financial Secretary/Substitute Coordinator

Staff

YHS News

7/19/18

All 9th, 10th and 11th graders will have a yearbook picture taken during booksales. Please fill out this form and supply payment if you would like to purchase yearbook photos.

 

Students should dress appropriately. Make-up dates are September 18th and 19th in the Commons.

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7/17/18

Financial assistance is available in the form of student fee waivers for qualified families. Apply for assistance by filling out a Request for Financial Assistance form and returning it to the main office of your child’s school, beginning the first week of August. Please click on the links below to access the appropriate form:

Elementary & Middle School

High School

2018-19 Free/Reduced Lunch Application and Instructions (Español)

Completed free/reduced lunch applications must be turned in to your child's school for initial authorization, beginning the first week of August. All applications must be on the 2018-19 form. The District cannot accept old applications. Request for Financial Assistance/Waiver of Student Fees is due by November 15, 2018.

In mid-July, over 1,000 notification letters were mailed out to students who were automatically certified for free lunches last year (2017-18). Families who have received this letter DO NOT need to apply. However, if a letter is received for one child and there are other students in the family who did not receive a letter, please call the District 205 Food Service Office at 630-617-2436 to provide further information. Be sure to keep this letter, as you may need it for other programs and benefits (Comcast Internet Essentials, Park District programs, etc.).

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7/12/18

Congratulations to York Industrial Technology student Joey Gemini for placing 2nd in Technical Drafting CAD at the National SkillsUSA Conference and Competition held June 25-29 in Louisville Kentucky. 

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7/9/18

Summer registration hours for new students are being held at the District 205 Administrative Center (162 S. York Street) on the following dates: 

  • July 9, 9 AM-3 PM

  • July 12, 1 PM-7 PM

  • July 16, 9 AM-3 PM

  • July 17, 9 AM-3 PM

  • July 18, 1 PM-7 PM

  • July 24, 1 PM-7 PM

  • July 25, 9 AM-3 PM

  • July 26, 1 PM-7 PM


The following dates will be held at the District Office for all students and at Conrad Fischer for Conrad Fischer students only:

  • July 31, 4 PM-8 PM
  • August 6, 4 PM-8 PM
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6/27/18

On Tuesday, June 19, at the Board of Education meeting, Todd Schmidt was named the new Director of Facilities for Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205. Mr. Schmidt has 18 years of experience in facilities in the Rockford Public School District, serving as the Chief Operations Officer/Executive Director of Operations since 2009.

Mr. Schmidt has directed a department of approximately 900 in-house and privately contracted employees in Facility Maintenance, Custodial Services, Transportation, Nutrition Services, Student Assignment, Materials Management, Construction Engineering and Life Safety. He was responsible for $68 million in annual operating expenditures and $250 million capital improvement plan. Additionally, he has supervised the implementation of a $250M capital improvement plan that was the result of a successful ballot initiative.

“Todd has a wealth of knowledge and experience in facility management. He will be a huge addition to our facility team, and we are looking forward to working with him,” said Chris Whelton, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations.

Mr. Schmidt received the Governor’s Environment Hero Award in 2011 and is a veteran of the United States Navy.

 


 

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6/25/18

This contains important information about completing student registration at York High School. Each student must complete the following steps to successfully register for the start of school:

  1. Complete Residency Verification
  2. Complete InfoSnap (District 205 online registration)
  3. Buy textbooks, Chromebooks, & pay fees
  4. Attend Booksales and pick up student information
  1. Residency Verification

    Parents/guardians of all incoming 9th graders (and families that have leases that expire prior to the start of the school year) must provide documents to the district to verify residency. Click here for the list of valid documents. You will not have access to your student’s schedule or powerschool if you do not prove residency.

You may provide these documents on the following dates at York High School in room A118 (please enter the building at door #1) between 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.:

  1. Tuesday, June 26th
  2. Wednesday, July 11th
  3. Thursday, July 19th
     
  1. InfoSnap (District 205 online registration)

    Parents must begin the registration process by going online and updating their student’s information using the District 205 registration website: www.elmhurst205.org/InfoSnap. At the beginning of May, InfoSnap emails (or letters if there is no email address on file) were sent to all families. Please note that families must complete InfoSnap prior to proceeding to the high school booksale process.

    For families without Internet access, computers will be available to complete InfoSnap during book sales in August. Families with questions regarding the online registration process may call 630-617-2458.

     
  2. Textbooks, Chromebooks & Fees

    The textbook list for the upcoming school year will be available on our Bookstore website now. The list can be found under the textbook tab. Please be aware that we are currently working to convert several texts to digital formats, which will be accessed by students on their Chromebooks. Book prices will be available in July.

    All incoming freshman as well as new students to District 205 will be required to purchase a Chromebook for $310.00 during booksales through the bookstore. Families cannot transfer a used Chromebook to a younger sibling.

     
  3. Booksales and Student Information Pick-Up

The final step of the registration process requires York students to purchase textbooks and Chromebooks, pay fees, take a yearbook photo, and pick up handbooks, IDs, and student schedules. This process is completed in person during the hours listed below. Please note: families on vacation during booksales can purchase books and complete the York registration process in the Bookstore beginning August 14th.

 

Monday,

August 6th

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. A-L (Last Name)

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-Z (Last Name)

Juniors & Seniors*
Pre Pack Only

Tuesday,

August 7th

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. A-L (Last Name)

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-Z (Last Name)

Freshmen & Sophomores
Pre Pack Only

Wednesday,

August 8th

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Seniors & Juniors*

Thursday, August 9th

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Freshmen & Sophomores

Thursday, August 9th

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

All Levels

Friday, August 10th

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

All Levels

 

*Underclassmen may buy books on the same day and time as an older sibling.

 

Bookstore Hours for week of August 13th
 

Monday, August 13th

Closed for District meetings

Tuesday, August 14th

Open at 7:15 a.m.

 

 

 

 

Beck’s Bookstore Express Checkout/Pre-Pack Option

 

Beck’s Bookstore will again offer the Pre-Pack option to speed up the booksale process. Express Checkout allows families to pre-order textbooks and pick them up during booksales. Beck’s “Search by ID” function will allow families to access a student-specific list of textbook titles and required course fees. Families interested in the Pre-Pack option can visit www.YorkHighSchoolBookstore.com. The site will be ready for orders in early July, and all orders must be placed by July 23, 2018. Express orders will be bundled and ready for pick up on the dates designated above. Books and course fees will be paid on the day the books are picked up.

 

Paying for Textbooks, Chromebooks and Fees

 

Textbooks, Chromebooks, fees and yearbooks can all be purchased in one transaction per student with cash, check, or credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa). Families with multiple students will have to bring multiple checks. All checks must be made payable to Beck’s Bookstore.

 

Financial Assistance Information

 

There are several options available for families in need of financial assistance:

  • District Financial Assistance for Student Fees and Books – Families that meet guidelines established by the District can receive assistance with fees, Chromebook and book costs. To receive assistance, the Request for Financial Assistance form must be completed and returned to the District Office with the required supporting documentation. After July 1st, these forms can be found on the District 205 registration website or in the York Principal’s Office.
  • Free and Reduced Lunch – Families that meet the federal guidelines are entitled to free or reduced lunch. To receive assistance, the Free and Reduced Lunch form must be completed and returned to the District Office. After July 1st, these forms can be found on the District 205 registration website or in the York Principal’s Office.

 

Additional Information about the York Registration Process:

 

Yearbook Photos

All 9th, 10th and 11th graders will have a yearbook picture taken during booksales. Please fill out this form and supply payment if you would like to purchase yearbook photos.

 

Students should dress appropriately. Make-up dates are September 18th and 19th in the Commons.

 

Student IDs

Each student will receive an ID and lanyard during registration which must be worn by the student at all times. The ID also serves as an activity pass. This pass may be used for entry into regular season home athletic events, concerts, plays, and to participate in intramural activities and clubs. Student IDs are also required to ride the bus and enter the cafeteria.

 

Student Schedules

All students will receive their schedules during booksales in August.

 

Physicals

Incoming freshmen, transfer students and athletes must have current physicals. Forms are available on the York website and at www.elmhurst205.org. An athletic physical does not meet the requirements for a Freshman Physical.

 

Due to a change in the State’s immunizations requirements, all seniors must provide proof of two doses of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine to the high school by the start of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Food Service Plan

A staff member from York Food Services will be available during booksales to assist families and provide information regarding our food service options.
 

Supporting Parent Organizations

Parents that are interested in supporting school organizations or volunteering for various opportunities may click here to support these organizations: PTSA, Booster organizations, and the District 205 Foundation.

 

Enjoy your summer!

 

Drew McGuire

Assistant Principal

Student Activities and Finance

dmcguire@elmhurst205.org

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6/13/18

Elmhurst School District 205 ​is conducting ​an ​annual verification of residency for all incoming freshman students at​tending​ York High School AND families who have leases that expire prior to the start of school. This is to help ensure that only students who legally reside within the District’s boundaries receive educational services funded by District tax dollars.

Residency Verification:
Residency documentation must be presented in person for every student. 


Proofs of Residency (A total of three proofs of residency are required as outlined below)

One of the following for the residence at which the student(s) reside(s):​

  • A current real estate bill showing parent/guardian as the owner (May 2018)
  • A current original signed lease showing the parent/guardian as the tenant 
  • A current mortgage statement showing the parent/guardian as the owner

AND

Two of the following showing the address for the residence at which the student(s) reside:


Preferred Documents:

  • A current gas bill
  • A current electric bill
  • A current water/sewer bill
  • A current cable bill 

Acceptable Documents: 

  • A current driver’s license (or State ID card)
  • A current home or apartment insurance certificate
  • A current Department of Immigration Letter

Please note the following: 

  • Original documents must be presented in person. Copies or mailed documents will not be accepted. We will copy your documents on the spot and return the originals to you. 
  • Partial documentation will not be accepted. All documents must be presented in order to be processed.

Parents MUST bring verification to York High School (355 St. Charles Road) between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on one of the following dates: 

  • Tuesday, June 26
  • Wednesday, July 11
  • Thursday, July 19

Failure to provide proof of residency will result in the student’s schedule being pulled and course selections removed. The registration process cannot be completed and you will not receive an Info Snap code until you prove residency. If you have any questions about residency verification, please contact ​your school directly. 

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6/5/18

There is now a page on the York Community High School website dedicated to the Class of 2018. On it, you can view the programs from Awards Night, the York Scholarship Program and graduation, as well as photos from graduation day and a link to watch the full commencement ceremony. 

Click here to visit the Class of 2018 page.

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5/29/18

For your summer planning, please note the dates and times below for August book sales.  We will be sending information in a few weeks about Pre Pack and book lists.

Mon., Aug. 6

9:30 a.m.-12:00  A-L (Last Name)

12:30 p.m. - 2:00  M-Z (Last Name)

Juniors & Seniors*
Pre Pack Only

Tues., Aug. 7

9:30 a.m.-12:00  A-L (Last Name)

12:30 p.m. - 2:00  M-Z (Last Name)

Freshmen & Sophomores
Pre Pack Only

Wed., Aug. 8

10:00 a.m. - 2:00

Seniors & Juniors*

Thurs., Aug. 9

12:00 p.m. - 4:00

Freshmen & Sophomores

Thurs., Aug. 9

5:00 p.m. - 7:00

All Levels

Fri., Aug. 10

10:00 a.m. - 1:00

All Levels

 

*Freshman/Sophomores are able to come with their Junior/Senior siblings on designated dates. 

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Important Dates

June 4 - July 27 York Main Office Summer Hours:  7:30am - 3:30pm Mon. - Thurs., 7:30am - noon Friday
June 4 - June 21 Summer School - Session 1
June 25 - July 12 Summer School - Session 2
July 3 No Summer School
July 4 No Summer School
August 6 Book Sales Jr. & Sr. - Pre Pack Only
August 7 Book Sales Fresh. & Soph. - Pre Pack Only
August 8 Seniors & Juniors
August 9 Fresh. & Soph. / All Levels after 5:00pm
August 10 All Levels
August 14 First Day of School for Freshmen
August 15 First Full Day of School
Sept. 18 Yearbook Photo make up date
Sept. 19 Yearbook Photo make up date
Sept. 28 Homecoming Game vs. Willowbrook
Sept. 29 Homecoming Dance

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