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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


YHS News


Come on out and support your York Dukes Football program on this Friday, August 17th for the Annual Green and White Scrimmage. Freshman will scrimmage at 4:15 pm, Sophomores at 5:00 pm, Eagles Youth programs at 5:45 pm and the Varsity at 6:30 pm. Tomorrow, Saturday, August 18th is our Green and White scrimmage for soccer starting at 9:30 am for lower levels and 12 pm for Varsity. Admission is free to all Green and White Scrimmage games. 

York will host New Trier on Friday, August 24th for the First Home Football game. Come out and support football, cheerleading, poms, flags and our talented marching band!

York students must show school ID for free admittance to athletic events. All students are expected to represent York High School while attending all events and adhere to the code of conduct signed by all students. There is a no re-entry policy at home football games. Students will not be allowed to reenter after they leave the game. Admission for adults is $4.00

Children under 14 years of age must be supervised by an adult. NO backpacks, bags of any type, water bottles, skateboards, bikes, footballs, etc. will be allowed through the gate.

District 205 policy prohibits alcohol, tobacco, and vaping on school property.


Seniors - Herff Jones will be here to take orders for Graduation Announcements and senior products including Class Rings and Letter Jackets on Thursday, August 23rd during lunch periods in the Commons. If you did not order your cap and gown during the Senior Meeting on August 16th you can order on the 23rd. Complete senior packets are available in the Main Office if you did not receive one. For more information visit: www.herffjonesil.com or call Herff Jones at 815-756-4743


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 be assigned to shadow a York Ambassador. Ambassadors are trained to host students and acquaint them with many aspects of York High School. To request that your child can attend one of the dates, please click the link to sign up.

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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.).


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.


Important Dates

August 25 Senior Parent Saturday 8:00 am
August 29 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
  Open House 7:00 pm
Sept. 3 No School - Labor Day
Sept. 5 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
Sept. 12 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
Sept. 18 Yearbook Photo Make Up date 7:30 am
Sept. 19 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
  Yearbook Photo Make Up date 7:30 am
Sept. 20 Collage Concert
Sept. 26 Student Late Arrive 9:25 am
  Powder Puff Football Game 6:30 pm
Sept. 28 Homecoming Game vs. Willowbrook
Sept. 29 Homecoming Dance
Oct. 3 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
  Parent Teacher Conferences 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Oct. 4 No School - Parent Teacher Conferences 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oct. 5 No School - Institute Day
Oct. 8 No School - Columbus Day
Oct. 11 Student of the Month 7:00 am
Oct. 12 1st Semester Midterm
Oct. 15 Junior Parent Night 7:00 pm
Oct. 16 Yearbook Photos - Senior Walk Ins
Oct. 17 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
  Trivia Night 7:00 pm
Oct. 22 Orchestra Chamber Ensemble 7:30 pm
Oct. 24 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
Oct. 25 Fall Play 7:30 pm
Oct. 26 Fall Play 7:30 pm
Oct. 27 Fall Play 7:30 pm
Oct. 28 Fall Play 2:00 pm
Oct. 31 Student Late Arrival

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York High School Vision Statement

York High School strives to be an exemplary educational community where students, staff and parents:

  • accept the challenge to grow beyond self-imposed limitations.
  • expect excellence of self and others.
  • co ...more

Philosophy Statement - Activities/Athletics

Extracurricular programs are an integral part of the educational experience and play an important role in the growth and development of young men and women. York High School offers a variety of ...more

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