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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
Loza Navarro, Erendira
Parent Liaison


YHS News


The largest Foundation fundraiser of the year will be held Saturday, February 9th at the Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook. This fun and memorable evening is sure to entertain and includes plated dinner, beverages, fundraising games, mini and live auctions, and dancing-all for a good cause! Auction items include York Parking Pass, VIP graduation package, tickets to your favorite Chicago sports team events as well as the Rolling Stones, vacation opportunities, at home catered dinner for fourteen, and much more! Proceeds benefit classroom innovations, Thiems Educational Grants, York Manufacturing Lab and Business Incubator, and unique Foundation programs.  Tickets are $175. Space is limited. Sponsorships available. visit www.elmhurst205.org/foundation_2019gala


Designed for parents of sophomores and juniors, this highly regarded event includes roundtable discussions led by fellow York parents who will share their valuable experience and knowledge about the college application process as well as other post high school plans. Visit the PTSA Academic Boosters website for more information. Event sponsored by the PTSA Academic Boosters and the York CCRC.


The York Athletic Boosters will hold its Annual Green Scene Fundraiser on Saturday, February 23rd at Fitz's Spare Keys in downtown Elmhurst from 7:00pm to Midnight. Join us for bowling with the York coaches, open pool, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, light buffet and cash bar. We have auction baskets with parking passes, graduation packages, sports tickets and more! Come out and support York and the entire Athletic Program. Get your tickets now -$50 in advance, $60 at the door.   https://yorkab.ejoinme.org/greenscene2019


Don’t miss your chance to see York High School’s Winter Show, Much Ado About Nothing. Tickets go on sale next Thursday, January 17, at 7 a.m.


Dates and Showtimes:

Thursday, January 31st, at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 1st,  at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 2nd, at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 3rd, at 2:00 p.m.


Tickets tend to sell quickly, so mark your calendar.  You don’t want to miss this incredible show!


Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketpeak.com/yorkdrama

Tickets are $10 each (Adults/ Seniors/ Children) plus a $1 processing fee.  York student tickets are free with a valid student ID.

After purchasing your ticket, you will receive an email confirmation that will also include a link for you to print your tickets at home so you can avoid any lines at the ticket desk. *Out of respect for our performers, attendance by children under the age of 5 is discouraged.


If you have any questions please email us here at yorkdramatickets@gmail.com


Thank you for supporting York Drama! We look forward to seeing you at the show.


Registration will open at 9:00 am on Tuesday, January 8 for 24 hours.  During this initial registration period you may only register a student for one semester class with the exception of math classes where you may register for 2 semesters.  There will be no wait lists created during the first 24 hour registration period.  The 2nd registration period will open on Friday, January 11, with no restrictions.  At that time you will be able to put a student's name on a waitlist if the class is full.


Please click here for all of the 2019 summer school information.


Dear Parents/Guardians:  Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year.  Please review the following for further information on seasonal influenza.  


CDC Seasonal Influenza :  





Students: Are you a leader?  Do you want to BECOME a leader?  The counseling department is seeking all applicants for the 2019-2020 Freshmen Mentoring program!  Calling all artists, athletes, scholars, and in-betweens!!! 


Apply TODAY on the counseling department web site HERE!  The application deadline is Friday, February 1st, 2019 with interviews occurring after that.  All are encouraged to apply.  Questions?  Ask your counselor!


Parents and students can access lice information on the school website under Health and Safety. 


There have been a few cases of lice at York High School.  Please take the time to check your child for any signs and symptoms.  See information below from DuPage County Health Department.  



Lice (Head) Pediculosis Fact Sheet


Cause:  Pediculus humanus capitis, a louse. The life cycle of the louse is divided into three phases:


1. nits: eggs laid by adult females and are cemented at the base of the hair shaft nearest to the scalp, usually within 6 mm. Takes 1 week to hatch. Difficult to see but are oval and usually yellow to white.


2. nymph: hatched egg; resembles an adult but much smaller; matures in 9 - 12 days. Must feed on blood to survive.


3. adult: louse grows to about the size of a sesame seed, has 6 clawed legs, and is tan to grayish-white. It can live up to 30 days on the infested head and needs to feed on blood several times per day; it will die within 1-2 days off the host.


Lice infestation is most common in children 3 to 12 years of age. Girls get head lice more often than boys, women more often than men. They are found most commonly on the scalp behind the ears, at the nape of the neck. They are rarely found on the body, eyelashes, or eyebrows.


Symptoms: Itching of the scalp and neck. Look for:

*Crawling lice in the hair, usually few in number

*Eggs (nits) glued to the hair, often found at the back of the neck *Scratch marks on the scalp or back of neck at hairline


Spread: By direct contact with the head of another infested person. Indirect spread through contact with personal belongings of an infested person (as, combs, brushes, hats, scarves, bedding) is less likely but can occur. Transmission most often occurs among household members because of the close proximity of living conditions.


Lice do not jump or fly; they crawl and can fall off the head. Lice do not live longer than 48 hours off the head. They lay their eggs only while on the head. Nits which are more than ¼” from the scalp are dead or empty and will not hatch. Also, eggs do not hatch if they have fallen off. Lice do not spread to or from pets as they do not become infested. However, pets may carry the lice from one person to another. Avoid close contact with pets and refrain from permitting animals to sleep with household members during an infestation. Do not treat animals with medicines for humans.


Incubation Period: Eggs (nits) hatch in 7 – 10 days.


Period of Communicability:  Until treated with lice–killing medication, crawling forms of the louse are communicable; the nits are not.


Diagnosis: Head lice infestation is confirmed by inspecting the scalp and hair for the presence of nits, nymphs or live adult lice. Finding a nymph or an adult louse may be difficult because there are few of them and they move very quickly. If nits are visible farther than 6 mm from the scalp and no nymphs or adult lice are seen, the infestation is a past infestation and does not require treatment. If nits are discovered in the hair, but live lice are not seen, they can be re-inspected periodically for live lice. Adequate lighting should be used for the inspection as well as disposable sticks used to adequately separate the hair. A thorough examination may take several minutes.


Treatment: Pediculicides, either lice-killing shampoo or lotion, either purchased over-thecounter or by prescription (from a physician). Instructions must be followed carefully. Shampooing should be rinsed off over a sink rather than in a shower or tub, and with cool rather than warm water, to reduce skin absorption of the pediculicides. Do not use crème rinse before doing the treatment.


If live lice are seen after treatment, try a different brand.


For some medications, a second treatment is needed 7 – 10 days later to kill nits that have survived the first treatment.


Remove nits from the hair with a fine-toothed comb.


Wait 1-2 days before shampooing the hair but then shampoo at least twice a week for 2 weeks. Vigorously combing out the wet hair seems to slow down the lice.


Avoid over-use of pediculicides to avoid toxic exposure.




1. Avoid sharing hair care items, towels, bedding, clothing, hats, and headgear.


2. Hang clothing in individual lockers or on assigned coat hooks. Hooks should be spaced at least 12 inches apart so that clothing does not touch.


3. Clean items such as clothing, furniture or carpeting that have come in contact with the head of the infested person in the 24 to 48 hours before treatment. Wash, soak or dry items at temperatures 130º F to kill stray lice or nits. Furniture, carpeting, car seats, etc., may be vacuumed. Items that cannot be washed can be dry cleaned or bagged in plastic for 2 weeks, by which time any nits that may have survived would have hatched and nymphs would be without food source. Pediculicide spray should not be used because the chemical exposure cannot be controlled. Nits are unlikely to incubate and hatch at room temperatures. Major cleaning measures are unnecessary.




Lice infestation poses little risk to others and does not have a resulting health problem for the infested person. The person should be discouraged from having close direct head contact with others until the problem has resolved. Mass screenings, blanket notification to others of the situation, restricting use of safety helmets are not justified responses.


A parent/guardian/person should be notified of the situation at the end of the day and that prompt, proper treatment of the condition is in the best interest of the child and of his/her classmates/housemates and/or family. The person may return to the activities after the treatment is complete. The person’s head should be re-inspected 7-10 days later; if there is evidence of live lice or additional nits, the process of exclusion and treatment should be repeated. If the problem persists after the second treatment, a different product should be used. If the problem continues after the new product treatment, then a physician should be consulted for further advice.



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.

Available Dates:











Important Dates

Jan. 21 No School - Martin Luther King Day
Jan. 23 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
Jan. 29 Talent Show Auditions
Jan. 30 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
  Talent Show Auditions
Jan. 31 Talent Show Auditions
  Winter Play, Much Ado About Nothing 7:30 pm
Feb. 1 Winter Play, Much Ado About Nothing 7:30 pm
Feb. 2 Winter Play, Much Ado About Nothing 7:30 pm
Feb. 3 Winter Play, Much Ado About Nothing 2:00 pm
Feb. 6 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
  Trivia Night 7:00 pm
Feb. 7 Student of the Month 7:00 am
  Winter Orchestra Concert 7:30 pm
Feb. 11 College Planning Night 7:00 pm
Feb. 12 Jazz Ensemble Concert 7:30 pm
Feb. 13 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
Feb. 14 Winter Choral Concert 7:30 pm
Feb. 18 No School - Presidents' Day
Feb. 20 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
  Senior vs. Faculty Volleyball Game 7:00 pm
Feb. 21 Winter Band Concert
Feb. 22 Winter Dance 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Feb. 23 Green Scene @ Fitz's Spare Keys 7:00 pm
Feb. 25 - March 1 Fine Arts Week
Feb. 28 Life After York 7:00 pm
March 1 Talent Show 7:00 pm
March 5 York Dance Company Recital 7:30 pm
March 6 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
March 7 Student of the Month 7:00 am
March 8 Second Semester Midterm
March 13 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
March 15 Mr. Duke Contest/Spring Pep Rally 7:00 pm
March 20 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
  Trivia Night 7:00 pm
March 25 - 29 No School - Spring Break
April 3 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
April 11 Student of the Month 7:00 am
  Spring Musical 7:30 pm
April 12 Spring Musical 7:30 pm
April 13 Spring Musical 7:30 pm
April 14 Spring Musical 2:00 pm
April 17 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
April 23 Scholarship Night 7:00 pm
April 24 Student Late Arrival 9:25 am
April 25 Jazz Ensemble Concert 7:30 pm
April 27 Junior/Senior Prom
April 30 Cadet/Concert Band Concert 7:30 pm

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