Address and Phone
246 South Fair
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126
fax (630) 617-8333
24-Hour Attendance Line
Regular School Hours:
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM
Student Late Arrival
Grades 1 - 5
Late Arrival Days
9/14, 10/19, 11/9, 12/14, 1/25, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19, 5/17
April 27 - 4th & 5th Grade Spring Sing @ 6:00
May 3 - BRAG Night 5:30 - 7:00
May 8 - Miss Brook's Class Music Informance @ 2:10
May 9 - Mrs Costello's Class Music Informance @ 2:20
May 10 - Mrs Moe's Class Music Informance @ 2:10
May 17 - Late Arrival Day
May 19 - Kindergarten Mother's Day Tea (AM @ 10:00, PM @ 2:00)
May 25 - Field Day
May 29 - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
May 30 - Fifth Grade Picnic (11:05 - 3:00)
Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Superintendent Dr. David Moyer joins more than 400 school chiefs from across the state, representing 1.35 million students, in calling for the Illinois General Assembly to immediately pass a state budget. The grassroots initiative - called “Pass Illinois’ Budget!” - also urges lawmakers and Governor Rauner to improve the state’s education funding formula, and pay school districts millions of dollars owed in unpaid bills this year.
While K-12 education has benefited from a partially-funded state budget, Illinois schools, students, families, and communities will continue to suffer without a full state budget. Districts will continue to struggle if “Mandated Categoricals,” state payments which support special education, bilingual education, transportation, and other important services, do not get paid this year. District 205 has not received three categorical payments this year. Here are the largest funds due:
State revenue accounts for about 8.13 percent of District 205’s operating budget or $9,341,790. The General State Aid payments, which support general operating expenses, are being paid on time, however, the categorical payments are not. District 205 has not received any categorical payments this year with the exception of one late quarter payment from last fiscal year.
As a District, our mission is not only to educate our students, but to go to the next level and create life long learners. We hope to instill the values of education that help them become “life-long learners”. Edison’s Educational Pathway helps students understand the journey they will travel during their educational career. We acknowledge each step along this path on the following days:
Tuesday, May 2 – Edison Elementary School Day
Wednesday, May 3 – Sandburg Middle School Day
Thursday, May 4 – York High School Day
Friday, May 5 – Higher Education Day
For complete information about Edison's Educational Pathway, please see the attached document:
B.R.A.G. Night (which stands for "Bring Relatives Attention to Growth) is an event designed to showcase the work of preschool and elementary students in District 205. The purpose of the evening is to provide an opportunity for parents to visit their child’s classroom and specials areas (art, music, Spanish, physical education, library, resource classrooms) and learn from their child about his or her learning experiences. Families are invited to visit Edison School anytime between 5:30 & 7:00 PM, on Wednesday, May 3.
It’s time once again for Edison’s annual Bobcats Givin’ Back charity drive! For those newer to Edison, for the last several years the school has selected a charitable initiative to support, which allows our school community to come together with the goal of helping others. It is a wonderful opportunity to teach our children about the tremendous value of giving back.
This year we will be holding a book drive in support of Bernie’s Book Bank. Bernie’s Books Bank is located in Lake Bluff, IL and collects, processes and distributes quality new and gently used children's books to significantly increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland. They have distributed more than 8,000,000 books throughout the Chicagoland area since 2009. To learn more about Bernie’s Book Bank and the incredible impact that books can have on lower income children’s lives, please visit their website at www.berniesbookbank.org.
We will be collecting books at Edison school for two weeks starting Monday, April 24th through Friday, May 5th. Bernie’s accepts quality new and gently used children’s books from birth through 6th grade. Examples of books they do not accept are: text books, activity books, coloring books, video game guides, young adult, adult or reference books. This drive would be a great chance to have your children look through books they might be done reading and pass them along! Or maybe hit the book store to buy a few of their old favorites that they will be excited to share with others!
Our goal is to collect 1,500 books to donate to Bernie’s! Through your support, we can make a great impact on others in need. Thank you in advance for your generosity! If you have any questions about the book drive, please contact Jeff Janiak.
The RevTrak Web Store is getting a makeover. This new mobile-friendly design will simplify end-user experience when making payments from any device. Visit the Web Store through any web browser on the device of your choosing – it’s that easy. In addition to the responsive design, the following features have been added:
The Elmhurst History Museum reminds second graders and their schools that the annual Ruth Strand Poster Contest will soon begin. Packets with contest information and entry forms will be sent to all District 205 second grade teachers during the first week of April. The 2017 deadline for poster entries is Friday, May 5, by 5:00 PM. Schools with ten or more participants will earn a $100 grant for the school’s library from the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation, so please be sure to take advantage of this special opportunity. For more information or to download entry forms, visit the History Museum’s website.
Winners and their families will be honored at a reception in the Elmhurst History Museum’s Education Center on Wednesday, May 24, at 4:00 PM. In addition, the contest winners will be invited to march in the Elmhurst Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29 and be recognized by the City Council on Monday, June 5. Posters will be displayed at the museum throughout the summer months, and winning entries will be exhibited at Elmhurst City Hall.
The Elmhurst District 205 Summer Instrumental Music Program offers an exciting opportunity for all current 4th -8th grade band and orchestra students and 6th – 8th grade choir students to continue with instrumental music instruction in June and July. Regular practice during the summer months is critically important for band and orchestra students to reinforce the concepts and skills that they have learned and practiced during the school year. Moreover, learning and playing music is an activity that should be enjoyed year ‘round.
The District 205 Summer Instrumental Program is designed to accommodate students who go on vacation and/or participate in other summer activities. Students who can only attend part of the summer program are still strongly encouraged to register and attend whenever they can! Students who practice their instruments during the summer are much more likely to experience continued success in band and orchestra. We strongly encourage your son or daughter to participate as much as he/she is able!
To qualify for the privilege to ride your bicycle to school you must meet the criteria below:
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Lost & Found
When you visit Edison School please take a look in the Lost and Found located just inside the main entrance. We have many coats, sweatshirts, hats, lunchboxes, etc. Please make sure you label your children's belongings so items are returned to the rightful owner.