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Elmwood Express 2-2-24

Elmwood Express
Elmwood Elementary School
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From the Principal's Desk

Dear Elmwood Families,

We hope to see all of you at Parent Teacher Conferences. We are doing things a little differently this time, including enhanced safety measures. We will ask everyone attending in person to present their ID at the door. We also have designated Thursday, February 15th from 5-7 PM as a time for virtual conferences only. We made this change based on parent feedback.

Like the conferences in November, we will have spirit wear available for purchase in our main office. Please stop by and purchase some Elmwood gear. All items are available in adult and youth sizes and we can only accept cash or checks at this time. Thank You!

If you attend in person, we will also offer areas to complete the 5Essentials survey. This survey is used to drive the goals and vision of our school. Please provide your feedback here by completing the survey.

As always, if you have any questions, concerns, or ideas, please do not hesitate to reach out. Thank you!

Mr. Lerner & Mrs. Hagins

Upcoming Events

đź’›Monday, February 5th- early release- students will be dismissed at 2 PM

đź–¤Monday, February 5th- Friday, February 9th- Student Council Candy Gram Sale before school

đź’›Thursday, February 8th- EPCUSD 401 District Spelling Bee- 6 PM in the Elmwood School Gymnasium

đź–¤ Monday, February 12th- early release- students will be dismissed at 2 PM

đź’›Monday, February 12th- Thursday, February 15th- Student Council Spirit Week

đź–¤Wednesday, February 14th and Thursday, February 15th- Parent Teacher Conferences

đź’›Friday, February 16th- NO SCHOOL- Conference Exchange Day

đź–¤Monday, February 19th- NO SCHOOL- President's Day

đź’›Tuesday, February 20th- PATT Meeting

đź–¤Monday, February 26th- early release- students will be dismissed at 2 PM

đź’›Wednesday, February 28th- School Board Meeting at EPHS - 7 PM

Spelling Bee competition

Candy Gram Sale

Candy Gram

Spirit Week

Valentines Spirit Week

Parent Teacher Conferences

The District’s Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences will occur on Wednesday, February 14th & Thursday, February 15th.

Conferences may be in person or virtual. All Conferences scheduled on Thursday, February 15th between 5 and 7 pm will be VIRTUAL. All other conferences will be in person.

We are using the same registration system as previous conferences (PowerPTC).
PowerPTC is only accessed through the PowerSchool Parent PortalIt is not available through the app.

Registration will open on Sunday, January 28th at 3:00 PM for you to book times.
Registration will close on Monday, February 12th at 11:59 PM.
Please see these instructions for booking a time.

Building check-in is required for in-person conferences for the February 2024 Parent Teacher Conferences.
You will need to provide your ID as you enter the building.
Only those with pre-scheduled, in-person conferences will be allowed access to the buildings.

If you have any questions or problems registering. please email for assistance

Decade Wall flyer

New Spirit Wear!

Elmwood Information

Contact Us

Phone: 708-452-3558


Address: 2319 North 76th Avenue, Elmwood Park, IL 60707

Social Media

Elmwood X (Twitter)

District Facebook

School Website

Virtual Backpack


Call: 1-844-4-SAFEIL



EPCUSD 401 School Board Members

Mr. Frank Parisi, President
Mr. Peter Volpe, Vice President
Mrs. Susan Capraro, Secretary
Mrs. Jennifer Ranallo
Mr. Jonathan Rivera
Mr. Jason Shipinski
Ms. Michelle Silver