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In response to the the COVID-19 outbreak, the D205 Foundation has launched a Community Impact Fund. With your philanthropic support, this fund will allow the Foundation to rapidly deploy flexible resources to Elmhurst schools and community based organizations who are at the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Read More about D205 Foundation Launches Community Response Fund

The COVID-19 health landscape continues to evolve rapidly as evidenced by Governor Pritzker’s mandate that all schools close across the state. The governor’s decision was in sync with my decision on Friday in advance of that announcement to close all Elmhurst Community School Unit District 205 schools and offices beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. The closure schedule is as follows:

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Read More about D205 Social Distancing Recommendations
COVID-19 School Closure Update

Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 will be closed from Monday, March 16-March 20 as our school leaders continue to exercise plans and preventive measures to slow the spread of illness during this unprecedented health season. 

March 23-27 is Spring Break.

When school resumes following spring break on March 30, 2020, D205 will operate on a Home Learning/E-Learning schedule from March 30-April 3.

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Thank you for your support and understanding as District 205 continues to navigate the current COVID-19 health situation. District 205 has made the decision to operate on an Emergency Late Start Schedule on Friday, March 13, 2020. This is the same schedule as is used for a regular Student Late Arrival Day.

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Read More about Emergency Late Start Schedule - Friday, March 13, 2020

Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 continues to closely monitor updates from the health community on the COVID-19 virus. While there have been no confirmed cases in the school district or recommendations to alter operations, an abundance of caution must be exercised to limit the spread of illness throughout our school community.

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Read More about Important: D205 Suspends After-School Activities

Elmhurst Community Unit District 205 is closely monitoring updates from the health community on the COVID-19 virus. While there are no confirmed cases in DuPage County, the District is taking additional precautionary and preventive measures to keep our schools safe, open and operational. There are currently no recommendations to cancel classes or activities.

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Read More about COVID-19 Prevention Update: Off-Campus Field Trips & Outside Facility Rentals Suspended

Welcome to 2020. People in education get two opportunities to celebrate the “New Year,” so why not take advantage of it?!

Just prior to the break, District 205 learned that the Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development has recognized the District as the state’s Exemplary District for Whole Child education for providing Healthy, Safe, Engaged, Supported and Challenged learning environments for students. 

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Read More about Superintendent's Message: Welcome to 2020 District 205!

The statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey is now open for parents to share thoughts about your experiences with our school. This survey provides critical input to help develop school improvement plans. The survey takes about 10 minutes.Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child. 

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Read More about 5Essentials Parent Survey Now Open