Young Life Northwest DuPage 488 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL60137 It's a community for a high school students and adult mentors to get to know each other, fellowship, talk and have fun.…More At the core of Young Life, a non-denominational, Christian organization, is a mission to introduce students to Jesus Christ and help them grow in their faith. Started in Texas in 1941, Young Life now has local branches that serve students from area high schools throughout America. Young Life Northwest DuPage, which bears a Glen Ellyn mailing address, serves students from Glenbard South and Glenbard West high schools. Students meet once a week during the school year, and in the summer it's off to camp. A program for junior high students called Wyldlife offers fellowship and camping to students grades 6-8. In Glen Ellyn, Wyldlife draws kids from Glen Crest Middle and Hadley Junior High schools. Young Life Northwest DuPage once had offices at 488 N. Main Street and still maintains the following Glen Ellyn mailing address: Young Life Northwest DuPage, P.O. Box 67, Glen Ellyn, IL 60138-0067.
Glen Crest Middle School 725 Sheehan Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL60137 Glen Crest Middle School, opened in 1962, is District 89's only middle school. With active and involved students and…More parents, Glen Crest prepares its graduates for life in high school and beyond. With numerous student clubs and sports programs, students have an array of activities to choose from. Glen Crest has a great library and computer lab for students to enjoy as well, featuring an ultra-modern reading area.
Churchill Elementary School sits on an eight-acre site adjacent to Churchill Park & Nature Center, making it the…More largest of the four elementary schools in Glen Ellyn School District 41. It's quite multi-cultural as well: 20 percent of its students are in the ENL/Bilingual program and approximately 24 different languages are represented within the student population, including Spanish, Vietnamese, Urdu and Polish.
"Our diversity is one of our strengths," principal Scott Klespitz says. "We have students from all walks of life, and families from all walks of life. It's just a very welcoming place."
Churchill's outdoor facilities provide ample room to exercise and play. There's a large grass field behind the gymnasium as well as three playground sets and an asphalt area that includes four basketball hoops and markings for hopscotch. In addition, the nearby Churchill Park & Nature Center contains native plants, wetlands and a wood-chip trail that leads directly to the school.