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Jonathan Guerrero headshot

At the meeting on May 16, the Leyden High School Board of Education announced West Leyden rising junior Jonathan Guerrero as a student board member. Guerrero will serve as one of two student board members, for a two-year term beginning with the 2024-25 school year. Guerrero joins East Leyden rising Senior Adriel Carrera, a current student board member.

Jeremy smiling

Even though he admits to being a little stubborn at first, with a little reassurance from the staff at Leyden, Jeremy has found the confidence to face his limits and push past them

Smiley face with sunglasses and the Leyden logo

As we quickly approach the end of the school year, please refer to the information below regarding material returns, student fines, student Chromebooks and Google accounts. Please note, the bookstore is not accepting any material returns until the last week of school.

Students gardening

On Monday, April 22, Leyden’s Ecology Club unveiled and planted their new pocket prairie outside the greenhouse at West Leyden High School. State Representative Norma Hernandez and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Eira Corral Sepulveda were in attendance and helped with planting, while they discussed local environmental issues. 

Headshot of Dr. Lam

On Thursday, April 18, the Leyden High School District 212 Board of Education approved the hiring of Dr. Julie Lam as the new East Leyden principal, effective July 1, 2024. The hiring of Lam is a result of an extensive search process, including a pre-screening of qualified candidates and a series of interviews with Leyden administrators, faculty, staff and students. 



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