Elkhart Memorial High School
Elkhart Memorial High School opened in 1972, after the growth of Elkhart required a second high school to better serve the needs of the growing community. Currently, Memorial has 67 traditional classrooms, 8 modern computer labs, 11 science labs with adjoining classrooms, 4 lecture halls, a computerized writing lab, family and consumer sciences lab areas, and state-of-the-art industrial technology lab facilities. The industrial technology areas offer students modular stations for applied learning in the following: plastics, robotics, CNC machining, hydraulics and pneumatics, aerodynamics, motor circuitry, lasers, electronics, mechanical and architectural drafting, manufacturing systems, constructing systems, video editing, and computer assembly.
School Hours and Location
Office Hours: 7:00am to 3:30pm
School Address: 2608 California Road, Elkhart, IN 46514
Phone Number: 574-262-5600
Please visit our News page to see the latest Memorial news and for a list of upcoming events!
At Elkhart Community Schools Food Services, we know that good nutrition and learning go hand in hand! The Nutrition Services department is made up of a team of food and nutrition professionals that are dedicated to students’ health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices. Click here to see the ECS Food Services page, including menus.
Official School Policies
We invite you to review the Elkhart Community Schools’ Notice of Non-Discrimination and Student Handbook as adopted by the Elkhart Community Schools Board of School Trustees. All district-wide school forms can be found on the Elkhart Community Schools Policies and Forms page. Please also review Elkhart Memorial’s Student Attendance Policy.
School Delays and Closings
Please visit the Elkhart Community Schools’ School Delay and Closing page for up-to-date, accurate information about school closings and delays, as well as make-up schedules. The district will also post about school closings and delays on the official ECS Facebook page and the official ECS Twitter page.
*Staff member names are links to their school email addresses
Deb Keller, Office Manager/Principal’s Secretary
Audriana Coleman, Attendance Secretary
Janine DeShone, Main Office Secretary
Darlene Ballard, Treasurer/Book Rental
Sara Valencia, Student Office
Language Arts Department
Kerry Leader, Department Chair
Sherri Greenfield-Ludwig – Classroom Page
Alexander Holtz, Department Chair
Amy Semancik – Classroom Page
Edward Hibshman, Department Chair
Heidi Krusenklaus – Classroom Page
Erica Shannon – Classroom Page
Guidance Counseling Department
Michelle Kessler, Department Chair
Adrienne Bashore, Guidance Counselor
Camille Evans, Guidance Counselor
Lawrence Fielstra, Guidance Counselor
Allison Makowski, Guidance Counselor
David Replogle, Guidance Counselor
Summer Runyan, Guidance Counselor-Early College
Lisa Ward, Guidance-School Psychologist
Lisa Swann, Guidance-Early College Data Coordinator
Dave Replogle, Guidance – Social Worker
Michelle Yoder, Guidance Secretary
Maritza Banuelos, Guidance Registrar
Additional Memorial Staff
Jeffrey Miller, Internships/Student Activities
Adriana Alvarez, JAG Coordinator
Michael Johnson, Study Hall Paraprofessional
Colleen Shook, Media Center Director
Tracy Donati, Media Center Secretary
Donna Karacson, Cafeteria Manager
Willie Coleman, Head Custodian
Jennifer Geers, Nurse
Cherie Books, Security Kiosk
Sarah Miles, Attendance Social Worker
School Improvement Plan
To see our full Elkhart Memorial School Improvement Plan, please click here: Memorial School Improvement Plan.
Alumni Association Information
We’re proud of the long-standing alumni community who found success through Elkhart Memorial. Please check back here for information about upcoming Alumni events.