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Unit 4 students announced as MLK Jr. "Living the Dream" Scholarship recipients

Fri, 12/20/2019 - 15:25

Champaign Unit 4 congratulates the recipients of the 35th Annual MLK Jr. “Living the Dream” Scholarships. The students will be honored at that 35th Annual Dr. MLK, Jr. Service of Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.

Superintendent listening sessions in January

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 17:06

Champaign Unit 4 Superintendent, Dr. Susan Zola will visit two elementary schools in January to listen to feedback from the community and discuss possible options for several topics.

The meeting at Garden Hills Academy will be held in the Library on Jan. 7, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting at International Prep Academy will be held in the gym on Jan. 9, 2020

 

 

Superintendent listening sessions in January

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 17:06

Champaign Unit 4 Superintendent, Dr. Susan Zola will visit two elementary schools in January to listen to feedback from the community and discuss possible options for several topics.

The meeting at Garden Hills Academy will be held in the Library on Jan. 7, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting at International Prep Academy will be held in the gym on Jan. 9, 2020

 

 

School Resumes as Usual at Dr. Howard on Thursday, Dec. 19

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 16:12

The boiler at Dr. Howard is working correctly after Wednesday's repair. School will resume at Dr. Howard on Thursday, Dec. 19, following the normal schedule.

We appreciate the understanding and flexibility of Dr. Howard families, students, and staff in adjusting to the schedule over the past two days. We also extend a thank you to Stratton for opening their doors to accommodate our needs.

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School Resumes as Usual at Dr. Howard on Thursday, Dec. 19

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 16:12

The boiler at Dr. Howard is working correctly after today’s repair. School will resume tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 19, as usual with typical schedule and location.

We appreciate the understanding and flexibility of Dr. Howard families, students, and staff in adjusting to the schedule over the past two days. We also extend a thank you to Stratton for opening their doors to accommodate our needs.

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Boiler Repair Alters Dr. Howard’s Wednesday Schedule

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 15:00

School will not be held as scheduled Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Dr. Howard to allow for repair of the school’s boiler.

Families who wish to keep students at home for the day are encouraged to do so.  Students will not be penalized for non-attendance.  

Boiler Repair Alters Dr. Howard’s Wednesday Schedule

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 15:00

School will not be held as scheduled Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Dr. Howard to allow for repair of the school’s boiler.

Families who wish to keep students at home for the day are encouraged to do so.  Students will not be penalized for non-attendance.  

Dr. Howard relocating to Stratton Academy for Tuesday, Dec. 17

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 11:01

Champaign Unit 4 was made aware of a boiler issue at Dr. Howard. Out of an abundance of caution, the District shut down the boiler and staff and students were relocated to the gymnasium at Stratton Academy (902 N. Randolph in Champaign).

If families are able, they are invited to pick up their students after 11:30 a.m. If families are unable to pick up their students, they will remain in the gym at Stratton where Dr. Howard staff will be on site to supervise for the rest of the school day. Lunch will be provided to all students who are not picked up.

Dr. Howard relocating to Stratton Academy for Tuesday, Dec. 17

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 11:01

Champaign Unit 4 was made aware of a boiler issue at Dr. Howard. Out of an abundance of caution, the District shut down the boiler and staff and students were relocated to the gymnasium at Stratton Academy (902 N. Randolph in Champaign).

If families are able, they are invited to pick up their students after 11:30 a.m. If families are unable to pick up their students, they will remain in the gym at Stratton where Dr. Howard staff will be on site to supervise for the rest of the school day. Lunch will be provided to all students who are not picked up.

Reduced Bus Service Dec. 16, 2019

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 05:23

Monday, Dec. 16, the Champaign Unit 4 School District will have reduced bus services. There will be no yellow school buses
operating morning or afternoon for elementary or secondary students living in the areas listed immediately
below.

No Bus Service Area:

Bondville Churchill Downs Drive
Any Rural Address Belmont Drive
Hartwell & Hartwell (by U of I golf course) Laurel Park Place
Field Stone – Savoy
Lake Falls
Liberty on the Lake
Summerfield Road (Old Church west of Staley)

Reduced Bus Service Dec. 16, 2019

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 05:23

Monday, Dec. 16, the Champaign Unit 4 School District will have reduced bus services. There will be no yellow school buses
operating morning or afternoon for elementary or secondary students living in the areas listed immediately
below.

No Bus Service Area:

Bondville Churchill Downs Drive
Any Rural Address Belmont Drive
Hartwell & Hartwell (by U of I golf course) Laurel Park Place
Field Stone – Savoy
Lake Falls
Liberty on the Lake
Summerfield Road (Old Church west of Staley)

Unit 4 students selected for the IMEA All-State Ensembles

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:07

Champaign Unit 4 is pleased to announce 19 students (six from Centennial and thirteen from Central) have been selected for the Illinois Music Education Association All-State Ensembles to take place in Peoria in January, 2020. Students must be nominated and also audition for this honor. The annual performance falls during the Illinois Music Education Conference.

Unit 4 students selected for the IMEA All-State Ensembles

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:07

Champaign Unit 4 is pleased to announce 19 students (six from Centennial and thirteen from Central) have been selected for the Illinois Music Education Association All-State Ensembles to take place in Peoria in January, 2020. Students must be nominated and also audition for this honor. The annual performance falls during the Illinois Music Education Conference.

Board of Education Confirms Administrative Appointment

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 19:36

Champaign Unit 4 School District announced one administrative appointment at its Board of Education meeting Monday night.

Josh Munk Named Director of Facilities & Grounds Effective Dec. 10, 2019

Munk joined Unit 4 in Feb. 2019 as Assistant Director of Operations and will become Director of Facilities & Grounds effective Dec. 10. Prior to joining Unit 4, Munk served as Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities & Event Operations at Illinois State University.

Board of Education Confirms Administrative Appointment

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 19:36

Champaign Unit 4 School District announced one administrative appointment at its Board of Education meeting Monday night.

Josh Munk Named Director of Facilities & Grounds Effective Dec. 10, 2019

Munk joined Unit 4 in Feb. 2019 as Assistant Director of Operations and will become Director of Facilities & Grounds effective Dec. 10. Prior to joining Unit 4, Munk served as Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities & Event Operations at Illinois State University.

Unit 4 School District Celebrates Illinois State Scholars

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 15:39

Champaign Unit 4 School District is pleased to announce that 95 Unit 4 students from the graduating class of 2020 (44 from Centennial High School and 51 from Central High School) have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. 

Unit 4 School District Celebrates Illinois State Scholars

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 15:39

Champaign Unit 4 School District is pleased to announce that 95 Unit 4 students from the graduating class of 2020 (44 from Centennial High School and 51 from Central High School) have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. 

Thanks to the community, Novak Academy students get a look into their future careers

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 11:19

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question we are asked from an early age, but the answer isn’t always an easy one. Thanks to a grant from the Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation (CUSF), many students at Novak Academy will have some help answering that question. 

“We are excited about how this experience will help them see a different side of themselves while helping them dream big,” said Michel Maroon, the Alternative Learning Opportunities Program Specialist at Novak Academy. 

Thanks to the community, Novak Academy students get a look into their future careers

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 11:19

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question we are asked from an early age, but the answer isn’t always an easy one. Thanks to a grant from the Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation (CUSF), many students at Novak Academy will have some help answering that question. 

“We are excited about how this experience will help them see a different side of themselves while helping them dream big,” said Michel Maroon, the Alternative Learning Opportunities Program Specialist at Novak Academy. 

Trade Union and Contractor Donate to Unit 4 High Schools

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 19:26

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Champaign’s Centennial and Central High Schools each received a $12,000 donation from the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 149 and A&R Mechanical Contractors to assist their Career and Trade Education programs.  Representatives presented checks at the Nov. 12 Unit 4 Board of Education meeting. Donations will assist the construction of new welding rooms at each high school.