Schedule your school physical today

Unit 4 News - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 9:46am

All entering Kindergarten, 6th grade and 9th grade students are required to have proof of a physical and immunizations. Students entering 12th grade have a vaccine requirement only. Learn more about the requirements and forms needed. 

All forms must be submitted by September 1, 2018.

Announcing the next principal of Jefferson Middle School

Unit 4 News - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 7:22pm

Congratulations to Mr. Jesse Guzman, who has been selected as the next principal of Jefferson Middle School.

Reserve your seat for the Celebrating Minority Teacher Recruitment and Retention Event June 15

Unit 4 News - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 3:22pm

The community is invited to register for the Celebrating Minority Teacher Recruitment and Retention event, where we celebrate and leverage the strength of our diverse school community.

Friday, June 15
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center, Champaign

Registration is $50 for non-Unit 4 employees. Professional development hours will be given. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Email MTRRC@u4sd.org to reserve your seat!

AP Academy Registration Now Open

Unit 4 News - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 3:59pm

Champaign Unit 4 high schools will offer a series of free summer Advanced Placement (AP) courses designed to help new and experienced AP students get ready for the 2018-19 school year. The AP PREP ACADEMY courses are open to Unit 4 high school students who are scheduled to take one of the AP courses listed below.

Academies are made possible by an AP College and Career Success for All Students grant.

Update on Unit 4 Facilities Projects

Unit 4 News - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 3:37pm

The school year may be wrapping up, but our facilities projects keep moving along!

Since the $183.4 million referendum passed in November 2016 and the District has acquired other properties using other funds, our project management team and Operations and Maintenance staff have been working diligently to coordinate all the pieces. In the coming months, you’ll see more progress as preliminary site work begins.

Unit 4 Hires Director of Teaching, Learning and Student Engagement

Unit 4 News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:58pm

Congratulations to Angelica (Angi) Franklin who was selected as the Director of Teaching, Learning and Student Engagement.

Congratulations to the 2018 Teachers of the Year!

Unit 4 News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 2:52pm

Congratulations to the Napleton's Auto Park of Urbana, Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation 2018 Teachers of the Year!

Last Thursday evening, three of our teachers were recognized for their dedication to teaching and awarded the 2018 Teacher of the Year Award.

Maggie Beckett, Carrie Busey
Kelley Tonkovich, Jefferson 
Stephen Stanger, Central

Students/families were asked to submit an essay, poem or thank you letter describing how a teacher influenced their life or the life of their child.

Dr. Howard Elementary Celebration

Unit 4 News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 3:52pm

Join us to honor the history of our 1910 building and celebrate the construction of our new school, starting this summer!

Thursday, May 24, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
1117 W. Park, Champaign

Short program at 5:30 p.m.

Food trucks and fun throughout the evening. 

No RSVP required.

Dr. Howard Elementary Celebration

Unit 4 News - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 3:52pm

Join us to honor the history of our 1910 building and celebrate the construction of our new school, starting this summer!

Thursday, May 24, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
1117 W. Park, Champaign

Short program at 5:30 p.m.

Food trucks and fun throughout the evening. 

No RSVP required.

Unit 4 School District Summer Meal Site Information

Unit 4 News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:07am

Champaign Unit 4 School District sponsors the Summer Meal Program for all children ages 18 and under living in Champaign. A FREE nutritious breakfast and lunch throughout the summer months are provided to students at the available locations listed below;

Location

Days

Start Date

Unit 4 School District Summer Meal Site Information

Unit 4 News - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:07am

Champaign Unit 4 School District sponsors the Summer Meal Program for all children ages 18 and under living in Champaign. A FREE nutritious breakfast and lunch throughout the summer months are provided to students at the available locations listed below;

Location

Days

Start Date

NCA Charter School Application Denied by the Champaign Unit 4 Board of Education

Unit 4 News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 5:38pm

The Champaign Unit 4 School District Board of Education would like to thank the organizers of the North Champaign Academy for submitting proposal for a new charter school for consideration. It is encouraging to see community leaders organize and advocate for education in our community.

NCA Charter School Application Denied by the Champaign Unit 4 Board of Education

Unit 4 News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 5:38pm

The Champaign Unit 4 School District Board of Education would like to thank the organizers of the North Champaign Academy for submitting proposal for a new charter school for consideration. It is encouraging to see community leaders organize and advocate for education in our community.

May 2 Special Board Meeting and NCA Response

Unit 4 News - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 4:11pm

After a thorough review of the proposal submitted by the Steering Committee of the North Champaign Academy, the Champaign Unit 4 School District Board of Education is scheduled to vote to deny the proposal on May 2, 2018 because it does not meet the statutory requirements for a charter school. The Board resolution on this matter will include a detailed rationale for the denial.

May 2 Special Board Meeting an NCA Response

Unit 4 News - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 4:11pm

After a thorough review of the proposal submitted by the Steering Committee of the North Champaign Academy, the Champaign Unit 4 School District Board of Education is scheduled to vote to deny the proposal on May 2, 2018 because it does not meet the statutory requirements for a charter school. The Board resolution on this matter will include a detailed rationale for the denial.

Third Annual All Staff Retreat June 15

Unit 4 News - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 7:03pm

Save the date for the third annual all staff retreat celebrating minority recruitment and retention. 

June 15, 2018
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn

Program details and registration information will be coming out soon. 

 

 

Third Annual All Staff Retreat June 15

Unit 4 News - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 7:03pm

Save the date for the third annual all staff retreat celebrating minority recruitment and retention. 

June 15, 2018
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn

Program details and registration information will be coming out soon. 

 

 

Announcing two new elementary principals, executive director of communications

Unit 4 News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 6:28pm

Congratulations to three new administrative staff members for Champaign Unit 4 School District: Ms. Jessica Pitcher, new principal of Robeson Elementary; Ms. Jessica Bradford, new principal of Barkstall Elementary; and Ms. Stephanie Stuart, executive director of communications.

Announcing two new elementary principals, executive director of communications

Unit 4 News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 6:28pm

Congratulations to three new administrative staff members for Champaign Unit 4 School District: Ms. Jessica Pitcher, new principal of Robeson Elementary; Ms. Jessica Bradford, new principal of Barkstall Elementary; and Ms. Stephanie Stuart, executive director of communications.

Champaign Unit 4 School District seeks input on communication effectiveness

Unit 4 News - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 2:52pm

Champaign Unit 4 School District has joined with SCoPE School Surveys to gain input on the district’s communications. School Communications Performance Evaluation (SCoPE) Surveys seek feedback from parents of students, community members and district staff on how they receive information and whether they consider the communication to be effective.