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  • Beauty & the Beast at the Virginia
    Posted by stuartst on October 20, 2016 at 6:35 pm

    Champaign’s Central & Centennial High School Drama Programs (C2 Productions), in collaboration with the Champaign Park District and Champaign Unit 4 Schools, return to the Virginia November 9-13 with Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, this full-Broadway version features a live orchestra and student performers from two acclaimed high school drama departments. […]

  • Unit 4 Referendum FAQs - Part 3
    Posted by stuartst on October 20, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    Unit 4 School Referendum FAQs – Part 3 More information and a full list of FAQs are available at: http://facilityplanning.champaignschools.org/faqs […]

  • Superintendent’s Blog: Report to the Board of Education – October 18, 2016
    Posted by jgeigner on October 19, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    Superintendent’s Report to Urbana School District #116 Board of Education October 18, 2016 Academic Monogram On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7PM in Oscar Adams Gym, Urbana High School will be recognizing sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have excelled academically.  It is a time we not only celebrate the success of our students, but students are also […]

  • Wiegand and Maltbia Honored by NAACP
    Posted by stuartst on October 18, 2016 at 2:44 pm

    At the annual Freedom Fund Banquet this past weekend, two Unit 4 administrators were honored for their service to the community and commitment to equity in education.  Tony Maltbia, Executive Director of Student, Family, and Community Supports, was selected as the recipient of the 2016 NAACP Freedom Fund Yes, We Can Education Award. This award has been given for his work in the community to advance and improve the quality of equity, diversity, and the access of education. […]

  • Unit 4 to Host Facebook Live Chat on Referendum with EDC and Chambanamoms.com
    Posted by stuartst on October 13, 2016 at 1:47 pm

    In advance of the November 8 election, Champaign Unit 4 School District—in partnership with the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and Chambanamoms.com—will host a live Facebook Q&A on the school facilities referendum next Monday, October 17. The hour-long broadcast will take place on the Unit 4 Facebook page starting at 8:30 p.m. Community members will have the opportunity to gather information and ask questions about the school facilities referendum that will impact six of the District’s campuses. […]


Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation
Champaign Urbana Schools FoundationThursday, October 20th, 2016 at 3:12am

Lovely notes from Bottenfield students thanking CUSF for a grant to see Black Violin at Krannert. Thank you to our...

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