Important USD116 End-of-School Dates

With the end of school fast approaching, Urbana Schools’ classes are set to end only two days later than previously scheduled.  With two weather closing days to make up, the last day of school for Urbana Early Childhood School, all USD116 elementary schools, Urbana Middle School, and Urbana High School will be Thursday, May 28, […]

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2015 Cupcake Award Winner!

How do you show a teacher they’re doing a great job? Why, by giving them a Cupcake of course! King Elementary Kindergarten teacher Laura Campbell was one of three area teachers awarded a 2015 Cupcake Award from the CU Schools Foundation. In addition to the award, Ms. Campbell received a $500 grant for her classroom. […]


UMS 21st CCLC SPLASH students performing Alice in Wonderland

Urbana Middle School students will perform Alice in Wonderland for two performances only on Thursday, April 16th at 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 18th at 2:00 p.m. Both performances will take place at Urbana Middle School, 1201 S. Vine Street, Urbana in the Cafetorium. Tickets will be sold at the door, $3 for students and $5 for adults. Urbana Middle School students […]

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NASA Social – Day Two in Pictures

USD116 Communication Specialist JoAnne Geigner was in Cape Canaveral, Florida attending the launching of the SpaceX – CRS-6 Dragon rocket up to the International Space Station. Below are some images she captured during the tour part of day two, which included a visit to the SpaceX launch pad with the Falcon/Dragon rocket waiting for launch, […]


NASA Social – Day One in Pictures

USD116 Communication Specialist JoAnne Geigner is in Cape Canaveral, Florida attending the launching of the SpaceX – CRS-6 Dragon rocket up to the International Space Station.  Below are some images she captured during the tour part of the day.  Most of these were inside the Vehicle Assembly Building. [Show slideshow] 12►

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