Leal fifth graders to compete at Engineering Open House

The fifth grade Dual Language class from Leal Elementary is moving on to the regional competition of the 2016-17 Rube Goldberg contest.  The group placed third in the local Engineer in the Classroom competition and that allowed them to advance to regionals.  That contest will be held during Engineering Open House on the University […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Urbana High School announces public track hours

Urbana – Starting Monday, April 3, Urbana High School will hold public hours for the UHS track facility in the McKinley Athletic Complex for spring of 2017. Public track hours are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Hours for the months of April and May are: April & May – […]


USD #116 Dual Language Program Parent Forums Announced

The Urbana School District Dual Language program has announced their 2017-18 Parent Forum dates, on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, April 5. All families with students who will be in kindergarten and first grade at Leal and Dr.Williams during the 2017-­2018 school year, who are interested in learning more about USD […]

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Nominations for the Dr. Amberg Endowed Chair are being accepted

It is time again to nominate Urbana teachers for the Gene Amberg Excellence in Teaching Endowed Chair.  The nomination deadline is Friday, April 7, 2017 by 4:00pm.  Nomination packet information is attached below. Dr. Gene Amberg (Ph.D.) began his career in public education in 1972 as an elementary school teacher […]

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