Community Involvement


Donation Drive for the People of Puerto Rico

Urbana Middle School staff and students in conjunction with Puerto Rico Rises (Champaign) are holding a donation drive for the People of Puerto Rico from Monday, October 16 through Friday, October 20. UMS Dual Language teacher Darienne Ciuro-Sanchez said the donations can be dropped off at the Urbana Middle School […]


Superintendent’s Blog: The Disappointing State (of IL) of Public School Funding – August 2017 Edition 1

Superintendent's Blog: The Disappointing State (of IL) of Public School Funding – August 2017 Edition Article X of The Illinois State Constitution declares that, “The State has the primary responsibility for financing the system of public education.”  Illinois holds the dubious distinction of having the most inequitable and regressive funding […]


2017 Summer Meals

2017 Summer Meals – updated with menus Urbana school district offering summer breakfast and lunch to all children 18 and under Urbana – Urbana School District #116 will once again participate in the Seamless Summer Food program sponsored by the federal government. Free meals will be offered Monday through Thursday […]


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 – […]


CU Schools Foundation’s I.D.E.A. Competitive Grant & Compact Grant Awards Broadcast

The Presidents from the Urbana School District #116 Board of Education and Champaign Unit 4 Schools Board of Education will be on hand to announce the CU Schools Foundation Compact Grant awards on Thursday, Sept. 29, starting at 4pm.  The broadcast will also include the drawing for the CU Schools Foundation I.D.E.A. […]