Students


Superintendent’s Blog: USD #116 Statement About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration took steps to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. In light of this decision, we want to be clear in stating our opposition. We support the DACA policy because it provides protections for some of our most vulnerable students in […]

Dreamers Welcome at USD #116

Urbana Middle School

Centralized Registration and 1st Day of School Dates

Centralized Registration and 1st Day of School Dates Urbana – Urbana School District #116 announces their annual Centralized Registration event will take place at the end of July. The one-stop-shop for all Urbana students, early childhood through high school, will take place at Urbana Middle School, 1201 S. Vine St., […]


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 […]


Superintendent’s Blog: Thoughts about Transgender Info from US Department of Education 2

In light of the recent announcement by the U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Secretary of Education regarding removing previous guidance related to transgender students, I wanted to emphasize that Urbana School District #116’s policies and procedures are not changing. All students are welcome here. Secretary Education, Betsy DeVos stated, “This […]