Dr. Owen, Superintendent of Urbana School District #116 and his Tiger Staff are looking to answer your questions about Urbana Schools, education in general, blogging as the superintendent, and the weather! Ask your question here! Answers will be posted below. If you have a questions that needs an individual response, please include your name and contact information (phone and/or email). Names and contact information will not be published with the questions on the web site.
Q: When in spring 2015 will the high school track reopen to community members who wish to run there?
A: Thank you for your question. Our administrative staff at Urbana High School are working to create a community use schedule for the track. Once set, we will post it and get the word out as soon as possible. Thanks again!
*UPDATE 5/15/2015:* Summer hours have been posted on the UHS Track Facility page. They will start on Monday, May 20th.
2015 Public Track Hours:
May – 6:30am to 7:30am, M, W, F*
6:00pm to 7:30pm (May 20, 22, 26, & 27)
*Exception – closed on Memorial Day – open AM & PM on Tuesday, May 26th)
June & July – 6:30am to 9:30am, M, W, Th
Q: What is the policy for Senior Skip Day?
A: Thank you for your questions. Principal Stark has said “UHS does not sanction any senior skip day.”
Thanks for your question. Currently, the last day of school is scheduled for May 28. This is baring any further weather related days off.
A: Thank you for your question! All Urbana schools and administrative offices were closed on Monday, Jan. 19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. For more information about it, please visit: MLKDay.gov.
A: Thank you for your question! The Registration fee is collected at the beginning of the year from each student to help offset general educational expenses across the district (such as classroom supplies, teacher salaries, benefits, etc.) and is not a fund that goes to anything specific such as textbooks. The “book/registration” phrase is out-dated, and we have revised our web information.