Superintendent’s Blog: Report to the Board of Education – April 4, 2017


Superintendent’s Report to Urbana School District #116 Board of Education April 4, 2017

Festival Multicultural 2017 On Friday, April 7, 2017 from 6-7:30PM at Urbana Middle School, the Bilingual and Dual Language programs will be hosting a Multicultural Festival highlighting student art, cultural tables, and student performances.   Kindergarten Connections 2017 On Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 11AM-5:30PM at Lincoln Square Mall, any family who has an incoming Kindergartener is encouraged to pre-register their student at Kindergarten Connections.  Any child who lives in Urbana School District boundaries and will be 5 years old prior to September 1, 2017 should register for Kindergarten.  Each of the six elementary schools will be represented as well as individuals who can help with translation and completing registration.  A complete list of what to bring can be found at: http://www.usd116.org/parents/registration-information/incoming-kindergartners/ Kudos - UMS Geography Bee Winners: For the second year in a row, an Urbana Middle School student placed in the top three at the state level in the Illinois State National Geographic Bee. This year, 8th grader, Theo Johnson placed third overall among 104 qualifiers from across the state.  Last year, Ved Shewale placed second at the state competition as a seventh grader. Ved was the UMS runner-up this year.  Congratulations to Theo and Ved!