This page is a gateway for helping guide parents and mentors
to some useful sources of information.
If you need to call or write to us, contact information can be found
at the bottom of this page.
Comments? Questions? Things you'd like to see here?
Let us know with an email!
Here are the Bell Schedules. Wednesdays are shorter days. The half-day schedule is also on this page.
All information from the Curriculum Showcase program (Course Guide, pamphlet/program with 4-yr plan worksheet, PPt, and registration sheet) can be acessed here.
all Urbana High School Staff are available
from the high school home page. Just click on "Personnel" and the whole list
will come up. If you don't know which teachers your student has, call the
guidance office at (217) 384-3511 or check your Skyward Family Access.
Calendar provides a weekly listing of meetings
and events taking place at UHS. Yearly calendars for both the building and
the district are available to download.
Read the Daily Bulletin
to learn what's going on each day. This is what is read as the student announcements
and Planning Guides are on the web. The guide
is broken into convenient PDF files. In addition to descriptions of courses,
general Information and policies on graduation, pass/fail option, weighted
grades, driver education services, and so on are found in this book.
Libraryis an invaluable resource to students. Mr. Murrey maintains
a very up-to-date collection of both print and electronic resources. Many
of the electronic databases can be accessed by students from their home, they
just need to get the access codes from the library.
Urbana School District
116's Web Page has links to each school in
the district, central office administration, updates on school board meetings,
and some very useful links for parents of students of all ages.
Office/Deans' Office is responsible for such things as attendance,
behavior concerns, locker assignments, and getting homework for absent students.
Their site has a breakdown of which dean serves particular groups of students
and school policies on attendance and behavior. The phone number for the attendance
office is (217) 384-3520.
UHS Tiger Athletics keep students busy. We have the
three sport seasons of fall,
There are many other activities, but most do not have web sites.
Transitioning to Urbana High School,
a presentation for 8th graders and their parents, was presented as a UMS PTSA
program a few years ago but the majority of the information is still accurate and relevant. This program included three PowerPoints: 1) "8th
Grade Questions" --questions from 8th graders and answers from the
high school; 2) "What
I Wish I Had Known" --advice to current 8th graders from freshmen
and sophomores; and 3) "Transitioning
to High School."