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Illinois Schools remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, remote learning to continue

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 3:00pm

Dear Unit 4 families and staff | Chers Familles et Employés de l'Unit 4
 
Governor Pritzker today announced that school facilities will remain closed for the rest of the school year. That means we will continue with our previously announced remote learning plans for the remainder of the year. We will continue to do everything we can to help students, families and staff members during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
 

Unit 4 Board of Education Approves Garden Hills Principal Appointment

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 7:47pm

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Champaign Unit 4 School District announced approval of Dr. Asia Fuller Hamilton as principal as Garden Hills Academy during its Board of Education meeting Tuesday night.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, Unit 4's Board of Education meeting on Tues., April 14 will be conducted virtually

Sun, 04/12/2020 - 3:42pm

In person access will comply with CDC guidelines and state mandate for social distancing

In accordance with CDC guidelines and the State mandate to limit in-person attendance at public events due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Unit 4 Board of Education meeting on Tues., April 14, will be conducted virtually. In person access will comply with CDC guidelines and state mandate for social distancing.

Food distribution for Monday, April 13

Fri, 04/10/2020 - 2:04pm

Champaign Unit 4 will hold its food distribution on Monday, April 13, despite it being a holiday for the District. It will be at the same three schools, Garden Hills Academy, Booker T. Washington and Jefferson Middle School from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Champaign Unit 4 Remote Learning Plan

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 12:19pm

Dear Unit 4 Families and Staff Members:

We hope this communication finds you healthy as we travel together through the uncharted waters of COVID-19. I have been so impressed with the way our community has rallied to support students and families during these challenging times. Our hearts go out to the individuals and families that have been touched by the Novel CoronaVirus. Our thoughts are with you!

Requesting a District Chromebook

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 2:12pm

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and extended school closure, the Unit 4 school district is working to provide district Chromebooks to households who may need additional support. If you are interested in receiving a district Chromebook for your student, it will be checked out to your student who will be responsible for its care.

To request a district Chromebook, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/xmdPE6ihcwPeAkUi8

Schools of Choice Registration Deadline Extended to April 15

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 8:15am

Schools of Choice Website

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Due to the state-mandated closures, Unit 4’s Schools of Choice Registration Deadline has been extended to April 15. Families have multiple options to enroll their 2020-21 kindergartener prior to the new deadline, including: 

School closure extended through April 30

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 3:19pm

Dear Unit 4 Staff and Families: | Español | Francais

Remote learning, chromebook distribution and food distribution change

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 5:32pm

Updated 3/28/2020 9:55 a.m. based on new guidance from ISBE received late Friday night. The update is regarding remote learning and can be found in bold print below.

Dear Unit 4 Families:

It has been a week since we communicated with District families. We are committed to giving you periodic updates without over-communicating, since we know you are busy dealing with your own challenges. I am very proud of the way our Unit 4 Community is responding to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Below are a few important items as we move into next week.

Unit 4's Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 23 will be conducted virtually

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 2:43pm

Due to COVID-19 precautions, Unit 4's Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 23 will be conducted virtually

In person access will comply with CDC guidelines and state mandate for social distancing

In accordance with CDC guidelines and the State mandate to limit in-person attendance at public events due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Unit 4 Board of Education meeting on Monday, March 23, will be conducted virtually. The Board agenda will be limited to essential business items.

School closure extended until April 8

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 4:37pm

Dear Unit 4 Staff and Families:

On Friday, March 20, the Governor of Illinois mandated, due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, that all public and private schools remain closed until April 8. This closure includes all District events, practices, travel and activities. That means the new return to school date as of right now is April 8. However, please know this could change again. 

This is the news we have been preparing for, and yet, I know it is news many of us hoped not to hear.

Important update for Unit 4 Families for March 23-30

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 2:12pm

Dear Unit 4 Families:

As you are aware, the Governor has mandated the closure of Illinois schools from March 17 through March 30. Champaign Unit 4 is on spring break until March 20.

We want to take this time to let you know some important details of Unit 4’s plans going forward. This message is long, and it contains a lot of important information. I encourage you to read it all the way through.