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Unit 4 School District Summer Meal Site Information

Champaign Unit 4 School District sponsors the Summer Meal Program for all children ages 18 and under living in Champaign. A FREE nutritious breakfast and lunch throughout the summer months are provided to students at the available locations listed below;



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Unit 4 Board Narrows Focus on November Referendum Projects

At tonight's meeting, the Unit 4 Board of Education narrowed its focus to the final projects it would like to consider including in a school facilities referendum for the November election. Next Monday, August 15, the Board will make its final decision on the wording of the question that will appear on the ballot. 

Real Men Read at Dr. Howard Today

Today, February 26, The Real Men Read program will feature a reading of “Ruby Bridges goes to School” with Dr. Howard 1st graders at noon.  Superintendent Judy Wiegand will bring her copy of the Norman Rockwell painting of Ruby to the 1st grade classrooms and share why the painting is important to her.   Real Men Read is funded in part by the Champaign Rotary Club.

For more information, please contact Community Outreach Coordinator Lauren Smith. 

Unit 4 Board of Education Approves Four Administrative Appointments at BTW, Dr. Howard, Garden Hills, & Transportation

Champaign Unit 4 School District Board of Education approved four administrative appointments at its Monday Meeting.

Mr. Ryan Cowell has been selected as the new permanent Principal at Booker T. Washington STEM Academy. Mr. Cowell has been serving Centennial High School as an Assistant Principal since August 2012; most recently he was assigned as the Assistant Principal/Summer School Principal. Mr. Cowell began his teaching career in 2007 at Centennial High School. He has served as an Instructional Coach, Spanish Teacher, English Teacher and AVID Teacher. 

Board of Education Votes to Place New Referendum on April Ballot

At its meeting Monday, the Champaign Board of Education voted unanimously to place a new $144 million facilities referendum on the April 7, 2015 ballot. The new proposal would include a new Central High School, expansion of Centennial High School, a new Dr. Howard Elementary School, and targeted renovations to the existing Central High School facility.


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