Edison Middle School & Unit 4 Receive The Pro Patria Award

Edison Middle School and Champaign Unit 4 Receive Pro Patria Award; only three employers in Illinois honored.

Edison 8th Grade Boys' Basketball Team Receives IESA ONE TEAM Award

The Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) congratulates the Edison Boys’ Basketball team for being selected as the 2016-2017 school year's IESA ONE TEAM Award recipient.

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. 

Six Administrative Appointments Approved by Unit 4 School Board

The Unit 4 Board of Education approved six administrative appointments at its Monday meeting.

Mr. Jeron Blood has been appointed to the position of Interim Associate Principal of Edison Middle School. This position is currently vacant due to the year-long military leave of current Associate Principal Yvette Lane-Rose.  District administration recommends that this vacancy by filled on an interim basis for the 2016-2017 school year.

U4 Middle School Students Learn Rapid Prototyping

This year, approximately 90 Unit 4 middle school students have learned about rapid prototyping by using the TinkerCAD program to design and 3D print keychains. This opportunity has been part of a a partnership with University of Illinois Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate student Kitt Peterson and MechSE’s Education Coordinator, Joe Muskin, who designed a curriculum to support this work. 


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