Schools


Skyward Family Access is available – a message from USD #116 Administration

A message from Assistant Superintendent Dr. Samuel Byndom Greetings Tiger parents and families, We appreciate your patience while we worked through our technology issues with Skyward Family Access (Web and Mobile) and the USD web sites.  To provide more stability and security, we have moved our Skyward programing and database […]


Halloween trick or treat hours and safety information

It’s the time of the year when kids are running around in costume and candy is everywhere!  Customarily, both the City of Urbana and the City of Champaign join with the Champaign County Board in setting aside trick-or-treat hours.  Trick-or-treat hours for Halloween 2017 will be Tuesday, October 31, from […]


Donation Drive for the People of Puerto Rico

Urbana Middle School staff and students in conjunction with Puerto Rico Rises (Champaign) are holding a donation drive for the People of Puerto Rico from Monday, October 16 through Friday, October 20. UMS Dual Language teacher Darienne Ciuro-Sanchez said the donations can be dropped off at the Urbana Middle School […]


News Release: Required Lead Testing – USD #116 Results, Reporting, and Mitigation Plan

Required Lead Testing – USD #116 Results, Reporting, and Mitigation Plan *Update 8/23/2017 – Superintendent Owen presented on the testing and mitigation at the August 22, 2017 Board of Education Business Meeting.  The presentation can be found here: #7.01 Lead Mitigation Presentation Urbana – The safety and health of our […]


Superintendent’s Blog: The Disappointing State (of IL) of Public School Funding – August 2017 Edition 1

Superintendent's Blog: The Disappointing State (of IL) of Public School Funding – August 2017 Edition Article X of The Illinois State Constitution declares that, “The State has the primary responsibility for financing the system of public education.”  Illinois holds the dubious distinction of having the most inequitable and regressive funding […]