Student Achievement


Leal fifth graders to compete at Engineering Open House

The fifth grade Dual Language class from Leal Elementary is moving on to the regional competition of the 2016-17 Rube Goldberg contest.  The group placed third in the local Engineer in the Classroom competition and that allowed them to advance to regionals.  That contest will be held during Engineering Open House on the University […]


UHS received the national Silver Schools of Opportunity recognition

Urbana High School is one of only 20 schools from across the country to receive recognition as a “School of Opportunity,” a coveted national designation honoring excellent public high schools that engage in practices that build on students’ strengths and create supported learning opportunities for all students. “Urbana’s variety of […]


Superintendent’s Blog: Report to the Board of Education – September 6, 2016

Superintendent’s Report to Urbana School District #116 Board of Education September 6, 2016 New Landscaping at UHS We would like to thank UHS educators, Becky Webber, Kristine Sherrick, and Lisa Quinn who have done an excellent job designing and installing new landscaping along the Iowa Street entrance and around the […]


Superintendent’s Blog: Report to the Board of Education – April 19, 2016 1

 Superintendent’s Report to Urbana School District #116 Board of Education April 19, 2016 UHS Debate Team The meeting started with a presentation by the UHS Debate Team, who discussed the successes and lessons of their inaugural season.


Bilingual and College Ready!

Part of the mission of USD #116 is to help and support our students as they work towards their goals, whatever those goals may be.  Many of our students who graduate from Urbana High School have aspirations to continue their education.  We hear a lot of individual stories of success. […]