UHS Welcomes New Administrators

Ms. Deloris Brown, Principal UHS
USD #116 is pleased to introduce Deloris Brown as our new Principal at Urbana High School.  She was originally introduced as the new Vice Principal of UHS.  However, she interviewed for the principal position when it because available, and accepted the position when offered. Prior to coming to Urbana, Deloris Brown has been employed at Stephen Decatur Middle School as Principal.  In this leade...
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Mark Foley named 2018 Illinois History Teacher of the Year

Urbana – Mark Foley, a teacher at Urbana High School, has been named the 2018 Illinois History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to K-12 American history education. Inaugurated in 2004, the History Teacher of the Year Award highlights the crucial importance of history education by ho...
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UHS announces new principal, Deloris Brown

Ms. Deloris Brown, Principal UHS
Urbana School District #116 is pleased to announce Ms. Deloris Brown as the new Principal of Urbana High School.  Ms. Brown starts her new duties as principal on July 9, 2018.Ms. Deloris Brown was recently hired as the Vice Principal of Urbana High School.  Prior to coming to Urbana, Ms. Brown was the Principal of Stephen Decatur Middle School  in Decatur, Illinois for five years...
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Note from Superintendent Owen

Principal Stark at 2017 Commencement Practice
Good afternoon,I am sorry to announce that Matt Stark, UHS Principal, will be leaving Urbana High School at the end of June, 2018.  He will be returning to Brown County High School, where he was principal prior to coming to Urbana.  Mr. Stark is leaving for personal reasons.  He shared that he as much as he hates to leave, he looks forward to returning home.  We are sad to see Mr. Stark leave a...
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A note from Principal Stark: Teacher Appreciation Week

Good morning, This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. A quick note or email can go along way in telling a teacher that you appreciate their hard work to help your student. I hope you can find a little time this week to reach out to your student's teachers, and for a real challenge, find a teacher who inspired you and say thank you. I want to thank you as well, as you are your student's fi...
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UHS Theatre opens season with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

When planning a season of shows for Urbana High School Theatre, director Tim Broeker sometimes thinks first about what audiences will love. For other shows, his primary goal is to challenge his student actors. And then there are some shows, like this year’s fall musical, that he expects will surpass both goals. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee might not be widely known by the general ...
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