Announcements

  • WINTER BREAK SCHEDULE
    snow The Unit District Office and all schools will be closed December 20, 2014 through January 4, 2015, for winter break. Monday, Jan. 5 is an Institute Day for staff only. Classes resume for students on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Enjoy your time off and have a safe winter vacation.
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  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS NEEDED
    sub Interested in education? Looking to enhance your income? Consider applying to be a substitute teacher. Unit 5 is in need of substitute teachers. Unit 5 will host a Substitute Teacher Fair from 10 am -2 p.m. on Jan. 16. 2015, at the Unit Office, 1809 W. Hovey in Normal. To learn more about a job where you can choose your days, contact the Regional Office of Education, www.roe17.org/licensure/substitutes .
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  • BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE INFO - 2015-2016 
    Unit 5 will offer students in grades 6-12 the opportunity to BYOD – Bring Their Own Device – beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.
     
    The following computer specifications will meet criteria for a child to complete online curriculum work with Unit 5 technology, as well as be able to complete required state assessments.

    ·         Support a web browser

    ·         Wireless connection

    ·         Keyboard wired or wireless/Bluetooth

    ·         Screen size – minimum 9.7 inch 

    Students wanting to rent a device from the school district will still have that opportunity. More details will be coming this spring, but we wanted to get the current computer specifications out to parents in case people were looking to buy a device over break.

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  • INVEST IN YOUR CHILD'S FUTURE

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    Unit 5 has been involved with Vision 20/20, which is a studentcentered vision for the future of education in Illinois. It focuses on four policy priorities: highly effective educators, 21st century learning, shared accountability, and equitable and adequate funding. To learn more about Vision 20/20, CLICK HERE.
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