McLean County

Unit District No. 5

Educating each student to achieve personal excellence.

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  • SUPERINTENDENT SEARCHLOGO

    McLean County Unit 5 Superintendent Dr. Mark Daniel has respectfully informed the Board of Education that he is seeking a new superintendent position for the 2020-2021 school year. The Board will begin the search for a new superintendent immediately, and is working with School Exec Connect on that process. To read more about the search and upcoming forums, CLICK HERE.

    The Board is interested in receiving your input about the new superintendent. They would appreciate it if you would take about five minutes to fill out an online survey. The survey - available in three languages - will be available until 11:59 p.m., October 26, 2019. To participate in a survey, CLICK HERE

  • MY STOP

    dot My Stop is a web-based application available to all Unit 5 parents to access live bus GPS information using a smartphone, tablet or computer and securely view the current location of their child’s bus on routes. The system also provides the school bus’s estimated time of arrival at your child’s bus stop. For directions, CLICK HERE

  • SCHOOL HOURS

    Elementary: 7:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    High Schools:  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Junior High:  8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

    Early Childhood:  7:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - AM CLASS

    Early Childhood: 11:45 am - 2:15 pm - PM CLASS

Announcements

  • SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH SURVEY

    The Unit 5 Board of Education has begun the search process for a new superintendent for the 2020-2021 school year. Board members have selected SCHOOL EXEC CONNECT, an educational search firm, to assist us in this process. The Board is interested in receiving your input about the new superintendent. They would appreciate it if you would take about five minutes to fill out an online survey. The survey - available in three languages - will be available until 11:59 p.m., October 26, 2019. 

    Here are links to participate in the survey:

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  • UNIT 5 TO BEGIN SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

    McLean County Unit School District No. 5 Superintendent Dr. Mark Daniel has respectfully informed the Board of Education that he is seeking a new superintendent position for the 2020-2021 school year.

    Dr. Daniel and his wife Janet were excited to welcome their first grandchild in 2019. It is his desire to move closer to his family, while seeking new challenges and opportunities to further his successful career. Dr. Daniel will continue in his current position through June 30, 2020.

    “This was a difficult decision as Bloomington-Normal is such a wonderful community, but Janet and I are excited to have an opportunity to be able to spend more time with our daughters, son-in-law, and our grandson in the very near future,” Dr. Daniel said. “By making this decision early, the Unit 5 Board of Education will have sufficient time to seek my replacement as of July, 2020.  I look forward to an outstanding school year as it continues to be an honor and a privilege to serve the Unit 5 community.”  

    The Board will begin the search for a new superintendent immediately, and is working with School Exec Connect on that process. The search firm will make a presentation at the Sept. 11 board meeting. The current plan calls for the board to approve a contract with the company at its Sept. 25 meeting.

    “The Board of Education thanks Dr. Daniel for his leadership, his effort to empower staff members, and his ability to build important relationships with community and business leaders,” Board President Barry Hitchins said. “We appreciate his dedication and service to the students and families of Unit 5. The Unit 5 School Board wishes Dr. Daniel and his family the very best as he continues his long and successful career.”

    Dr. Daniel is the 12th Superintendent of Unit 5. 


     

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  • NO SCHOOL MONDAY, OCT. 14 

    No school Monday, Oct. 14 for Columbus Day. Enjoy the long weekend!
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  • SCHOOL BOARD MEETING - OCT. 23 @ NORMAL WEST HIGH SCHOOL 

    logo The Board of Education meeting will have a board meeting with public session beginning at 7  p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2 @ Normal West High School in Normal.
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  • CHECK OUT UNIT 5's PINTEREST SITEpinterest

    Unit 5 is on Pinterest. The social media site provides a variety of resources for parents and students on wide ranging topics. Pinterest is a virtual bulletin board allowing Unit 5 to organize and share items. We create themed boards (for example, “our Schools”), collect images and content from the web, and “pin” those items on the board.So if you are a pinner, start pinning some of our items on your boards!  http://pinterest.com/unit5schools/ . 


     

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  • 2019-2020 ACADEMIC CALENDAR IS AVAILABLEcalendar

    Click here to view the calendar. 


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