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  • Principal:
    Mr. Scott Vogel

    304 S. East Street,

    PO Box 260
    Towanda, IL 61776

    Office: (309) 557-4426
    Attendance: (309) 557-4475
    Fax: (309) 557-4527
    School Hours: 8:45-3:30
    New Hours for 2016  7:45-2:30
    Office Hours: 7:45-4:15
    New Hours for 2016  7:00-3:30
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 Towanda 2016-2017 Calendar

McLean County Unit District 5
Mission Statement

"Unit 5 will educate each student
to achieve personal excellence."


    "You were made to be AWESOME!

    3rd- 5th Grade Music Concert is Thursday, April 27 at 6:00pm in the school gymnasium. 



    Mark your calendars ~ Kindergarten Registration is March 14 at 9:00 am.  Children reaching the age of 5 on or before September 1, 2017, will be eligible for enrollment for the 2017/2018 school year.   On this day you will need to bring your:

    • * Incoming Towanda Bulldog

    • * Proof of residency 

    •         -ONE of the following:  Real Estate tax bill, signed lease, mortgage document/payment book, Section 8 letter,          military housing letter, residency attestation

    •          -TWO of the following:   Bills (gas, electric, water/sewer, phone bill (not cell), cable, vehicle registration, public aid card, Medicaid card, food stamp card, credit card statement, paycheck stub, city sticker receipt, driver's license.

    • * Certified birth certificate (not keepsake certificate) 

    • *  Vaccinations/Dental forms (if you have already had your appointments)  Physicals/vaccinations- MUST be turned in before the first day of school. 

    • Dental form may be turned in anytime before April 2018. 

    Any Amazon shoppers out there? Use the following link and a portion of your purchase will go to the PTO to support your Towanda Bulldog. Thanks!




    Volunteer Renewal 

    If you have volunteered in Unit 5 in the past, click on this link: Volunteer Renewal (link below) 



    If this is your first time signing up to volunteer, please email Mrs. Pals and she will email you a link. palsd@myunit5.org 

    New Lunch Times for 2016-17

    We have adjusted our lunch/recess times slightly to accommodate the earlier start time for elementary schools.  Please keep this in mind when visiting your student(s) for lunch/recess.

    K-2  11:10-11:35

    3-5   11:35-12:00





    Unit 5 has been involved with Vision 20/20, which is a student‐centered 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.


    Late Start
    Bulldog Birthday Treat Policy - Click Here! 



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