UNIT 5 CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 PRECAUTION
Unit 5 continues to closely monitor and plan for the rapidly changing Coronavirus/COVID-19 health issue in Illinois and the US.
As of August 4 there are 552 CASES OF COVID-19 in McLean County.
Please check out the Unit 5 COVID Response Page: https://www.unit5.org/Page/15895
Here is a link to the McLean County Health Department Page: https://health.mcleancountyil.gov/708/CORONAVIRUS-COVID-19
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
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
WALK IN REGISTRATION
At the Elementary and Middle School Levels, Walk in Registration is intended for families who are unable to register online or need to complete forms and drop off paperwork that could not be uploaded online.
All High School Students and a parent/guardian attend Walk in Registration.
All new students at the middle school and high school level will need to call the school to make an appointment with their counselor.
To adhere to COVID guidelines and health protocols, schools have adjusted their registration dates and timelines.
Please note the following general guidelines:
● Masks are required to be worn by individuals in the school building.
● Social distancing will be required in the school building.
● Entrance to buildings will be limited to adhere to building and room capacities.
● Please limit the number of people attending walk in registration to one parent/guardian and student if necessary
Here is a link to the individual school schedules
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING - AUGUST 12 AT TBDThe Board of Education will have its meeting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 12 at TBD. Masks will be required and social distancing will be in place.
REGISTRATION 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
Registration for the McLean County Unit 5 school district is now open. You can find information for registration under the Students and Parents tab.
Current Unit 5 student information can be found at this link - Established Student Registration. This link is for families that had a student registered with Unit 5 for the 2019-2020 school year, Pre-Registered Kindergarten students as well some new High School students who may have already completed online registration and have an Infinite Campus Parent Portal account. Log in to Infinite Campus Parent Portal, go to "More" on the left hand side of the page, and click on "Online Registration."
For a help sheet please click here: Returning Student Online Registration Help
New students to the district registration information can be found with this link - New Student Registration
There are no fees due at this time for any students. Fees will be available to pay after July 1 and additional information will be made available closer to that time.
If you have questions please use the following ways to contact the district.
Contact your student's school and leave a message on the main phone line.
Contact the Unit Office at 309-557-4000 and leave a message.
Parent Portal Account/Registration Issues please email email@example.com
NEW 9th GRADE DENTAL MANDATES
There is a new mandate for a 9th grade dental exam.• All Illinois children in kindergarten, Grade 2, Grade 6, and Grade 9 are required to have an oral health examination.• Examinations must be performed by a licensed dentist, and he/she must sign the Proof of School Dental Examination form.• Each child is required to present proof of examination by a dentist prior to May 15 of the school year.• School dental examinations must have been completed within the 18 months prior to the May 15 deadline.CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
CHECK OUT UNIT 5's PINTEREST SITE
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/