McLean County

Unit District No. 5

Educating each student to achieve personal excellence.

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  • 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 today there are 13 CASES OF COVID-19 in McLean County. 

    Please check out the Unit 5 COVID Response Page. https://www.unit5.org/Page/15895

     


  • 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

  • Dear Unit 5 Community,
     
    Thank you for your extraordinary support over the past several days, as we deal with the growing coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. As you may know, to further safeguard Illinois from the spread of the virus, Governor J.B. Pritzker has declared mandatory school closures for all buildings serving pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students.
     
    This mandatory closure takes effect Tuesday, March 17. Currently, we anticipate reopening on Wednesday, April 8.
    There will be NO school those days.
      
    Free lunch and breakfast will still be available to all students. unit5.org/cms/lib/IL01905100/Centricity/Domain/71/UNIT%205%20GRAB%20AND%20GO%20BREAKFASTUSE.pdf .
     
    Get up-to-date information on the Unit 5 COVID-19 RESPONSE PAGE https://www.unit5.org/Page/15895 . 
     
     
    Comcast is offering low cost internet to families who qualify. Here is a link to information: https://www.internetessentials.com/ .
     
    We will continue to inform you as quickly as we can about any further changes to school services. Thank you for your support, understanding, and partnership.
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  • UNIT 5 SUPERINTENDENT HIREDKW

    McLean County Unit District No. 5 is pleased to announce that Dr. Kristen Kendrick-Weikle was hired as the District’s 13th superintendent. 

    “Dr. Kendrick-Weikle will be an excellent addition to the Unit 5 Family,” said Board President Barry Hitchins. “She brings vision, passion and experience to our District that will serve our staff, students and community as we continue to educate each student to achieve personal excellence.”

    Dr. Kendrick-Weikle will begin her new position July 1, replacing Dr. Mark Daniel, who has been in Unit 5 since July 2014.

    For more information,  CLICK HERE


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  • INSTRUMENT SELECTION FOR FIFTH GRADERS -

    POSTPONED STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFO

    sax Students in fifth grade for the 2020-2021 school year can sign up to participate in the Unit 5 instrumental exploration event. Please go to https://www.unit5.org/explorationnight to visit the Instrument Exploration page. The event is April 6, and the deadline to register is March 16 This is a great opportunity for students to consider an instrument.
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  • 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.
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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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  • 2020-2021 ACADEMIC CALENDAR IS AVAILABLEcalendar

     SCHOOL CALENDAR


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