To put the district on more stable financial footing, Unit 5 will have a referendum question on the ballot in the April 4 election. This is an attempt to ensure our students continue to have access to the quality education they deserve. 

We have also included an informational sheet to provide more information to help voters make an informed decision on April 4. We invite you to attend one of the many informational sessions to learn more.    

To learn more, Unit 5 is hosting information sessions:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 5:30 pm - Virtual.  Questions during the virtual session can be submitted by emailing

  • Wednesday, March 8 at 5 pm at Parkside Junior High School. 

  • Tuesday, March 21 at 5:30 pm - virtual. Here is a link to the meeting. Questions can be emailed to