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 March 16, there are 14,871 CASES OF COVID-19 in McLean County. 

    Please check out the Unit 5 COVID Response Page.

    Here is a link to the McLean County Health Department

     


  • SCHOOL HOURS

    Elementary: 7:45 a.m. – 2:10 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

  • INSTRUMENT SELECTION FOR INCOMING FIFTH GRADERS

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    Unit 5 will resume its fifth grade band and orchestra program next fall. Here is a link to more information. To participate, students must sign up by Friday, May 7. 

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  • SCHOOL BOARD MEETING - MAY 12 AT NORMAL WEST

    logo The Board of Education will have its meeting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 12 at Normal West. Masks will be required and social distancing will be in place. The meeting will be available to view live on YouTube
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  • LATE START WEDNESDAY - MAY 5

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    Wednesday, May 5, is a late start day for elementary students. Classes will begin one hour later than usual. Elementary classes will start at 8:45 am. Students should be at their designated bus stop one hour later than their regularly scheduled pickup time. Early childhood students will start at the regular time. Junior high and high school students will follow their condensed schedule. Here is the junior high synchronous Wednesday schedule. Here is the high school synchronous Wednesday schedule
    Late Starts allow time for Unit 5 staff members to meet for professional development and collaboration, which will improve classroom instruction and enhance opportunities for students.
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  • NO SCHOOL - APRIL 23

    There will be no school Thursday, April 23, due to a School Improvement Day. Enjoy the long weekend.
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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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