Items tagged: Unit 4

Community Coalition Kicks Off 2023

On January 11, the Champaign County Community Coalition hosted its first meeting of 2023. They were joined by a panel of youth leaders from DREAAM, Urbana Neighborhood Connection, and Unit 4 School District to discuss addressing the needs of youth within the community. The panel shared that some of the biggest needs that community youth […]

Community Coalition Monthly Meeting

On November 9th, the Champaign County Community Coalition held its monthly meeting that was focused on workforce development within the community. The University of Illinois Human Resources Office came to promote their open positions and highlight their summer internship program. Parkland College presented about their Support for Workforce Training (SWFT) program. This program aids community […]

LIFT Champaign Program Ready for Blast Off!

Champaign Unit 4 School District and the City of Champaign proudly launched the LIFT (Leading Individuals and Families to Transformation) program on November 4, 2021. To celebrate the occasion, elected officials, staff, and community members attended a ribbon cutting and open house tour of the LIFT Champaign facility. LIFT Champaign is the result of an […]

Statement by Champaign Police

The safety of our students and community is the City’s top priority, and Champaign Police are continuing to actively investigate recent events that have involved Centennial High School, including a threatening social media post that began circulating Wednesday, September 22. Police are also aware of other rumors that are suggesting additional school threats have been […]

Police Seek Public Assistance Identifying Shooting Suspect

Champaign Police are releasing the photo of a shooting suspect believed to be involved in the Sept. 15 gunfire that occurred near Centennial High School and are requesting the public’s assistance identifying the individual. On Sept. 15, 2021, at approximately 1:38 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of Jefferson Middle School and Centennial High […]

Shooting Investigation – Neil Street and Arcadia Drive

On September 9, 2021, at approximately 2:48 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of Neil Street and Arcadia Drive for the report of shots fired, and then learned multiple vehicles were involved in a crash at the intersection of Moreland and Town Center boulevard. Upon arrival to the crash scene, officers located a 34-year-old […]

LIFT Champaign Program Presented to City Council

                   LIFT Champaign Program Presented to City Council On April 20th City staff (Joan Walls, Deputy City Manager; Rachel Joy and Tracy Parsons, Community Relations Managers & Compliance Officers and Unit 4 School District staff (Angela L. Ward, Assistant Superintendent of Equity & Community Engagement; Orlando Thomas, Executive […]

Sympathies Extended to Families and Students Impacted by Student’s Tragic Death, Central-Centennial Football Game Rescheduled to Saturday

Champaign Unit 4 School District and the City of Champaign extend their heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and classmates of David Sankey, a READY student and former Central High School student who was fatally shot the evening of August 28, 2018.  Champaign Schools, the City, and the community are coming together to console and […]

Relocation of Dr. Howard School to Impact Traffic Patterns Near 1103 N. Neil Street

RELOCATION OF DR. HOWARD SCHOOL TO IMPACT TRAFFIC PATTERNS NEAR 1103 N. NEIL STREET Champaign – Due to the relocation of Dr. Howard School to the former Columbia School building for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years, traffic to/from the school will follow a pre-planned pattern developed by City staff and Unit 4 personnel: Starting […]

“Goal Getters” Community Clean Up Project

On the hot afternoon of Monday, July 2, Champaign Unit 4 students participating in the “Goal Getters” Program worked with staff from the Neighborhood Services Department to remove litter from neighborhood streets.  The students were treated to pizza and a short presentation on Neighborhood Wellness from Code Compliance Manager David Oliver prior to hitting the […]