Items tagged: Unit 4

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 […]


New Crosswalk Coming Near Unit 4 Bus Barn

The Champaign School District recently constructed a new bus/transportation facility along the west side of Hagan Street, between Pioneer Drive and Dennison Drive.  This facility includes offices where drivers and monitors check in each day and where vehicle keys are stored.  On a given school day, up to 170 employees (drivers and monitors) cross Hagan […]


CGTV Televises Two Candidate Forums and a Unit 4 Referendum Panel Discussion

A series of public events were held recently in City Council Chambers to provide information to the public ahead of the November election. City staff worked with local groups to hold candidate forums on September 29 and October 7, and a Unit 4 referendum panel discussion on October 5. All events were televised live on CGTV. Events […]


CommUnity Matters Spring Fling

The Neighborhood Services Department, along with CommUnity Matters partners Champaign Park District, Unit 4 School District, Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club, and Lifeline Inc., hosted the 2016 Wellness Spring Fling at the Douglass Center on May 16.  Twenty-two vendors participated in this year’s vendor fair, including Community Elements, the Land Trust Farmers Market, Champaign […]


Unit 4 Facilities – Dr. Howard Elementary School

Neighborhood Services staff met with Champaign Unit 4 School officials to discuss public engagement strategies related to the redevelopment of school facilities.  The initial meeting discussed the redevelopment of Dr. Howard Elementary School and the desire of school officials to host several community meetings to generate input concerning proposed construction plans.  NSD will work with Champaign […]