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East Update: 4th Quarter News
East Update: 4th Quarter News
J. Carver
Friday, March 01, 2019
  • Rocket Fridays:  This semester Unity East began celebrating school spirit each week by wearing Rockets gear on Fridays. Our student senate is also sponsoring a fun, themed Friday each month.

  • Spring Pictures will be taken on Thursday, March 14. Order forms went home with students on March 1. Forms and payment are due on picture day, March 14. A link for online orders is available on the East website.

  • Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, March 21. Sign-up for available times through links on the East website or by contacting the school office. The same evening, classrooms will be open to view students’ work portfolios from 5:30-7:00pm.

  • Students in grades 3-5 will take the Illinois Assessment of Readiness during the week of April 1. This is the same test formerly known as PARCC. Please limit absences or appointments this week.

  • Spread the word - Kindergarten Orientation Night will be held at Unity East on Monday, April 8 from 6-7pm.  Meet our Kindergarten teachers and office staff, tour classrooms, and find out how you can help your child prepare for his or her first day as a Unity Rocket! Kindergarten is open to students turning 5 by Sept. 1, 2019.

  • Music concerts are coming up in April & May. Details about each concert will be sent home with students. Each concert begins at 7pm in the Unity East gymnasium.

    • Kindergarten & 1st Grade  -  Tuesday, April 9

    • 2nd & 3rd Grade  -  Tuesday, April 30

    • 4th & 5th Grade  -  Tuesday, May 7

    • Band & Choir Concert  -  Tuesday, May 21

  • Each class has their end-of-year field trips coming up in May. See below for an overview and watch classroom newsletters for more details. 

    • Kindergarten  -  Friday, May 10  -  Mothers Day Brunch;  Meadowbrook Park, Urbana

    • Kindergarten  -  Thursday, May 23  -  Scovill Zoo; Decatur

    • 1st Grade  -  Tuesday, May 21  -  Children's Discovery Museum; Bloomington

    • 2nd Grade  -  Friday, May 24  -  Skateland, Humane Society, Park; Champaign

    • 3rd Grade  -  Week of May 20 (TBD)  -  Bowling, Movie, Park; Champaign

    • 4th Grade  -  Tuesday, May 14  -  Lincoln Museum; Springfield

    • 5th Grade  -  Wednesday, May 22  -  Elevate Trampoline Park; Champaign

  • Our district mobile app is available for download in the Apple and Google Play stores under the name “Unit Seven Schools.” Within the app you can access online  information and choose to receive notifications from Unity East, as well as our other district schools and athletics.

    We look forward to seeing everyone at our 4th quarter events!

    -Mr. Carver, Principal