Urbana School District to Offer Free Meals to All Students

By Kelly Youngblood Parents of children in the Urbana School District won’t have to worry about sending lunch money to school this year. Thanks to a program known as the Community Eligibility Provision, all students in the Urbana School District will be offered breakfast and lunch at no charge. For families who paid the full price for both meals last year, that … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Area Back-to-School Registration

  Thanks to the University of Illinois College of Business’ Professional MBA program for sponsoring Back to School: Champaign-Urbana Area Back-to-School Registration. The Professional MBA is a MBA program that meets two nights a week (Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.) in Champaign. Information sessions are available on July 15 and Aug. 19 (both at 6 p.m.) at the … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Metro Area School Start Dates

  Thanks to the University of Illinois College of Business’ Professional MBA program for sponsoring one of our Back to School Guides -- Champaign-Urbana Metro Area School Start Dates. The Professional MBA is a MBA program that meets two nights a week (Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.) in Champaign. Information sessions are available on July 15 and Aug. 19 (both at 6 … [Read more...]

Chambana Dad to Know: Chris Kloeppel

At just 32, Chris Kloeppel is the youngest Champaign Community Unit 4 School District Board of Education president in recent memory  - if not ever. Born in Georgia, Kloeppel lived in foster care until he was adopted at the age of 5. The family moved to Urbana when he was a teenager, and he graduated from Urbana High School. He met wife Tiffany while lifeguarding at Sholem Pool … [Read more...]

Champaign School Tours Offered to Community

From the Editors With the April 7 school referendum just a month away, the Champaign Unit #4 School District is opening its doors to the community to help inform them about the issues they will see on the upcoming ballot. "In order for (voters) to make a fully informed decision about the needs of our building, we want them to have the ability to see our building," … [Read more...]