2nd and 3rd grade students visited the U of I this afternoon to learn about programs at the University and cheer on the Illini Women’s Basketball team in their victory. Go Illini!
Students and staff at East were glad to welcome our guests for our Thanksgiving Luncheon and Veterans Day Program today. Thank you to everyone who helped make the event possible, including our PTO volunteers, 5th graders, student senate, choir, and staff. We were happy to see everyone this year!
Unity East and Unity West PTO’s are offering your last chance to purchase Unity spirit wear before the new year! East and West are sharing a school store through Body N Sole for this winter sale. Our winter online spirit wear store is open today through Monday, November 21st! Orders should be in by December 16th. https://bodynsolesports.printavo.com/merch/unityeastwest2022 Orders will be sent home with students if you select “pick up”. You may also choose to have your order shipped with an added shipping charge. An email will be sent when orders are in. Thank you and happy shopping! Unity East PTO
East Families: A friendly reminder that we have no school on election day tomorrow, Tuesday November 8.
Over the weekend, both our Girls on the Run and our boy’s Let Me Run teams competed in 5k races. The girls ran at the YMCA and the boys ran at Meadowbrook Park. The coaches of both teams would like to congratulate their athletes on a fantastic race and an amazing season. We are all proud of you! A special thanks to sponsors Petry Kuhne and C-U Under Construction, who helped cover race registration costs for the Let Me Run team. Your support is appreciated! Finally, a great thank you to our volunteer coaches, Mrs. Long, Mrs. Bear, Mrs. Beesley, & Mrs. Zumbahlen, for making the season possible!
East Families: Today we will be using our Rainy Day Pickup Plan to help students and staff avoid the weather at dismissal. Car riders will be held inside until buses depart at 2:50pm. Once buses have left, we will use the bus lane for car pickup. Please stay in line and pull up in front of the building.
East Families: A friendly reminder that tomorrow is early dismissal at 11:15am, followed by parent-teacher conferences from 3:00-9:30pm. No school on Friday, October 21. Unity Day celebrations at UHS / UJHS today, 3:30-6:30pm. Everyone is welcome!
East families - tomorrow, Wednesday, October 19 is Unity Day - a day dedicated to uniting for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. Be a part of this expression of solidarity across Unit Seven by wearing orange and showing kindness to everyone around you. District activities are planned for after school at the main campus - see the school website for more information
East Families: A friendly reminder that tomorrow is early dismissal at 11:15am
A special thank you to the Philo Fire Department for visiting East this morning as part of Fire Safety week. The PFD observed our fire drill and gave Kindergarten and First Grade students a tour of the fire truck and equipment.
Our families are AWESOME! Thank you for all your help with our Step It UP! Program! #itspossiblewithpop #beawesome #empowerkids #stepitup #makeadifference
There is still time to register, enter contact information of your friends and family and have a chance to win BIG with a $250 Amazon Gift card! #itspossiblewithpop #beawesome #empowerkids #stepitup #makeadifference
Families we need your help to hit our goal! Register and enter at least 20 contacts on your personal donation page for a chance to win this COOL fridge stuffed with cash! #itspossiblewithpop #beawesome #empowerkids #stepitup #makeadifference
Check out the materials coming home with your student today on how you can help our school! Make sure you register and enter 10 or more contacts to get in on the FUN! #itspossiblewithpop #beawesome #empowerkids #stepitup #makeadifference
Step it UP! Is about to launch thanks to our friends at POP! We’re empowering our kids to make a difference at our school. Plus they’ll earn some cool prizes! Are you ready? #itspossiblewithpop #beawesome #empowerkids #stepitup #makeadifference
Unity West Elementary School is looking for two special education teaching assistants for the 2022-2023 school year. Currently, only a high school diploma is needed, but other paraprofessional requirements must be met within three years. Starting pay is $15.98/hour and includes benefits. Employees of Unit 7 who live outside of the district may enroll their children in the district tuition-free. Please contact Janah Sudduth-Mottola, Unit 7 Special Education Coordinator, at email@example.com/217-485-6510 for more information.
East Families: A friendly reminder that tomorrow, Monday 8/29, is picture day at Unity East! Orders are encouraged to be placed online. To order online, visit www.inter-state.com/order and enter code 68796GB Order forms and payment are due on picture day, Monday, August 29.
We're looking forward to having everyone at the school this evening (5:30-7:00pm) for our Back to School night! Stop by to meet teachers, drop off supplies, and enjoy some free food and good weather out back by the playground. Free Kona Ice for every student!
East Families: An email with information about setting up an account for TeacherEase (our new student information system) and directions for online registration was sent to parent/guardians of returning students this morning. We hope the new online registration is simple and convenient for our families. If you did not receive the email or have questions, please contact Mr. Carver at firstname.lastname@example.org
The East library is open this morning from 9am-12pm. East students are welcome to check out books and all Unit 7 students are welcome to take AR tests. Come on out!