J. Carver
Great job Kindergarten & 1st Grade singers! You put on a great concert!
4 days ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Thank you Philo 4-H Friends club for your donation to the Unity East RocketPack program!
9 days ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets tomorrow evening (Tuesday, December 3) at 6:30 in the school library. All are welcome to help plan and discuss the upcoming events at our school!
13 days ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
A friendly reminder that tomorrow is early dismissal at 2:05pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving Break!
20 days ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
East: If you park in the back parking lot this evening, the doors by the playground are unlocked (entrance D, music room hallway). Looking forward to a great turnout for our family night and book fair!
24 days ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
East: Fall picture retake day tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov.19). Any student absent on picture day or who ordered pictures and is not happy with their order may have their picture retaken. To have your child's picture retaken, you must bring back your pictures you received.
27 days ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Unity East is celebrating Illinois Family Reading Night next week on Thursday, Nov.21, with a special evening featuring local guest readers, choir performances, family activities, & book fair from 5-8pm. Check our website or your email for details & please RSVP if attending.
about 1 month ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Thank you to the many parent volunteers, community members, and staff who helped make our Thanksgiving Luncheon and Veterans Day Program a sucess today! It is always a pleasure to honor the veterans and senior citizens who are able to join us each year. Happy Veterans Day!
about 1 month ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
East is glad to hose our annual Thanksgiving Luncheon and Veterans Day Program tomorrow afternoon to honor local veterans, active duty service members, and senior citizens. Students are encouraged to wear red, white, & blue tomorrow.
about 1 month ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets tomorrow evening (Tuesday, November 5) at 6:30 in the school library. All are welcome to help plan and discuss the upcoming events at our school!
about 1 month ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
It was great to see everyone who braved the weather to visit our parade and classroom parties today. Congratulations to the classroom contest winners! Enjoy your Halloween!
about 1 month ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
A few reminders for the Halloween Parade & classroom parties this afternoon: Doors open at 1:20; Parade begins at 1:45. All visitors must sign in & out in the office. Students leaving early (before 2:45) must also be signed out in the office.
about 1 month ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
On Thursday, East will host our annual Halloween Parade and classroom parties. If you plan to visit or have questions, please review the information emailed out and posted on the school website. Different after-school arrangements? Please notify the office in advance.
about 1 month ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
East is celebrating Unity Day tomorrow by wearing ORANGE to show support for bullying prevention. There is also a Unity Day event at East Side Park in Tolono, 4-6pm, with many games & activities for the whole family. Our schools are united for kindness, acceptance, & inclusion!
about 1 month ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets tomorrow evening (Tuesday, October 1) at 6:30 in the school library. All are welcome to help plan and discuss the upcoming events at our school!
3 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
East Families: This afternoon students & staff participated in our annual law enforcement drill with our school resource officer to practice responding to an intruder or other threat. This message is simply to make you aware in case your child has a concern.
3 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
A friendly reminder that tomorrow (Friday, September 20) is early dismissal at 11:15am.
3 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Picture Day at Unity East is tomorrow! To order online, visit www.my.lifetouch.com and enter code EVTDWBH2R. If you do not order online, please fill out the order form that was sent home with exact payment and return to school tomorrow.
3 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets tomorrow evening (Tuesday, September 3) at 6:30 in the school library. All are welcome to help plan and discuss the upcoming events at our school!
3 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
East Families: This morning students & staff took shelter in response to the storm that passed through the area. Students did a great job following directions and waiting patiently for the storm to pass. This message is simply to make you aware in case your child has a concern.
4 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Today every class was busy learning about their new room, meeting new classmates, practicing routines, and getting started with the next chapter in their education. Great first day at East!
4 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Unit 7 Schools is hiring a special education aide at Unity West Elementary School for the 2019-20 school year. Qualifications: Associates degree or 60 hours college credit Contact Janah Sudduth-Mottola, Special Education Coordinator, at 217-485-6510 / sudduthj@unity.k12.il.us if interested
4 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Unity East's Back-to-School Open House this Thursday evening, 5:30-7:15pm. Meet the teacher, attend class meetings, drop off school supplies, & enjoy the evening at the school. Hot dogs, chips, & drinks at no cost; Kona Ice for sale. We are looking forward to seeing everyone!
4 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Welcome to the start of our new school year! Registration will be held next week on Monday, August 5, 12:00 - 7:00pm at Unity Junior High or Tuesday, August 6, 7:30am - 2:00pm at Unity East. You may register on either of these dates and we ask you make every effort to attend.
5 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East Library is open tomorrow (Thursday) 8-10am and 6-8pm. This is our last day this summer. Students can check out books and take AR tests on what they've read. Come on by! “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” - Frederick Douglass
6 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East Library is open tomorrow (Thursday) 8-10am and 6-8pm. Students can check out books and take AR tests on what they've read. Come on by! “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body" – Joseph Addison
6 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East Library is open tomorrow (Thursday) 8-10am and 6-8pm. Students can check out books and take AR tests on what they've read. “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” – Walt Disney
6 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East Library is open tomorrow (Thursday) 8-10am and 6-8pm. Students can check out books and take AR tests on what they've read. The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go! -Dr.Seuss
6 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
On Tuesday, May 28, Unity East will be hosting our annual Awards Assembly to recognize students for achievement in academics, art, music, and character. A program with the full list of awards was emailed out and is available to view on the school website.
7 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
A reminder that we will have After School Art for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders this afternoon. Contact the office if there are any changes for students who regularly attend. To all who are able to chaperone field trips today, thank you for helping - it's appreciated!
7 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
East Update: We are excited to be hosting our Family Night and Book Fair tomorrow evening from 4-8pm. We have several exciting presentations, the buy-one-get-one book fair, and the Sidney Dairy Barn. Details on the school website and the flyer sent home. We hope to see you there!
7 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Tomorrow is Crazy Hair Day at Unity East! Come with your best hairdo to celebrate our Fun Friday! We also have the Cubs/Cards All for Books fundraiser going until Tuesday. Right now Cubs are in the lead with $87.92 and the Cardinals are right behind with $81.37.
7 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
4th & 5th grade music concert at East this evening at 7pm. 4th grade students report to the library at 6:45; 5th grade students report to the music room at 6:45pm. Looking forward to a great show tonight!
7 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Family Volunteer Morning 2019
7 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Great turnout and great results this morning! Thank you to everyone who came out to volunteer this morning - students, families, community, & teachers. Your support and involvement make a difference and are appreciated!
8 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
East is excited to host our Family Volunteer Morning from 9-11am tomorrow. Come help clean up the front of the school and enjoy some time volunteering together! Coffee, doughnuts, and water provided. We hope you can join us! PS: Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week!
8 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Students had a great Field Day this afternoon! Thank you volunteers and teachers for helping with games! Also, congratulations to our students for reaching their school-wide goal of 12,000 Accelerated Reader points. The prize for their hard work was a visit from Kona Ice!
8 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
2nd & 3rd grade music concert at East this evening at 7pm. 2nd grade students report to the library at 6:45; 3rd grade students report to the music room at 6:45pm. Looking forward to a great show tonight!
8 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Due to today's weather and tomorrow's forecast, the Elementary Track Meet scheduled for Wednesday has been cancelled. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Striegel at striegelp@unity.k12.il.us
8 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Volunteers needed: Three events are coming up at East - Field Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, & Fun Day, with volunteers and donations needed for each. If you are able, sign up by visiting the links on the school website or the email sent this afternoon. Thank you!
8 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Kindergarten & 1st grade music concert at East this evening at 7pm. K/1 students should report to the music room at 6:45pm. Looking forward to a great show tonight!
8 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Favorite Team Day tomorrow at Unity East! Students are encouraged to choose a shirt or gear from their favorite team to wear for our Fun Friday. Go Rockets!
8 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
A few East Reminders - Early Dismissal tomorrow at 11:15am; Parent-Teacher Conferences 3:00-5:30pm & 7:00-9:30pm; and Portfolio Night from 5:30-7:00pm. There is no school on Friday, March 22.
9 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets tomorrow evening (Wednesday, March 6) at 6:30 in the school library. All are welcome!
9 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Thank you East & West PTOs for another fun Skate Night and thank you families for the donations to our Rocket Pack program! It’s good to be a Unity Rocket!
10 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Favorite Color Day at Unity East - Go Rockets!
10 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Favorite Color Day tomorrow at East - Our student senate is hosting the first of our themed Fun Fridays, so choose your favorite color to represent! Go Rockets!
10 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
A special thank-you to the Unity FFA group members who came to East to share their experience with FFA and read aloud books on agriculture topics. Thanks also to Mrs. Walden and Mr. McCabe for coordinating. Students enjoyed the visit!
10 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Blue Friday - Everyone at East is encouraged to wear the color blue tomorrow in honor of FFA Week. We are also excited to welcome high school FFA members to our classrooms tomorrow afternoon to talk about FFA and agriculture topics.
10 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Menu change for Thursday, Feb.21 - lunch tomorrow will be corn dog, corn chips, green beans, & peaches.
10 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
A few East Reminders: Early Dismissal tomorrow at 11:15am; 3-5 After-School Art from 11:15-12:00pm; Last call for Box Tops!; And, it's a Rocket Friday, so show some school spirit by wearing your Rockets gear tomorrow. Go Rockets!
10 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets this evening at 6:30 in the school library. All are welcome!
10 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Order forms and payment for 18-19 Yearbooks are due this Friday, Feb. 1. To order online, visit www.ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter code 13565619 or return order forms with exact paymentl to school by Friday; extra paper copies are available in the office.
11 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Unit 7 Schools will be closed tomorrow due to cold weather. East families, if you did not receive a phone call from our alert system at 1:30, you can notify the East office to have your contact information checked. Stay warm, everyone!
11 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
2nd-5th students have enjoyed skating in PE the past two weeks. Special thanks to our PTO for making this unit free to students! Save the date for the 2nd annual East & West Skate Night at Skateland, 5-7pm on Sunday, March 3. Admission is free, skate rentals are $3/person.
11 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Early Dismissal tomorrow at 11:15am. It's also a Rocket Friday, so show some school spirit by wearing your Rockets gear. Go Rockets!
11 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Shout out to our student senate officers for a terrific presentation to our school board this evening! Proud of our student leaders and the work they do for the school.
11 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Tomorrow is our first Rocket Friday! Everyone is encouraged to show their school spirit by wearing their Rockets gear. Look for more Rocket Fridays and the occasional fun-theme Friday in the future. Go Rockets!
11 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets this evening at 6:30 in the school library. All are welcome!
11 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
A friendly reminder the After-School Art club begins today, for K-2 students, 2:45-3:30pm. More information is available on the school website. Contact the school office if another permission slip is needed.
11 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
It's time to order yearbooks for the 18-19 school year! Order forms are going home with your child today and are due by Feb. 1. To order online, visit www.ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter code 13565619 or fill out the form sent home with exact payment and return to school.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
First grade at East has been learning about different ways the Christmas season is celebrated around the world. Today they dresed up and celebrated the Swedish tradition of St. Lucia Day, complete with a parade around the school, cinnamon rolls, & hot chocolate!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Great job performing today, choir! Remember that you can support the music boosters shopping online or in store today.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Tomorrow (Saturday) at 2:30pm, our 4th & 5th choir will perform holiday music at Barnes & Noble in Champaign. This is also a music booster fundraiser, with a percentage of sales going to our programs. Use the attached flyer to purchase in store or online. Hope to see you there!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Great family night at Unity East, learning about computer science and coding. If you enjoyed coding, check out more at @code.org #hourofcode
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Did you know that 5th grade students in Unit 7 are now learning to play ukulele? Our 5th graders at East started their lessons earlier this month and are making good progress!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
At East, we are thankful for our students, dedicated staff, and supportive community! Enjoy the break and time together everyone. Happy Thanksgiving!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Students in 2nd Grade enjoyed a visit from ISP Trooper Tracy, aka Mama Bear, for a car safety lesson. Top takeaways: buckle up, use the proper car seat, and encourage safe driving. If you're traveling for Thanksgiving, stay safe on the road!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
With snow having arrived, a few reminders for recess. Everyone goes outside, weather permitting (a "feels like" temp above 20, reasonable wind). Must have boots to walk in the snow, gloves to touch the snow, and snow pants to roll or kneel. Warm and dry is our goal!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Save the Date: In three weeks (Tuesday, Dec. 4) East is hosting a family night from 5-8pm. Come check out the book fair, grab some pizza, & participate in the computer-science activity, the Hour of Code. Please RSVP by returning the letter sent home or calling the school.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Unity East Student Senate is hosting a small fundraiser this week, our annual Top Turkey contest. Students can vote for a favorite staff member by buying a feather for 25 cents. The teacher with the most feathers wins a lovely turkey crown and sash to wear the day before break!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Thank you to everyone who helped make our luncheon and Veterans Day Program a success today! We enjoyed hosting our senior citizen and veteran guests and wish all of our local veterans and active duty service members a happy Veterans Day. We thank you for your service!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Tomorrow, Unity East will host senior citizens and veterans for our annual luncheon and Veterans Day Program. Students are encouraged to wear RED, WHITE, and/or BLUE to honor veterans at our program.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets this evening at 6:30 in the school library. School topics for discussion tonight include our Thanksgiving Luncheon, Family Night: Hour of Code event, a school-wide survey, and a spending proposal for classroom computers and family events. All are welcome!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
All senior citizens and veterans are invited to Unity East this Friday, Nov. 9, for our annual Thanksgiving Luncheon & Veterans Day Program. Doors open at 12:05, lunch begins at 12:20, and our program will start at 1:00. Please reserve a spot by calling the school at 684-5218.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Too much Halloween candy? The Unity FFA Chapter is partnering with Operation Gratitude to collect candy (and other small items) for troops overseas. We are accepting donations now through Nov. 5 at all Unit 7 schools. A complete list of items is posted on the school website.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Unity East enjoyed our Halloween celebrations and had many great costumes today. Congratulations to the classroom costume contest winners (shown in the picture) as well as our overall winner, Zachary Ruhter, shown in his airplane costume. Have a happy and safe Halloween!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Unity East held our annual law enforcement drill this afternoon with our school resource officer. We practiced our emergency response plan, including lockdown and a building evacuation. Student safety is always a priority. Proud of our students and staff!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Unity East is looking forward to the Halloween fun planned for tomorrow, and we are glad to have many family and community members join us. Please review the details emailed out and posted on the website to help our day go smooth. After-school changes? Please contact the office.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Too much Halloween candy? The Unity FFA Chapter is partnering with Operation Gratitude to collect candy (and other small items) for troops overseas. We are accepting donations now through Nov. 5 at all Unit 7 schools. A complete list of items is posted on the school website.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Students at Unity East have spent the past several weeks learning what it means to practice respect by Being Ready. Congratulations to our students of character, who were chosen by their teachers and classmates for doing an excellent job demonstrating Respect!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
On Wednesday afternoon, East is hosting our annual Halloween parade and classroom parties. Please notify the office in advance of after-school changes by calling 684-5218, emailing Mrs. Fitch at fitcht@unity.k12.il.us, or sending a note to school with your child.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Remember to wear and share ORANGE tomorrow for Unity Day! #UnityDay2018
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Together we can create communities that are kinder, more inclusive and accepting for all students. Wear and share ORANGE on Unity Day, (tomorrow) Wed., Oct. 24, 2018 to show your support of bullying prevention. #UnityDay2018
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
A friendly reminder that tomorrow is early dismissal at 11:15am, followed by Parent-Teacher Conferences, 3:00-9:30pm.
about 1 year ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Unity East Elementary is excited to begin a new chapter in communication with our families and community through a new district app, new school website, and an emerging social media presence. Stay tuned!
about 1 year ago, J. Carver