Grades 3-5 will be taking their IAR state testing next week. Please ensure plenty of rest and encourage eating a good breakfast each day. Breakfasts are available at the school as well. Snacks will be provided by the school.
Our Day of Awesomeness that we earned with our Step It Up fundraiser from last school year has been scheduled for Friday, May 14th. The sixth graders from last year will be returning to participate. It will run throughout the morning. We are very excited that we get to hold the event this year!
Reminder that there are no Prek classes tomorrow (Wednesday 4/7) for professional development purposes. All other classes will be in session.
Our very own Eli Miller's question is featured on Mystery Doug! Check out the link below to see his question and Mystery Doug's answer! https://mysterydoug.com/mysteries/fastest-baseball#slide-id-11175
Kindergarten screenings will be May 6th from 3:45-5:00. Those currently enrolled in a United prek program do not need screened. Call the office next week to set up a screening appointment for the 21-22 school year! (309)482-3332.
Preschool screenings will take place on April 27th from 3:45-6:00. Children must be 3 in order to screen for prek. Birth to 3 will also have screenings that evening as well. Please call the office next week to set up a screening time for the 21-22 school year!
Due to expected travel issues during dismissal times, United CUSD 304 schools will be remote learning today, February 4, 2021.
Make sure you receive messages from United 304! Go to the app store and download the United304 app. Go into the "settings" option (once you click the 3 bars on the top left hand side) Once in that menu: Click United North Elementary as your default school. Click the toggle button to receive notifications. Click all of the schools you want to receive notifications from. **Make sure to click CUSD304 and UNE. Cancellation notifications will come from CUSD304.
School Picture Day is tomorrow (Thursday 1/21)! Order forms should have come home yesterday. Please send in order forms tomorrow or order online. (pictures are pre-order). We will not have a retake day this year due to time constraints with deadlines for our yearbook. We will, however, have a make up day for pictures for those not in attendance tomorrow. That day will be Tuesday, February 9th. (South campus prek will have their pictures taken on Feb. 9th).
Today our School Mall Event starts! Your child will be bringing home a packet of information on this fundraiser. It is all digital this year so if you fill out 6 email addresses, you'll get a code and your child will get a prize to take home. School Mall sends emails to family members and they can purchase items such as magazine subscriptions, etc. and our school will get a share of the profit. As always, this fundraiser is completely optional. Forms will be accepted through January 29th. Please call the office with any questions. 309-482-3332. Thank you for your support!
School Picture Day is scheduled for Thursday, January 21st. We will not have a retake day this year, but we will have a second date (February 9) where students who are absent on the 21st will have the option to get their picture taken.
Mrs. Bushong put together some candid photos from the first semester with our Christmas concert music from last year in the background. https://youtu.be/y9w-yiIRdtU
Reminder - Full Remote Students that signed up - meal distribution is going on right now at the 3 campuses. Please pick up meals before 6 pm. Thank you.
School WILL be in session on Thursday and Friday at United North Elementary. If you choose to keep your child home, please notify the office and make sure to have them check in attendance at home on the daily slide as well as complete all online work. Friday (12/18) is the end of the quarter so all work must be turned in at that time. Thank you!
United North IN PERSON students - Meals for 12-14, 12-15, and 12-16 will be available for pick up on Monday 12-14. Pickup can be made at United North or United High School from 4-6 PM. Please sign up at the link below if you plan to pickup 3 days worth of meals. Students that are normally full remote - your meal pickup will remain on Wednesday 12-16. https://forms.gle/ybB4A1EiHQVpaouNA
We just received confirmation that greenery is scheduled to be delivered tomorrow (Wednesday). We will have pick up in front of the North Campus from 4-6pm Wednesday.
Midterm grades will be updated in skyward by 3pm today. Please contact the office if you need your login information.
Greenery orders and money are due on Monday, October 26th.
This is Bus Driver Appreciation Week! Thank you to all of our amazing bus drivers who get us to and from school safely each day. Don't forget to thank your bus driver!! The end of the quarter was last Friday. Report cards will be sent home this Friday. Please sign the envelope and return to school.
Please remember to send students dressed for the colder weather. Coats, hats, etc. will be needed as we go outside as much as possible for PE and recess in an effort to get a good mask break.
Thank you to our amazing cafeteria staff! Good food made with care always makes things a little bit better!! https://youtu.be/S4_Cyb6lIHA
All PTO meetings will be held virtually for the rest of the first semester. The link to join our PTO meeting this week (Tuesday, October 13th at 5:15pm) is below: Join with Google Meet meet.google.com/sws-kkqk-amt
We will be going outside for recess and PE as well as mask breaks as much as possible. Please send students with warmer clothes as the weather changes.
United North Elementary will be celebrating spirit week the week of October 26th. Check the website for more details. The days are as follows: Monday: Pajama Day Tuesday: Decades Day Thursday: Spirit Day Friday: Halloween Costume Day
State of Illinois Health Requirements for the 2020-2021 School Year Students will NOT be able to attend school whether in-person or full remote after October 15, 2020 until ALL required physical exams and immunizations are received. Requirements by Grade Level: Kindergarten Students: Physical Exam (Parents please complete the yes/no questions, sign and date) Complete immunization record signed by a healthcare provider Eye Exam on Illinois form dated within one year of the first day of school Students not having these on file or a written statement of the appointment date with a healthcare provider will be excluded from school effective October 16th until the requirements are on file. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter Thursday October 15, 2020 is the deadline for all required health information
Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences will be conducted from 4-8 pm on Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9 from 8:30-11:30am. Teachers will be reaching out to each family to schedule times.
Picture day will be in the spring this school year. There will be no fall pictures.
Please remember to have your student login in through the "check in" button EVERYDAY for their remote learning. They will be marked absent if they do not check in each day. A confirmation email will be sent to the student email account as a reference. Thank you.
Would you like some extra reinforcement for helping your child with the e-learning portion of the school week? United will be offering a "Support U" for caregivers and parents on the evening of Monday, September 14th. Please fill out the following form if you would like to attend. There is a section to fill out for suggested topics if you want help with something specific. https://forms.gle/s6qTNbfGALHkP1tY7
In an effort to reduce the amount of paper transfers, we will not be sending home printed copies of our calendar and lunch menu this year. Lunch and breakfast menus are found on the website and app under "dining." Calendar items are found under "events."
Tomorrow is the first day of school! “A” days will be in person. “B” days will be responsible for logging in to their Google Classroom or Seesaw sometime during the day to connect with their e-learning lessons and assignments. Please call the office with any questions. We can’t wait to see our friends this week!
When using the resource page, please note that there are tabs at the top of the page for: expectations, Google support, Seesaw, attendance, and other tools.
We now have a parent resource page with tutorials on frequently asked questions for remote learning. Please visit our page and watch our tutorials. All remote information will be updated to this page. The link also pops up as soon as you go to the u304 website. https://sites.google.com/u304.org/u304remotelearning/home
Our staff has worked very hard to create a virtual Backpack Night for our families. Please take some time to view it at the following link! We can't wait to see our students!! https://sites.google.com/u304.org/northvbn/home
Please fill out our back to school survey that our School Outreach Worker, Mrs. Clayton, made. This will help us get an idea of where our students are at coming into the school year. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdABHV_G5vklk3MXEZrx6yDVGWSsB30IwN4qE80OH4rWCJCvg/viewform?usp=sf_link
Chromebook pick up will be Thursday 8/20 from 11am-6pm or Friday 8/21 from 7:30am-3:30pm. A parent or guardian will need to be the one to pick up as an agreement will need to be signed. If you are unable to make one of these times, please call the office to arrange a pick up time. Chromebooks need picked up at each student's attendance center. Login information will be given at this time.
Online registration closes today. A couple things to remember: 1. Please register even if you plan to have your student do full remote learning. 2. Prek students starting in person second semester still need to register online.
All students Kindergarten through 5th grade will receive a chromebook to use while using the blended or full remote learning options. Our chromebook pick up dates and times will be: Thursday, 8/20 from 11-6pm and Friday, 8/21 from 7:30-3:30pm at the North Elementary. At this time, you will receive your child's login to the chromebook as well as their Google Classroom or Seesaw login information. Please call the office with any questions.
Backpack Night will look different this year. We will have a Virtual Backpack Night with information by teacher that will be available on social media and our website on August 19th.
*On-site registration will be held for new students (including new incoming prek and kindergarten students) on Thursday, August 6th from 12pm-6pm Friday, August 7th from 8:30am-12pm. *Proof of residency (utility bill, driver's license with current address, etc) is required when registering for the first time in the district. *Please call the office at 309-482-3332 to set up an appointment for registration if you are new to United North. *Students enrolled in our prek last year do not need to register on-site. You should be able to register online. *Registration for returning students will be available online by the end of the week. *Drop off of physicals, birth certificates, dental exams, vision exams, or any other paperwork can be dropped off at anytime M-F 8:30am-3:30pm. Please call the school first. *Masks will be required for those entering the building. Thank you!
Our guest dog for today has been retrieved. Thanks to everyone for your help taking care of him! #BeUnited #goodboy
Please make arrangements to pick up materials Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. In an effort to thoroughly clean this summer, any items not picked up will be discarded.
Reminder: Pick up times for student materials will be: Monday 5/18 from 8am-4pm Tuesday 5/19 from 8am-4pm Wednesday 5/20 from 10am-6pm. You will pick up supplies at the north gym doors. You will be able to drop off anything you have for us at that time as well.
Pick up times for student materials will be: Monday 5/18 from 8am-4pm Tuesday 5/19 from 8am-4pm Wednesday 5/20 from 10am-6pm If you are not picking up meals on Monday from 2-4, please avoid that time for supply pick up. You will pick up supplies at the north gym doors. You will be able to drop off anything you have for us at that time.
Your child will be receiving a regular report card with grades earned for quarters 1-3. There will also be final grades which averages those 3 quarters combined. Attached to the regular report card will be a progress report for the fourth quarter. Due to the lack of in-person attendance, we are giving either a P for “pass” or an I for “incomplete.” If your child participated in instruction throughout the fourth quarter, he or she received a “pass.” If your child did not participate, he or received an “incomplete.”
We received a message from the yearbook company that their production has slowly began to resume, but in reality our yearbooks will probably not be here until June or July. We plan to hold them and give them out in the fall if that is the case.
If you did not get an email confirmation for meal pick up and need to be on pick up list, please call the office so we can add you. Seems to have been some technical difficulty today. Sorry for the hassle. Thank you! 482-3332
Student supply pick up will be May 18, 19, and 20th. May 18th: 8am-4pm May 19th: 8am-4pm May 20th: 10am-6pm It will be drive thru pick up. Please pull up to the north side gym door and we will bring materials out to you. Meal pick up is Monday 2-4. If you are not picking up meals, please avoid that time to avoid traffic congestion. If you have materials to return to us, they can be dropped off during any of those times. Thank you!
Our screenings have been postponed. If you have an incoming prek child or kindergarten student that was not already on our screening list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get your child on our lists so you can receive future communication. Thank you!
Yearbooks will hopefully be delivered by the time the last round of packets go out. We will put them in there. If, by chance, they are not here in time, we will put them in with supplies on pick up days (more information will be coming in regards to picking up supplies).
If you ordered online for spring pictures. I have been in contact with Lifetouch and they will be refunding those when they are able to go back into the office.
Monday will be the cutoff date that donations will be accepted for the Step It Up Fundraiser to be added to your child's total. You may mail donations to the school at 411 W. Hunt Ave., Alexis, IL 61412 or drop off during meal pick up Thursday or Monday 2-4pm. If you need further arrangements, please email email@example.com
Don’t forget meal distribution is today at United - 2-4 pm. #BeUnited #feedthemall
Reminder yearbook orders are due this Friday!
Glow Dance shirt order forms were due today. We will still accept them tomorrow!
No Skills and Drills tonight for United Tec Council!
There will be NO After School program when we have emergency dismissals.
United Schools will be dismissing at 2pm due to incoming weather. Shuttles will leave at 1:45.
Today’s square dancing assembly starts at 1:30. Disclaimer: There will be extremely limited seating and even standing room today due to the fact that the whole gym floor will be needed for dancing and student seating.
We received the “all clear.” We are heading back to the North building. Thank you for your patience. Kids and staff were phenomenal.
Due to a gas odor, we have made a precautionary evacuation to the field house. We are all safe and this was just out of precaution. We will update after Ameren checks things out.
United School District will be dismissing early today due to the incoming weather. Shuttles will go out at 11:15 and regular routes will leave each building around 11:30. There will be no After School Program today. Please call the office with any changes to transportation. 309-482-3332
Merry Christmas to all!
We are experiencing phone issues. We only have one line working. If you cannot get through, please wait around 5 minutes and try again. Thank you!
Reminder: Tomorrow (Friday) is pajama day! Students will be watching a movie in the morning and are encouraged to wear their pajamas!
Please take our parent survey and tell us how we are doing! (takes less than 5 minutes) http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/
Midterm grades are posted online as of today, November 20th. Reports will no longer be sent home. If you need your login, please contact the office. (309)482-3332.
We are very excited to announce that our first Facebook Live this school year will be December 10th at noon! Hopefully you’ll be able to check in on your lunch break. 🙂 We will have Trooper Wilson who spoke at the junior high on internet safety a few weeks ago. He and Mrs. Witherell will touch on how to keep your kids safe online. You’ll be able to comment with your questions at the time, but if you have something you’d like him to cover, you can comment below and we will make sure he covers that topic/question! (All of our live sessions are on our Facebook page and can be watched at anytime).
United High School’s Gregory Head’s to state Cross Country! #BeUnited #fasterthanU
Reminder: There will be no PREK classes tomorrow (10/30) due to professional development. This is for PREK ONLY.
Picture retake day tomorrow!
Picture Retake day is Monday, October 28th. If you are planning on having your child's picture retaken, please send back package with "retake" written on it. You may also send your proof back with "retake" written on it if you did not order.
United North will be part of a featured story on News Channel 8 at 10pm tonight! Check it out!! #BeUnited
Homecoming week is next week. Help celebrate school spirit with us by letting your children dress up according to the following themes: Monday: America Day Tuesday: Jersey Day Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday Thursday: Workout Day Friday: Spirit Day
Reminder that there will be a 1pm dismissal today for school improvement purposes. Have a great weekend!
Reminder: Tomorrow (Monday) is picture day!
Don’t forget...Family Science Night tonight 5-7pm!
Picture Day will be September 16th. Order forms were sent home last week. All students will have their picture taken that day. Please send order forms the day of pictures or before. If you do not turn in a form, you will receive a proof and can order online at a later date.
Immediate opening: West is seeking an individual that loves being around kids to join our staff as a para-professional. This person would do some supervision but also work with kiddos under the supervision of teachers. A para-professional licensure is required. Currently, only individuals with a minimum of an associates degree or 60 credit hours are eligible. The hourly beginning pay is $10.25. Please contact Mr. Coate if interested or with questions. firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-8513
The dental bus date has been switched to 9/26. The guidelines for services has changed. They have told me that they will only be able to serve those who have State Insurance (Medicaid, Title19, Hawk-i, ALL KIDS). Please fill out form if you meet qualifications and are interested.
https://unitednorthapparel19.itemorder.com/sale 7 more days to get your orders in! Check out the new spirit wear!
United North spiritwear is available for purchase through the following link through 8/27. Samples will be available at Backpack Night as well! https://unitednorthapparel19.itemorder.com/sale
Top 5 MyOn Readers as of today: Jayla Johnson Hank Tracy Silas Teel Avarey Saathoff Linley Churn Keep reading! Remember the top 4 students who read the most minutes over the summer will receive a $25 Amazon gift card! Some students are within a few minutes of each other.
Don't forget online registration is now open! We have 78 students registered as of this afternoon! The United 304 app is now in the app store. Download it today and stay up to date with all things United!
Welcome to the New United CUSD 304 App and Website. Work is still in progress so changes to navigation and appearance may occur over the next few weeks.