Don’t forget meal distribution is today at United - 2-4 pm. #BeUnited #feedthemall
Hi UWE families! I just wanted to let you guys know I miss you all so much! I am available by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need anything and I would also be happy to set up facetime counseling sessions with any student - please just contact me to set it up! I know this is a difficult and uncharted time for all of us and I am here to support you! Love, Mrs. Shurtz
We’ve not received an update on the popcorn delivery as of yet. We’ve been told it will at least be the later half of April. Please let your buyers know the situation. Thank you!
The Popcorn Fundraiser delivery has been postponed by the company. We’ll inform you when a new date has been set. We made a little over $4,600 in profit including donations. Thank you very much for your support!
Printed copies of the Learning Activities will be available until 4:00 today and from 9:00-4:00 tomorrow, if you’d like to pick one up.
The alternative learning list of activities can be found on the u304.org site. Select “Menu” and you’ll see a link about half way down the page. There are tabs at the bottom for each grade.
Mrs. Bushong’s Music Facebook page: @UEMusic304
VIP Day songs to practice: Sing along with Mrs. Bushong! You may need to download it to your device first. School- https://drive.google.com/a/u304.org/file/d/1qZMOp4jBbn6JGIzCqSBHAX6Di2WSbASw/view?usp=drivesdk K- https://drive.google.com/a/u304.org/file/d/1SmSo8gIb36N-4iNP_w4QFeezDiNUOXkJ/view?usp=drivesdk 1- https://drive.google.com/a/u304.org/file/d/1jazM8orVj4royECEJKOUZDtRaRWXD5Gw/view?usp=drivesdk 2- https://drive.google.com/a/u304.org/file/d/1oqU-ox--dvC5XwzX4pOiCYrNGgBjXv1C/view?usp=drivesdk 3- https://drive.google.com/a/u304.org/file/d/15O2gJBOIMiz9rGPXqTLjwgHtRilioU70/view?usp=drivesdk 4- https://drive.google.com/a/u304.org/file/d/1eLmfY2Mw3GIhqNWs8Sn_oCgviaMELaRA/view?usp=drivesdk 5- https://drive.google.com/a/u304.org/file/d/1n5urWOpnPfnYvgTsvX5qoh5U0gkDxeBI/view?usp=drivesdk Lyrics- https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1vMLmtEfeSK35ZoKTjE1WrVRPGFLID6AWDfwLWpq_Yog
United Speech Therapist’s Facebook Page- Tips and ideas for working with your child at home! http://Facebook.com/u304speech
Please drop off any popcorn fundraising orders/monies on Monday in the school office between 8-4.
The West Office will be open from 8-4 on Monday and Thursday and 8-3 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday next week.
Daily Character/Social-Emotional Ed Lessons: https://cardinalrulepress.lpages.co/sunny-side-upbringing-home-school-program/
List of education companies offering free subscriptions during this time: https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609/list-of-education-companies-offering-free-subscriptions/
This is the site the kids work from at school. Many of the kids know the log-ins to the programs. https://sites.google.com/u304.org/uwetech
Hands-on activities families can do at home. Click on each numbered category to reveal multiple activities. If you know of anyone that doesn’t have the Internet, there are many ideas on this site to share. https://www.weareteachers.com/hands-on-activities-for-families/
K-5 Math- Assign lessons and check progress. splashlearn.com
Scholastic Learn at Home provides 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain educational opportunities for those students who are unable to attend school. PK-9 www.scholastic.com/learnathome
United will not be in session through 3/30. Be prepared for frequent updates from the district. Stay safe and healthy everyone!
Families, we sent kids home with a hard copy of the letter Mr. Whitsitt shared online and via text to today regarding the Coronavirus.
The Popcorn Fundraiser monies and orders are due today. $25 donations that will allow a student to attend the YMCA incentive will be accepted through Friday, March 20. Popcorn pick-up is Wednesday, April 1 from 3:00-5:30. Thank you for your support!!
Thank you families and friends for participating in Buddy Reading this afternoon!
Picture Day forms are coming home on Thursday with the weekly notes. They will be taken on March 6. Orders can be returned up until that day to school. Otherwise, if you’d prefer to wait to see the proof, you’ll need to send orders directly to Lifetouch online or through the mail via check/money order. Thank you!
Read with a Buddy is on Friday, March 6 from. 1:00-1:40. An adult, 18 or older is invited to come and read with a student. We ask that it be 1 adult per student. Please RSVP via the form in the Thursday Notes or by calling the office at 734-8513. It is a 2:00 dismissal day, so the Buddy will need parental permission to take the student home. Thank. You!
Thank you families for your support of the Valentine’s Day parties this afternoon!
Parents/Guests attending the V-Day parties today are asked not to park in the front driveway/bus lane. Please park and walk into the building. The SE gym door (am drop off door) will be open so that everyone can walk through the gym if desired to beat the cold. Room access at 12:10, parties at 12:25. Thank you!
Pre-Kindergarten Screening: North Elementary, April 28 @ 3:45-6:00 West Elementary, April 30 @ 3:30-6:00 *Please call for an appointment. *Birth Certificates must be presented in order to screen. *Children must be at least 3 years old at the time of screening. *Potential students may screen at either building regardless of residence within the district. *Class placement will be confirmed in writing in May.
Kindergarten Screening: North Elementary, May 5 @ 3:45-5:00 West Elementary, May 4 @ 3:30-5:00 *Please call for an appointment. *Birth Certificates must be presented in order to screen. *Children must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2020 *Students already enrolled in our pre-k program will not be screened for Kindergarten. *Students must screen at their home school.
Updated Midterm Grades for 2nd-5th grade are available on Skyward. Please contact teachers with questions or concerns.
Thank you parents for your support in a smooth early out transition this afternoon!
No Skills and Drills tonight for United Tec Council!
No Kids Club or Logos tonight. Students will be following their standard early out procedure unless the school is contacted. Thank you!
United will be dismissing at 2:00 today due to the pending weather. 1:45 pick up and shuttle bus departure. 2:00 route buses departure.
Please consider signing up for this if you are a Casey’s regular and pass the word to other family members and friends. This is an easy way to earn funds for West. Thank you! https://www.caseys.com/schools
West After Care Survey Paste into your browser: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqIvH36LTxr4ZZ0RxmKYPPlOomxrN1PEt3V9U2rnBQLLw6_Q/viewform?embedded=true
Thank you families for your patience and support this morning!
Students will have lunch today before leaving.
11:30 dismissal today due to pending weather. Please call West for transportation changes. We’ll be following emergency early out directions in regard to transportation. 734-8513.
West YMCA After Care Survey
2Q Report Cards went home yesterday. So if you’ve not seen it, please ask your child.
Parent Feedback Requested: The Illinois 5Essentials Survey for students and teachers will be conducted December 10, 2019 through February 14, 2020. The Parent Survey Supplement will be conducted from October 24, 2019 through February 14, 2020. To take the survey please visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/and select the appropriate survey to begin. Your participation in the parent portion of the survey will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide improvement. Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child. Thank you!
Merry Christmas to all!
All school PJ party on Thursday’. Students must wear regular shoes.No stuffed animals, toys or robes. Thank you!
No Kids Club until January 15. Logos continues as scheduled
Thank you families for a terrific turnout this evening at the holiday concerts! We’re grateful for your support!
Thank you everyone for your generous response to the food drive! We are well over 300 items. The pajama party is on for Thursday, 12/19! Please remember regular shoes only and no stuffed animals.
Holiday Concert- Friday, 12/13 at UHS: 6:00-6:30= K-2, 7:00-7:30= 3-5 *K-2 families leaving afterward will pick up in the old gym & exit. 3-5 only families will wait in the commons until K-2 families leaving have cleared. Thank you!
The Holiday Concert is Friday, 12/13 at UHS. K-2=6:00-6:30 pm 3-5=7:00-7:30 pm *K-2 students will be available for pick-up in the old gym after their show.
Pre-K Parents: The PAC group is meeting at West on Tuesday evening from 5-6:30. A meal will be served followed by a speaker on self-regulation. Childcare will be available.
United High School’s Gregory Head’s to state Cross Country! #BeUnited #fasterthanU
Thank you families for your support of the Halloween parade and parties this afternoon!
With the installation of a new heating system , the need to wear coats, jackets inside the school isn’t necessary. Students should dress in long sleeves or sweatshirts during the fall and winter seasons. This will help with safety, minimize disruptions and decrease the amount of lost items, too. Thank you!
Families- Please contact the office of you have costume questions before Friday. 1:55-Costume/room prep 2:10-Parade *Parties until 2:45 *Students that are signed out may leave with an adult at 2:45
Friday, 11/1 is the Halloween Parade and Party day. The parade begins at 2:10. Room/costume support begins at 1:55. Parties to begin right after the parade and will end at 2:45. Please sign out your child if you’re taking them home in the cafeteria. Thank you!
Fall Festival donations may be dropped off anytime this week! PK/K- Saltine crackers or a roll of paper towels 1-3 A store bought dessert like Little Debbies’ or Oreos. 4-5 A box of crackers or cereal Thank you!
Please sign up to help during the Fall Festival! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044da5ad2aa7fc1-fall
Fall Festival (10/18) raffle tickets sold by 3rd-5th graders are an easy way to support the school since they are inexpensive, 3 for a $1 or .50 cents each. We have neat family-oriented prizes, such as bowling, zoo, skating, baseball and hockey tickets. Need not to be present to win. *Sellers-Tickets are due on 10/17. Thank you!
United 304 will be holding Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday, 10/10 from 4-8 pm, 2pm dismissal. On Friday, 10/11, Conferences will occur between 8:30-11:30am. No school on Friday. Please contact the West Office with questions.
Fall weather is upon us! It will be in the low 40’s this morning. Students will need jackets/sweatshirts in order to go outside for recess today. Thank you!
Please contact the office if you still need to sign up for P/T Conferences on October 10 and 11.
Thank you families for the generous donations of used board games for our new check out program! We are no longer in need of donations.
There will be a police presence at West Campus on Wednesday, October2 in order for both schools to practice lock down and evacuation procedures.
Spirit Week! To celebrate UHS Homecoming week West will have these spirit days: 9/30- Favorite Color 10/1- Clash (Wear mismatched clothes) 10/2- Hat 10/3- Hero (movie, tv, sports, book, real-life) 10/4- Red Storm (red /black, spirit wear)
Friday’s lunch will be: meatball sandwich, sweet potato fries, baked beans, apple, milk.
Midterm grades for 2nd-5th grade are available on Skyward. Please contact the office if you need assistance logging in. Parents are encouraged to contact teachers with their questions. Thank you!
All students will have their pictures taken on Friday, August 30 even if parents choose not to pay in advance. Those who don’t pay in advance will receive proofs and can order online or by calling Lifetouch at a later date. Ordering online also gives more options for purchase, such as single pictures.
United West will be in session on Friday, 8/30!
The Junior High ONLY is dismissing early due to water issues at 10:30. All other buildings will be in session for the day.
Regular schedule begins on Monday, 8/26. Students may be picked up at 2:50. Please call the office to request transportation changes by 1:00.
2nd Grade Families: Please return your therapy dog permission form tomorrow first thing in order for them to visit with our special guests..
Thank you, families, for the terrific turn out on Backpack Night last evening! We’re looking forward to a great year. Please contact the office with any questions. Thank you!
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.