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!
1 day ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets this evening at 6:30 in the school library. All are welcome!
10 days 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.
18 days 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!
18 days 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.
24 days 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!
29 days 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.
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
The East PTO meets this evening at 6:30 in the school library. All are welcome!
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
2 months 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!
2 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Great job performing today, choir! Remember that you can support the music boosters shopping online or in store today.
2 months 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!
2 months 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
2 months 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!
3 months 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!
3 months 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!
3 months 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!
3 months 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.
3 months 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!
3 months 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!
3 months 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.
3 months 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!
3 months 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.
3 months 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.
4 months 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!
4 months 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!
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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!
4 months 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.
4 months ago, J. Carver
J. Carver
Remember to wear and share ORANGE tomorrow for Unity Day! #UnityDay2018
4 months 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
4 months 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.
4 months 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!
4 months ago, J. Carver