Cool news for a Champaign Central student:
I always like to hear about what student groups are up to, and after hearing about Jefferson Middle School students' trip to Washington, D.C., over spring break, I thought I'd include something about it here.
Here's Jefferson Middle School teacher Jan Niccum's account of the trip.
I have a couple of items to share from Champaign schools, during this beautiful Spring Break week.
I just edited my school board story from last night to include details from new Champaign schools Superintendent Judy Wiegand's contract.
After moving to the education beat last October, I worked a bit with late school board member Greg Novak but not nearly as much as former education reporter Jodi Heckel.
Here's the statement the Champaign school district issued following the death of school board member Greg Novak yesterday.
I got this press release today, and thought I'd pass it on, as it's a worthy cause.
Tonight, the Champaign school board will meet for its regularly scheduled special meeting.
The board will convene tonight at 5:30 for an executive session, with the open session of the meeting beginning at 6 p.m.
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of writing about what high school students are reading in their English classes.
Generally, I don't cover sports, even if they're happening in the schools I cover. But I got a press release this morning from the Urbana school district about this fundraiser at Friday night's basketball game vs. Central, and I thought I'd share it.