Stay involved to help children with school

Stay involved to help children with school

Question: Our oldest child started middle school last fall. She was struggling early in the year but didn’t want help, and we hoped she would ge...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


City administration provides annual review of Urbana

City administration provides annual review of Urbana

Below is an excerpt from the City of Urbana’s Annual Review:Dear Citizens of Urbana,In the hustle and bustle of our daily life, it’s impor...

February 2nd, 2016 |  


‘Castle’ nostalgia too costly

In response to the letter in the Urbana Daily Citizen on Jan. 29 by Donald L. Barger pertaining to the location of all Urbana schools being built behi...

February 1st, 2016 |  



School site should be to south

I agree with the article written by Donald L. Barger which appeared in the Urbana Daily Citizen on January 29. It is a more reasonable site for the ne...

February 1st, 2016 |  


New dietary guidelines target added sugars

New dietary guidelines target added sugars

Question: When the new Dietary Guidelines were announced a few weeks ago, I heard a lot about the recommendation to limit added sugars. But I’m ...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Sometimes with silver hair, always with golden hearts

Many of my fellow Baby Boomers, three of my sisters, and even some former students are grandparents. Although they are fulfilling a unique role in the...

January 31st, 2016 |  


‘Teaching Peace in Schools’ Tele-Summit scheduled

Having just celebrated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, perhaps you’re wondering what further steps you might take in your own community ...

January 29th, 2016 |  


Local Right to Life event draws 50

Champaign County Right to Life would like to thank the nearly 50 people who came out in the chilly weather for the annual Roe vs. Wade Witness on Sund...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Consider a different site for new schools

Are we thinking wisely or are we allowing old memories to block our vision for Urbana City School’s future?What are we really going to have when...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Trips and travels with teenage tourists

What do a girl who signs all her travelers checks before going to the bank and a boy who, against regulations, photographs an East German border guard...

January 24th, 2016 |