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2018-2019 Recent News Archive


Academic Night and Book Fair

Join us for Academic Night Thursday 2/21/2019 5-7 p.m. 

Book Fair Open!


Yearbooks...Yearbooks...Yearbooks

Pre-order your yearbooks now at the pre-order price of $18.00! The only way to guarantee you receive a yearbook is to pre-order.Choose one of the options below:1. Online at www.balfour.com 2. Mail - mail it in using the enclosed form and envelope you should have received. 3. Phone - call 1-800-944-5930If you have additional questions or would like to order another way, please contact Amanda Hilt (ahilt@up140.org).Order deadline is December 19th, 2018 for all pre-orders.


Saluki Touch-a-Truck Event

This community-based event allows kids of all ages a hands-on experience with big vehicles. This is an interactive event, and children and adults will be able to touch and enter vehicles.A parent of guardian must accompany minors.

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Unity Point Goes to HARVARD!

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — The Illinois Education Association (IEA), Partnership for Resilience (PFR) and Resilient Southern Illinois (RSI) shared critical trauma-sensitive field research at the convening of By All Means 2.0, an initiative from Harvard’s Education Redesign Lab. Representatives from Illinois joined national experts, Harvard faculty and civic leaders at a two-day retreat at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education to jointly address the correlation between socioeconomic status and education outcomes.

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Resilient Southern Illinois launches program to help Students

"CARBONDALE – The Illinois Education Association (IEA) and Partnership for Resilience (PFR) are teaming up through Resilient Southern Illinois (RSI) to put support in place for students dealing with childhood trauma. RSI is partnering with 17 school districts throughout 16 Southern Illinois counties. Through RSI teachers and other school staff will for the first time be given resources to better assist students dealing with trauma, so those students can better manage their emotions and ultimately succeed in school."

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35th Annual Chapter MATHCOUNTS Champions
2-19-2019
Congratulations to the Unity Point Team (consisting of Nathaniel Gao, Jason Qin, Michelle Wang, Elaina Xiao, alternative Bill Xu) as they won the title and advanced to the State Competition.

In the individual competition, five Unity Point students entered the top ten and qualified for the State Competition, they are



2nd: Nathaniel Gao

3rd: Elaina Xiao

4th: Michelle Wang

8th: Bill Xu

10th: Jason Qin

The State Competition will be held on Saturday, March 23 at Lisle, Illinois.