launching into the future! weekly west updates


September 20, 2023

We would like to thank everyone who was able to support the Unity West PTO during the POP fundraiser!  All donations must be received by September 22nd to be included for prizes.  We will celebrate the success of the fundraiser by having a Day of Awesomeness at Unity West on October 5th.

Upcoming Events

Law Enforcement Evacuation Drill-As mandated by the state of Illinois, we will be conducting an evacuation drill with local law enforcement within the next few days. This drill helps students stay safely prepared in event that we ever need to evacuate the school.  One of the resources many of our teachers use is the book “I’m Not Scared I’m Prepared”.  If you have any questions about the drill, please contact the school.

Homecoming Spirit Week-Next week will be Homecoming Week for all Unit 7 Schools.  We will celebrate homecoming with a spirit week at Unity West.

Monday: PJ Day-Save time in the morning and wear your pajamas to school!

Tuesday: Favorite Sports Team Day-Root for your favorite team!

Wednesday: Hat Day-Wear your favorite hat!

Thursday: Multiples Day-Dress like Your friends

Friday: Rocket Spirit Day-Wear maroon and white and cheer for the Rockets!

Book Fair Volunteers Needed-Get excited! The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Unity West October 16-21.  We are looking for volunteers to help with this event. Follow this link for more information Fall 2023 Scholastic Book Fair

Transportation Changes-If you need to make a change to your student’s after school transportation, please contact the office by 2:15.  This will provide the office plenty of time to get the message to the teacher and make sure there is not any confusion.

Mark Your Calendars!

October 16-20, 2023                    Scholastic Book Fair

October 18, 2023                          Unity Kindness Challenge & Fun Run

October 19, 2023                          Unity West PTO’s Monical’s Restaurant Fundraiser

March 23, 2024                         Unity West PTO Glow Bingo

Community Opportunities

Unity Youth Boys Basketball-Basketball for boys in 5th and 6th grade will be starting soon.  Please click here for more information.

YMCA Youth Basketball-The YMCA will be hosting a youth basketball league for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.  Please click here for more information.

Champaign Urbana Youth Hockey Association (CUYHA) Registration-The CUYHA is currently holding registration for their Learn-to-Play and House League.  Please click on the links for more information.

Barbie in the Barn-Roxy’s House in Homer will be hosting a Barbie in the Barn event on September 23rd.  Please click here for more information.

Tolono Public Library-The Tolono Public Library is hosting a variety of activities for students and families.  Please click on each link to learn more: Lego Club, Idea Zone, Spooky and Booky Bash, Ballet Folklorico Mitotiani,Touch-A-Truck, Kids Craft Time and STEM Explorers.