School News

Urbana’s Got Talent

Photo | Pam Schipper 

The Wilden Days — (pictured left to right) Rachel Kelly, Bradley Henry, Johann Miller and Max Eubinag — open the UHS Talent Show with “Run from the Rain.”

On Nov. 20, 26 stellar performances at the 19th annual Urbana High School Talent Show entertained an audience that filled practically every seat. The lighting, which was bright and multicolored, was professional caliber. The emcees, Marguerite Haddad and Jake Thereault,…

UHS Students Perform Anthem

Photo | Sally Alt

From left (back row), Josh Ford, Marguerite Haddad, Emi Fukuda and Hannah Schipper and (front row) Caitlin Barnes, Sarah Robinson and Jamie Roe auditioned successfully in September to sing a recorded version of the National Anthem at UHS sports events. UHS students Megan Schlesinger, Pierina Santa Maria and Walter Matamoros, who are not pictured in the photo, were also chosen to sing.

A select group of Urbana High School (UHS) singers express their patriotic spirit by performing the National Anthem at UHS sporting events. After an audition in September, choir director Monika McCormick chose 10 students to record their renditions of the…

School Notes

Muslim Students Raise Funds for Charity The Muslim Student Association of Urbana consists of two groups of students, one from the Urbana Middle School (UMS) and one from Urbana High School (UHS). Joined together, there are approximately 40 students. The…

Experiencing the History of the Americas

Photo | Submitted

Urbana High School students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Americas and European History classes enjoy an afternoon at the American Indian Museum.

By Sirad Hassan On Oct. 9, first-year students of Urbana High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program spent a morning exploring the National Museum of the American Indian. The Washington, D.C., museum presents many artifacts and historical figures in an interactive…