School News

The Impact of Music

The smallest choices have the power to change people’s lives. I recently made a small choice that continues to impact me in a way I never thought was possible. I made the personal decision to listen to music that had…

School Notes

UHS Football Players Volunteer at Centerville In late spring, a number of football players from the Urbana High School (UHS) Hawks team gathered in the afternoon at Centerville Elementary School to read to a first-grade class. The young students were…

Graduation and Good-Byes

Photo | Madelyne Xiao

Student writer, Madelyne Xiao, poses with her parents outside Knott Arena at Mount St. Mary’s University after Urbana High School’s graduation ceremony.

Urbana High School’s class of 2014 spent three mornings practicing the logistics of its own graduation. We crossed and re-crossed a makeshift stage, took care to correct the pronunciations of our full names (first, middle and last!) and signed yearbooks…

Hawk Fest 2.0 Revives Hawk Pride

By Ridhi Chaudhary After its success last year, Urbana High School (UHS) hosted its second annual Hawk Fest on April 26. More than 2,500 attendees enjoyed an afternoon full of games, club-sponsored events, and (of course!) mouthwatering food. The event…