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About the District News

We Miss You! Series

March 27, 2020

Part II   Part I

Union Ridge School is collecting money to purchase food gift cards for our local responders – paramedics, firefighters, police, nurses, doctors and other hospital employee...

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH

March 16, 2020

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH will be available to pick up at Union Ridge School District 86, for any family between the hours of 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Monday - you will receive meals f...

Fight The Flu

March 2, 2020

District 86 continues to closely monitor information about the Coronavirus from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Illinois Department of Publ...

On Friday, February 20, author Gina Bellisario visited URS writers who are part of this year’s Young Author Competition. Six stories from these grade levels are chosen to ...

8th Grade History Fair

February 5, 2020

On Monday, February 3 Union Ridge 8th grade students were invited to Ridgewood High School for the annual History Fair. This year's theme was "Breaking Barriers in Hist...

Cook County Farm Bureau visited fourth graders to present them with agriculture in the classroom. Students learned how agriculture is the #1 industry in Illinois and how agricul...

Harry Potter, Fly Guy, Cat in the Hat, and Cinderella were a few of the book characters you might have seen roaming the URS halls on December 6. Students in grades K-8 dressed u...

Holiday Craft Party

December 9, 2019

Holiday Toy Drive

December 4, 2019

Some of the 7th graders were recently immersed in a cross curricular mini unit about their heart rate.  The students have been learning how to find the “percent of ch...

On 11/6/19, Officer Veach from Harwood Heights Police Department came to Union Ridge School to recognize some amazing students with Madden 2K20 video games. Officer Veach create...

During the week of Red Ribbon, Union Ridge School Students attended a presentation from Robert Crown Center for Health Education titled "Science Behind Drugs: Foundations&q...

Fire Safety and Prevention

October 24, 2019

As part of fire prevention week, Union Ridge School partnered with the Norwood Park Fire Department to help educate students about fire safety and prevention. On Friday, October...

The Red Ribbon Walk scheduled for today at 1:30 is cancelled due to weather.  The walk will be rescheduled for TOMORROW at 1:30, weather looks best compared to Friday.&n...

URS Attendance Office

October 15, 2019

School attendance plays an important role in ensuring that your child receives a quality education during the school year. There is a documented link between attendance and decl...

On Monday, October 7th, 2019, Union Ridge students and staff helped load the many boxes of food, donated to New Hope Community Food Pantry. URS PTA, parents, students and staff ...

Fall Glyph!

October 9, 2019

The First Grade Blackhawks created scarecrows using data from a fall survey. Students decorated their scarecrows based on their answers. A Glyph for students can be described as...