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Double the wins: Unity Special Olympians win first, third place at State summer games
  • District 99 News

Though most local teenagers probably spent this past weekend hanging out with friends or sleeping in, members of Unity Junior High School's Special Olympics soccer and track and field teams saw their months of hard work and dedication paying off, with athletes claiming both first-place and third-place victories at the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games in downstate Normal.

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Districts 99, 201 thank parent safety volunteers with luncheon
  • District 99 News

To remind the more than 300 of Cicero's parent patrol leaders how much school administrators and the entire community appreciate their work to keep children safe year-round, the Town of Cicero, J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 and Cicero District 99 joined forces Thursday, May 30 at Cicero Town Hall for a lunch celebration of parent patrol members.

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On-air fun: Unity students, District make the screen during NBC, Telemundo Cicero newscast
  • District 99 News

Lights, camera, action!

Students from Unity Junior High School had a blast on Wednesday, May 29 during NBC Chicago and Telemundo Chicago's live broadcasts from Cicero Community Park for their "Making A Difference" special.

Students had the opportunity to speak on-air with Telemundo meteorologist Maricela Vazquez, while District officials got to mingle with NBC meteorologist Brant Miller and NBC reporter Marion Brooks.


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Unity recognizes '18-'19 athletes at annual sports banquet
  • District 99 News

In celebration of the end of the athletics season for the 2018-2019 school year, Unity Junior High School hosted its annual Springs Sports Banquet for seventh- and eighth-grade boys and girls from all teams and their families Tuesday, May 21 in the school commons.

Teams highlighted included boys basketball, boys volleyball, girls volleyball, girls soccer, coed softball and Special Olympics basketball, soccer and track/field.

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A job well done: Underwater robotics team from Unity wins second place in Chicago competition
  • District 99 News

For one group of students at Unity Junior High School, the goal of becoming an engineer, mathematician, scientist or teacher isn't something that will finally be accomplished years down the line — it's an achievement lived out weekly and a success with earned recognition as teens.

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