25th Anniversary Celebrations

Countryside is turning 25!

We will celebrate our 25th year with events all year long. Our big kickoff is our at our Founders' Day Comet Fest. We will have a big 25th Birthday Celebration Picnic, a 25th Year Alumni Reunion, and a Gala Prom throughout the year. Please join us for the festivities.

25th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration - Friday, May 5, 2017

At our Founders' Day Comet Fest – 11 a.m. in the gym - all are welcome

25th Birthday Party Picnic - Saturday, August 26, 2017
4 – 7 p.m. in the school's backyard

Rain date is Sunday, August 27, 4 – 7 p.m.

We want this to be our biggest picnic ever - so all alumni and their families should attend. The picnic will feature an Alumni Cornhole (Bags) Tournament with prizes.

25th Year Community Open House - Sunday, November 5, 2017
2 - 4 p.m. at the school

Come see how we’ve grown! Return to see the middle school addition or the Gym and Performing Arts Center. If you are new to the school, visit our classrooms.

Open to the entire Champaign-Urbana community.

25th Year Alumni Reunion - Friday, December 22, 2017
4 – 6 p.m. at the school

A fun-filled event featuring a digital scavenger hunt with time to chat with friends and former teachers. We encourage any alumni - high school to college and beyond - to attend. Alumni parents are welcome!

Countryside Gala Prom - Saturday, February 24, 2018
7 p.m. at in the Gym and Performing Arts Center

Reconnect with old friends and teachers! There will be heavy hors d'oeuvres, desserts, cocktails, dancing, and lots of Countryside memories. We will also have a silent auction during our cocktail hour from 7-8:30 pm to support the Gym & Performing Arts Center. The cocktail hour will feature music by Countryside alumnus Ryan Mondak’s jazz quartet, West of Staley. Then at 8:30 pm, flashback to Countryside's founding year of 1992 and dance to 90's tunes with DJ Andre.

Present day cocktail attire or 90's style prom attire is encouraged.

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25th Anniversary Closing Ceremonies - Friday, May 4, 2018
At our Founders' Day Comet Fest – 11 a.m. in the gym - all are welcome. Wear green or white for our 25th Anniversary commemorative group photo!


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