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Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

WEDDINGTON – Matthew McCulla recently used his Eagle Scout project to make his mark on a program he’s enjoyed for the past several years: the Weddington High School marching band…. Read more »

Elementary school readers have potential to make record books

Elementary school readers have potential to make record books

When rising Sun Valley junior Brittany Pickett heard she had been named the 2014 Class 3A Softball Pitcher of the Year, the prestigious recognition took her completely by surprise. But… Read more »

Mavericks welcome a Red Wolf

Mavericks welcome a Red Wolf

WAXHAW – Donna Cook grew up loving school and the learning atmosphere. Couple that with her “strong family background of educators” – including a mom who was a teacher and… Read more »

UCPS leads state in language immersion programs

UCPS leads state in language immersion programs

Union County Public Schools is walking the talk as the system puts its globalization goals into action. The district’s Visiting Immersion Faculty (VIF) Splash Language Immersion program has established UCPS… Read more »

Education News and Notes: July 3 to 9

Education News and Notes: July 3 to 9

Siblings excel in academic studies, earn awards INDIAN TRAIL – Four Indian Trail siblings are excelling academically while simultaneously encouraging each other to put their best foot forward. Madeline Tackeberry… Read more »

Hope rising from the ashes: Poplin Elementary community unites in support of one of its own

Hope rising from the ashes: Poplin Elementary community unites in support of one of its own

INDIAN TRAIL – June 10 started out like a typical Tuesday for the Politowicz family, but by afternoon the day was anything but ordinary. Fifth-grader Jordan Politowicz was pulled from… Read more »

The young and the talented

The young and the talented

WAXHAW – Nine-year-old Ella McElroy has loved art as far back as she can remember. “Ever since I could hold a crayon, I was all over the place, drawing,” Ella… Read more »

Building relationships through law enforcement

Building relationships through law enforcement

MONROE – Officer Monique Holt wanted to work in law enforcement from the time she was in the fifth grade. Little did she know her career as a police officer… Read more »

Boys ‘Xcel’ in fitness and character

Boys ‘Xcel’ in fitness and character

INDIAN TRAIL – Hundreds of boys in Union County and the Charlotte area turned out this past weekend for the culmination of a season of fitness and character building. Local… Read more »

A Disney favorite comes alive

A Disney favorite comes alive

MONROE – People will have a chance to travel to the depths of the ocean without leaving Union County this weekend, as drama students from Parkwood Middle School take audience… Read more »

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