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Education Notes: Dec. 18 to 23, 2014

Education Notes: Dec. 18 to 23, 2014

Sandy Ridge teacher named December Hometown Hero WAXHAW – Jan Lepley, a fourth-grade teacher at Sandy Ridge Elementary School, was recently chosen as the Charles G. Monnett III and Associates… Read more »

Sun Valley students milk competition for all it’s worth

Sun Valley students milk competition for all it’s worth

INDIAN TRAIL – When it comes to dairy cows, Sun Valley High School’s Future Farmers of America have it covered. Sun Valley’s FFA chapter has attended the annual North Carolina… Read more »

Savage resigns from state Board amid controversy

Savage resigns from state Board amid controversy

Union County Board of Education member Marce Savage has resigned from her position on the North Carolina Board of Education. Savage has been the center of controversy during recent months… Read more »

Education Notes: Dec. 11 to 17

Education Notes: Dec. 11 to 17

Western Union teachers receive Bright Ideas grants WAXHAW – The Union Power Cooperative Prize Patrol, assisted by Carolina Panthers players and mascot Sir Purr, recently presented $1,116 in Bright Ideas… Read more »

‘A Christmas Carol’ coming to the windows of downtown Waxhaw

‘A Christmas Carol’ coming to the windows of downtown Waxhaw

WAXHAW – The windows of seven storefronts in downtown Waxhaw will soon come alive with the sights and sounds of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” as student actors from Parkwood… Read more »

Indian Trail resident fights for fair treatment of autistic son

Indian Trail resident fights for fair treatment of autistic son

Jennifer Harris stood before the Union County Board of Education on Tuesday, Dec. 2, on the verge of either filing a lawsuit, pulling her child out of the school system,… Read more »

Education Notes: Dec. 4 to 10, 2014

Education Notes: Dec. 4 to 10, 2014

UCPS teacher name Regional Teacher of the Year MARSHVILLE – Union County Public Schools teacher Jennifer Whitley was recently chosen as the 2014 Southwest Regional Teacher of the Year. Whitley,… Read more »

Continuing a tradition of quality education

Continuing a tradition of quality education

INDIAN TRAIL – If there’s one thing Dr. Brian Patience learned as a student that he’s carried through his entire life, it’s that educators have a profound impact on their… Read more »

Education Notes: Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 2014

Education Notes: Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 2014

Union Academy cheerleaders give back MONROE – The Union Academy varsity cheerleading squad recently collected household items for the Union County Community Shelter as a community service project. The varsity… Read more »

Four newly elected members ready to revamp Board of Education

Four newly elected members ready to revamp Board of Education

Following a turbulent year during which lawsuits and redistricting caused a divide between many parents and board members, voters elected four new members to the Union County Board of Education… Read more »