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UCPS invites back laid-off TAs; Ellis sworn in

UCPS invites back laid-off TAs; Ellis sworn in

With cash from county in hand, board officially invites teacher assistants back to jobs by Mike Parks A few months after the Union County Public School system let go some… Read more »

Compassionate class raises $1,000 for Kenyan pen pals

Compassionate class raises $1,000 for Kenyan pen pals

by Abbie Bennett WAXHAW – One class of Sandy Ridge Elementary fourth-graders decided that writing letters to their Kenyan pen pals wasn’t enough – they wanted to make a difference… Read more »

Local kid picked for National Young Scholars Program

Local kid picked for National Young Scholars Program

by Abbie Bennett WEDDINGTON – Raegan Burrell, 9, from Weddington Elementary School, will take part in a program for high-achieving elementary school students hosted at the University of North Carolina… Read more »

A new way to ‘rock’ your spirit

A new way to ‘rock’ your spirit

Website makes reservation of school spirit rocks easy, earns schools money at no cost by Josh Whitener Thanks to one Waxhaw woman’s new e-commerce business, folks don’t have to waste… Read more »

Stallings Elementary principal bids farewell

Stallings Elementary principal bids farewell

Bill Breckenridge retires after 39 years as an educator by Josh Whitener STALLINGS – After 36 years in Union County Public Schools, Stallings Elementary Principal Bill Breckenridge felt it was… Read more »

Saying farewell, but not goodbye

Saying farewell, but not goodbye

Superintendent Ed Davis steps away from UCPS, but isn’t going too far by Mike Parks Ed Davis packed up his desk this week, getting ready to step away from a… Read more »

Honor Roll: Weddington High

Honor Roll: Weddington High

A Honor Roll Ninth Grade Brianna Abelli, Arik Adams, Dominique Bellardini, Aileen Benedict, Nathan Benn, Alexander Bonar, Connor Brown, David Burns, Stephanie Camhi, Krista Collins, Reid Cooper, Emmie Costen, Brandon… Read more »

Overcoming the odds

Overcoming the odds

Once paralyzed, Parkwood senior walks at graduation by Eren Tataragasi WAXHAW — When Zack Martin was 4 years old he was in a car accident that left him paralyzed from… Read more »

Sending them off!

Sending them off!

Students at Porter Ridge Elementary (above) wished their high school counterparts good luck earlier this month as the Porter Ridge High School softball team prepared to leave for the state… Read more »

Filing opens soon for vacant education board seat

Filing opens soon for vacant education board seat

Filing begins Friday, June 29, for the open seat on the Union County Public Schools’ Board of Education. The District 3 seat covers west of Monroe and includes the area… Read more »

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