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An artistic enlightenment

An artistic enlightenment

Students at Stallings Elementary learn traditional Indian art STALLINGS – Fifth-graders at Stallings Elementary recently got a taste of Indian art through a special Kolam workshop. First grade teacher Suresh… Read more »

HealthSource supports teachers with ‘Community Heroes Day’

HealthSource supports teachers with ‘Community Heroes Day’

Matthews-based HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Wellness offers free massage therapy for teachers throughout the school year as a way to relax and de-stress in the hopes of boosting morale. The… Read more »

The ‘bosses’ face off on the volleyball court

The ‘bosses’ face off on the volleyball court

Administrators from the Piedmont and Porter Ridge cluster schools went head-to-head Wednesday evening in a “friendraiser” that raised $1,704 for the Union County Educational Foundation. Dubbed “Battle of the Bosses… Read more »

Hailing from ‘across the pond’

Hailing from ‘across the pond’

INDIAN TRAIL – Ever since she was a child playing “teacher,” Melissa Creamer knew she wanted to work in the classroom. But the Manchester, England, native had no idea her… Read more »

Wesley Chapel Elementary hosts “Jeans & Jackets” drive

Wesley Chapel Elementary hosts “Jeans & Jackets” drive

WESLEY CHAPEL – Students at Wesley Chapel Elementary School are reaching out to those in need in Union County through a school-wide “Jeans & Jackets” drive. From Monday, Sept. 24,… Read more »

Let’s get ready to rock ‘n’ roll

Let’s get ready to rock ‘n’ roll

MONROE – The parking lot of the South Piedmont Community College’s Old Charlotte Highway campus will soon be ringing with the sounds of heavy drums, booming bass and crunching electric… Read more »

Benton Heights celebrates 100 years

Benton Heights celebrates 100 years

MONROE – In 1912, a school named Benton Hill was established with only nine students and two teachers. Now home to more than 700 students and bearing a new name,… Read more »

Union County Education Notes: Aug. 24

Union County Education Notes: Aug. 24

Teachers get crash course before classes resume Union County Public Schools got a bit of refresher, or in some cases new, training before getting ready to head back into the… Read more »

Cuthbertson High welcomes Kim Warr

Cuthbertson High welcomes Kim Warr

WAXHAW – From the time she was in elementary school, Kim Warr always knew she wanted to be a principal. After three years of serving as an assistant administrator at… Read more »

New Town Elementary School

New Town Elementary School

A Honor Roll Third Grade Darien Alpern, Landon Baker, Daniel Burnett, Emma Clontz, Hannah Cohen, Avery Cutts, Abigail Eaton, Emma Gordon, Braedon Heyward, Lauren Hobbs, Keira Holland, David Mace, Jordan… Read more »