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Antioch Elementary School

Antioch Elementary School

A Honor Roll Third Grade Olivia Andrew, Stephanie Deihl, Peyton Edwards, Cole Fillizola, Lauren Huesing, Stacy Huntley, Connor Kelly, Mackenzie Kuelz, Jeremy Lamb, Zachary Mandel, Sanya Mann, William McKeehan, Jordan… Read more »

Local students knock out AP tests

Local students knock out AP tests

Recently released results from ColegeBoard Advanced Placement tests show Union County students are taking more – and doing better on – the difficult exams. In Union County Public Schools, 2,943… Read more »

Cuthbertson Middle welcomes new principal

Cuthbertson Middle welcomes new principal

Scott Sofsian steps up from assistant administrator to take over school by Josh Whitener WAXHAW – Scott Sofsian has been a public educator for nearly two decades, but the new… Read more »

Waxhaw Safe Routes project progresses

Waxhaw Safe Routes project progresses

by Abbie Bennett For students at Waxhaw and Kensington Elementary Schools, the walk to school will be a little safer thanks to the Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Project. Waxhaw… Read more »

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 »