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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 »

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 »