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Canadian teacher on country number five

Canadian teacher on country number five

Nicole Adams brings rich global perspective to Rocky River second graders by Josh Whitener MONROE – Nicole Adams always wanted to be a teacher, but little did she know she… Read more »

Cuthbertson sophomore helps pets in need

Cuthbertson sophomore helps pets in need

WAXHAW – Cuthbertson High School sophomore Katie Brock recently teamed up with students from three local schools to help Heavensown Animal Rescue. Katie collected donations of food, toys and other… Read more »

State leaders to again meet with Union parents

State leaders to again meet with Union parents

INDIAN TRAIL – N.C. Sen. Tommy Tucker and N.C. Rep. Craig Horn will meet with parents April 18 to discuss proposed state budget cuts to Union County schools’ funding. Both… Read more »

Board to hold two closed-session meetings

Board to hold two closed-session meetings

The Union County Board of Education has two closed-session meetings scheduled for April 16 at 11:30 a.m. and April 17 at 11:45 a.m. The meetings are “for the purposes of… Read more »

Local high schooler gets national scholarship

Local high schooler gets national scholarship

MONROE – Shannon Atako, a student at Monroe High School, was recently named a winner of a $2,500 National Achievement Scholarship. The annual scholarships go to black high school seniors… Read more »

Honor Roll: Sandy Ridge Elementary

Honor Roll: Sandy Ridge Elementary

A Honor Roll Third Grade Madelyn Baucom, Brayden Brewer, Brianna Burmeister, Jordyn Case, John Conneen, Elizabeth Corbi, Jack Downes, Jed Duncan, James Easterling, Carl Everhart, Asher Fidel, Grace Fletcher, Camryn… Read more »

Honor Roll: Sardis Elementary

Honor Roll: Sardis Elementary

A Honor Roll Third Grade Daniel Ahmedov, Alissa Duppstadt, Blake Efird, Stone Emory, Sam Geisinger and Melina Leadenham. Fourth Grade Syndney Carpenter, Veronika Kalyuzhna, Makenna Melchor, Kayla Myers, Victoria Riabtseva… Read more »

National expert to discuss bullying, school safety

National expert to discuss bullying, school safety

WEDDINGTON – Author Phil Chalmers will speak to parents April 18 about teen bullying and his 25 years of research into school shootings. The two-hour presentation, starting at 6 p.m…. Read more »

Schools’ lesson plan: bishop to queen four

Schools’ lesson plan: bishop to queen four

Three years of work leads to major tournament by Josh Whitener WESLEY CHAPEL – Rock Rest Elementary custodian Ian Haigler has always enjoyed chess. It makes sense to him. But… Read more »

Marvin Ridge freshman riding high in the saddle

Marvin Ridge freshman riding high in the saddle

by Mike Parks WAXHAW – Ashley Smith is used to jumping barriers. Now she’s helping tear down others for her classmates. The Marvin Ridge High School freshman was recently awarded… Read more »

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