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School notes: May 11

School notes: May 11

Queen’s Grant unveils ‘Self Reflections’ MINT HILL – Queens Grant Community Charter School held its annual art show Thursday night to showcase the works of its students. The school, at… Read more »

Colombian educator salutes hardworking teachers

Colombian educator salutes hardworking teachers

VIF teacher Michele Dyroff enjoys a change of venue, gives props to coworkers’ dedication by Josh Whitener WAXHAW – After nine years of teaching at the same private school in… Read more »

Honor Roll: Weddington High

Honor Roll: Weddington High

A/B Honor Roll Ninth Grade Kyril Adams, Taylor Alexander, Jacob Alt, Emma Anderson, Hunter Andrews, Riley Atkinson, David Ballard, Nigel Barber, Nathan Benn, Adam Bennett, Jacqueline Berry, Valan Blair, James… Read more »

Sandy Ridge wins $1,000 Walmart grant

Sandy Ridge wins $1,000 Walmart grant

Sandy Ridge Elementary School’s Principal, Cindy Croffut, left, recently received a $1,000 grant from Walmart as part of the school’s outdoor classroom project. The award was presented to the school… Read more »

East Union teacher wins top honor

East Union teacher wins top honor

Maxie Johnson Jr., a seventh-grade math teacher at East Union Middle School, was recently named Union County Public School’s Teacher of the year. “I just happen to be in his… Read more »

Cutherbertson senior wins $10,000 scholarship

Cutherbertson senior wins $10,000 scholarship

WAXHAW – Joseph Skavroneck, a Cuthbertson High School senior, won a $10,000 college scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholars program. Skavroneck was chosen because of his good grades and community involvement,… Read more »

SPCC awards nearly $60,000 in scholarships

SPCC awards nearly $60,000 in scholarships

MONROE – South Piedmont Community College awarded $56,323 in scholarships last week to a number of students. During a Monday, April 30, luncheon at the Old Charlotte Highway campus, students and… Read more »

Early College students raising money for Peruvian children

Early College students raising money for Peruvian children

MONROE – Union County Early College students have taken up the challenge of photojournalist Neale Bayly to help abandoned children of Peru. Bayly spoke to the students last month about… Read more »

Career Cruiser visits Union Academy

Career Cruiser visits Union Academy

MONROE – South Piedmont Community College’s Career Cruiser, a mobile learning center, visited Union Academy’s upper campus on Friday, April 20, with representatives from the college’s associate degree nursing, medical… Read more »

Third-graders represent Marvin Elementary at state competition

Third-graders represent Marvin Elementary at state competition

MARVIN – A group of seven third-graders were the first kids from Marvin Elementary to ever represent the school at the state Odyssey of the Mind competition last month. The… Read more »