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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 »

Union Academy brings ‘Annie Jr.’ to stage

Union Academy brings ‘Annie Jr.’ to stage

MONROE – Get ready to follow the adventures of “little orphan Annie” as Union Academy puts on two performances of “Annie Jr.” this weekend. The play, appropriate for all ages,… Read more »

Deputy Kennedy named School Resource Officer of the Year

Deputy Kennedy named School Resource Officer of the Year

BUFORD – Deputy Jim Kennedy, the school resource officer at Parkwood High School, was recently named the Union County Public School 2012 School Resource Officer of the Year. Six officers… Read more »

Parkwood High student gets perfect ACT score

Parkwood High student gets perfect ACT score

John Rorie, a 16-year-old junior at Parkwood High School recently scored a perfect 36 on the American College Test (ACT). “This is something that doesn’t happen every day,” said Union… Read more »