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Forest Hills’s Jennifer Whitley is UCPS Teacher of the Year

Forest Hills’s Jennifer Whitley is UCPS Teacher of the Year

MARSHVILLE – Jennifer Whitley grew up in a family of educators and learned to appreciate education at an early age. Her appreciation eventually grew into a passion that brought her… Read more »

Enriching young minds

Enriching young minds

WESLEY CHAPEL – Students of all ages at Wesley Chapel Elementary School recently had the chance to study martial arts, cooking, build intricate LEGO creations and learn how to draw… Read more »

State-required CPR training working well for UCPS

State-required CPR training working well for UCPS

Students across North Carolina are learning how to better handle emergency situations, thanks to a 2012 state legislation requiring all public school students to complete a CPR training program.  And… Read more »

Building confidence, one story at a time

Building confidence, one story at a time

WAXHAW – Libby DeRonne considers herself somewhat of a creative arts junkie. The 13-year-old Cuthbertson Middle School seventh-grader admittedly loves drama and the arts and has participated in school plays… Read more »

Building wishes

Building wishes

MONROE – Piedmont High School senior Lydia McNamara knows what it’s like to receive something wonderful in the midst of a difficult time. Lydia, who was diagnosed with common variable… Read more »

A ‘whole new world’ for Porter Ridge

A ‘whole new world’ for Porter Ridge

INDIAN TRAIL – Porter Ridge Elementary School music teacher Bridget Burrows knew she had talented students when she directed the school’s inaugural spring musical two years ago. So, when it… Read more »

Spartans take their talent to the streets of NYC

Spartans take their talent to the streets of NYC

INDIAN TRAIL – The Sun Valley High School marching band recently took to the streets of New York City to represent their school and the Union County community during the… Read more »

Running for the ‘Ridge’ cluster

Running for the ‘Ridge’ cluster

WAXHAW – Five Union County schools will unite this weekend in an effort to raise funds to support school projects, while also giving back to the community. The Marvin Ridge… Read more »

Anti-redistricting group moves forward with UCPS lawsuit

Anti-redistricting group moves forward with UCPS lawsuit

The votes have been cast and the decision made. Now, Union County Public Schools will start working to redistrict some 3,300 to 5,800 students for the 2014-15 school year –… Read more »

Rocking solid

Rocking solid

INDIAN TRAIL – Justin and Jeremy Oldja have always loved music. The Indian Trail brothers grew up singing in church and playing instruments in their school band. So it was… Read more »

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