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Living the dream: CATA grad embarks on international tour of Broadway show

Living the dream: CATA grad embarks on international tour of Broadway show

MONROE–Tyler McKenzie always wanted to be part of a Broadway show, but the Central Academy of Technology and Arts graduate had no idea his dream would come true just weeks… Read more »

Kensington Elementary principal starts school year with global perspective

Kensington Elementary principal starts school year with global perspective

WAXHAW – Kensington Elementary School Principal Rachel Clarke returned from a trip to Brazil with a wealth of knowledge and a new global view for this school year. Clarke traveled… Read more »

Swinging for success

Swinging for success

Two Union County teachers will soon join other local tennis players for a shot at winning the United States Tennis Association’s 2014 40 & Over National Championship. Cuthbertson Middle School… Read more »

Embarking on a new adventure: Former Marvin Ridge High principal takes over Union County Early College

Embarking on a new adventure: Former Marvin Ridge High principal takes over Union County Early College

MONROE –Tim Conner’s passion for teaching was originally ignited by a lifeguarding job. “I enjoyed teaching swimming and working with the kids,” Conner said. The Nebraska native’s love for education… Read more »

10 tips for the new school year

10 tips for the new school year

School bells will ring on Monday, Aug. 25 across Union County, signifying the start of the 2014-15 traditional school year. As students anticipate the first day of school and enjoy… Read more »

A voice of advocacy

A voice of advocacy

MONROE – Dr. Kim Vague always had a desire to speak up for families and individuals whose voices were often unheard. That passion fueled careers working for both the North… Read more »

Moving up: Former middle school principal takes over Porter Ridge High

Moving up: Former middle school principal takes over Porter Ridge High

INDIAN TRAIL – Dr. Bashawn Harris began his career in education teaching eight students in a special education class in Mecklenburg County.  Harris’s desire to help more students brought him… Read more »

Taking knowledge abroad

Taking knowledge abroad

Kensington Elementary Principal Rachel Clarke is mingling with other principals in Brazil this week to learn more about their school system in hopes of helping her students and fellow principals… Read more »

Education News and Notes: Aug. 7 to 13

Education News and Notes: Aug. 7 to 13

School to host Lake Park Live event LAKE PARK – Central Academy at Lake Park and Central Church at Lake Park will host Lake Park Live 2014! on Aug. 23,… Read more »

Sardis Elementary students  send care overseas

Sardis Elementary students send care overseas

INDIAN TRAIL – When Sardis Elementary School second-grade teacher Jennifer Cooper heard her teacher assistant’s son-in-law would be deployed from his post in Germany to Afghanistan, she felt compelled to… Read more »