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Education Notes: March 26 – April 1

Education Notes: March 26 – April 1

Community shelter thanks UCPS Union County Community Shelter community support manager Jenn Alexander recently thanked UCPS staff and principals for raising $25,253 for the Souper Bowl of Caring, according to… Read more »

3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome funds DSAGC’s education programs

3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome funds DSAGC’s education programs

Race helps Union County Public Schools better serve students with special needs The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte will host its third 3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome 5K race,… Read more »

Board of Education approves CCEP

Board of Education approves CCEP

The Union County Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) unanimously approved the Community Construction Equity Plan (CCEP) at its March 10 meeting, which could pave the way for infrastructure and… Read more »

Board of education appoints Jason Marton to represent District 6

Board of education appoints Jason Marton to represent District 6

The Union County Board of Education is once again complete as members voted 5 to 3 in favor of appointing Waxhaw resident Jason Marton to represent District 6 at the… Read more »

Runners lace up to support Marvin schools

Runners lace up to support Marvin schools

  WAXHAW – Area residents will tighten the laces on their running shoes on March 14 to help raise funds for Marvin Ridge cluster schools. The fourth annual Run for… Read more »

Union County school buses increase efficiency with tracking devices

Union County school buses increase efficiency with tracking devices

Fifty North Carolina school districts, including Union County Public Schools (UCPS), have embraced a tracking system on their school buses and the district is seeing improved safety, efficiency and driver… Read more »

Education Notes: March 12 to 18

Education Notes: March 12 to 18

UCPS sees decline in dropouts, crime and suspensions in annual report Union County Public Schools (UCPS) saw declines in dropout rates, crime and suspensions in the annual 2013-14 Consolidated Data… Read more »

UCPS recognizes long-time bus drivers

UCPS recognizes long-time bus drivers

Union County Public Schools honored its 383 full-time and substitute bus drivers in February to celebrate “Love the Bus Month” by highlighting two bus drivers who have committed themselves to… Read more »

Education Notes: March 5 – 11

Education Notes: March 5 – 11

Porter Ridge first-graders warm troops’ hearts WAXHAW – In honor of the “month of love,” Porter Ridge Elementary School first-grade students showed some kindness in February for U.S. soldiers who… Read more »

District 6 board of education seat still open

District 6 board of education seat still open

The District 6 seat on the Union County Board of Education still sits vacant, but school administration says it’s set to be filled by April. District 6’s seat opened after… Read more »