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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 »

Union County Students come together for annual music festival

Union County Students come together for annual music festival

About 200 elementary schools students will perform next weekend in the eighth annual Unison Elementary Music Festival on March 7, a Saturday, in the Cuthbertson High School auditorium. The festival… Read more »

Changing lives through service

Changing lives through service

The Union County Board of Education recognized a Porter Ridge High School senior last month for her tremendous service in the community. Porter Ridge senior Taylor West, 17, was the… Read more »

Feeling the boost

Feeling the boost

WAXHAW – This February, Kensington Elementary School students learned the importance of fitness while earning over $25,000 through the Boosterthon program. Boosterthon is a nine-day program that helps area schools… Read more »

Union Academy graduate receives West Point appointment

Union Academy graduate receives West Point appointment

Kristen Horn, a 2014 Union Academy graduate and Stallings resident, knew she wanted to receive an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point since her freshman year… Read more »

Education Notes: Feb. 19 to 25, 2015

Education Notes: Feb. 19 to 25, 2015

Marvin Ridge fisher takes advantage of warm windows in winter MARVIN – Marvin Ridge High School junior Jon Spencer, of Marvin Ridge Fishing, has taken advantage of the window of… Read more »

Valentines for Veterans

Valentines for Veterans

Veterans who have dedicated their lives to serving their country will have something to smile about this Valentine’s Day, thanks to students from two Union County elementary schools. For five… Read more »

UCPS board of education approves new cap levels

UCPS board of education approves new cap levels

The Union County Board of Education unanimously approved an increase in student cap levels for all school levels at its meeting on Feb. 3. The facilities committee requested the board… Read more »

More than 60 percent of UCPS schools earn top marks in NC School Performance Grades

More than 60 percent of UCPS schools earn top marks in NC School Performance Grades

North Carolina released its first School Performance Grades on Feb. 5, and 44 out of 52, or 84.6 percent of, Union County Public Schools earned a grade of C or… Read more »