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Going global for literature

Going global for literature

Stallings Elementary hosts evening promoting reading, global learning by Josh Whitener STALLINGS – A group of students at Stallings Elementary celebrated a love for literacy and a respect for international… Read more »

‘Jungle Book’ a first for Porter Ridge kids

‘Jungle Book’ a first for Porter Ridge kids

by Josh Whitener INDIAN TRAIL – After 55 hours of rehearsal time over the course of five months, a group of 50 fourth- and fifth-graders from Porter Ridge Elementary School… Read more »

Coming from Colombia

Coming from Colombia

International educator Hernan Niño enjoys fourth year teaching math at Monroe Middle by Josh Whitener MONROE – Hernan Niño may be living in a different hemisphere now, but the Colombian… Read more »

First-grader wins national award, reads to class

First-grader wins national award, reads to class

STALLINGS – Benjamin Wheeler got to spend a little time as teacher recently when he read his award-winning essay on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to his classmates at Stallings… Read more »

Adult spelling bee to help Literacy Council

Adult spelling bee to help Literacy Council

MONROE – The Literacy Council of Union County is getting ready for its 14th annual Adult Spelling Bee. The event, scheduled for April 26, raises funds to help adults in… Read more »

Local girl honored with Optimism award

Local girl honored with Optimism award

MONROE – Brielle Mulroy, a Union Academy kindergarten student, was recognized recently for her optimism at a school awards ceremony. Brielle was a medal recipient at the January Special Olympics… Read more »

Local schools to compete in skills competition

Local schools to compete in skills competition

Students from local schools, including Poplin and Wesley Chapel elementariness, will compete soon in a ball-handling skills competition at Wingate University. The students have been training in a 20-week physical… Read more »

Principals, faculty to battle it out for school foundation

Principals, faculty to battle it out for school foundation

The Battle of the Bosses II volleyball tournament will raise money next week for the Union County Public Education Foundation. The event, scheduled for Monday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m.,… Read more »

Local students perform with Wingate University

Local students perform with Wingate University

MONROE – Seventh-graders and eighth-graders at Monroe Middle School learned a little about college life recently when they got to hang out and perform with students at Wingate University. The… Read more »

Union Academy student recognized at board meeting

Union Academy student recognized at board meeting

MONROE – Lucas Daugherty, an eighth-grader at Union Academy, was recognized for his community service recently at a board of director’s meeting. Lucas volunteers at the Indian Trail Food Bank… Read more »

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