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Prospect Elementary buys a water buffalo

Prospect Elementary buys a water buffalo

Third graders raise money to sustain a family by Virginia Franco Amy Chapman’s third grade class at Prospect Elementary wanted to really make a global impact this year. After some… Read more »

Raising food for needy families in Waxhaw

Raising food for needy families in Waxhaw

Notes from the Classroom Editor’s note: Our recurring series Notes from the Classroom allows teachers in Union County schools the opportunity to talk about experiences in the classroom or projects… Read more »

Notes from the Classroom

Notes from the Classroom

Editor’s note: Our recurring series Notes from the Classroom allows teachers in Union County schools the opportunity to talk about experiences in the classroom or projects their students are working… Read more »

Letters to the Editor for November 18

Letters to the Editor for November 18

Bluest Eye not appropriate for high school Editor, As an undergraduate student in my senior year of college, I took a literature class that included several books by Toni Morrison… Read more »

Cook named District Principal of the Year

Cook named District Principal of the Year

Union County Public Schools named Donna Cook Principal of the Year during a luncheon Thursday, Oct. 13. Cook, a 19 year veteran of the school system, serves as the principal… Read more »

Brand new kicks for Rock Ridge Elementary

Brand new kicks for Rock Ridge Elementary

New shoes, socks and backpacks courtesy of Next Level and Samaritan’s Feet by Virginia Franco A sea of brand new sneakers, as well as stylish string backpacks, are all the… Read more »

Notes from the Classroom for September 23

Notes from the Classroom for September 23

Union County Public Schools received a big pat on the back Wednesday, Sept.21 during a visit from the chairman of the State Board of Education. Dr. Bill Harrison spent the… Read more »

Notes from the Classroom

Notes from the Classroom

Honoring our troops Members from each branch of the Armed Forces were honored at Parkwood High Monday, Sept. 12, during a luncheon hosted by Union County Public Schools Resource Officer… Read more »

New charter schools could open as soon as Aug. 2012

New charter schools could open as soon as Aug. 2012

by Sarah Gilbert New charter schools could open across the state as soon as fall of 2012, thanks to a legislative change approved by the North Carolina Board of Education… Read more »

Cellphone use by teenagers remains a problem

Cellphone use by teenagers remains a problem

It’s a phone call no one wants to get. The one that breaks the news that a loved one has been injured, or killed, in a car accident. Trent Faulkner,… Read more »

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