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Boys ‘Xcel’ in fitness and character

Boys ‘Xcel’ in fitness and character

INDIAN TRAIL – Hundreds of boys in Union County and the Charlotte area turned out this past weekend for the culmination of a season of fitness and character building. Local… Read more »

A Disney favorite comes alive

A Disney favorite comes alive

MONROE – People will have a chance to travel to the depths of the ocean without leaving Union County this weekend, as drama students from Parkwood Middle School take audience… Read more »

Forest Hills’s Jennifer Whitley is UCPS Teacher of the Year

Forest Hills’s Jennifer Whitley is UCPS Teacher of the Year

MARSHVILLE – Jennifer Whitley grew up in a family of educators and learned to appreciate education at an early age. Her appreciation eventually grew into a passion that brought her… Read more »

Enriching young minds

Enriching young minds

WESLEY CHAPEL – Students of all ages at Wesley Chapel Elementary School recently had the chance to study martial arts, cooking, build intricate LEGO creations and learn how to draw… Read more »

State-required CPR training working well for UCPS

State-required CPR training working well for UCPS

Students across North Carolina are learning how to better handle emergency situations, thanks to a 2012 state legislation requiring all public school students to complete a CPR training program.  And… Read more »

Building confidence, one story at a time

Building confidence, one story at a time

WAXHAW – Libby DeRonne considers herself somewhat of a creative arts junkie. The 13-year-old Cuthbertson Middle School seventh-grader admittedly loves drama and the arts and has participated in school plays… Read more »

Building wishes

Building wishes

MONROE – Piedmont High School senior Lydia McNamara knows what it’s like to receive something wonderful in the midst of a difficult time. Lydia, who was diagnosed with common variable… Read more »

A ‘whole new world’ for Porter Ridge

A ‘whole new world’ for Porter Ridge

INDIAN TRAIL – Porter Ridge Elementary School music teacher Bridget Burrows knew she had talented students when she directed the school’s inaugural spring musical two years ago. So, when it… Read more »

Spartans take their talent to the streets of NYC

Spartans take their talent to the streets of NYC

INDIAN TRAIL – The Sun Valley High School marching band recently took to the streets of New York City to represent their school and the Union County community during the… Read more »

Running for the ‘Ridge’ cluster

Running for the ‘Ridge’ cluster

WAXHAW – Five Union County schools will unite this weekend in an effort to raise funds to support school projects, while also giving back to the community. The Marvin Ridge… Read more »

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