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Panthers inspire Antioch Elementary students to give back

Panthers inspire Antioch Elementary students to give back

WEDDINGTON – Antioch Elementary School will “dab on ‘em” all week, as the Carolina Panthers inspire the school community to help their neighbors in Union County, as well as pursue… Read more »

Wesley Chapel students celebrate Carolina Panthers all year

Wesley Chapel students celebrate Carolina Panthers all year

WESLEY CHAPEL – The community at Wesley Chapel Elementary School is not full of bandwagon Carolina Panthers fans. In fact, they’ve been cheering on the Panthers since the beginning of… Read more »

Big donation helps teachers receive supplies

Big donation helps teachers receive supplies

MONROE – Approximately 160 Union County Public Schools teachers received supplies for their classrooms on Jan. 21 at Monroe High School, thanks to Classroom Central, a Charlotte-based nonprofit that provides… Read more »

Education Briefs: Jan. 29

Education Briefs: Jan. 29

Weddington High to host fundraising gala Feb. 20 WEDDINGTON – Weddington High School will host the Warrior Promise Gala 2016 on Feb. 20 at The Club at Longview, located at… Read more »

North Carolina needs more young coders to fill jobs

North Carolina needs more young coders to fill jobs

North Carolina had 19,389 open computing jobs in 2015 – 4.5 times the average demand rate in the state, according to the National Science Foundation, but universities only produced 1,098… Read more »

Education Briefs: Jan. 22

Education Briefs: Jan. 22

UCPS recognized by state for greater access to AP classes The College Board and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction honored Union County Public Schools for increasing access to… Read more »

BOE members acquire roofing bid requests, emerging needs funding still in limbo

BOE members acquire roofing bid requests, emerging needs funding still in limbo

Three Union County Board of Education (BOE) members presented money transfer requests to the Union County Board of Commissioners (BOC) at the commissioner’s Jan. 19 meeting that might have left… Read more »

Education Briefs: Jan. 15

Education Briefs: Jan. 15

Basden named interim assistant superintendent The Union County Board of Education approved Sam Basden as the interim assistant superintendent of auxiliary services at its Jan. 5 meeting. Basden has worked… Read more »

BOE to request money transfers from county commissioners

BOE to request money transfers from county commissioners

Union County Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) will request money transfers for three district projects that were over budget from the Union County Board of Commissioners (BOC) at its… Read more »

Fighting for a cure for Adam

Fighting for a cure for Adam

Sun Valley freshman struggles with neurofibromatosis INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail resident Michelle Cowden-Crego wakes up every day fighting to find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF) – a disease her… Read more »