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County commissioners rejects BOE request for ‘emerging needs’ The Union County Board of Commissioners rejected a request from the Union County Board of Education (BOE) for air conditioning and hot… Read more »

Parents still fighting for cameras in special education classrooms

Parents still fighting for cameras in special education classrooms

District researching viability of parents’ request Parents of children with disabilities are still speaking out in favor of placing cameras with audio capabilities in special education classrooms, as Union County… Read more »

UCPS retains art education funding despite national decrease

UCPS retains art education funding despite national decrease

While many school districts have decreased art education funding, Union County Public Schools (UCPS) staff said the district’s students don’t have to worry. Art and music are considered core academic… Read more »

UCPS asks county for funds to cover ‘emerging needs’

UCPS asks county for funds to cover ‘emerging needs’

The Union County Board of Education (BOE) and Union County Public Schools (UCPS) staff will ask the Board of County Commissioners for money for immediate needs in schools after the… Read more »

Pending state budget causes concern for UCPS

Pending state budget causes concern for UCPS

The first of the month came and went as area school systems still stand in limbo as the North Carolina General Assembly works out a state budget. The Union County… Read more »

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Cuthbertson student appointed to national board WAXHAW – Cuthbertson High School sophomore Kaleigh Wright was selected as one of 10 high school students from across the nation to serve on… Read more »

N.C. Senate seeks to eliminate drivers’ education requirement

N.C. Senate seeks to eliminate drivers’ education requirement

Experts weigh in on potential consequences Fifteen-year-old students across the state could legally be able to hit the road without any previous behind-the-wheel training due to a recent North Carolina… Read more »

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Sandy Ridge tops Science Olympiad event WAXHAW – Sandy Ridge Elementary School’s Science Olympiad Team took home individual awards and fifth place overall at the North Carolina Science Olympiad Division… Read more »

Central Academy ‘lifer’ finds her faith beyond doubts

Central Academy ‘lifer’ finds her faith beyond doubts

LAKE PARK – Maddi Bowlin doesn’t believe she fits the public mold of a Christian school student, but her journey through private Christian kindergarten-through-12th-grade school Central Academy at Lake Park… Read more »

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UCPS employees break all-time record for United Way giving Union County Public Schools (UCPS) employees broke the all-time record for the system’s United Way campaign. The employees raised $198,659, a… Read more »