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Education Notes: April 16 – 22

Education Notes: April 16 – 22

Sun Valley Middle honored at NCTC INDIAN TRAIL – Sun Valley Middle School took home multiple honors at the North Carolina Theatre Competition (NCTC) Middle School Festival on March 21… Read more »

Marvin Ridge wants to ‘talk it out’ about underage drinking

Marvin Ridge wants to ‘talk it out’ about underage drinking

Eighty-seven percent of North Carolina middle and high school students believe underage drinking is a problem, according to a recent survey conducted by the North Carolina Alcohol Beverage Control (NC… Read more »

Weddington High School drops ‘dimes’ for premature babies

Weddington High School drops ‘dimes’ for premature babies

WEDDINGTON – Fifteen million babies are born premature each year worldwide and one in nine babies in the U.S. is born too soon. Weddington High School’s FCCLA (Family, Career and… Read more »

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Harris Teeter awards grant money to three Union County schools Grant money from Harris Teeter will give students at three Union County schools the chance to become healthier and more… Read more »

‘Buddying’ up for safety

‘Buddying’ up for safety

Former police chief gives child safety lessons STALLINGS – A group of 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds giggle as a bear puppet “Buddy” pokes his head out from behind a suitcase… Read more »

Education Notes: April 2 – 8

Education Notes: April 2 – 8

Union Academy student 
makes all-state band MONROE – Union Academy Charter School eighth-grade saxophonist EJ Collins earned a place on the North Carolina All-State Band and placed first in the… Read more »

Marvin Ridge students take audiences ‘under the sea’

Marvin Ridge students take audiences ‘under the sea’

WAXHAW – Students at Marvin Ridge Middle School will take audience members on a journey under the sea through their production of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR.” this weekend. Performances… Read more »

Weddington High raises awareness, funds for cancer society

Weddington High raises awareness, funds for cancer society

WEDDINGTON – An estimated 589,430 Americans will die from cancer and almost 1.7 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2015, according to a recent study from the American… Read more »

Education Notes: March 26 – April 1

Education Notes: March 26 – April 1

Community shelter thanks UCPS Union County Community Shelter community support manager Jenn Alexander recently thanked UCPS staff and principals for raising $25,253 for the Souper Bowl of Caring, according to… Read more »

3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome funds DSAGC’s education programs

3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome funds DSAGC’s education programs

Race helps Union County Public Schools better serve students with special needs The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte will host its third 3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome 5K race,… Read more »