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Students gather around the lunch table all summer

Students gather around the lunch table all summer

Area students can ensure they’ll have a warm meal each day this summer thanks to a Union County Public Schools (UCPS) program. UCPS School Nutrition Services will offer its Summer… Read more »

Brothers in the dirt

Brothers in the dirt

Piedmont grads own truck cleaning business MARSHVILLE – Brothers Chandler and Joshua Williams have gotten their hands dirty cleaning trucks since they were about 7 years old. Their hard work… Read more »

Union County BOE approves proposed Title I, Title III grants

Union County BOE approves proposed Title I, Title III grants

The Union County Board of Education (BOE) unanimously approved the district’s applications for Title I and III grants at its June 2 meeting. The U.S. Department of Education gives states… Read more »

National program connects rural communities with post-secondary school opportunities

National program connects rural communities with post-secondary school opportunities

INDIAN TRAIL – Last summer, Sun Valley High School senior Frida Isla felt college was a far-off dream. Her parents, who aren’t from the United States, didn’t attend university as… Read more »

CATA keeps memories of the Holocaust alive

CATA keeps memories of the Holocaust alive

MONROE – Central Academy of Technology & Arts (CATA) students brought their curriculum to life in an interactive Holocaust museum with the hope of teaching about its history and consequences…. Read more »

Education News and Notes

Education News and Notes

U.S. Rep. Hudson hosts Google Hangout with Piedmont MONROE – U.S. Representative Richard Hudson, from North Carolina’s 8th Congressional District, hosted a Google Hangout on May 21 with students in… Read more »

Music comes to life on the computer screen

Music comes to life on the computer screen

WESLEY CHAPEL – Tommy Wilson, music teacher at Wesley Chapel Elementary School, has implemented a nationally used, digital program as an interactive way to teach music education at the school…. Read more »

Weddington English teacher earns Beginning Teacher of the Year

Weddington English teacher earns Beginning Teacher of the Year

WEDDINGTON – Weddington High School’s (WHS) Marisa DiFronzo believes relationships make a difference in the classroom. Her passion to positively influence future generations in her English classes earned her the… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

Union County BOE withdraws funding dispute The Union County Board of Education (BOE) voted to withdraw its funding dispute lawsuit against the Union County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), according… Read more »

Sun Valley paves path for future architects

Sun Valley paves path for future architects

Sun Valley High School students are paving their own way into careers in architecture through drafting courses that use innovative programming and develop marketable skills. Students in teacher Eddie Mull’s… Read more »