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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 »

Ed Notes: May 21 to 27

Ed Notes: May 21 to 27

Immersion slots open for 2015-16 school year Union County Public Schools offers nine Splash Language Immersion programs and a limited number of slots are still available at five of the… Read more »

UCPS Board of Ed approves $525-million proposed budget

UCPS Board of Ed approves $525-million proposed budget

The Union County Public Schools Board of Education approved a $525-million 2015-16 budget at its meeting on May 5 to meet the board’s May 15 deadline. This year’s budget is… Read more »

Community bakes relief for Nepal

Community bakes relief for Nepal

First-grader spurs efforts to help Nepali earthquake victims INDIAN TRAIL – After an earthquake with 8.1 magnitude struck the area surrounding Nepal and left more than 7,000 people killed and… Read more »

Education Notes: May 14 to 20

Education Notes: May 14 to 20

Union board of ed files for rehearing On Tuesday, May 12, the Union County Board of Education filed a request with the North Carolina Court of Appeals for a rehearing… Read more »

‘Shrek JR’ to hit stage this weekend

‘Shrek JR’ to hit stage this weekend

Parkwood Middle students to perform ‘JR’ version of Broadway musical MONROE – Dozens of small-scale fairytale and storybook characters will come to life in Union County this weekend, as students… Read more »

Antioch welcomes first Little Free Library on UCPS campus

Antioch welcomes first Little Free Library on UCPS campus

Antioch Elementary School is now home to the only Little Free Library on Union County Public Schools property, thanks to the hard work of five fifth-grade Girl Scouts. Ellie Fivas,… Read more »