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Efficacy changes coming to UCPS high schools

Efficacy changes coming to UCPS high schools

High schoolers can expect greater efficiency and clearer pathways in the 2016-17 school year, thanks to changes approved by the Union County Public Schools Board of Education (BOE). District staff… Read more »

Accounting firms claims clean UCPS financial bill

Accounting firms claims clean UCPS financial bill

Accounting firm Anderson Smith & Wike PLLC ruled that Union County Public Schools’ financial records from the last fiscal year are accurate and fair, according to an external audit the… Read more »

BOE prepares for budget discussions

BOE prepares for budget discussions

Union County Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) set the path for the next school year’s budget at its Jan. 5 meeting, which will include greater communication between the board… Read more »

Education Briefs: Jan. 1

Education Briefs: Jan. 1

Cuthbertson Middle School ‘adopts’ Wingate, Marshville elementary schools WAXHAW – Cuthbertson Middle School’s “Cavalier Connection Kids” brought holiday cheer to Wingate and Marshville elementary schools this year. Approximately 140 middle… Read more »

Indian Trail Elementary creates leaders of the future

Indian Trail Elementary creates leaders of the future

INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail Elementary School (ITES) is preparing students to be leaders through a comprehensive leadership model. For three years, ITES has adopted the “Leader in Me” model… Read more »

Realizing a lesson in need

Realizing a lesson in need

The holiday season for an education reporter at a local newspaper can be simultaneously heartwarming and stressful. For the weeks leading up to schools’ holiday breaks, I’m on a wild… Read more »

Education Briefs: Dec. 25

Education Briefs: Dec. 25

County Education Foundation accepting 2016 scholarships The Union County Education Foundation is accepting applications from high school seniors for the 2016 scholarship program. Each spring, the nonprofit awards individual scholarships,… Read more »

Dear Santa Letters

Dear Santa Letters

We know Union County kids have been good this year. Old Saint Nick gave Union County Weekly a chance to peek at what children from Hemby Bridge and Stallings elementary… Read more »

Piedmont develops community with annual breakfast

Piedmont develops community with annual breakfast

MONROE – Piedmont High School continued a more-than-30-year-old tradition this month by hosting its annual Senior Citizens Breakfast on Dec. 8. Piedmont has built a strong community over the years,… Read more »

Education Briefs: Dec. 18

Education Briefs: Dec. 18

Area schools show holiday, giving spirit Union County Public Schools were in the holiday spirit as a few performed holiday favorites in the community. Students from the band and chorus… Read more »