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Area high schools earn honors at state theater festival

Area high schools earn honors at state theater festival

Union County high schools have competed in the North Carolina Theatre Conference High School Play Festival for many years as a way to bring art education to life. Participating schools… Read more »

Q&A with Sun Valley Elementary’s Kevin Vickers

Q&A with Sun Valley Elementary’s Kevin Vickers

Why did you pursue a career in education? I chose a career in education because I am driven by stewardship. There are not a lot of strong male role models… Read more »

Indian Trail’s future town planners at Sardis Elementary

Indian Trail’s future town planners at Sardis Elementary

INDIAN TRAIL – Sardis Elementary School second-graders might become Indian Trail’s newest planners and engineers. Indian Trail’s planning and engineering staff visited Sardis Elementary second-graders on Thursday, Nov. 19, to… Read more »

Sun Valley’s caring crusaders

Sun Valley’s caring crusaders

Sun Valley’s caring crusades Third-graders host food drive for Common Heart   INDIAN TRAIL – Three third-graders from Sun Valley Elementary School proved little ideas can create big payoffs. Eight-year-old… Read more »

Opinion: Some parents want to stick their feet in cement

Opinion: Some parents want to stick their feet in cement

Student reassignment is never going to make everyone happy. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has already recognized that and realizes it must walk a careful line to bridge the gap… Read more »

Helping students in need

Helping students in need

Helping students in need BOE members urge for community involvement to help high-need schools Union County Public Schools has six low-performing schools, according to state standards, and the Union County… Read more »

Joint meeting reveals miscommunication  between county commissioners, school board

Joint meeting reveals miscommunication between county commissioners, school board

A long overdue conversation came to a head last week when the Union County Board of Education (BOE) and County Board of Commissioners (BOC) engaged in a joint meeting on… Read more »

Union County Public Schools approves district budget

Union County Public Schools approves district budget

Union County Public Schools approves district budget District plans to hire more than 80 teachers assistants    After being at the mercy of the state, the Union County Public Schools Board… Read more »

UCPS officials under fire for involvement with company

UCPS officials under fire for involvement with company

UCPS officials under fire for involvement with company  Union County Board of Commissioners pushes for sheriff, SBI involvement    A meeting intended to increase communication between the Union County Board of… Read more »

Hemby Bridge ‘hangs out’ with Stallings town staff

Hemby Bridge ‘hangs out’ with Stallings town staff

HEMBY BRIDGE – The third-graders at Hemby Bridge Elementary School hosted a Google Hangout with Stallings town staff on Monday, Nov. 2, to learn about local governments. Kelsey Fletcher, a… Read more »