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UCPS approves plans to help low-performing schools

UCPS approves plans to help low-performing schools

Union County Public Schools and the district Board of Education (BOE) have taken steps toward assisting the county’s six lowest-performing schools. District staff worked with principals district wide to adjust… Read more »

Student makeup of UCPS’s highest-, lowest-performing schools

Student makeup of UCPS’s highest-, lowest-performing schools

The state Department of Public Instruction revealed the School Performance Grades of all public schools for the 2014-15 school year last month, marking each school with a letter grade from… Read more »

Education Briefs: Nov. 6

Education Briefs: Nov. 6

County student-anglers succeed despite weather MONROE – The Scholastic Anglers participated in the second tournament of the season on Oct. 17 at the former Monroe Optimist Park Lake. About 50… Read more »

State math, reading scores revealed in national assessment

State math, reading scores revealed in national assessment

North Carolina fourth-grade students outperformed reading in public schools around the nation on the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), while eighth-graders’ reading scores fell below the national average… Read more »

Tips on staying safe this Halloween

Tips on staying safe this Halloween

The most costume-filled night of the year is coming up and children will be manning the streets going door-to-door to collect various treats. Children of all ages will be out,… Read more »

Education Briefs: Oct. 30

Education Briefs: Oct. 30

Shiloh Elementary teacher named ‘Hometown Hero’ MONROE –Shiloh Elementary School second-grade teacher Terri Brown was named the October Hometown Hero for Union County Public Schools and was awarded a certificate… Read more »

Marvin Ridge builds community around tolerance, acceptance

Marvin Ridge builds community around tolerance, acceptance

Marvin Ridge builds community around tolerance, acceptance High school addresses teen suicide during Community Read Day WAXHAW – Marvin Ridge High School addressed a sensitive and personal topic last week… Read more »

Antioch Elementary students are ready for Halloween

Antioch Elementary students are ready for Halloween

We visited Lacey Clarke’s second-grade class at Antioch Elementary School to ask what they want to be for Halloween. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Education Briefs: Oct. 23

Education Briefs: Oct. 23

UCPS launches new website, app Union County Public Schools launched its newly redesigned website last week, developed with parents, staff, students and community members in mind. The district and all… Read more »

Student Spotlight: Monroe Boy Scout creates outdoor space

Student Spotlight: Monroe Boy Scout creates outdoor space

MONROE – Eighteen-year-old Anthony Dow, of Monroe, created an outdoor amphitheater at West Monroe Baptist Church to earn his Eagle Scout rank. Troop 171, sponsored by Yadkin Bank, awarded Dow… Read more »