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‘Buddying’ up for safety

‘Buddying’ up for safety

Former police chief gives child safety lessons STALLINGS – A group of 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds giggle as a bear puppet “Buddy” pokes his head out from behind a suitcase… Read more »

Education Notes: April 2 – 8

Education Notes: April 2 – 8

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makes all-state band MONROE – Union Academy Charter School eighth-grade saxophonist EJ Collins earned a place on the North Carolina All-State Band and placed first in the… Read more »

Marvin Ridge students take audiences ‘under the sea’

Marvin Ridge students take audiences ‘under the sea’

WAXHAW – Students at Marvin Ridge Middle School will take audience members on a journey under the sea through their production of “Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR.” this weekend. Performances… Read more »

Weddington High raises awareness, funds for cancer society

Weddington High raises awareness, funds for cancer society

WEDDINGTON – An estimated 589,430 Americans will die from cancer and almost 1.7 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2015, according to a recent study from the American… Read more »

Education Notes: March 26 – April 1

Education Notes: March 26 – April 1

Community shelter thanks UCPS Union County Community Shelter community support manager Jenn Alexander recently thanked UCPS staff and principals for raising $25,253 for the Souper Bowl of Caring, according to… Read more »

3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome funds DSAGC’s education programs

3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome funds DSAGC’s education programs

Race helps Union County Public Schools better serve students with special needs The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte will host its third 3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome 5K race,… Read more »

Board of Education approves CCEP

Board of Education approves CCEP

The Union County Public Schools Board of Education (BOE) unanimously approved the Community Construction Equity Plan (CCEP) at its March 10 meeting, which could pave the way for infrastructure and… Read more »

Board of education appoints Jason Marton to represent District 6

Board of education appoints Jason Marton to represent District 6

The Union County Board of Education is once again complete as members voted 5 to 3 in favor of appointing Waxhaw resident Jason Marton to represent District 6 at the… Read more »

Runners lace up to support Marvin schools

Runners lace up to support Marvin schools

  WAXHAW – Area residents will tighten the laces on their running shoes on March 14 to help raise funds for Marvin Ridge cluster schools. The fourth annual Run for… Read more »

Union County school buses increase efficiency with tracking devices

Union County school buses increase efficiency with tracking devices

Fifty North Carolina school districts, including Union County Public Schools (UCPS), have embraced a tracking system on their school buses and the district is seeing improved safety, efficiency and driver… Read more »