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UCPS board of education approves new cap levels

UCPS board of education approves new cap levels

The Union County Board of Education unanimously approved an increase in student cap levels for all school levels at its meeting on Feb. 3. The facilities committee requested the board… Read more »

More than 60 percent of UCPS schools earn top marks in NC School Performance Grades

More than 60 percent of UCPS schools earn top marks in NC School Performance Grades

North Carolina released its first School Performance Grades on Feb. 5, and 44 out of 52, or 84.6 percent of, Union County Public Schools earned a grade of C or… Read more »

UCPS board approves 10-point grading scale for third grade through high school

UCPS board approves 10-point grading scale for third grade through high school

The Union County Board of Education unanimously approved to apply a 10-point grading scale for third through 12th grades at its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 3. In October 2014, the… Read more »

Stepping up for children in need

Stepping up for children in need

INDIAN TRAIL – Sun Valley High School sophomore Shane Stout is willing to give the shoes off his feet to Kenyan students to work toward his Eagle Scout rank. Shane,… Read more »

Education Notes: Feb. 5 to 11, 2015

Education Notes: Feb. 5 to 11, 2015

Run for U 5K sponsorship opportunities available The Union County Education Foundation (UCEF) will host the Run for the U 5K in downtown Monroe on April 18, a Saturday. The… Read more »

UCPS workshop fosters early childhood, elementary school learning program

UCPS workshop fosters early childhood, elementary school learning program

More than 100 Union County Public Schools faculty members attended a workshop on Jan. 20 to help create a better sense of community in the classroom and teach children self-regulation…. Read more »

The whimsical world of Dr. Seuss

The whimsical world of Dr. Seuss

INDIAN TRAIL – Student performers from Porter Ridge Middle School will set the stage ablaze with colors, song and whimsy this weekend as they present their stage production of “Seussical… Read more »

Education Notes: Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, 2015

Education Notes: Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, 2015

Union Academy senior receives appointment to U.S. Naval Academy STALLINGS – A Union Academy Charter School senior recently received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger,… Read more »

Marvin mom collaborates with Marvin Ridge junior to create children’s book

Marvin mom collaborates with Marvin Ridge junior to create children’s book

MARVIN – Marvin resident Melinda Nielsen has been a devoted mother for nearly two decades, which inspired her to write a children’s book that features illustrations from a Marvin Ridge… Read more »

What Union County parents need to know for kindergarten registration

What Union County parents need to know for kindergarten registration

February brings along a milestone for 5-year-olds around Union County: kindergarten registration. Registration will run from Feb. 9 to 13, Monday through Friday, and parents can register their child at… Read more »