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Stallings woman crowned Miss NC USA

Stallings woman crowned Miss NC USA

STALLINGS – Allie Dunn didn’t start her pageant career with it all figured out. In fact, she wasn’t sure how to walk in heels or apply makeup when she started,… Read more »

All you need is education

All you need is education

All you need is education Cuthbertson rocks out with John Lennon nonprofit   Eight Cuthbertson High School students got a little help from their friends and came together to write… Read more »

UCPS teacher turnover higher than state, increasing

UCPS teacher turnover higher than state, increasing

The number of teachers leaving Union County Public Schools and North Carolina public schools increased from last year, according to a report by the state Department of Public Instruction (DPI)…. Read more »

Education Briefs: Oct. 16

Education Briefs: Oct. 16

Twenty-eight new charter schools apply to N.C. board Twenty-eight nonprofit boards submitted applications to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in hopes of opening in August 2017. One school,… Read more »

UCPS schools recognized as global education leaders

UCPS schools recognized as global education leaders

Union County Public Schools has a strong focus on globalization and 49 county schools were recognized for bringing global education effectively to the classroom. The UCPS Global Schools Program began… Read more »

UCPS honored by state for grad rate

UCPS honored by state for grad rate

Union County Public Schools was one of 11 school districts honored by the state for the highest four-year cohort graduation rates for the 2014-15 school year. UCPS was ranked fifth… Read more »

Davis earns UCPS Assistant Principal title

Davis earns UCPS Assistant Principal title

Parkwood Assistant Principal Brian Davis grew up on a farm, watching his father teach agriculture for 30 years in the Union County Public Schools system. It only seemed fitting for… Read more »

Education Briefs: Oct. 9

Education Briefs: Oct. 9

UCPS faculty to investigate the local manufacturing industry Union County Public Schools guidance counselors and career development coordinators (CDC) spent time last week touring area manufacturers in an attempt to… Read more »

Spencer named UCPS Principal of the Year

Spencer named UCPS Principal of the Year

MONROE – Shiloh Elementary School Principal Scott Spencer has always tried to remain positive and build relationships during his more than 20 years in education. His devotion to building trust… Read more »

Sun Valley students prepare to blast off with new program

Sun Valley students prepare to blast off with new program

INDIAN TRAIL – Sun Valley High School students want to take their knowledge to infinity and beyond … or at least help astronauts do so with a new academy at… Read more »