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BOE decides funding for ‘emergency needs’

BOE decides funding for ‘emergency needs’

The Union County Board of Education (BOE) unanimously voted to use $2.4 million to go toward emergency and emerging needs at its Oct. 6 meeting. The BOE has engaged in… Read more »

Carmel Christian expects new head of school next year

Carmel Christian expects new head of school next year

MATTHEWS – The Carmel Christian School community will likely have to wait until the 2016-17 school year for a new official head of school, according to Jay Hancock, executive pastor… Read more »

Marvin Ridge seniors ‘kick it up’ for children abroad

Marvin Ridge seniors ‘kick it up’ for children abroad

Four Marvin Ridge High School seniors wanted to give a “kick” to soccer players abroad through a school project. Seniors Will Meredith, Riley McCrossan, Chelsea Vickers and Carly Bretschneider are… Read more »

Education Briefs: Oct. 2

Education Briefs: Oct. 2

UCPS names finalists top principal, assistant principal awards Three principals and three assistant principals were named finalists in Union County Public Schools’ Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year races,… Read more »

State budget could mean less money for teachers

State budget could mean less money for teachers

The clock continued to tick all summer and into the school year as schools across North Carolina waited to know the fate of driver’s education, teacher assistants and teacher salaries…. Read more »

Student Spotlight: Piedmont senior wins equestrian championship

Student Spotlight: Piedmont senior wins equestrian championship

MONROE – Sixteen-year-old Piedmont High School senior Aspen Holeman started riding horses when she was 6 years old, and her experience paid off this summer. Aspen was a part of… Read more »

Education Briefs: Sept. 25

Education Briefs: Sept. 25

Sardis Elementary School first-graders learn to ‘count the line’ INDIAN TRAIL – Sardis Elementary School first-graders found a way to learn ordering numbers. All the first-grade classes created a human… Read more »

Parkwood cheerleaders show spirit for veterans

Parkwood cheerleaders show spirit for veterans

WAXHAW – Parkwood High School cheerleaders gave a boost to the Waxhaw American Legion as part of one of the group’s service projects earlier this month. The cheerleaders participate in… Read more »

Education Briefs: Sept. 18

Education Briefs: Sept. 18

Area students chosen as scholarship semifinalists The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program and Union County students made the cut…. Read more »

Marvin Ridge rounds up campus renovations

Marvin Ridge rounds up campus renovations

WAXHAW – Marvin Ridge High School will officially welcome a new addition to its campus this week that PTSO members hope will increase school pride. Katherine Billingham, a mother of… Read more »