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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 »

Education Notes: Jan. 22 to 28, 2015

Education Notes: Jan. 22 to 28, 2015

Walter Bickett teacher named Union County’s January Hometown Hero MONROE – A Walter Bickett Elementary School teacher recently was named Union County’s January Hometown Hero. Kim Jarzombek, a first-grade teacher… Read more »

Porter Ridge whips up a new culinary program

Porter Ridge whips up a new culinary program

INDIAN TRAIL – Students at Porter Ridge High School have been showing off their culinary skills with an array of delectable treats during the school’s first year hosting a culinary… Read more »

Education Notes: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Education Notes: Jan. 15 to 21, 2015

Central Academy’s Godly Running Girls run in Jingle Bell Jog LAKE PARK – A Central Academy at Lake Park running program called Godly Running Girls recently participated in the Charlotte-area… Read more »