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‘A Christmas Carol’ coming to the windows of downtown Waxhaw

‘A Christmas Carol’ coming to the windows of downtown Waxhaw

WAXHAW – The windows of seven storefronts in downtown Waxhaw will soon come alive with the sights and sounds of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” as student actors from Parkwood… Read more »

Indian Trail resident fights for fair treatment of autistic son

Indian Trail resident fights for fair treatment of autistic son

Jennifer Harris stood before the Union County Board of Education on Tuesday, Dec. 2, on the verge of either filing a lawsuit, pulling her child out of the school system,… Read more »

Education Notes: Dec. 4 to 10, 2014

Education Notes: Dec. 4 to 10, 2014

UCPS teacher name Regional Teacher of the Year MARSHVILLE – Union County Public Schools teacher Jennifer Whitley was recently chosen as the 2014 Southwest Regional Teacher of the Year. Whitley,… Read more »

Continuing a tradition of quality education

Continuing a tradition of quality education

INDIAN TRAIL – If there’s one thing Dr. Brian Patience learned as a student that he’s carried through his entire life, it’s that educators have a profound impact on their… Read more »

Education Notes: Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 2014

Education Notes: Nov. 26 to Dec. 3, 2014

Union Academy cheerleaders give back MONROE – The Union Academy varsity cheerleading squad recently collected household items for the Union County Community Shelter as a community service project. The varsity… Read more »

Four newly elected members ready to revamp Board of Education

Four newly elected members ready to revamp Board of Education

Following a turbulent year during which lawsuits and redistricting caused a divide between many parents and board members, voters elected four new members to the Union County Board of Education… Read more »

Education Notes: Nov. 13 to 19, 2014

Education Notes: Nov. 13 to 19, 2014

UCEF awards $20,000 in mini-grants The Union County Education Foundation recently brought smiles to the faces of 44 Union County Public Schools teachers as part of its Teacher and Classroom… Read more »

Rocky River Elementary earns state recognition

Rocky River Elementary earns state recognition

MONROE – Rocky River Elementary School was one of the 78 Title I schools statewide recognized for student performance. The school has earned recognition as a Title I Reward School… Read more »

Principal of the Year focuses on goal setting

Principal of the Year focuses on goal setting

MARSHVILLE – Dr. Kevin Plue didn’t set out to become a school administrator. It was a desire to coach that first led Plue into education, but a growing desire to… Read more »

Education Notes: Nov. 6 to 12, 2014

Education Notes: Nov. 6 to 12, 2014

Dressed for Success fun run this Saturday WAXHAW – The Dressed for Success initiative will host a fun run for elementary school students on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 9 a.m…. Read more »