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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 »

Education Notes: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014

Education Notes: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2014

UCPS teachers saluted for global education Five Union County Public Schools teachers recently were recognized for their efforts in bringing global education to their classrooms. The teachers recognized were Amy… Read more »

Education Notes: Oct. 23 to 29

Education Notes: Oct. 23 to 29

Teens collect 272 hats for children’s cancer charity WAXHAW – Local teenagers Katy and Reid Viar, of Waxhaw, recently collected 272 hats through a drive for Ellie’s Hats, a charity… Read more »

Rea View Fall Festival returning this weekend

Rea View Fall Festival returning this weekend

WAXHAW – Members of the Rea View Elementary School community will rally to support their school this weekend through the annual Rea View Fall Festival. The festival, which is open… Read more »

Education Notes: Oct. 16 to 22

Education Notes: Oct. 16 to 22

UCPS teachers receive Arts & Science Council award Two Union County Public Schools teachers were recently named winners of the Arts & Science Council’s Cato Excellence in Teaching Awards. Leslie… Read more »

Walking to end breast cancer

Walking to end breast cancer

MONROE – Community members will rally this weekend at Piedmont High School for the 12th year in a row in an effort to stand up to breast cancer. The 12th… Read more »