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‘Old soul’ sparkles in youth pageant

‘Old soul’ sparkles in youth pageant

Marvin Ridge Middle School seventh-grader Meghan Gadsden calls herself an “old soul,” but her young passion to help others earned her the crown. Meghan won the North Carolina’s Outstanding Majestic… Read more »

School Board, County Commissioners to meet after budget complications

School Board, County Commissioners to meet after budget complications

After months of back-and-forth between the Union County Board of Education (BOE) and Board of Commissioners, both groups have elected to have a joint meeting in October to work out… Read more »

Former BOE member charged with fraud

Former BOE member charged with fraud

WAXHAW – The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation filed charges against former Union County Board of Education and state Board of Education member Marcella Savage on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Savage… Read more »

Education Notes Sept. 4

Education Notes Sept. 4

Youth Orchestra to host Labor Day concert WAXHAW – The Union Symphony Youth Orchestra will host a free Labor Day Concert on Monday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m. at Marvin… Read more »

UCPS leaps into the future of classroom education

UCPS leaps into the future of classroom education

Union County Public Schools is taking steps into the future through an initiative in six area schools it plans to ultimately carry out across the district. The district began its… Read more »

Parents, board hit speed bump in EC camera installation

Parents, board hit speed bump in EC camera installation

Despite thousands of signatures, cameras most likely won’t be installed in special education classrooms soon. Parents of children with disabilities have approached the Union County Board of Education (BOE) for… Read more »

Marvin Ridge student attends BASF Science Academy

Marvin Ridge student attends BASF Science Academy

WAXHAW – Marvin Ridge High School senior Nicholas Mitchell joined students from the U.S., Canada and Central America to preview colleges and businesses of chemistry during the fifth annual BASF… Read more »

Education Notes Aug. 28

Education Notes Aug. 28

Fifth Third Bank to teach Cuthbertson, Marvin Ridge about personal finance Fifth Third Bank made a commitment to teach students about “financial empowerment” and Marvin Ridge and Cuthbertson high schools… Read more »

UCPS remains in limbo as state extends budget deadline

UCPS remains in limbo as state extends budget deadline

The school bell will ring on Aug. 24 and Union County Public Schools (UCPS) will still not know the fate of its teacher assistants. State legislators intended to complete the… Read more »

Young fisherman becomes scientist, entrepreneur

Young fisherman becomes scientist, entrepreneur

Central Academy Of Technology and Arts sophomore Noah Makley began fishing after his friends encouraged him to join his school’s fishing club, Central Academy Fishing, and he’s taken his hobby… Read more »