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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 »

Getting back behind the wheel

Getting back behind the wheel

The Union County Board of Education passed a resolution regarding the fate of driver’s education in the county at their Tuesday, Jan. 6, meeting, but funding for the program is… Read more »

Petition calls for safety measures on Poplin Road

Petition calls for safety measures on Poplin Road

INDIAN TRAIL – Residents of Indian Trail who live near Poplin Elementary School have begun signing a petition to call for road improvements in front of the school, where they… Read more »

UCPS takes on health, security and safety

UCPS takes on health, security and safety

Union County Public Schools administration has developed more ways to carry out one of the district’s strategic priorities. Dr. Shelton Jefferies, assistant superintendent of auxiliary services for UCPS, and Dr…. Read more »