Joe Edwards, retired NASA astronaut
Union County, NC – Students from several UCPS schools learned first-hand Friday (Nov. 5, 2010) about military aviation history during the World War II era and space exploration thanks to special appearances at their schools.
Joe Edwards, a retired NASA astronaut; Bernice “Bee” Faulk Haydu, a member of the [...]
Union County, NC – Every year the ARC of Union County, an organization that assists Union County citizens with developmentally disabled family members, recognizes an educator who works with students with special educational needs.
The ARC has chosen Wolfe School Principal Mary Jo Breckenridge for this year’s Educator of the Year Award.
“This year, we [...]
Union County, NC – This video was made in response to an initiative called S.T.O.P., developed by UCPS officials to inform students of safe practices to follow at bus stops. “Every day more than 40 motorists illegally pass stopped school buses in Union County, risking the lives of countless children as they get [...]
Union County, NC – Union Smart Start has received two grants totaling $30,000 to provide services to pre-school children in Union County.
A $25,000 grant will support the Smart Start ABCD Project, which works with physician practices to implement standardized developmental screenings for young children.
“The grant is greatly needed, statistics show that 16 [...]
Bright Star Children’s Theater
“Jack’s Adventure in American History”
One of the most talked about educational shows is back! Join Jack as he works to cram for his upcoming tests. When his history book magically explodes, Jack comes face to face with some of the most exciting people in our nation’s history. [...]
Union County, NC – A group of elementary students at Poplin Elementary got some real cyber experience during a recent summer camp that could pay off in career choices in the future.
During the four-day camp, students worked in teams to design and build a robot. They also had to write a computer program [...]
Union County, NC – Dr. Ed Davis, superintendent of Union County Public Schools, has been chosen by the Rotary Club of Monroe to receive the “Service Above Self” award. Davis, the 2009-2010 North Carolina Southwest Regional Superintendent of the Year, was recognized during the July 27, 2010 Rotary Club of Monroe meeting in [...]
Union County, NC – The Union County Public Schools Communications Office has received five national awards in the National School Public Relations Association’s (NSPRA) 2010 Publication and Electronic Media Contest.
“I am really proud of the UCPS Communications Office. It’s really rewarding and exciting to know that we can compete successfully with the best [...]