Lisa Thompson, an instructional technology facilitator for Union County Public Schools, had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. for the 2015 Discover Education Network Summer Institute.
On Monday, about 1,400 students walked into Union Academy for their first day of school.
The first day of year-round school Thursday (July 23) officially rang in the start of the 2015-16 school year. Shiloh Elementary Principal Scott Spencer said the first day was the smoothest start to school in his memory.
The Union County Board of Commissioners voted down a $1.9 million request by Union County Public Schools Monday.
The county decided not to fund the emerging issues request made by the school system for this budget year.
About 15 teenagers and youth leaders from Shiloh Baptist Church have left a legacy that will be enjoyed by students at East Elementary for years to come.