News: School

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

Indian Trail teacher names Hometown Hero

Kristine Barberio, a fifth-grade teacher at Indian Trail Elementary School, got quite a surprise Tuesday (Sept. 9, 2014) when she was greeted in her classroom and named the first UCPS Hometown Hero.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

Raises Ok'd for top UCPS staff

After a lengthy closed session, the Union County Board of Education voted 8-1 Tuesday to give members of the cabinet staff raises.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Jesse Helms receives John Crowder Award

The first John H. Crowder Service Award was given Tuesday night to Jesse “JB” Helms, 17, a senior at Forest Hills High School.


Aug. 26, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Many alumni return as teachers

For many teachers and staff members at Union County Public Schools, the adage that you can never go home again is simply not true.


Aug. 26, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

School bells ring for 2014-15

Aug. 25 was the first day of school for Union County Public Schools. With 53 schools, more than 42,000 students and approximately 330 buses on the roads, overall, today was a great day in UCPS.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 02:17 PM

Judge strikes down vouchers law

Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood issued a permanent injunction Thursday against the opportunity scholarship program, commonly known as vouchers.