News: School

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

Growth, achievement focus of school board candidates

Growth management and student achievement were hot topics at “The Future of Union County — Night of Debates” On Tuesday night, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, The Home News and Wingate University TV.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

Shelter, SPCC plan Work Ready project

The Union County Community Shelter and South Piedmont Community College launched their Work Ready Partnership  in late September at the Community Shelter’s Jefferson Street facility.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 02:27 PM

Students explore careers during manufacturing week

Hundreds of Union County Public Schools students went behind the scenes to see what it takes to be a manufacturer.


Oct. 11, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Two county teachers earn Cato Awards

Two Union County teachers are among six teachers who have been named winners of the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) Cato Excellence in Teaching Awards.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:44 PM

State switches student grading standard

The State Board of Education voted unanimously last week to move to a 10-point grading scale for high school students, starting with the fall freshman class.


Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:41 PM

Plue named principal of year

The 2014-15 Union County Public Schools Principal of the Year is Kevin Plue, principal at Forest Hills High School, and the Assistant Principal of the Year is Dr. Brian Patience from Porter Ridge Middle School.