The Union County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation on the county manager's recommended 2015-2016 funding for Union County Public Schools during its Monday meeting.
About 3,000 graduates across the county moved their tassels from the right side of their mortarboard to the left, before tossing their caps into the air last week.
Parents addressed the Union County Board of Education Tuesday night requesting the board put cameras into special needs classrooms in the district, especially classrooms with nonverbal students.
Fifteen of the approximately 100 Union County Public Schools employees who retired this year had more than 30 years of service, while the average length of service was 21.32 years.
Eileen Addy-O’Rourke, a 17-year veteran teacher assistant at East Elementary, has been chosen as the 2015 Teacher Assistant of the Year by the Union County Chapter of the North Carolina Association of Teacher Assistants (UCNCATA).
Shiloh Elementary is being investigated by the Union County public health department concerning “gastrointestinal illnesses.”