News: School

Mar. 21, 2015 @ 12:56 PM

Tuition increases squeeze UNC students

Ten years ago, Barack Obama was a newly elected U.S. senator, Facebook hadn’t been invented and there wasn’t an iPhone in sight. And the cost of tuition at UNC-Chapel Hill was less than half of what it is today.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 12:52 PM

Teacher of Year field narrowed to 20

The 2015-16 Union County Public Schools Teacher of the Year competition has been narrowed from 53 candidates to 20 semifinalists.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 01:03 PM

Discover China teaches custom, culture

When offered hot tea in China, there is a right way and a wrong way to serve and drink the tea.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 11:50 AM

Chairs for Charity aims high in sixth year

Eighth-grade art students at Porter Ridge Middle School are putting the finishing touches on their chairs before they go to auction to raise money for charity.


Mar. 14, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

Schools boost shelter with $25,000

Thanks to hundreds of Union County Public Schools staff and students, the efforts to end hunger and homelessness in Union County have gotten a major boost.


Mar. 07, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

Ash Haffner: A victim of words

Ash Haffner entered the world two weeks late and left the world far too soon.