News: School

Jun. 19, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

State mandates meningitis vaccination for students

North Carolina recently passed the requirement that students entering the seventh grade after July 1, 2015, must be vaccinated against meningococcal meningitis.

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Class of 2014 graduates

Tassels are turned, hats are thrown and tears are shed. For many, high school graduation is the first major milestone of their lives and the starting point of their futures as adults.

Jun. 07, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

Common Core or what?

This week the North Carolina House and Senate passed similar bills to replace the Common Core standards with another set of standards for education.

Jun. 05, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Report: No health hazards at Sun Valley High

There are no obvious health hazards in Sun Valley High School, according to  the North Carolina Division of Public Heath officials who conducted a study of the building April 2.

Jun. 05, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

Retirees have 1,912 years of experience

As the 2013-2014 school year comes to a close, Union County Public Schools will witness the retirement of 95 individuals, taking with them a combined 1,912 years of experience

May. 24, 2014 @ 05:32 PM

Brown vs. BOE: 60 years later

The Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, which overturned Plessy v. Ferguson and effectively ended segregation in the United States, turned 60 last week.