News: School

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.


Oct. 02, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

Two apply for charter school approval

There were 40 applications to open charter schools in 2016 this year, including two from Union County.


Oct. 02, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

Three vie for at large school board seat

Leslie Boyd, Dennis Rape and Sean Maher contend for seat


Sep. 27, 2014 @ 02:20 PM

Banned Books Week: freedom to read

Harry Potter. Jay Gatsby. Holden Caulfield. Atticus Finch. Grendel. Huckleberry Finn. Katniss Everdeen. Edward Cullen. Tom Sawyer. Waldo. All these characters have something in common, they are the protagonists of some of the most frequently challenged or banned books in the country.


Sep. 27, 2014 @ 02:15 PM

Brother, sister land spots on Sleepy Hollow

Sun Valley students Jack and Tate Hawkes recently appeared as extras on two different programs of the Fox hit television show “Sleepy Hollow” filmed in New Bern.


Sep. 27, 2014 @ 02:11 PM

Three vie for District 4 School Board seat

Casey Carver, Monica Frank and Melissa Merrell face off for school board in District 4