News: School

May. 01, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

County schools in running for Blumey’s

Union County Public Schools is well-represented in the third annual Blumey Awards. 

Apr. 24, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Injunction halts teacher tenure law in Guilford, Durham

Guilford and Durham County Schools have a temporary reprieve from the new law where the top 25 percent of teachers can receive a bonus but lose their career status, more commonly called tenure. 

Apr. 24, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Hudson visits Union Academy

Congressman Richard Hudson, R-8, visited Union Academy on Wednesday to tour the facility and talk to students, faculty and staff. 


Apr. 24, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Two up for UCPS seat

The Union County Board of Education will choose between two candidates to fill the vacant District 1 seat. 

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Parkwood student use silence to call attention to bullying

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people from ages 10 until 24 and gay, lesbian or bisexual youths are four times more likely to commit suicide than their heterosexual counterparts, while questioning youth are three times more likely, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 03:45 PM

Piedmont's Austin wins shotgun competition

A Union County student Kenneth Austin took first place in the shotgun competition and Piedmont Middle School Blue Team took third place overall in the District 6th regional competition in the 2014 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament.