News: School

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.

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 02:03 PM

Bus drivers reflect on years of service

Every day, 315 Union County Public Schools yellow buses travel more than 30,000 miles, carrying approximately 24,000 children to school and then safely home again in the afternoon.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

UCPS announces two hour delay Friday

Due to the precipitation that fell last night, many roads in our county remain wet and there is a potential for refreezing tonight. As a result, Union County Public Schools will operate on a two-hour delay for students and staff on Friday, Feb. 27. All schools will open and buses will run two hours later than the normal time. 

Feb. 21, 2015 @ 03:29 PM

DPI: 3,000 pass stopped school buses daily

Mark Williams, a bus driver with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, said he has to jot down the make, model and license plate of a car if it passes as the school bus is stopped and he has the stop arm extended.