News: School

Sep. 25, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Board chairman faces challenge from Gary Sides

Richard Yercheck versus Gary Sides


Sep. 25, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

More than 500 turn out for Grandparents Day

Sun Valley Elementary School continues to step out in a big way with their community. This year the school decided to celebrate closer to National Grandparents Day which was on September 7 because many families were still in town. National Grandparents Day embraces the importance of family.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

Indian Trail teacher names Hometown Hero

Kristine Barberio, a fifth-grade teacher at Indian Trail Elementary School, got quite a surprise Tuesday (Sept. 9, 2014) when she was greeted in her classroom and named the first UCPS Hometown Hero.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

Raises Ok'd for top UCPS staff

After a lengthy closed session, the Union County Board of Education voted 8-1 Tuesday to give members of the cabinet staff raises.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Jesse Helms receives John Crowder Award

The first John H. Crowder Service Award was given Tuesday night to Jesse “JB” Helms, 17, a senior at Forest Hills High School.


Aug. 26, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Many alumni return as teachers

For many teachers and staff members at Union County Public Schools, the adage that you can never go home again is simply not true.