"Preparing All Students to Succeed"

Sat August 30, 2014

Regular Day

UCPS schools are operating on their normal schedule.

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Points of Pride

  • UCPS had 86 Federal Annual Measurable Objectives targets to meet. We met 100%. The state met 95.6%.

  • The Marvin Ridge Men’s 4X800 meter relay team won the North Carolina indoor track relay in the 3A classification and set a new state record of 8:16.04. The relay team members are Daniel Ferguson; Zech Durand, Nick Futia and Jake Blizzard.

  • Marvin Ridge High School’s Men’s Indoor Track team took the North Carolina High School Athletic Associations 3A Men’s Indoor Track State Championship.

More Points of Pride

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Local church brings uniforms, smiles and support to East students

Thanks to the generosity of a local Lutheran church, many students at East Elementary School started the school year with bright new uniforms. When St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Monroe reached its 125th anniversary in early August, some of its members decided to celebrate that momentous event by helping children in the community who are less fortunate. One of the church’s members, Jennifer Wallace, is also a teacher at East Elementary. She informed the committee that there were students at her school who had only one uniform or were wearing clothes that didn’t fit.

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Many alumni return as Union County Public Schools 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. Monroe High School has 17 staff members who are alumni. Cory Elvenstar, class of 2009, will begin his first year as a teacher on Monday, at his alma mater, Monroe High School. He said the teachers there are a big part of why he decided to go into education. He sought out a job in Union County Public Schools and was a substitute teacher at other schools. However, he said, he felt Monroe was the best fit for him.

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