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Welcome to the second episode of UCPS Now, a show that will highlight Union County Public Schools staff, students and schools. This month we will take you inside one of our SPLASH language immersion programs and we will introduce you to the 2014-15 Principal of the Year and Assistant Principal of the Year. In addition, we will talk about National School Bus Safety month and give tips for drivers and students. UCPS Now is produced by the Union County Public Schools Communications Office. We hope you enjoy our show.

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2014 BizEd breakfast urges support for students and teachers

The Union County Education Foundation held its third annual BizEd Breakfast Thursday (Nov. 20, 2014) in an effort to raise support for education from local businesses and industry. Amy Sperry, executive director of the Union County Education Foundation, thanked the approximately 180 present for supporting the foundation. “You’re here so that more teachers and students can get support and encouragement. We are here to encourage all educators.” Pictured are students from Western Union Elementary School of the Arts who performed a drum demonstration during the BizEd 2014 Breakfast. They are directed by their teacher, at right, Evan Stevens.

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Three UCPS schools help in attempts to break world record

Three Union County Public Schools were among the nearly 3,000 schools in about 35 countries who attempted to break the world record for most people sport stacking in multiple locations in one day. The number to beat this year was 555,932 stackers, the amount who participated in Stack Up day last year and the 2014 goal was 600,000 stackers. As of Friday afternoon, more than 460,000 participants had been verified, but the organization was waiting to hear from schools around the world. New Town Elementary, Rock Rest Elementary and Union Elementary participated in the event this year.
 

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