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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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FHHS teacher chosen Southwest Regional Teacher of the Year

Jennifer Whitley, a Civics and World History teacher at Forest Hills High School, has been named the 2014 Southwest Regional Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made at her school Monday (Nov. 24, 2014) in front of fellow educators, students and family. Whitley said she was humbled that the Region 6 team considered her the best teacher in this region for this year. “I’m excited and overwhelmed,” she said. “There are so many great educators out there. I’m really excited that Forest Hills is going to be showcased in an even larger arena.” Whitley is pictured with her principal Dr. Kevin Plue and Superintendent Dr. Mary Ellis.

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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 who performed a drum demonstration during the BizEd 2014 Breakfast. They are directed by their teacher, at right, Evan Stevens.

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