• 2016 Manufacturing Awareness Week Oct 3-7

    Manufacturing Awareness Week is happening October 3–7. Union County Public Schools is again joining with South Piedmont Community College, Union County Chamber of Commerce and Make It in Union County by participating, promoting and supporting this event. Two high schools will have the opportunity to receive a $1,000 technology grant for student, teacher and administrator participation in these events.  Additional information can be obtained by visting the Make It in Union County webpage.  

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  • One-Stop Voting Locations on Nov. 8

    The Union County Board of Elections has released a schedule of times and locations for one-stop voting on Novemeber 8.  Please click here to access the information.

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  • Community Bond Presentations 

    These presentations are coming to your neighborhood.  Please review the schedule below; we look forward to seeing you there.

    9/29/16 Wesley Chapel Town Hall, 6 pm

    10/5/16 Waxhaw Town Hall, 6 pm

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  • 17th Annual Ed Sweeney Memorial Golf Tournament 

    The UCPS Maintenance Department will host the 17th Annual Ed Sweeney Memorial Golf Tournament  Friday, Sept. 30 at the Monroe Country Club at 1680 Pageland Highway in Monroe.

    Proceeds from the tournament will go to support the annual holiday party at Wolfe School and provide scholarships for New Century Scholars.

    The tournament is Captain’s Choice, with a 9 am shotgun start. Cost of a single entry is $65, while a team entry is $250. There is an optional $20 team entry for a 3-flag hold.

    For more information, contact Dustin Outen at or Sharon Hand at­­

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  • 2016-17 Early Release Days

    Union County Public Schools will have four Early Release Days during the 2016-17 school year. The days will allow teachers and staff to participate in professional development sessions. On Early Release Days, lunch will be served and buses will run according to the adjusted schedule. The After School Program will follow the Early Release Schedule and end at 6 p.m. Click here to access schedules for year-round and traditional schools.

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Feature Stories

  • Central Academy of Technology and Arts is named National Blue Ribbon School

    CATA is one of 329 schools recognized nationally for the 2016 award. Now in its 34th year, the U.S. Department of Education has recognized more than 8,000 schools nationally with this coveted award. Pictured, at left, are students in Sarah Henry's English class after they hear the news.

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  •  Dee Hasty receives award

    Shiloh teacher named EC Teacher of Excellence

    Dee Hasty, an exceptional children’s teacher at Shiloh Elementary, has been named a 2016 Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence. She was informed by EC Director Janie Webb during a staff meeting at her school Wednesday (Sept. 21).

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  •  Todd Ebert directing band.

    Marching bands wow crowds with precision, skill

    Few things can stir the soul like the rousing tunes of a marching band. Whether it’s the inspiration of patriotic music or the exhilaration of a contemporary song, when it’s performed by the synchronized precision of a high school marching band, magic happens. Pictured, at left, is Todd Ebert, the band director at Cuthbertson High School.

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  •  Monroe Fire Battalion Chief Andy Ross talks to a student.

    Shiloh Elementary students salute local heroes

    Who runs toward danger while the rest of us run away? Firefighters, law enforcement officers and paramedics. Shiloh Elementary students took time Friday, Sept. 9, to thank these brave men and women for their service by providing lunch during an event called “Heroes Day.” At left, Monroe Fire Battalion Chief Andy Ross talks with a student.

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