"Preparing All Students to Succeed"

Thu October 30, 2014


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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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44 UCPS teachers surprised with Education Foundation mini grants

The Union County Education Foundation brought lots of smiles to 44 Union County Public Schools teachers after awarding “Teacher and Classroom Mini-Grants” worth more than $20,000. The Foundation’s “Prize Patrol” visited schools across the county on Oct. 28 and surprised these teachers in their classrooms with a check in amounts ranging from $191.83 to $500. Pictured at left, Jodi McConkey, a teacher at Sardis Elementary, is surprised when she receives a $400.99 grant from the Union County Education Foundation awarded “Teacher and Classroom Mini-Grants.” Also pictured is her principal Theresa Benson.

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Rocky River Elementary identified as Title 1 Reward School

Rocky River Elementary School is one of 78 Title 1 schools statewide that has been recognized for student performance. The school has earned state recognition as 2014-15 Title 1 Reward School again this year. It was designated as a “high performance school.” Last year Rocky River Elementary School was designated among high-progress Title 1 schools in the state. Richardson said her school was recognized again this year because its academic performance is higher than not only many other Title 1 schools, but many non-title 1 schools, as well.

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