"Preparing All Students to Succeed"

Sat September 20, 2014


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UCPS Now is a show that will showcase Union County Public Schools staff, students and schools.
This month’s show will give you a chance to meet the Forest Hills High School senior who was the first recipient of the John H. Crowder Service Award, and a closer look at two UCPS academies that promise to make our world a safer place – Piedmont and Sun Valley high schools Public Safety Academies.
UCPS Now is produced by the Union County Public Schools Communications Office. We hope you enjoy our show.

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Five UCPS teachers recognized for global education

Five Union County Public Schools teachers earned recognition Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, for their efforts in bringing globalization into their classrooms. The teachers, all in the fourth cohort of Union County Global Teacher Leaders, were recognized during the Global Education Recognition Ceremony held at Central Academy of Technology and the Arts. They were selected through an application and portfolio process. In order to be selected, teachers had to meet criteria and were judged in a point system, which reflected their dedication to global education and how they incorporated global themes within their classrooms and schools.

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9/11 remembered throughout UCPS

As the stirring melody of the National Anthem filled the Forest Hills High School gymnasium, about 1,000 students, all waving American flags, sang the Star Spangled Banner in honor of its 200th anniversary. Students and faculty also remembered the 13th anniversary of 9/11 and the terrorist attacks on America that resulted in the deaths of 2,996 people. Like many schools in Union County, Forest Hills High School commemorated the day with patriotic songs, while carrying American flags and wearing red, white and blue. In recognition of the 13th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks on America, the school held a moment of silence, and students and teachers spent time talking in class about the events of the day, some sharing memories about 9/11 and its impact on America.

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