"Preparing All Students to Succeed"

Wed April 23, 2014

Points of Pride

  • Central Academy of Technology and Arts’ Elijah Inuwa is the North Carolina High School Athletic Associations’ 2A State Champion in the Men’s 1,000 meter Run.

  • Weddington Elementary fifth grader Royce Joseph is the first-runner up in the 2014 UCPS Spelling Bee.

  • Sun Valley Elementary Exceptional Children’s Preschool Teacher Cynthia
    McNeil Receives The Arc of North Carolina 2013 Teacher of the Year

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Three UCPS elementary schools receive PBIS award

The North Carolina Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) Initiative has designated three UCPS elementary schools as a Model School for the school year 2012-2013. Indian Trail, Sardis and Shiloh Elementary Schools have been recognized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for their efforts in intervention practices and establishing the social culture, learning and teaching environment, and individual behavior supports needed to achieve academic and social success for all students. Pictured, at left, is UCPS Director of Programs for Exceptional Children Dr. Lori Cauthen and Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Programs Dr. John A. Jones, presenting a PBIS banner to Indian Trail Principal Candice Boatright. 

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Parkwood’s first Parkwood Pride 5k Run/Walk big success

What do you get when you mix sunshine, springlike weather, two hundred plus people and a beautiful county park? The first annual Parkwood Pride 5K Fun Run/Walk! The event was organized by Parkwood High School’s PTSO as a fundraising event and took place on Saturday, March 15, 2014. At the start of the event, the sun was shining and the temperature was close to fifty degrees. More than 200 people registered for the 5K Fun Run/Walk, which took place at Cane Creek Park. Pictured, at left, are Senior Shayna Wullschleger, junior Kacey Millican, senior Mikayla Kuykendall and sophomore Karly Millican as they approach the finish line of the Parkwood Pride 5K.


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