"Preparing All Students to Succeed"

Sat December 20, 2014

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Welcome to the third episode of UCPS Now, a show that highlights Union County Public Schools staff, students and schools.

This month’s show features a STEM class at Walter Bickett Elementary and a surprise presentation for a special teacher at Forest Hills High. We also talked to a community member who participated in the Principal for a Day program at Weddington Middle.

UCPS Now is produced by the Union County Public Schools Communications Office. We hope you enjoy our show.

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Union Power, Panthers surprise 14 UCPS teachers with grants

The Union Power prize patrol, several Carolina Panthers and the Panther’s mascot Sir Purr surprised the two Western Union Elementary School teachers recently with Bright Ideas grants totaling $1,116, thus kicking off the grant presentations that would ultimately bring about $11,000 to 15 UCPS teachers. Pictured are Carolina Panthers players and Panther's mascot Sir Purr helping Union Power Cooperative representative Carrie Stroud, center, award Thomas, at right, a Bright Ideas grant of $816 for her “Champions of Education” project and Hill a grant of $300 for her “Storybirds” project.

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Jan Lepley of Sandy Ridge is December Hometown Hero

Jan Lepley, a fourth-grade teacher at Sandy Ridge Elementary, is named Hometown Hero for December. Ms. Lepley was in the middle of teaching her class on Dec. 12, when she was surprised with a presentation from representatives from Charles G. Monnett III and Associates, Domino’s Pizza and school administrators. Her students began to cheer and congratulate on winning the prize. She is pictured with her principal, James Eversole.

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