SECU is offering assistance with FAFSA
If you missed out on getting assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on October 29 – FAFSA Day, additional help is on the way. SECU (SECU) will be offering its support to college-bound students and families the week of Dec. 5-9, during normal business hours in all 257 offices statewide. Branch personnel will be available throughout the week to answer questions and help with the completion and electronic filing of the FAFSA for the 2017-2018 college academic year.
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.
Thanks to the generosity of First Presbyterian Church in Monroe and JCPenney, about 100 students from Walter Bickett and East elementary schools will be stepping out in style over the holidays.
Wolfe School staff and students enjoyed the sights and sounds of the holiday season Friday, Dec. 9, at school's annual celebration given courtesy of the Union County Public Schools Facilities Department. Money is raised for this event each year through the annual Ed Sweeney Memorial Golf tournament.
The second recipient of the Union County Public Schools Employee of the Month award is known for coming to the rescue at his school. Randy Hayes, lead custodian at Kensington Elementary School, was recognized at Tuesday’s, Dec. 6, Board of Education meeting with the December Employee of the Month (EOM) award.
Six Union County Public Schools board members were sworn in during the Dec. 6, 2016, board meeting held at Marvin Ridge High School. Newly elected members Candice Sturdivant (District 1), Matt Helms (District 2), Joseph Morreale (District 5), Kathy Heintel (District 6), Dennis Rape (At Large) and returning board member Christina Helms (At Large) were sworn in by Clerk of Court J.R. Rowell.