"Preparing All Students to Succeed"

January 27, 2015

2014-2015 Bell Schedules (pdf)

Watch UCPS NOW

ucps now

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.

Play Video

UCPS workshop equips teachers to empower their students photo

UCPS workshop equips teachers to empower their students

The way an adult handles a child who is misbehaving can either foster or inhibit that child’s ability to develop self-regulation. With this in mind, about 110 Union County Public School teachers, administrators and support staff participated in a “Conscious Discipline” workshop facilitated by Kim Hughes on Jan. 20 at the Union County Agricultural and Conference Center. The workshop, a collaborative effort between NC Pre-K, UCPS Exceptional Children Pre-K and the UCPS Title I program, took an in-depth look into a research-based classroom management system and social-emotional learning program for early childhood and elementary schools.

Full Story
 It's time for kindergarten registration photo

It's time for kindergarten registration

As February draws near, 5 year olds across the county are gearing up for the start of kindergarten. Kindergarten registration begins Feb. 9, and will continue through Feb. 13. Parents may register their child at the elementary school located in their attendance area. School officials believe that kindergarten is the building blocks on which educational careers are built. Director of Elementary Education Cindy Croffut said kindergarten students are instructed in reading, writing, math, social studies and science.

Full Story