6:00 PM VARSITY Basketball at Monroe
4:00 PM Unionville Christmas Parade
9:00 AM Senior Citizen Holiday Breakfast
Piedmont High School Student Government held the first annual "Food War" against Piedmont Middle School in an effort to collect non-perishable food items for our community. Kelli Fagala brought the project "Move to End Hunger" to Student Government as a schoolwide initiative. First block classes at Piedmont High collected 63 boxes of food which will be used within our community. Congratulations go to Mrs. Brooks & Ms. Weingert's math class who shared over 430 items. Mrs. Hill's English class was a close second place. These students will be rewarded with Bojangles breakfast.
Piedmont FBLA competed at the Regional Competitive Events on Saturday, November 23 at West Lincoln High School and placed in 5 out of their 6 events. Congratulations to the following students: Hayley Growcock – 1st Place Business Communications, Kaleigh Smith – 1st Place Database Design & Applications, Kyndal Caskey and Pooja Tailor – 2nd Place in Spirit T-Shirt Design, Stephanie Laney – 3rd Place Business Procedures, and Hannah Graybill – 4th Place Word Processing. These students will advance to the State Competition in March.
On Saturday, November 21, 2015, Union County Public Schools Career and Technical Education hosted the first ever Fall Robotics Classic at Central Academy of Technology and Arts. The competition consisted of 19 teams from eight UCPS high schools competing in the “Nothing But Net” Vex Competition.
The Piedmont Panthers Global Trivia Team competed against more than 29 area high schools on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 in Uptown Charlotte at the Academic WorldQuest Competition. WorldQuest was created by the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and has grown into a nationwide international knowledge competition played by councils around the country.
The Civics and Economics classes were treated to special guest Representative Craig Horn on November 16 as he discussed his role in the North Carolina General Assembly. Rep. Horn is the representative in the North Carolina General Assembly from District 68 in Union County. Horn spoke about becoming more involved in local government and strongly encouraged students to reach out to their representatives so they can better represent and fulfill the wishes of their district.
The ROTC classes were treated to a second WWII guest speaker this month as part of the Sam F. Keziah Unionville American Legion Post 535 speaker series to help educate youth on the wartime experiences of local community members. The legion arranges with veterans from the local American Legion and VFW posts to speak to and educate students about their experiences.
Congratulations to the Class of 2016 for already receiving $5.2 million in college scholarships. The following seniors have received scholarships: Congratulations to the following seniors for recently submitted scholarship awards: Michaela Bartell, Maddison Little, Tyler Williams, Lee Belk, Matthew Thomas, Jack Kiker, Carly Lette, Osmen Otero, Bailey Helms, Hunter Zado, Bailey Dye, Briana Simpson, Murphy, Hannah Graybill, Beth Knight, Rachel Hendrick, Griffin Drye, Michaela, Danielle Stone, Cheyenne Huntley.