Central Academy of Technology & Arts will hold its annual CATA Crawl Tuesday, Feb. 21 and Thursday, Feb. 23, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Students and parents who attend will meet teachers, learn about the various academies offered and receive information about the application and admissions process. For more information, call the school at 704-296-3088 or visit the school's website.
Student Realignment Citizens Advisory Committee
The Union County Board of Education is organizing a Citizens Advisory Committee to provide input/feedback as the BOE conducts research for a potential Student Realignment Plan.
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.
Union County Education Foundation Scholarships
The Union County Education Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017 college scholarship program. All UCPS high school seniors are encouraged to apply. Recipients will be honored at the annual Sweet Salute scholarship ceremony on May 11, 2017.
Click here to apply. All applications must be received by Friday, Feb. 24.
Shiloh Elementary School held a centennial celebration Saturday, Feb. 18, to commemorate its 100th birthday. Students, staff and the community turned out in droves to enjoy games, good food and show their support of this momentous anniversary.
Shiloh Elementary School will be hitting a milestone that sets them apart from many other schools across America. The school is celebrating its 100th birthday. This award-winning school has been providing a quality education for a century to thousands of Union County children.
In recognition of Love the Bus Month (February), messages of school bus safety will resonate across America. This week (Feb. 13-17) is School Bus Drivers Appreciation Week. Schools, students, parents and the community at large will take this opportunity to show their gratitude to the bus drivers in their community.
Teach by example. It’s a philosophy that’s as old as time itself. A group of about 60 UCPS middle and high school students learned some valuable lessons, courtesy of the big screen, by watching the examples set by three courageous African American women who worked for NASA in the 1960s.