On November 8, 2016, Union County residents will vote on $54 million in school bonds. Seven projects are included on the bond project list.  Western Union Elementary is scheduled to receive new classrooms.  For more information please watch the following videos:

    General Bond Information

    Western Union Bond Information

    Transportation Facility Information



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    All afternoon transportation changes must be communicated in writing.  You can choose one of the following written methods of communication:

    • Send a note with your child the day of the transportation change (this is the most preferred method)
    • Send a fax to 704 843 9019
    • Send an e mail to Carrie Johnson (
    • Bring us a written note before you get in the car rider line.

    All changes must be received before 1:30 pm.

    For your child’s safety, exceptions will NOT be made.

    If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Williford or Ms. Anderson.

    Thank you for your cooperation in getting all children home safely.


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    If your child will not be at school, please click here to send an e mail to our Data Manager.  Please include your child's name, teacher name, date of absence(s) and reason for absence.  Our Data Manager will notify you when she receives your e-mail.


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