Announcements

  • Testing Updates
    Due to weather conditions, testing dates have been changed.
    PSAT 8 - Jan 24th District Wide
    NCFE Social Studies and Science - Jan 25th
    NCFE Make Up Day- Jan 29th

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    Run for the Ridge 2018
    Registration for Run for the Ridge is now available. The run will be held on March 24th at 8:00 Am at Marvin Ridge HIgh School.  You can access more information at http://www.runfortheridge.com/home.html
     
     
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  • PSAT and NCFE Proctors Needed

    Marvin Ridge Middle School Needs You!

    We are in need of parent proctors and hall monitors for PSAT 8! Parents are needed to proctor in 8th grade classrooms as well as monitor hallways. If you are interested in helping we would love to have you.

    Please contact Marni Menkin at marni.menkin@ucps.k12.nc.us if you have any questions or by phone at 704-290-1510

    sign up here:  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/508084DAAAB229-psat 

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  • NC School Report card data

    The state of North Carolina has recently issued report cards for all public schools.  If you are interested in viewing the information, here is a link for the NC School Report card data https://ncreportcards.ondemand.sas.com/src

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  • Union County Public Schools is pleased to introduce Read with U, our new community-based reading initiative that pairs elementary students with community members like you.

    Sign up to be a reading buddy this school year and spend 30 minutes per week reading with a first-grade student. If your business or organization would like to help students with reading, stay tuned for information about TutorMate, which will be introduced this fall at Title I elementary schools.

    Read with U is easy as 1-2-3

    1. Visit the Union County Public Schools website and click on Read with U to complete a volunteer application.
    2. Once your application is approved, contact the volunteer coordinator at your local elementary school to get started.
    3. Read with your student for at least 30 minutes once per week during the school year.

    Ready to sign up to be a reading buddy? Click here to start your volunteer application.

    For more information, visit our website or contact your school’s volunteer coordinator. 

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Featured Stories

  • Chinese Zodiac Clock

    During the first week of November, students in the 8th grade Chinese classes collaborated to create Chinese Zodiac Clocks. Working in groups of three and four, students used their knowledge of Chinese traditional culture and calligraphy to create the clocks.

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  • No Textbooks, No Problem

    When we first shifted away from traditional textbooks, to one-to-one laptops, it was a big adjustment for students, teachers, and parents. With the change, has come a positive outcome on student engagement. Traditionally, we followed the order of the textbook, the teacher taught and then that section of problems was assigned for HW. Now, the class Canvas page functions as the textbook and students are presented with various ways to interact with problems.

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  • 7th Graders Tackle Human and Civil Rights Unit

    During the unit on Human/Civil Rights, students discovered the contributions of our Enlightenment philosophers to the idea of equality for all men. Students then were introduced to the infringements upon these Enlightenment ideas of equality and the atrocities men committed against men. Students studied the idea of genocide and discussed the eight stages of genocide through their knowledge of the Holocaust.

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