Featured Stories

  • Nicole Darko is Teacher of the Year!

    Congratulations to 7th grade ELA teacher Nicole Darko, who has been selected as Porter Ridge MS 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Darko is a seventeen-year veteran with distinct experience in various educational positions, both nationally and internationally. She has been a classroom teacher, director of curriculum and instruction and a dean of instruction. Mrs. Darko lived and worked in Ghana, West Africa for five years before returning to the States to continue her work with middle schoolers. She joined the Porter Ridge Pirate family last year when she decided to return to the classroom. Mrs. Darko is an author, three-time Teacher of the Year winner and a TPT Teach for Justice Grant recipient.

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  • Union County Christmas Bureau

    With the holidays quickly approaching, if you are in need of food and gifts for children 18 and under, you may apply to the Union County Christmas Bureau. You can apply between 9/29 and 11/20 Mon-Fri, 9-3:30 by calling 704-296-4828. All applications are being taken virtually due to the current pandemic. Please see the attached flyer for information.

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  • Union County Board of Education approves updated instructional models and schedules

    At its Sept. 22 Special Called meeting, the Union County Board of Education met to discuss Plan A, Plan B and Plan D.

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  • UCPS announces new meal option for 2020-2021

    UCPS announces new meal option for 2020-2021 Educators understand that students need healthy meals to be successful in school. Although Union County Public Schools will offer a hybrid of in-person and virtual learning this year, meals will still be offered to all students, whether they are enrolled in Plan B or Plan D.

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Announcements

  • Panorama Survey 2020


    Union County Public Schools values the feedback of our students, parents and staff.  In an effort to continue high quality, rigorous learning experiences and social-emotional support for students, the school district has partnered with Panorama Education to administer a survey to 3rd – 12th graders. The survey window is Sept. 28 – Oct. 8 and will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. The link will be sent via Canvas and students will need their Student ID for access. Panorama safeguards student privacy and all responses will be kept confidential. 

    Click HERE to review survey questions.

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  • Peachjar Digital Flyers
    We have launched a new electronic flyer communication tool called Peachjar. To view school-approved digital flyers, simply click the Peachjar button on our website.

    peachjar button

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  • 2019-2020 Dress Code
    Parents may reference the Porter Ridge Middle School dress code HERE. If you have any questions, please call the school at 704-225-7555.

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