UCPS Golf Tournament
The fifth annual UCPS Golf Tournament will be held May 12 at the Monroe Country Club. The tournament supports the Union County Education Foundation. Proceeds will benefit students and teachers in Union County Public Schools. Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorships are available. Click here for additional details about the tournament.
Two orphaned brothers in Haiti will soon be able to sleep in their own beds thanks to the generosity of staff and students at Porter Ridge Middle School. The middle school students in Theryne Medlin’s language arts class raised $3,000, enough to help rebuild the home of Gary and Jude Pierre, whose home was destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.
Porter Ridge High School students came out in droves to show their support for protecting the Earth during the school’s second annual Earth Day Fair. The event, coordinated by Regina Snelson, the school’s media coordinator, showcases the hard work of Jill Keller’s Earth/Environmental Science classes.
When you meet a student from Rocky River Elementary School, don’t be surprised if he extends his hand in greeting, introduces himself with a big smile and confidence in his eyes. Simply put, Rocky River Elementary School is shaping its approximately 750 students to be leaders of tomorrow through the implementation of the Leader in Me program.
Dual language, which is instruction taught in both English and a second language, is thriving at Unionville Elementary School. It’s been so successful, it’s gotten the attention of legislators and the state superintendent. State Rep. Craig Horn and State Superintendent Mark Johnson visited the school after hearing about the success of its dual language program. They both toured the classrooms seeing first-hand the success of the program.