• Poplin is having a “Change Challenge!” Help us support the Community Shelter of Union County. The shelter supports residents of Union County in the following ways: an emergency shelter, provides food for families in need, and provides housing assistance. We will be collecting change beginning Feb. 11th - Mar. 8th.

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  • Dual Language Immersion Admission Guidelines

    Poplin is one of twelve Union County Public Schools that offer Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs for rising kindergarteners.  Application information opens on Friday, February 8, 2019.  For more information, visit

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  • It's almost time for Kindergarten Registration for the 2019-2020 school year!  Click here for more information.

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  • Yearbook Information for the 2018-2019 School Year:

    FIFTH GRADE PARENTS:  Fifth Grade Parents:  You have the option to purchase a Recognition Ad in this year's yearbook.  This is a special place in the
    yearbook to share how proud you are of your 5th grader.  You can write a short message and include a picture.  The
    deadline to purchase a Recognition Ad is February 25, 2019.  You can order the ad online at  or you can fill out the Recognition Ad Form

    PRICE INCREASE:  To ensure your child receives a yearbook, order one as soon as possible.  The cost until 2/13/2019 is $21.35. After 2/13/19, the cost is $25.00.  You can pay by cash/check(made out to Poplin), or pay by Debit/Credit and order online at:

    PERSONALIZED YEARBOOK  WITH NAME BY 2/13/2019:  If you want your student's name on the cover of the yearbook, a personalized yearbooks must be ordered by February 13, 2019.  There is a link to purchase a personalized yearbook on the Poplin website under Quick Links or


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  • Girls on the Run:

    Volunteer Coaches Needed for Girls on the Run at Poplin Elementary.  The club will meet on Tuesday and Thursday in the Spring. Not a runner? Good! We need you! Are you a runner? Good! We need you, too.  Coach applications are now open for the Girls on the Run Spring 2019 Season. We need coaches from all walks of life who are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of 3rd-8th-grade girls.  We provide everything: training, materials and an easy to follow curriculum. We could even make it work if two or more volunteers could just commit to one day a week.  Teams practice twice a week right after school and the season starts the week of February 18th and ends with Girls on the Run of Union County 5K on May 4th. Other perks for coaches are:  GOTR "Coach" T-shirt, daughters of Coaches are guaranteed a spot, discounted program registration, Free 5K registration, and 5K T-shirt,

    Anyone that is interested or has more questions about coaching can contact or check out

    Appreciate your help!


    Lani Koontz

    Xcel2Fitness Coach Needed:

    We are in need of a Coach for the Boys Xcel2Fitness After School Club this Spring. Please contact the school at 704-296-0320 if you would be interested. Typically the club meets after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a 6-8 week period and then competes in a competition.

    Link for more information

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  • Welcome, Class of 2032: Kindergarten registration is open!

    UCPS kindergarten registration is now open for the 2019-20 school year. Kindergarten is an important milestone for children, and UCPS is here to help guide families through the enrollment process.

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  • Staff Spotlight: Jaime Pence

    From Indian Trail, Second Grade Teacher Jaime Pence, shares about her life and teaching at Poplin in this Staff Spotlight!

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  • Community Totem Pole Dedicated

    The Community Totem Pole was dedicated during a reception on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Students now in sixth grade at Porter Ridge Middle School and current Poplin students who worked on the project were invited along with their families to attend an unveiling of the project. During the dedication Mrs. Helms said, “I feel that it truly represents our community, not only in subject and sentiment, but also in the process.”

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