Early Release Days
The Early Release Days for the 2018-2019 school year:
Oct. 23, Dec. 4, Feb. 7, and March 7.
Dismissal time is 12:45 on all Early Release Days.
Per UCPS policy any student dismissed before 12:45 on an Early Release Day will be counted absent.
A Scholastic Book Fair is coming October 29-Nov. 2nd. The online sale begins October 22nd. Parents have the option to put money in a Scholastic eWallet for school sales. The link is on the book fair home page. Family Night is Oct. 30th 4:00-7:00. For more information and to see a flyer of the featured books, visit the BOOK FAIR HOME PAGE
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Holiday Card Contest
UCPS is looking for students to create festive artwork to celebrate this upcoming holiday season. Any student who is enrolled in UCPS is eligible to participate. One entry per student. Deadline for entries must be received no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Please click HERE for complete details.
PowerSchool Parent Portal
The Parent Portal is now available! If you used the Parent Portal last year, then the log in will be the same. If you are new to Parent Portal, please stop by the front office with a photo id to obtain access information. Parent Portal allows parents to view student grades, teacher contact information and attendance records.
Early Dismissal Procedures
If a student plans to leave school before the end of the day, he/she must bring a note from home requesting early dismissal. The adult who plans to pick up the student must sign him/her out in the office by 3:15 pm and be prepared to show valid picture identification..ie driver's license or passport. Also, please allow yourself enough travel time to be inside the office by 3:15.
2019-2020 Calendar Survey
We want to hear from you! Union County Public Schools is conducting a survey to gather input for the 2019-2020 calendar. We encourage you to participate and learn more about the calendar planning process. The survey will close Sunday, October 21 at midnight. If you receive an error message, please try refreshing your page or changing Internet browsers. Thank you for your cooperation.
Foot Orthosis Design Challenge Mrs. Harrell’s seventh grade Design and Modeling students were given an instant design challenge. In the STEM challenge, students had to design, build, and test a prototype of an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) for patients with cerebral palsy. Students watched a video and researched cerebral palsy and how an ankle foot orthosis could assist them. Students used rubric that included all their available materials and how much each material “cost”. Students were given a budget to “purchase” materials to create their prototype. Each student had to brainstorm and create a multi-view drawing of their own idea first. Then students worked in groups and presented their individual ideas to their group. They either chose one idea or combined ideas to create, “purchased” their materials from the classroom, built their AFO, and presented them to the class.