Application for Vacant BOE Seat
The Union County Board of Education is seeking candidates to fill an At-Large seat that has been vacated by former At-Large Member Dennis Rape. Mr. Rape was elected to the Union County Board of Commissioners in November.
Pursuant to Board of Education policy, vacancies during the term of office for board members elected prior to 2018 shall be filled by appointment by the remaining members. The appointed member shall serve until the next election. For additional information please click here.
Mobile Learning Impact Survey
Beginning December 10, students will be asked to take a mobile learning impact survey during the day. Developed by the team at Project Tomorrow, building on more than a decade of evaluation studies and insights from the Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning, this survey is a research-based tool designed to help school leaders. You may preview the survey questions here. If you'd like for your child to opt out of the survey please contact his/her teacher.
College Readiness Resource Center
As college application season kicks into high gear, Union County Public Schools is providing a new and free resource to help middle and high school families with applications, course planning and information about college board assessments.
The UCPS College Readiness Resource Center opened Oct 1, just time for the start of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application period. The center, which is located at the Monroe Library (316 E. Windsor St.), will operate by appointment only on Mondays and Thursdays from 4-7 p.m., and Saturdays from 1-3 p.m.
For more information, visit the College Readiness and Innovation webpage.
To sign up, parents are strongly encouraged to set up appointments through an online system scheduling system https://calendly.com/ucpscollegereadiness.
How to Obtain an Official Copy of Your Transcript
Union County Public Schools offers a secure and convenient online way to request and receive a student's transcript. We do not accept faxes, e-mails or phone requests. To request a transcript electronically click, Online Student Records and Payment System. Upon completing the online request form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail when your request has been received. Once your request has been processed and mailed your payment will be processed and you will receive an e-mail confirmation and receipt.
#UCPSGivesBack: After overcoming rare blood disorder, PRHS sophomore donates gift bags to children’s hospital
Three years ago, Porter Ridge High student Caroline Kramb was diagnosed with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP), a rare autoimmune blood disorder. Even though she is now in remission, the experience had such a profound impact on her life that she ultimately became an advocate for ITP and other illnesses.
During the week of Dec. 3, UCPS celebrated Computer Science Education Week, the annual week that highlights the importance of computer science in education systems.
#UCPSGivesBack: Hurricane Florence book drive connects Shiloh Elementary and eastern North Carolina students
As a part of its Read A Palooza community event, Shiloh Elementary hosted a book drive to benefit schools affected by Hurricane Florence. Thanks to an outpouring of support from parents and students, faculty and community members, the school's book drive ultimately collected 3,000 books.
On Nov. 30, UCPS hosted a breakfast to celebrate the UCPS Holiday Card Contest winner and finalists. During the breakfast, the students had the opportunity to talk about their artwork before being presented with a certificate that recognized their accomplishments.