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  • Constitution Week

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  • Career Day for Fifth Grade

    The week of April 23rd-April 27th Prospect Elementary celebrated career and college readiness spirit week where students got to dress up each day according to the theme.

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  • Beta Club Plants Trees with Union Power

    Prospect’s Beta Club collaborated with Union Power Cooperative to plant two crepe myrtles at Prospect.

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  • Preschoolers Visit Prospect!

    First Baptist of Monroe’s preschool students who will be starting kindergarten in the fall came, with their teachers, and parents to tour Prospect!

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  • Read Across America 2018

    In celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Prospect participated in Read Across America. A Parkwood High School student, a Board of Education member, a UCPS Facilities Department employee, parents, grandparents and various community members inspired our students to read more as they read a Dr. Seuss book and another one of their favorite books to each class.

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  • Books & Brackets

    Our third, fourth and fifth graders are gearing up for March Madness with the Union County Public Schools second annual “Books and Brackets.” All 30 elementary schools in the district are participating in a reading challenge February 15- March 23.

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  • Veterans Visit Prospect

    Three Veterans visit Prospect's fifth graders.

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  • National Children’s Dental Health Month

    In celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Johnnie from Laxer, Long & Savage spoke to our kindergarten students about dental health.

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  • Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten registration begins February 1, 2018.

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  • Computer Science Education Week

    During Computer Science Education Week our kindergarten, first, and second grades have gone to the Makerspace to participate in various Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) activities. Our third, fourth, and fifth grades spent 30 minutes each day practicing coding using their Chromebooks. Our students have enjoyed getting to spend extra time on STEAM activities this week!!

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  • Family Literacy Day

    In celebration of Literacy Month, Prospect hosted Family Literacy Day where parents and community members dressed up as book characters and read the corresponding book to a class.

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  • What is a Makerspace?

    A Makerspace is a place to explore, expand your imagination, be creative, challenge yourself, and build things.

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  • Fifth Grade's Career Day

    On Friday, April 21st our fifth grade students at Prospect Elementary got to check out important jobs in our community. There were nine different careers we learned about in our school gym.

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  • Career Day

    At the end of April, Kindergarten and Fifth Grade extended their learning of careers with Community/Career Day.

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  • The Principal Advisory Committee goes to College

    The Principal’s Advisory Committee toured Appalachian State University to get a glimpse into the college experience.

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  • The Principal Advisory Committee learns about India

    The Principal Advisory Committee learned about India from the Ulhaq family!

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  • Read to Feed with Heifer International

    Prospect students raised $440 with Heifer International’s Reed to Feed program!

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  • Cub Kids

    The beginning of November was a time of celebration and achievement for the students at Prospect during the first Cub Kids assembly for the year. Prospect has a Cub Kids assembly at the end of every grading period to promote positive school wide expectations and personal growth.

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  • Hurricane Matthew Flood Relief

    Prospect Elementary collected supplies for flood relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. This article was written by third grade student Walker Coggins.

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  • Mock Presidential Election

    On November 1, 2016 the students at Prospect participated in the Studies Weekly mock presidential election. Leading up to their election day, students in kindergarten through fifth grade researched voting with Miss Hill during their Media lesson

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  • Anti-Bullying Month and Red Ribbon Week

    Throughout the month of October students participated in activities to bring awareness to National Bullying Prevention Month and Red Ribbon Week.

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  • Principal Advisory Committee Connects with First Grade

    The Principal Advisory Committee studied Mexico in connection with Prospect’s Olympic Games themed field day.

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  • Touring the Nations

    Prospect’s Curriculum Night was named “Touring the Nations” this year, as the event came the week after Prospect’s Olympic Field Day.

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  • Olympic Field Day

    Prospect Elementary celebrated our first Olympic Field Day where classes were given a country to represent. Students prepared for Field Day by researching their country in Art, Music, P.E., Computers and Tech Time.

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  • Mrs. Thornton Receives Grant!

    Mrs. Laura Thornton, music teacher, received a generous grant from the Union County Community Arts Council through the Arts in Our Schools Grant! The grant will be used by Prospect’s second graders to attend The Fred Ingold Festival.

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  • Teachers go back to school

    Prospect teachers have been busy both on and off campus getting ready to begin a new school year.

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  • Teacher Appreciation Week

    Teacher Appreciation Week is one of Prospect teachers’ favorite weeks because our PTO goes above and beyond to show their appreciation! Throughout the week of May 2-6 the Prospect staff was pampered with a massage, a manicure, duty-free breakfasts, duty-free lunches, many meals, the opportunity to leave at 1:00 one day and their cars were even washed by PTO!

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  • Prospect Visits UNCC

    Prospect's Principal Advisory Committee visited the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in March.

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  • Read Across America

    Prospect participated in Read Across America and celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday by having volunteers read to each class.

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  • NC Representative Mark Brody Visits Prospect

    On Wednesday, February 24, Prospect Elementary had the pleasure of full day visit from NC Representative, Mark Brody. Mr. Brody represents District 55, which includes Union and Anson counties. The UCPS Board of Education hosted the "Teacher For A Day Program" which allowed NC legislators and candidates to witness what it is like to be a NC educator in the classroom.

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  • Storyteller Visits Prospect

    Ramona Barnes Pate helped Prospect celebrate Black History Month and explore African-American history through storytelling, singing, and role-play with students.

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  • Kindergarten Farm and City Day

    Kindergarten has been reading and learning all about the farm and the city.

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  • PTO Spirit Week

    Prospect students and teachers showed off their school spirit the first week of February as PTO hosted spirit week as a fundraiser.

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  • Fall Festival & Magic Show

    Our outstanding PTO celebrated students’ fundraising success by hosting a magic show on the morning of our annual fall festival. The students at Prospect raised $10,000 to help PTO make our school awesome!

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  • October Brides

    During the month of October, we had two teachers get married! Ms. Reeves is now Mrs. McMillian and Ms. Lewis is now Mrs. Pushchek (pronounced “push-eck”).

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  • A Fresh Start to the New Year

    Students returning to Prospect for the 2015-2016 school year walked into a refreshed and improved school building. Students and staff began getting excited about the updates coming as renovations began in the gym before let out. The gym has been revitalized with walls painted yellow to tie in with the new colorful floor that is yellow, red, and blue. Additionally, red plastic bleachers spell out the word “CUBS” in blue when they are pushed against the wall, which gives the gym an updated look.

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  • New Teachers for 2015-2016

    This year we have new classroom teachers at Prospect! Ms. Taylor Williams is our new kindergarten teacher; Ms. Shelia Nyman is our new second grade teacher; Ms. Heather Johnson and Ms. Kelsey Kukor are our new third grade teachers; Ms. Kathleen Darnell is our new fourth grade teacher, and Ms. Elizabeth Tilley is our new fifth grade teacher.

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  • The Best Staff Meeting

    The Prospect staff has been doing a book study this year with the book “The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy” by Jon Gordon. Along with every staff member reading the book, teachers facilitated activities in staff meetings and online discussions using Google Classroom.

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  • Second Grade's Butterfly Life Cycle Unit

    The second grade classes learned about the butterfly life cycle during the months of April and May.

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  • Book Swap

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