Feature Stories

  • Learn and Lead Night at the Valley

    On Tuesday, September 17, hundreds poured into the hallways of Sun Valley Middle School during its Learn to Lead night. This was an opportunity for family members to learn how to partner with SVMS to help their children grow academically, emotionally, and socially.

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  • September 11th Tribute

    Sun Valley Middle School remembered September 11th in a variety of ways this week. First, students watched a memorial tribute on the morning announcements and then some teachers shared their own memories with students.

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  • Leader in Me Comes to SVMS

    SVMS joins many of our feeder elementary schools in becoming a Leader in Me school. Staff spent last year becoming familiar with the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens book by Sean Covey. This year, staff and students will begin delving into the habits more deeply.

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  • Dress Code Update

    At our last Site Based meeting of the year, it was voted to make changes to our dress code.

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  • SVMS Crossing Guard Jerome Sutton awarded $10,000 as a NC School Hero

    Jerome Sutton is somewhat of a legend in Union County. Standing in front a gymnasium full of cheering sixth graders, UCPS leaders and Board of Education members on May 28, Sutton couldn’t help but break out into his signature grin as he received a recognition unlike any other he’d ever earned before: the N.C. School Hero award which was also accompanied by a $10,000 check.

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