Investing in our students:
An update on the Health Sciences Academy
In 2017, Union County Public Schools and Atrium Health Union collaborated to develop the Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle.

A first of its kind in Union County, the academy has expanded college and career interests for students, increased student engagement and broadened learning opportunities for teachers.

Click on the video to learn more!
And the winner is.....
Cuthbertson Middle student wins holiday card contest
Ivan Cheah, a seventh grader at Cuthbertson Middle, is the winner of the UCPS Holiday Card Contest.

Find out how you can purchase the winning card and support Cuthbertson Middle's art program.
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Free breakfast and lunch available until May 2021
Due to extensions in federal funding, all students can receive breakfast and lunch at no charge for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.

To learn more about the School Nutrition Services Department, visit or follow on social media @UCPSNutrition.
Wendy Nielsen is named Nurse Administrator of the Year
Wendy Nielsen
Congratulations Wendy!

With solid experience as a school nurse and school nurse administrator, Nielsen has been on the front lines of school health for nearly 20 years, but this year has been like no other.
Union County Public Schools celebrates new transportation center
Thank you for your support!

Venus Street was the home to the UCPS Transportation Department for 40 years. Now, thanks to the 2016 bond, the district recently opened a new facility on Goldmine Road.

Click on the video to see the facility and highlights from the ribbon cutting program!
Remember the 3Ws during the Thanksgiving holiday season
Let's stay safe during the holidays!
While the holidays are a time when families and others gather together, please remember the 3Ws as you celebrate with your loved ones.

For tips from the North Carolina Health and Human Services Department on how to stay safe, click here.
Don't Forget!
Teacher Workday
Wednesday, Nov. 25 (No school for students)

Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 26
Friday, Nov. 27
(All schools and offices are closed)

Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, Dec. 1