The Board of Education on first reading Monday, November 10, considered various board policy revisions, which may be viewed at the link. The Board will consider final approval at its next meeting, Monday, December 8. ... read full story
Leaders of a new initiative to reform education across the Tulsa area issued a call on Oct. 21 for schools and the community entities that support them to have the courage to do things differently. Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler says Tulsa-area superintendents already collaborate more than is typical for an urban area and that contrary to political rhetoric, public school leaders embrace the use of data to drive decision-making. ... read full story
Message from Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler: Oklahoma’s State Board of Education has released school grades for all of Oklahoma schools. As you may recall from last year, the validity and reliability of these school grades are of great concern to us all. Let me assure you, Union Public Schools embraces accountability as we have set a very high bar in seeking to graduate 100 percent of our students.... read full story
Varsity Highsteppers presents Mr. Highstepper at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 20, at the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5. Competition categories include swimsuit, talent, poise and appearance. Be there to see Senior Mr. Highstepper, Junior Mr. Highstepper and a preview of freshmen and sophomores.
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Union School Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler was one of 100 top school leaders from across America to participate in the first-ever National Connected Superintendents Summit Wednesday, November 19, at the White House. ... continue reading »
Union Public Schools superintendent Kirt Hartzler was at the White House on Wednesday to attend the first National Connected Superintendents Summit. ... continue reading »
Union High School placed 11th at Music for All's 2014 Bands of America Grand National Championships, presented by Yamaha. The nation's premier championship for high school marching bands. Enjoy this video about the Renegade Regiment, under the direction of Charles Pisarra and his crew, as he explains the program. ... continue reading »
A brief summary of the Board of Education meeting has been posted which includes information on an upcoming Bond election for $27 million, having guns on school parking lots, Community Schools programs for McAuliffe, a reading program at the 8th Grade Center, and a wrap-up of the United Way campaign. ... continue reading »
McAuliffe Elementary School invites its families and community to a Global Gardens kickoff event today from 4:40 to 6 p.m. Starting at 4:30 p.m., McAuliffe will begin building its garden. Dinner will be provided for free at the end of the event. A shuttle bus will be available every 30 minutes at all normal bus stop locations beginning at 4:30 p.m. The last bus will leave McAuliffe at 6:00 p.m. Call 918-357-6561 for information. ... continue reading »
The U-Wear Store will close today at 2 p.m. in order to get everything ready for the ONE DAY SALE tomorrow, Thursday, November 20. ... continue reading »
Some schools have notable football fields. Others have remarkable gymnasiums. Union Public Schools has both - and more, according to MaxPreps. ... continue reading »
The fifth grade at Andersen Elementary celebrated the completion of their fiction writing pieces with a gallery walk. ... continue reading »
Marine Eli Sylvester, Union (Jarman) graduate, is now doing his internship at Jefferson Elementary. Eli is a student at Oral Roberts University. He is standing with Barbara Smith, enrichment specialist at Jefferson, also a former teacher from Jarman. ... continue reading »
Andersen recognizes Student of the Month! Each teacher from Pre-K - 5th chooses one boy and one girl for Student of the Month. It’s a hard decision with so many outstanding students. Congratulations October Students of the Month! Names inside ... continue reading »
Union Alternative senior Dustin Farris is assisting Kathy Dvorak’s music classes. In this photo, he is doing a presentation about the electric guitar and the amplifier for second grade students. ... continue reading »
Union School psychologists have put together a newsletter to send out to staff and parents including tips and information regarding mental health issues. ... continue reading »
Roy Clark after-school programs will not meet during the week of November 24. There will be no school from Wednesday, November 26, to Friday, November 28, due to Thanksgiving break. After-school tutoring and enrichment will continue after Thanksgiving break. ... continue reading »
See inside for a Reasors video that has some of my 2nd hour students in it for Junior Achievement! Pretty Cool - Christy Wright ... continue reading »