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Three Union Athletes named Jim Thorpe High School Players of the Year

Three Union Athletes named Jim Thorpe High School Players of the Year

Posted Date: 07/09/2020

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced the recipients for the Jim Thorpe High School Player of the Year award on Thursday – including three Unon student athletes. The Union athletes honored . . .

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Union Public Schools to Reevaluate the Redskins Mascot

Union Public Schools to Reevaluate the Redskins Mascot

Posted Date: 07/06/2020

The Union Public Schools Board of Education will entertain a proposal to reevaluate the district’s “Redskins” mascot at the group’s next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on Monday, July 13, at . . .

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Union's District Re-Entry Task Force Finalizing Recommendations for 2020-2021 School Year

Union's District Re-Entry Task Force Finalizing Recommendations for 2020-2021 School Year

Posted Date: 07/01/2020

Union’s District Re-Entry Task Force is finalizing recommendations for the learning pathways, calendar options and safety protocols for all learning and work environments for the 2020-2021 school . . .

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State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister: 'Threats Aren't Helpful'

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister: 'Threats Aren't Helpful'

Posted Date: 07/09/2020

Trump administration threats to penalize states that don’t “open” public schools for the fall semester “aren’t helpful,” State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister said Wednesday. “Threats aren’t helpful . . .

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Enrollment Center to Open to Public July 13

Enrollment Center to Open to Public July 13

Posted Date: 07/01/2020

Beginning July 13, the Enrollment Center will be open to the public for New Enrollments and Address Changes.  For you and your family’s safety, we encourage you to conduct business by ONLINE . . .

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Message to Incoming 8th Grade Parents

Message to Incoming 8th Grade Parents

Posted Date: 06/11/2020

To parents of incoming 8th graders: Here are a few resources to help your students prepare for their 8th grade math class and to prevent the “summer slide”.  In addition, we are providing a . . .

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Clifford The Big Red Dog to Provide Extra Treat with Free Meals on July 8

Clifford The Big Red Dog to Provide Extra Treat with Free Meals on July 8

Posted Date: 07/07/2020

Be sure to come to Jefferson Elementary for free kids meals and an extra “treat” on Wednesday, July 8. Clifford, the bid red dog, will be present and free books and bookmarks will be handed out, as . . .

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Union Schools to Review Redskins Mascot

Union Schools to Review Redskins Mascot

Posted Date: 07/07/2020

The Union school board could soon reevaluate the district’s mascot, the Redskins, the school district’s administration announced Monday. “We have been having conversations internally for quite some . . .

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Help for Emotional Distress

Help for Emotional Distress

Posted Date: 07/08/2020

#Reminder If you are experiencing emotional distress related to #COVID19, please call 1-800-985-5990. As the pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, OSDH will provide free mental health . . .

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Seniors - Register for July 23 Graduation

Seniors - Register for July 23 Graduation

Posted Date: 06/19/2020

In preparation for the Class of 2020’s in-person, “seniors only” graduation, we are asking that you register in advance. Not only will this help us for planning purposes, but it will expedite photos . . .

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Wear It. Don't Share It.

Wear It. Don't Share It.

Posted Date: 07/07/2020

Help us promote wearing face coverings while in public. Visit our www.CityofTulsa.org/COVID-19 website and download our Wear It. Dont Share It! graphics for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can . . .

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Schools Struggle to Purchase Safety Supplies

Schools Struggle to Purchase Safety Supplies

Posted Date: 07/06/2020

Right now, schools are preparing for students to return and buying personal protective equipment, but some school districts are struggling to pay for the PPE. “You just pull things that you can’t . . .

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Union Launches New Facebook Page for Spanish-Speaking Audience

Union Launches New Facebook Page for Spanish-Speaking Audience

Posted Date: 07/06/2020

Queremos darte la bienvenida esta nueva página de las Escuelas públicas de unión, en donde podrás encontrar información importante para la comunidad, sobre las escuelas, consejos para ayudarte a . . .

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Free Meals to Continue Through July 31

Free Meals to Continue Through July 31

Posted Date: 06/30/2020

Union Public Schools will continue to offer FREE drive-thru meal pick-ups at three Union sites through July 31. The hours will be 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Double meals will . . .

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Construction Update

Construction Update

Posted Date: 07/06/2020

Stadium construction update👀 (I spy an elevator)#thursdayedition pic.twitter.com/2kOMcQoBq9— Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) July 2, 2020 . . .

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Please Return Your Books; See Library & Textbook Drop Off Instructions

Please Return Your Books; See Library & Textbook Drop Off Instructions

Posted Date: 06/30/2020

If you have any Elementary or Secondary library books or textbooks that still need to be returned, you may drop them off at any of the food distribution site locations. Jefferson, Ellen Ochoa and . . .

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Bond Dollars At Work: Baseball Edition

Bond Dollars At Work: Baseball Edition

Posted Date: 07/01/2020

Stadium construction update#softballedition pic.twitter.com/vEJ2qcICRY— Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) June 30, 2020 Stadium construction update#baseballedition pic.twitter.com/QCLbKXgrmO— . . .

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Ken Kinnear Wins Reelection for Zone 5 School Board Seat

Ken Kinnear Wins Reelection for Zone 5 School Board Seat

Posted Date: 07/01/2020

Union Public Schools Zone 5 incumbent Ken Kinnear defeated challenger Brandon Swearengin by about 280 votes, according to the Tulsa World: https://bit.ly/38iJbt5 Kinnear is a treasurer with Kaiser . . .

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Condolences: Sgt. Craig Johnson

Condolences: Sgt. Craig Johnson

Posted Date: 07/01/2020

Sgt. Craig Johnson, a 15-year veteran of the Tulsa Police Department, succumbed Tuesday to gunshot wounds he suffered in the line of duty. He was a 1993 graduate of Union High School. . . .

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Gov. Kevin Stitt: Wear A Mask

Gov. Kevin Stitt: Wear A Mask

Posted Date: 07/01/2020

Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday strongly urged Oklahomans to wear a mask when they can’t social distance to slow coronavirus spread, but said he would not mandate it for the state. “Research shows that . . .

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Hofmeister’s Student Advisory Council Shares Thoughts on Distance Learning, Systemic Racism

Hofmeister’s Student Advisory Council Shares Thoughts on Distance Learning, Systemic Racism

Posted Date: 07/01/2020

In a Monday meeting of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister with her Student Advisory Council, high school students voiced their concerns about learning amid a global pandemic . . .

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Union Zone 5 Board of Education Election Tuesday, June 30

Union Zone 5 Board of Education Election Tuesday, June 30

Posted Date: 06/24/2020

 Registered Union voters in Zone 5 will be asked to go the polls Tuesday, June 30, to vote for their Board of Education representative. Polls are open 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. . . .

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Offices Closed Friday at Union Public Schools

Offices Closed Friday at Union Public Schools

Posted Date: 07/02/2020

All offices for Union Public Schools will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day on Saturday.  . . .

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Even More Activities: EDP Virtual Summer Camp

Even More Activities: EDP Virtual Summer Camp

Posted Date: 06/19/2020

Looking for summer activities that seem like play, but keep academics alive?  Look no further!  Click on the links below for EDP Virtual Summer Camp lesson plans.  Each week has a fun theme that is . . .

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Enroll Now for Pre-Kindergarten

Enroll Now for Pre-Kindergarten

Posted Date: 06/17/2020

Parents: It is not too late to enroll your child for Pre-K!  Children must be 4-years-old on or before September 1 to enroll.  More information and online enrollment here: . . .

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Summer Meals

Union Public Schools will continue to offer FREE drive-thru meal pick-ups at three Union sites through July 31
 
The hours will be 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Double meals will be served on Thursdays (for Friday.) Pick-up will be at:

  • Ellen Ochoa Elementary, 12000 E. 31st Street
  •  6th/7th Grade Center, 10100 E. 61st Street 
  • Jefferson Elementary, 8418 S. 107th E. Ave. Jeffer

 Meals, which include breakfast and lunch, will be available for FREE drive-through pick up for any children. Children do not have to be currently enrolled at Union Public Schools.

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District News

Three Union Athletes named Jim Thorpe High School Players of the Year

Three Union Athletes named Jim Thorpe High School Players of the Year
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Posted Date: 07/09/2020
Source Page: District News

Union Public Schools to Reevaluate the Redskins Mascot

Union Public Schools to Reevaluate the Redskins Mascot
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Posted Date: 07/06/2020
Source Page: District News

Union's District Re-Entry Task Force Finalizing Recommendations for 2020-2021 School Year

Union's District Re-Entry Task Force Finalizing Recommendations for 2020-2021 School Year
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Posted Date: 07/01/2020
Source Page: District News

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister: 'Threats Aren't Helpful'

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister: 'Threats Aren't Helpful'
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Posted Date: 07/09/2020
Source Page: District News

Enrollment Center to Open to Public July 13

Enrollment Center to Open to Public July 13
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Posted Date: 07/01/2020
Source Page: District News

Campus Life

Flags to Fly half mast for Sgt. Craig Johnson

Flags to Fly half mast for Sgt. Craig Johnson
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Posted Date: 07/09/2020
Source Page: Campus Life

Message to Incoming 8th Grade Parents

Message to Incoming 8th Grade Parents
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Posted Date:
06/16/2020
Source Page: Campus Life

College: Step-by-Step

College: Step-by-Step
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Posted Date: 07/09/2020
Source Page: Campus Life

Union Reach Plans More Sessions on Race, Inequity, Education

Union Reach Plans More Sessions on Race, Inequity, Education
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Posted Date: 07/01/2020
Source Page: Campus Life

Attention Classes of 2021 & 2022!

Attention Classes of 2021 & 2022!
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Posted Date: 07/08/2020
Source Page: Campus Life