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Cedar Ridge Teacher of the Year

Cedar Ridge Elementary -  Kim Strom, Counselor Counselor Kim Strom has been named the Cedar Ridge Teacher of the year for 2019-2020. “Even from my youth, I have had a desire and a sense of purpose in helping people,” Strom said. “As a school counselor, there are so many situations where reaching out to students and families is prime. My position is so diversified in that I have the opportunity to interact with individual and small groups of children, parents and families, staff, PTA, and community members.  I also am privileged to go multiple times into all of the regular classes to teach lessons that help promote good character, anti-bullying and safety.”  Strom likes to teach lessons that will influence students all of their lives, such as, The Seven Habits of Happy Kids.  “The information provides applicable and pertinent life skills.  The students can engage in fun and playful activities and can acquire knowledge without even realizing they are learning.  I enjoy sensing their excitement.  Strom started as the counselor for the “Advancing Children Toward Success” (A.C.T.S.) pilot program at Roy Clark Elementary in January of 2000.  Later, she served as Briarglen’s counselor for five years. She is currently in my 14th year as counselor at Cedar Ridge. Strom’s education background: •	B.A. Degree in Psychology from Olivet Nazarene College •	Teaching Certification through course work at Azusa Pacific College •	M.S. Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern State University •	1-year certificate from Rhema Bible Training Center •	Course work through Plumbline Ministries •	Mandt Training Certificate through Union Public Schools •	Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED through the Red Cross

Cedar Ridge Elementary -  Kim Strom, Counselor

Counselor Kim Strom has been named the Cedar Ridge Teacher of the year for 2019-2020.

“Even from my youth, I have had a desire and a sense of purpose in helping people,” Strom said. “As a school counselor, there are so many situations where reaching out to students and families is prime. My position is so diversified in that I have the opportunity to interact with individual and small groups of children, parents and families, staff, PTA, and community members.  I also am privileged to go multiple times into all of the regular classes to teach lessons that help promote good character, anti-bullying and safety.”

Strom likes to teach lessons that will influence students all of their lives, such as, The Seven Habits of Happy Kids.  “The information provides applicable and pertinent life skills.  The students can engage in fun and playful activities and can acquire knowledge without even realizing they are learning.  I enjoy sensing their excitement.

Strom started as the counselor for the “Advancing Children Toward Success” (A.C.T.S.) pilot program at Roy Clark Elementary in January of 2000.  Later, she served as Briarglen’s counselor for five years. She is currently in her14th year as counselor at Cedar Ridge.

Strom’s education background:
•    B.A. Degree in Psychology from Olivet Nazarene College
•    Teaching Certification through course work at Azusa Pacific College
•    M.S. Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern State University
•    1-year certificate from Rhema Bible Training Center
•    Course work through Plumbline Ministries
•    Mandt Training Certificate through Union Public Schools
•    Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED through the Red Cross
 

District Announcement

Tickets On Sale for Union's All-School Musical

The Union Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce that tickets are now available for this year’s All-School musical, “Roald Dahl’s Matilda.”  Performances will be in the Union Performing Arts Center on the High School campus on February 5-6-7-8, at 7 p.m..  And back by popular demand, we’re again having a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Saturday February 8! 

The Union Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce that tickets are now available for this year’s All-School musical, “Roald Dahl’s Matilda.”  Performances will be in the Union Performing Arts Center on the High School campus on February 5-6-7-8, at 7 p.m..  And back by popular demand, we’re again having a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Saturday February 8! Get tickets

You are Invited!

KickOff

You are invited to the 2020 Legislative Kick Off at 6 p.m. January 23 by Union Public Schools, the Parent Legislative Action Committee, Union PTA and the Union Classroom Teachers Association. The kick-off will take place at Ellen Ochoa Elementary, 1200 E. 31st St., Tulsa.

A Night of Surprises

Join us for the 21st Annual USEF Dinner and Auction presented by @UnionFound and @HahnAppliance benefiting the students and teachers of @UnionSchools. Buy your tickets today

The Union Schools Education Foundation 21st Annual Dinner & Auction – A Night of Surprises – will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at River Spirit Casino Resort.

School Board Recognition Month!

Board of Education

Union Public School is is pleased to celebrate School Board Recognition Month. Union appreciates our Board of Education members for all that they do for our children, families and staff! Board members play an important part in our community. We can't say thank you enough!

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