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Back to School Information for 2018-2019
New to Union? Enroll online
Avoid the lines and enroll your children for school using our online registration service! See Enrollment section for information on forms, immunization, courses and more.
Register to enroll in 3 Easy Steps!
Follow the links to begin the registration process.
1. ONLINE ENROLLMENT
2. Free/Reduced Meal Application
3. Bring your verification documents to the Enrollment Center
Please note our Summer Office Hours
Now through July 27, the Education Service Center will be open for business from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday - except during the week of July 4. During that week, the office will be open regular hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and it will be closed Wednesday, July 4. Employees will be working 10-hours during this time with the exception of some Support Service personnel.
Please call before you visit a school to make sure that offices are open as individual sites' office hours may vary slightly because of decreased staff.
Schools supply lists for 2018-2019 have been posted. See lists here.
Where is my school?
High School parking permits and activity cards
High school parking permits are $25, and students must provide their car license tag number and driver's license number to purchase a permit. Activity cards are $25, which includes admission to Union home athletic events and fine arts performances. Activity cards are for athletic home events – not playoff games or state games, and fine arts concerts but not all school musicals or drama performances.
Bus route maps are posted at schools and may be vewed during schedule pick-up and Meet The Teacher. They will also be posted online around August 1. Visit the Transportation page for information.
Meet the Teacher
The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, August 16, 2018. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year.
All sixth, seventh and eighth grade students are asked to purchase the Student Planner, which includes the student/parent handbook. The planners are $5.00.
2018-2019 Schedule Pickup
Schedule pick-up for secondary grades has been announced. Pick-up will take place at the school the student is attending. Below are dates and times. During pickup, students will be take ID pictures, purchase parking permits, find bus routes and more.
- August 9 - Seniors – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- August 10 - Juniors - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- August 13 - Sophomores - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- August 14 – Freshmen 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- August 8 – 8th Grade – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- August 6 – 6th/7th 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
- August 7 – 6th/7th 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Alternative School Schedule Pick-Up
- August 9 – Seniors – 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
- August 10 – Juniors – 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
- August 13 – Sophomores and Freshmen – 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
Extended Day Program
Union offers programming for elementary students before and after school as part of our Extended Day program. Union's EDP was created to provide safe, alternative educational child care, enhancing the child’s extended day for students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through seventh grade. Recognizing the busy lifestyles of today’s family, the district attempts to work in partnership with home and parents by providing before and after school supervision at the school site. Enroll at the Education Service Center, 8506 E. 61st Street.
Pay for Meals Online
Union Public Schools is excited to offer MySchoolBucks®! This online payment service provides a quick and easy way to add money to your student’s meal account using a credit/debit card. MySchoolBucks®! is an upgraded software version of the MyLunchMoney®! program that was piloted this spring at several sites. See Food Menus
Enrollment is easy!