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November 2, 2012Union to receive equipment from U.S. Lacrosse to introduce the sport into their physical education programs. more
November 2, 2012The school should be an integral part of the community. That is the belief behind Union Public Schools and its many community partnerships.
LEARNING HEALTH: Both students and parents work in the gardens at Rosa Parks Elementary as a part of Global Gardensâ€™ partnership with Union Public Schools. more
November 2, 2012Registered citizens can vote one of three ways - including early voting starting this Friday. See inside for details. more
November 1, 2012Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. this Sunday, so remember to turn your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.
It also marks the 25th year that the International Association of Fire Chiefs has used daylight saving time as a time to remind people to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors and test them to be sure they're working.
This was the sixth daylight saving time period since federal changes to daylight saving time set it to begin at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and end on the first Sunday in November. The change, required in 2007 by the 2005 Energy Policy Act to reduce energy consumption, marked the first adjustment of daylight saving time dates in 20 years, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology.more
November 1, 2012School will be closed for Friday, November 2, to allow teachers to participate in a professional development day. more
November 1, 2012Please join the football booster club for dinner in the Turf Club, located in the UMAC Classrooms.Â Food is served between 5:30 -7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2.Â Kids under 5 eat free, students between the ages of 6-12 can eat for $5.00 and anyone over 13 can eat for $10.Â This gameâ€™s meal is catered by Carrabba's and the menu is as follows:Â Caesar salad, mezzalune lasagna, vegetable of the day, fresh bread, dessert, tea, lemonade.Â Please contact Mark Reeves at firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ to reserve your spot.Â Â Also, the football booster club will be accepting donations for Sterling Thomas, a 2012 Union graduate and member of the football team who sustained a serious head and neck injury in a collegiate football game last weekend.Â Additional donations can be made at any Bank of Oklahoma location, attn.: "Sterling Thomas Contribution Account." more
October 31, 2012The Union Adult Education program has received the Tulsa Drug Court Transformation Award from the Tulsa County COURTS program. This prestigious award resulted from a successful partnership, established in 2010 between the Tulsa County COURTS Program and Union.
Pictured (left to right): Meghan Murphy, Tulsa County COURTS Program Vocation/Education coordinator, presents the Tulsa Drug Court Transformation Award from the Tulsa County COURTS program to JoAnna Jamison, Adult Education director; and Linda Mann, chief GED examiner. Proctor Kimberly McKnight (not pictured) was also honored. more
October 30, 2012The Caring Van will be coming to McAuliffe on November 1 to administer free flu shots to those students who qualify. Every student must have a consent form signed by a parent or legal guardian before they can receive the flu shot. If you would like more information or if you need a consent form, please see the McAuliffe nurse. more
October 30, 2012Letter from Superintendent Dr. Cathy Burden explaining concerns over the new state-issued A-F grade cards, as well as the grade cards themselves have been posted. Please see inside for an explanation. more
October 29, 2012Oklahoma's new school report card system may be intended to inform parents and communities about school performance, but many parents and teachers reacted to the first-ever letter grades for schools by saying they don't match their own knowledge or experience.
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