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Logos and Trademarks

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Union Public Schools Trademarks and Trade Names

The Board of Education recognizes the importance of protecting its trademarks and trade names from unauthorized use.  It is, therefore, the policy of the Board to implement a trademark registration and licensing policy as follows: All of the trademarks, service marks, trade name logos and/or symbols of Union Public Schools including, but not limited to, the names “Union Public Schools” and “Union Redskins” are registered trademarks with the Secretary of State, State of Oklahoma, or are entitled to protection under the common law.  It is the policy of the Board to actively defend their trademark status.  Any use of a Union Public Schools trademark must have prior written approval of the Superintendent or designee and must be produced, manufactured, or sold under license by Union Public Schools.

Union Public Schools
Board of Education Policy 1700
Revised 12/10/07


The design of each registered Union logo must remain intact.  No alterations, additions or deletions to any part of the logo are permitted without written permission from the Superintendent or designee.

The registration notice    is part of the logo and must be included in the place indicated on each logo.  The use of more than one specific type of Union logo in a particular publication or flyer is discouraged.

Acceptable colors for Union logos are solid red, white, black and silver, used individually or in combination of the four.

In the case of the “Split U” logo – most commonly used in athletics, in spirit-related materials, and on uniforms – the black or the darker color should be on the left side, and the red or the lighter color should be on the right side.  Non-solid colors, designs, or patterns such as distressed, camouflage, animal prints, stars and stripes, starbursts, hearts, rhinestones, etc., are not permitted.  Nor may words or graphics be placed on top of the logo.

Generally the district U, also described as the concentric U logo, is used to represent the Union district as a whole and is, therefore, used on buildings, in district publications and on district stationery.  Unlike the Split U logo, words and graphics may be placed on the district U with design approval from the Superintendent or designee.

The “Redskin Logo” is most often associated with Union’s secondary schools and the elementary schools which have adopted the Redskin mascot.  The image of the mascot may only be used in front of the district concentric U logo as pictured.


Recognizing there are many shades of red, the color considered “Union Red” is a bright red listed as the following:

Pantone #186 or #200 (depending on the texture or material) in the Pantone Formula Guide Color Deck for publications, T-shirts, and novelty items; and

Pantone #19-1763 TPX Formula One in the Pantone Architecture and Interiors Color Deck for walls, buildings, and more permanent structures.
Approval Process

All requests for logos/registered names use must be made in writing, preferably by email, at least two weeks in advance of the inquirer’s deadline.  The request should include:

  •  Applicant’s name, organization, title, and contact     
  •  Specific logo/name requested;
  •  Purpose (group fundraiser, partnership identification,    promotion, etc.);
  •  Medium in which it will be used (on clothing, novelty    items, in flyers, publications, etc.);

All logo/name requests for use in publications – including flyers, advertisements, websites, etc. – should be directed to:

Chris Payne
Chief Information Officer

Union Education Service Center
8506 E. 61st
Tulsa, OK 74133-1926

U-Wear Store Manager
Union Multipurpose Activity Center
6836 S. Mingo Road
Tulsa, OK 74133

Web Site Privacy

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Union Public Schools encourages all parents and guardians to take seriously the responsibility of safeguarding childrens' privacy and safety when using the Internet. To learn more about protecting your family, click here

District Announcements

United Way Campaign

Once again, September will be a “Month of Giving” at Union Public Schools. We appreciate the generosity of Union students, families, teachers and staff as we raise funds for the 59 partner agencies of the Tulsa Area United Way. Thank you for joining in the fun as we support the United Way’s mission of uniting people and resources to improve lives and build a stronger community.

September is School Attendance Awareness Month

School spirit is a commitment. It requires that you be here, body and soul. Without a strong base, the pyramid falls apart. It’s the same in life. Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences cancel your performance. Absence is the spirit-killer. A crowd-pleasing routine is more than just showing up . . . but it’s a great place to start. #UBeThere #ReptheU

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Union Public Schools has a new website! We are pleased to work with our new provider Gabbart Communications. While it is a brand-new website, we have purposely designed it to be familiar. So most items will be found in the places in which you are accustomed to finding them. We are continuing to refine the site and more features, such as video, are coming. If you have a comment, please email us.

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Union Public Schools
8506 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
Phone: 918-357-4321

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