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Celebration of Excellence Tour includes New Albany Schools

October 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

MDE Announces 4th Annual “Celebration of Excellence” Tour to Recognize District Achievements JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced a schedule of visits to recognize all A districts. District leaders, school board members, teachers, students and community members will join Dr. [More]

Roberts Trucking donates local author’s book to schools

April 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Book by local author Anne Christ donated to local schools. Roberts Trucking Company recently donated books by a local author to the New Albany and Union County School Districts. All PreK and Kindergarten classes in these districts will receive a classroom copy of the book Which Season Is Your Favorite of All?  In My [More]

Sports physical screening event scheduled for April 5

March 29, 2019 // 0 Comments

School personnel from the New Albany and Union County School Districts are once again working with local physicians, physical and occupational therapists, and athletic trainers to make preparation for the upcoming pre-participation sports physical screening event to be held on Friday, April 5. For the twelfth [More]

Local School Districts to celebrate School Board Member Week

February 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany and Union County School Districts will join districts across the state to thank school board members during School Board Member Recognition Week, February 10-16, for their leadership and service to local school districts and communities. “This week is a special opportunity to express our gratitude for [More]

New Albany/Union County College & Career Night announced

September 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

The New Albany/Union County College & Career Night will be held Monday, September 24, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the New Albany High School Career and Technical Center. Local business and industry representatives, college admissions counselors, and armed forces representatives will be available to help [More]

Union County School District improves upon its Pre-K success

March 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has recently emphasized early childhood education in order to prepare students for Kindergarten. Even though the Pre-K Program in Union County has proven successful, to meet the new MDE guidelines, the district has placed more resources and emphasis on this critical area [More]

Supervisors’ March 5 meeting: Safety of county students focus of discussion

March 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Safety of students and teachers in county schools was the main business discussed during the Union County Board of Supervisors’ March 5, meeting Monday morning. Wendy Faulkner, Assistant Superintendent of the Union County School District, told the board that the 17 deaths in the recent Florida school shooting [More]

Cybersecurity awareness to be focus of Attorney General’s Office speaker

October 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS- Internet crime is constantly taking place, and it often goes undetected. As technology continues to improve and play a greater role in our lives, criminals are also refining their skills online. Attorney General Jim Hood urges Mississippians, especially consumers and businesses, to continue to be [More]

Union Co. Supervisors to grant tax increase to offset state cuts to schools

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Next year property owners in the Union County School District (UCSD) will pay about $240,000 more in property taxes than in the current year. This is a four percent increase over this year’s ad valorem tax collections for public education in Union County schools. The Union County School Board of Trustees [More]

Dee-1 and Shaunzy find appreciative fans at second Levitt AMP

June 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, Mississippi- Everybody there was glad they’d come. Heavy rain a few hours before show time and threatened rain throughout the evening clearly hurt the turnout. But it didn’t rain while Shaunzy and Dee-1 were on stage Saturday night for the second free concert of the 2016 Levitt AMP Music Series [More]

Schools to close due to threat of inclement weather.

January 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Officials of both New Albany City Schools and Union County schools have announced that all schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 22, 2016, due to the threat of bad weather. Local weather forcasts are calling for a chance of rain changing to snow early Friday morning, and periods of rain and/or snow on [More]

Union County School District Scores High on PARCC Assessment

December 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 2014-2015 school year was certainly one of challenges for educators across the state. It was the first year that schools were assessed on the Common Core State Standards. How students were to be assessed was fairly unknown to teachers as Mississippi participated in PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness [More]
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