Mother and Son Graduate from Union County College Together

July 6, 2018

CRANFORD - For Ana Amaya and her son, Roberto, May 23, 2018 marked the completion of a dream when they both crossed the stage at Union County College’s Commencement, and receive their Associate Degree. They both describe their time at UCC as “a great experience” and are particularly thankful to have served as academic tutors in the College’s Academic ...

Deadline to Run for Union School Board is July 30

UNION, NJ — The deadline for Union residents interested in considering a three-year term on the Union Board of Education is July 30 at 4 p.m., when nominating petitions are due at the County Clerk’s office in Elizabeth.

The three board members whose terms are expiring are David Arminio, Guy Francis and Jeff Monge.

The election will be held on Nov. 6. For more ...

Union High School Cadets Take Home Top Honors at JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge

UNION, NJ – Three Union High School JROTC cadets took home top honors last week at the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) at Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

Twenty-four students from the Union High School Army JROTC Program were among the 307 cadets from various schools and states who participated in the challenge.

“The purpose of JCLC is to provide cadets with physically and ...

Perfect Attendance: From Pre-K to Union High School Graduation

UNION, NJ – Judenique Auguste graduated from Union High School Friday night.

And she didn’t miss a day of school in those four years. She never missed a day while in middle school, either.  Or elementary school.  In fact, she never missed a day of school since she started Pre-k.

Auguste said she didn’t think about her attendance until she was in fifth grade ...

Union High School's 2018 Graduating Class

UNION, NJ – The 136th commencement ceremony for Union High School students took place Friday night at Harry R. Cooke Jr. Memorial Field.

After senior vocalists sang the Star Spangled Banner, Salutatorian Madeline Dwamena said, “we must grasp an understanding for the essence of time.  My biggest advice is to remain humble and don’t stop here.  From this point ...

2018 Jason Lopes Scholarship Recipients

UNION, NJ – Andrea Santiago and Erick D’Addario have been awarded the Jason Lopes Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year.

Union High School Soccer and the Union Soccer League have awarded Santiago and D’Addario the scholarship for the 2017- 2018 school year for exemplifying the true spirit of dedication and commitment  to soccer that Lopes is remembered ...

A Special Student Gets Special Recognition at School Board Meeting

UNION, NJ – High school senior Jalen Boyd has faced some challenges during his academic career.  But, he’s also had great successes and exceeded many of goals and expectations.

Boyd was honored Tuesday night with a Certificate of Recognition at Union’s Board of Education Meeting. 

According to Sarah McCulloh, Union High School Transition Coordinator, Boyd, ...

Four Union High School Student Athletes Headed to Caldwell University; Bloomfield College

UNION, NJ – Four more Union High School scholarship track and field athletes signed letters of intent last week -- one headed to Bloomfield College and three to Caldwell University.

“We’re always proud of all of our student athletes for achieving both their academic and athletic goals,” said UHS Athletic Director Linda Ionta. 

Headed to Bloomfield College in the ...

Updated Information About Tuesday's Union High School Incident

UNION, NJ – Police have provided additional information about the incident that caused Union High School administration to direct all students through the main entrance of the school on Tuesday morning, triggering concern and speculation.

According to Union Police Captain Robert Perez, a Union High School senior had an argument in one of his classes on Monday.  The student ...

Threat Changes Morning Routine at Union High School

UNION, NJ – A robocall to Union High School parents Monday evening, informing them that students must enter only through the main entrance of the school on Tuesday, caused conjecture and concern.  

No reason for the change in process was provided on the call, but Union police say a threat was initiated by a high school senior.  The type of threat was not ...

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