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UHS Principal Lowery on Administrative Leave Since Sept. 13, says Superintendent

September 21, 2018

UNION, NJ – Parents of Union High School students were notified via an email from Superintendent Gregory Tatum Friday afternoon that Principal Corey Lowery began an administrative leave on September 13.

When asked directly about Lowery's status at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting, Tatum said “currently the principal of Union High School is Mr.

Burnet vs. Kawameeh Rumble Set for Saturday

UNION, NJ – The players are ready.  The field is primed  And the weather is going to be perfect for the 6th Annual Burnet vs. Kawameeh Alumni Softball Rumble set for this weekend.

The friendly rivalry between Kawameeh and Burnet Middle School alumni has heated up over the years.  Kawameeh’s team has won the rumble the last four years.  Held at Biertuempfel ...

Union High School History Club Receives Recognition at School Board Meeting

UNION, NJ – Members of the Union High School History Club were recognized at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting and accepted a New Jersey State Resolution, celebrating their accomplishments and contributions.

History Club President Emily Nunez, Vice President Ayokunnumi Oluwakuyide and Secretary Jane Oyem, along with Club advisor, Union High School Social Studies teacher ...

Superintendent Says Lowery Still Principal at Union High School

UNION, NJ - Amid rumors and speculation about the status of Corey Lowery, principal of Union High School, Superintendent Gregory Tatum assured the public at the Tuesday night Board of Education meeting that Lowery is still at the helm of the school.  It's been reported that Lowery has not been present since the first week of school.

“Mr. Tatum,” said one ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

Extreme Heat Will Cut Short First Day of School for Union Students

UNION, NJ – Due to the extreme heat forecasted for tomorrow, Union students will have just a half-day of school on Thursday, Sept. 6 -- their first day back this year.

A recorded message was sent to township parents Wednesday afternoon:

"As we welcome our students back to school for the 2018-19 school year, we stay consistent that the safety of all of staff and students ...

Help a Union Teacher: Alina Loguidice, Hannah Caldwell Elementary: “Small Group Instruction Center”

UNION, NJ - While parents and children are in the final week of summer break, school teachers are preparing lesson plans and classrooms for the upcoming school year.

TAPinto Union is publishing a mini-series spotlighting Union teachers who need a little extra help in making their classroom the best learning experience for their students. We have featured teachers who posted a classroom project ...

Union High School PTA Color Run

UNION, NJ - The Union High School PTA will be hosting a "Color Run" on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Participants can walk, jog or run around the Union High School parking lot while colored cornstarch (not harmful) is thrown.  For best color impact, wear lightly colored clothing.

Participants can register at www.sneakerplus.com.  Registration is available from ...

Kean's Master of Public Administration Program in Jeopardy of Losing Accreditation

UNION, NJ – In a letter dated July 30, Kean University was notified that the institution’s master’s program in public administration would lose its accreditation, beginning in September.

However, according to Craig Donovan, head of Kean’s Public Administration Department, the University is appealing the decision and their accreditation remains in place during the ...

Union School Board Votes to Retain Insurance Broker

UNION, NJ – The Union school board voted five to four Tuesday night to retain the district’s current health insurance broker, Willis Tower Watson.

The Board heard presentations from Willis Tower Watson, the incumbent broker, and Brown & Brown.  Willis has been the school board’s broker for the last two years.

With a vote of five yes and four abstentions, ...

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