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Union High School Junior Wins Second Round of National American Legion Oratorical Contest

January 15, 2019

UNION, NJ – A Union High School student was one of two students on Saturday morning to participate in the second round of the National American Legion Oratorical Contest at Union High.

Ayokunnumi (Faithful) Oluwakuyide, a junior at Union High School, competed and won against a student from the Kent Place School in Summit.  Each contestant was required to present an 8-10 minute, ...

Governor Announces Union to Receive $2m in Funding for Expanded Preschool Program

UNION, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy announced on Thursday a second round of state funding to create or expand preschool programs in 33 school districts, including Union, which is slated to receive over $2m in Preschool Education Expansion Aid (PEEA). 

Union will receive $2,293,150, the second highest award among the 33 districts in 15 counties.  The total amount of funding is ...

Schedule for Union's Early Pre-School Registration

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Public Schools is holding early pre-school registration for the 2019-20 school year.  To be eligible, children must be four years-old on or before October 1, 2019. 

Registration sessions will be:

Battle Hill and Connecticut Farms Schools Area

          January 28 – January ...

Amid Controversy, Phone-In Vote Gives Minneci a 5 - 4 win for Board of Education Presidency

UNION, NJ – The swearing in of three new School Board members at Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting went smoothly enough.  Sworn into office were Ronnie McDowell, who returns to the Board after a one-year hiatus and new Board members Kalisha Morgan and Kim Ruiz.

But controversy arose when voting for Board President commenced.

Board member Nancy Minneci was ...

Township of Union Board of Education: Schedule of 2019 Meetings

UNION, NJ – The Township of Union’s Board of Education Reorganization Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 3, at 7:00.  The meeting will be held in the Union High School Library. 

The 2019 schedule of Board of Education meetings is as follows:

January 8                   ...

Township of Union Education Foundation Awards Grants

UNION, NJ - Four months of the 2018-2019 school year have passed and the students in the Union Public Schools are benefiting from grants awarded to teachers by the Township of Union Education Foundation.

Greg Pardo, Connecticut Farms School, was awarded a grant to refurbish a non-working pinball machine. His goal was to have the students disassemble the machine, explore electronics and ...

Superintendent Peter Capodice Retires from the Union County Vocational-Technical School

UNION, NJ – Family, friends, public officials and colleagues came together at a retirement celebration for long time Union resident, former Union mayor and Superintendent of the Union County Vocational-Technical School, Peter Capodice.

Capodice, 67, joined the Union County Vocational-Technical School District in September 1999 as the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary.

Union High School Seniors Participate in Kean University's "The Future Teachers Academy"

UNION, NJ – Eighteen seniors from Union High School attended a Future Teachers Academy event on November 30 at Kean University.

The Future Teachers Academy event included an address by Dr. Anthony Pittman, Acting Dean for the College of Education.  Pittman spoke to students on topics related to trends in education and the need for ...


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