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Jarman: 25 Years

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Union students and community members enjoy Jarman Elementary’s Family Fun Night. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Jarman Elementary, and on Sept. 1, the school celebrates with the community during its annual Family Fun Night. The event includes food, games and music. “Family Fun Night is an event the PTA does annually for the Jarman families as a way to give back,” says PTA President Kimberly Young.

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Union students performed on Aug. 17 at “Go Light the World,” a theatrical back-to-school kick-off celebration for the school district’s more than 2,000 employees. The event included music and student and faculty performances.

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Members of the Union High School Air Force Junior ROTC program have been busy in service to their country in August. They attended the Purple Heart Recognition Day at the Military History Museum in Broken Arrow and also replaced American flags that had burned in a storage chest at the American Legion. The flags were used to place on veteran’s graves throughout Green Country on Memorial Day, Veterans Day, etc. In coordination with Rep. Bridenstine’s office, the Union AFJROTC donated and replaced these flags in a ceremony.

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David Tackett Named USEF Executive Director

The Union Schools Education Foundation (USEF) has named J. David Tackett, Sr., to serve as the organization’s executive director.

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Union Breaks Ground on 14th Elementary School

On June 12, Union Public Schools officially broke ground on the site of its 14th elementary school, located at 12000 E. 31st St. (east of Garnett Road).

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Graduates Recognized

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence recently recognized two Union High School graduates as 2016 academic all-staters: Arkam Muhammad Javed and Erhan Sarica. These students were among 100 Oklahoma public school seniors to receive this recognition.

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Kirt Hartzler Named Superintendent of the Year

Dr. Kirt Hartzler, superintendent of Union Public Schools, has been named the 2016 OASA District 5 Superintendent of the Year by the Oklahoma Association of School Administrators (OASA).

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Union Teachers Applauded


This is the Union Boundary’s final installment of Union Public Schools’ 2015-16 Teachers of the Year. Congratulations to all of Union’s outstanding educators!

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Darnaby Nationally Recognized

On May 13, Darnaby Elementary School was honored as a National Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Showcase School.

Thanks to a grant from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, Darnaby helped to pilot the PLTW program in 2013, and it is now a national model. With the addition of Darnaby’s “Launch” program (grades K-5), Union became the first district in the state to offer the award-winning PLTW curriculum in grades K-12.

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