Union School News
PARADE PERFORMERS: Union Public Schools’ Renegade Regiment march in the Citrus Bowl parade on Dec. 30, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. The marching band also performed in the Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom parade on Dec. 28. Among the Regiment’s awards during its 2015 season were second place at Bands of America St. Louis Super-Regional Championship, straight superior ratings at OSSAA State Contest and second place at Oklahoma Bandmasters Association State Championship.Read More
On Feb. 9, Union school district residents will go to the polls to consider approval of a $27-million school bond issue.
Proposition I totals $25.5 million and includes funding for Phase I of Elementary 14 at 31st Street, east of Garnett Road. The school would help the district to deal with steady student enrollment growth. Administrators hope to open the new school with approximately 500 students in fall 2017.Read More
The Union Public School Athletic Department congratulates this year’s class of inductees into the Union Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held Jan. 15 at the UMAC between the girls’ and boys’ basketball games against Bixby High School.Read More
MUSICAL REHEARSAL: Students playing the roles of chimney sweeps rehearse for Union’s upcoming musical Mary Poppins. Nearly 200 students, elementary through high school, are involved in the production. Performances are Feb. 3-6 at 7 p.m. at the Union High School Performing Arts Center.Read More
On Dec. 3, Union High School juniors and seniors spent nearly three hours putting the knowledge they have gained in their manufacturing and automotive classes to good use by refurbishing bicycles for children in need during the holiday season.
The project, called Bikes for Kids, is in its second year as part of the Union Career Connect program.
Teachers throughout greater Tulsa are experiencing firsthand the generosity of the local community.
In September, ImpactTulsa launched an effort to help fund supplies for kindergarten through third grade literacy innovations for Tulsa-area teachers. ImpactTulsa launched the match project with 15 partner school districts through donorschoose.org and with matching support of two local foundations: George Kaiser Family Foundation and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. Thanks to the generosity of over 514 community donors, more than 12,000 students will be impacted by $120,000 in local donor funding to enrich reading strategies throughout the region.Read More
QUALITY MARCHING BAND: The competitive season for Union High School’s 2015 Renegade Regiment recently completed.Read More
By the time that Gretchen Haas-Bethell applied to become director of communications for Union Public Schools, she had already accumulated years of experience locally in radio and television.Read More
The 34th annual Darnaby Arts and Crafts Show will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Union Multipurpose Activity Center, 6836 S. Mingo Rd. The annual holiday shopping event, organized by the Darnaby Elementary PTA, is free and open to the public and will feature more than 160 new and returning vendors as well as food concessions.Read More